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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 NT 4623: σιωπάω
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 - The crowd sternly told them to be quiet, G4623 but they cried out all the more, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:63 - But Jesus kept G4623 silent. G4623 And the high priest said to Him, “I [fn]adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are [fn]the Christ, the Son of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:4 - And He *said to them, “Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to kill?” But they kept G4623 silent. G4623
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:39 - And He got up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Hush, G4623 be still.” And the wind died down and [fn]it became perfectly calm.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:34 - But they kept G4623 silent, G4623 for on the way they had discussed with one another which of them was the greatest.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:48 - Many were sternly telling him to be quiet, G4623 but he kept crying out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:61 - But He kept G4623 silent G4623 and did not answer. Again the high priest was questioning Him, and [fn]saying to Him, “Are You [fn]the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:20 - “And behold, you shall be silent G4623 and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:39 - Those who led the way were sternly telling him to be quiet; but he kept crying out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:40 - But Jesus answered, “I tell you, if these become G4623 silent, G4623 the stones will cry out!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:9 - And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent; G4623

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