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Lexicon :: Strong's G4623 - siōpaō

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σιωπάω
Transliteration
siōpaō (Key)
Pronunciation
see-o-pah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From siope (silence, i.e. a hush, properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak, and thus differing from σιγή (G4602), which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously)
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Strong’s Definitions

σιωπάω siōpáō, see-o-pah'-o; from σιωπή siōpḗ (silence, i.e. a hush; properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from G4602, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like G2974 properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water):—dumb, (hold) peace.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G4623 in the following manner: hold (one's) peace (9x), peace (1x), dumb (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G4623 in the following manner: hold (one's) peace (9x), peace (1x), dumb (1x).
  1. to be silent, hold one's peace

    1. used of one's silence because dumb

  2. metaph. of a calm, quiet sea

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σιωπάω siōpáō, see-o-pah'-o; from σιωπή siōpḗ (silence, i.e. a hush; properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from G4602, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like G2974 properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water):—dumb, (hold) peace.
STRONGS G4623:
σιωπάω, σιώπω; imperfect, 3 person singular ἐσιώπα, 3 person plural ἐσιώπων; future σιωπήσω (Luke 19:40 L T Tr WH); 1 aorist ἐσιώπησα; (σιωπή silence); from Homer down; to be silent, hold one's peace: properly, Matthew 20:31; Matthew 26:63; Mark 3:4; Mark 9:34; Mark 10:48; Mark 14:61; Luke 18:39 R G; Luke 19:40; Acts 18:9; used of one silent because dumb, Luke 1:20; 4 Macc. 10:18; likesileo in the Latin poets, used metaphorically of a calm, quiet sea ((in rhetorical command)): Mark 4:39. (Synonym: see ἡσυχάζω.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
20:31; 26:63
Mark
3:4; 4:39; 9:34; 10:48; 14:61
Luke
1:20; 4; 18:39; 19:40; 19:40
Acts
18:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4623 matches the Greek σιωπάω (siōpaō),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:31 - δὲ ὄχλος ἐπετίμησεν αὐτοῖς ἵνα σιωπήσωσιν G4623 οἱ δὲ μεῖζον ἔκραξαν λέγοντες ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς κύριε υἱὸς Δαυίδ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:63 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἐσιώπα G4623 καὶ ἀρχιερεὺς εἶπεν αὐτῷ ἐξορκίζω σε κατὰ τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ζῶντος ἵνα ἡμῖν εἴπῃς εἰ σὺ εἶ Χριστὸς υἱὸς τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:4 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς ἔξεστιν τοῖς σάββασιν ἀγαθὸν ποιῆσαι κακοποιῆσαι ψυχὴν σῶσαι ἀποκτεῖναι οἱ δὲ ἐσιώπων G4623
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:39 - καὶ διεγερθεὶς ἐπετίμησεν τῷ ἀνέμῳ καὶ εἶπεν τῇ θαλάσσῃ σιώπα G4623 πεφίμωσο καὶ ἐκόπασεν ἄνεμος καὶ ἐγένετο γαλήνη μεγάλη
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:34 - οἱ δὲ ἐσιώπων G4623 πρὸς ἀλλήλους γὰρ διελέχθησαν ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ τίς μείζων
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:48 - καὶ ἐπετίμων αὐτῷ πολλοὶ ἵνα σιωπήσῃ G4623 δὲ πολλῷ μᾶλλον ἔκραζεν υἱὲ Δαυίδ ἐλέησόν με
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:61 - δὲ ἐσιώπα G4623 καὶ οὐκ ἀπεκρίνατο οὐδέν πάλιν ἀρχιερεὺς ἐπηρώτα αὐτὸν καὶ λέγει αὐτῷ σὺ εἶ Χριστὸς υἱὸς τοῦ εὐλογητοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:20 - καὶ ἰδοὺ ἔσῃ σιωπῶν G4623 καὶ μὴ δυνάμενος λαλῆσαι ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας γένηται ταῦτα ἀνθ᾽ ὧν οὐκ ἐπίστευσας τοῖς λόγοις μου οἵτινες πληρωθήσονται εἰς τὸν καιρὸν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:39 - καὶ οἱ προάγοντες ἐπετίμων αὐτῷ ἵνα σιγήσῃ αὐτὸς δὲ πολλῷ μᾶλλον ἔκραζεν υἱὲ Δαυίδ ἐλέησόν με
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:40 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν λέγω ὑμῖν ἐὰν οὗτοι σιωπήσουσιν G4623 οἱ λίθοι κράξουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος ἐν νυκτὶ δι᾽ ὁράματος τῷ Παύλῳ μὴ φοβοῦ ἀλλὰ λάλει καὶ μὴ σιωπήσῃς G4623
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