noiz (qol, hamon, sha'on; phone):

"Noise" is most frequently the translation of qol, "voice," "sound," in the King James Version (Exodus 20:18, "the noise of the trumpet," the Revised Version (British and American) "voice"; Exodus 32:17 twice,18; Judges 5:11, "(they that are delivered) from the noise of the archers," the Revised Version (British and American) "far from the noise," etc., margin "because of the voice of"; 1 Samuel 4:6, etc.); hamon, "noise," "sound" (1 Samuel 14:19); roghez, "anger," "rage" (Job 37:2); rea`, "outcry" (Job 36:33); sha'on, "desolation," "noise" (Isaiah 24:8; 25:5); teshu'oth "cry," "crying" (Job 36:29); patsah, "to break forth" (Psalms 98:4); shamea, "to hear," etc. (Joshua 6:10; 1 Chronicles 15:28); phone, "sound," "voice," is translated "noise" (Revelation 6:1, "I heard as it were the noise of thunder," the Revised Version (British and American) "saying as with a voice of thunder"); rhoizedon, "with a hissing or rushing sound" (2 Peter 3:10, "with a great noise"); ginetai phone (Acts 2:6, the King James Version "when this was noised abroad," margin "when this voice was made," the Revised Version (British and American) "when this sound was heard") ; akouo, "to hear" ; dialaleo, "to talk or speak" throughout, are also translated "noised" (Mark 2:1; Luke 1:65). So the Revised Version (British and American) (compare Judith 10:18, "noised among the tents"). Otherwise in the Revised Version (British and American) Apocrypha, throos "confused noise" (The Wisdom of Solomon 1:10); boe, "outcry" (Judith 14:19); echos,"sound" (The Wisdom of Solomon 17:18; compare Sirach 40:13); Latin vox, "voice" (2 Esdras 5:7).

For "noise" (Psalms 65:7 twice), the Revised Version (British and American) has "roaring"; for "make a noise like the noise of the seas" (Isaiah 17:12), "the uproar (margin "multitude") of many peoples, that roar like the roaring of the seas"; for "a voice of noise from the city" (Isaiah 66:6), "a voice of tumult from the city"; for "noise" (Jeremiah 10:22), "voice"; for "a noise" (1 Chronicles 15:28), "sounding aloud," "voice" (Ezekiel 43:2); for "every battle of the warrior is with confused noise" (Isaiah 9:5), "all the armor of the armed man in the tumult," margin "every boot of the booted warrior" ; for "make a noise," "moan" (Psalms 55:2), "roar" (Isaiah 17:12); for "make a loud noise" (Psalms 98:4), "break forth"; for "maketh a noise" (Jeremiah 4:19), "is disquieted"; for "the noise of his tabernacle" (Job 36:29), "the thunderings of his pavilion"; for "make any noise with your voice (Joshua 6:10), "let your voice be heard"; "joyful noise," for "shouting" (Isaiah 16:10); for "The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea" (Psalms 93:4), "Above the voices of many waters, the mighty breakers of the sea, Yahweh on high is mighty."

W. L. Walker

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'NOISE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.