- silent used 9 times.
- First Reference: 1 Samuel 2:9
- Last Reference: Zechariah 2:13
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. Not speaking; mute. Psalms 22:2.
2. Habitually taciturn; speaking little; not inclined to much talking; not loquacious. Ulysses, he adds was the most eloquent and most silent of men.
3. Still; having not noise; as the silent watches of the night; the silent groves; all was silent
4. Not operative; wanting efficacy.
5. Not mentioning; not proclaiming. This new created world, of which in hell Fame is not silent
6. Calm; as, the winds were silent
7. Not acting; not transacting business in person; as a silent partner in a commercial house.
8. Hot pronounced; having no sound; as, e is silent in fable.
SILEN'TIARY, noun One appointed to keep silence and order in court; one sworn not to divulge secrets of state.
1. Without speech or words. Each silently demands thy grace, and seems to watch thy eye.
2. without noise; as, to march silently
3. Without mention. He mentioned other difficulties, but this he silently passed over.
SI'LENTNESS, noun State of being silent; stillness; silence.