The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon Strong's Number: 4623 Browse Lexicon Original WordWord Originsiopaofrom siope (silence, i.e. a hush, properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak, and thus differing from (4602), which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously)Transliterated WordTDNT EntrySiopaoNonePhonetic SpellingParts of Speechsee-o-pah'-o Verb Definition to be silent, hold one's peace used of one's silence because dumb metaph. of a calm, quiet sea NAS Word Usage - Total: 10become silent 1, hush 1, kept silent 4, quiet 2, silent 2 NAS Verse Count Matthew2Mark5Luke2Acts1Total10Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.Bibliography InformationThayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Siopao". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.