hésuchia: stillnessOriginal Word: ἡσυχία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (hay-soo-khee'-ah)
Short Definition: quietness, silence
Definition: quietness, stillness, silence.
Cognate: 2271 hēsy
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
quiet (2), quiet fashion (1), quietly (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2271: ἡσυχία
ἡσυχία, ἡσυχίας, ἡ (from the adjective ἡσύχιος, which see; the feminine expresses the general notion (Winers Grammar, 95 (90)), cf. αἰτία, ἀρετή, ἔχθρα, etc.) (from Homer down);
1. quietness: descriptive of the life of one who stays at home doing his own work, and does not officiously meddle with the affairs of others, 2 Thessalonians 3:12.
2. silence: Acts 22:2; 1 Timothy 2:11f Feminine of hesuchios; (as noun) stillness, i.e. Desistance from bustle or language -- quietness, silence. see GREEK hesuchios
Feminine of hesuchios; (as noun) stillness, i.e. Desistance from bustle or language -- quietness, silence.
see GREEK hesuchios
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2271
ἡσυχίᾳ — 2 Occ.
ἡσυχίαν — 1 Occ.
ἡσυχίας — 1 Occ.
Acts 22:2 N-AFS
GRK: μᾶλλον παρέσχον ἡσυχίαν καί φησιν
NAS: even more quiet; and he said,
KJV: the more silence: and
INT: the more they kept quiet and he says