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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Quiet, Quietness

Dictionaries :: Quiet, Quietness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g2048 Greek: eremos

Quiet, Quietness:

"quiet, tranquil," occurs in 1Ti 2:2, RV, "tranquil" (AV, "quiet"); it indicates tranquillity arising from without.

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g2272 Greek: hesuchios

Quiet, Quietness:

has much the same meaning as No. 1, but indicates "tranquillity arising from within," causing no distrubance to others. It is translated "quiet" in 1Ti 2:2, RV (AV, "peaceable"); "quiet" in 1Pe 3:4, where it is associated with "meek," and is to characterize the spirit or disposition.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2270 Greek: hesuchazo

Quiet, Quietness:

akin to A, No, 2, "to be still, to live quietly:" see CEASE, A, No. 3.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2687 Greek: katastello

Quiet, Quietness:

denotes "to quiet:" see APPEASE.

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g2270 Greek: hesuchazo

Quiet, Quietness:

akin to A, No, 2, "to be still, to live quietly:" see CEASE, A, No. 3.

C-1 Noun Strong's Number: g1515 Greek: eirene

Quiet, Quietness:

"peace," is translated "quietness" in Act 24:2, AV (RV, "peace").
See PEACE (e).

C-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2271 Greek: hesuchia

Quiet, Quietness:

akin to A, No. 2, and B, No. 1, denotes "quietness," 2Th 3:12; it is so translated in the RV of 1Ti 2:11, 12 (AV, "silence"); in Act 22:2, RV, "(they were the more) quiet," AV, "(they kept the more) silence," lit., "they kept quietness the more."


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