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Strong's #2271 - ἡσυχία

Transliteration
hēsychía
Phonetics
hay-soo-khee'-ah
Origin
from (G2272)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TDNT
None
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. quietness
    1. description of the life of one who stays at home doing his own work, and does not officiously meddle with the affairs of others
  2. silence
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 308 ‑ אֲחַסְבַּי (akh‑as‑bah'ee);  983 ‑ בֶּטַח (beh'‑takh);  2790 ‑ חָרֵשׁ (khaw‑rash');  7961 ‑ שְׁלֵוָה (shaw‑lave', shaw‑lave', shel‑ay‑vaw');  8252 ‑ שָׁקַט (shaw‑kat');  8552 ‑ תָּמַם (taw‑mam');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
BSB (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
CSB (3)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
ESV (1)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
KJV (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
LEB (0)
The Lexham English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
LSB (3)
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
N95 (5)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 2
1 Timothy 2
NAS (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 2
1 Timothy 2
NLT (4)
Acts 2
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
WEB (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
YLT (4)
Acts 1
2 Thessalonians 1
1 Timothy 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἡσῠχ-ία,

Ion. -ιη, Dor. ἁς- (?), ,

I

1. rest, quiet, Od. 18.22, etc.; personified in Pi. P. 8.1, Ar. Av. 1321 (lyr.); ἁ. φιλεῖ συμπόσιον Pi. N. 9.48: c. gen. obj., ἡ. τῆς πολιορκίης rest from.., Hdt. 6.135; τῆς ἡδονῆς Pl. R. 583e; τοῦ λυπεῖσθαι ibid; περί τι ib.c; ἡ ἀπὸ τῆς εἰρήνης ἡ. D. 5.25: in pl., αἱ ἡ. σήπουσι Pl. Tht. 153c.

2. silence, stillness, E. Alc. 77 (anap.); esp. of the Pythagoreans, Luc. Vit.Auct. 3.

3. with Preps., δι' ἡσυχίης εἶναι keep quiet, Hdt. 1.206; ἐν τῇ ἡσυχία, opp. ἐν τῷ πολέμῳ, Th. 3.12; ἐν ἡ. ἔχειν τι to keep it quiet, not speak of it, Hdt. 5.92. γ; ἐν ἡ. ἔχειν σφέας αὐτούς ib. 93; ἐν ἡ. διατριβειν Hdn. 2.5.2; ἐφ' ἡσυχίας Ar. V. 1517; μένειν ἐπὶ ἡσυχία Hdn. 1.13.2; κατ' ἡσυχίην πολλήν quite at one's ease, Hdt. 1.9, cf. 7.208, D. 8.12; καθ' ἡσυχίαν at leisure, Ar. Lys. 1224, Th. 3.48, etc.; opp. διὰ σπουδῆς, X. HG 6.2.28; μετὰ.. ἡσυχίας quietly, E. Hipp. 205 (anap.).

4. with Verbs, ἡσυχίαν ἄγειν keep quiet, be at peace or at rest, Hdt. 1.66, Pl. Ap. 38a, Isoc. 6.2, D. 4.1, etc.; περὶ μὲν τῶν ἄλλων ἡ. ἦγον, ὑπὲρ δέ.. Isoc. 10.49; κινήσεων from movements, Pl. Ti. 89e; keep silent, Hdt. 5.92, E. Andr. 143 (lyr.), Ar. Ra. 321: pl., τὰς ἡ. ἄγειν or ἔχειν, Ath. 3.114a, 11.493f. ἡσυχίαν ἔχειν, = ἡ. ἄγειν, but generally implying less continuance, Hdt. 2.45, 7.150, X. Cyr. 1.4.18, HG 3.2.27; ἡ. ἔχειν πρός τινα Lys. 28.7; keep silent, τὰ δεινὰ ἡ. ἑκτέον about them, D. 58.60.

II solitude, a sequestered place, h.Merc. 356, X. Mem. 2.1.21.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἡσυχία, ἡσυχίας, (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


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἡσυχία , -ας ,

(< ἡσύχιος , q.v.),

[in LXX for H380, H7961, etc.;]

1. quietness: 2 Thessalonians 3:12.

2. stillness, silence: Acts 22:2, 1 Timothy 2:11-12


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 44.17 (B.C. 161) (= I. p. 34) μετὰ κραυγῆς τε διαστελλομένου μεθ᾽ ἡσυχίας ἀναλύειν, P Rein 7.15 (B.C. 141 ?) διὰ πάση ]ς ̣ ἡσυχίας εἶχον, ";I was completely at rest (in mind),"; P Oxy II. 237vi. 3 (A.D. 186) τὴν ἡσυχίαν ἄγειν καὶ μήτ ̣ε ̣ τῷ κυρίῳ ἐνοχλεῖν, BGU II. 614.24 (iii/A.D.) τὰς ἡσυχίας με ἄξοντα, and similarly P Thead 19.13 (iv/A.D.). See also Cagnat IV. 33b. .31 καθ᾽ ἡ [συχίαν.

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ησυχια ησυχία ἡσυχίᾳ ησυχιαν ησυχίαν ἡσυχίαν ησυχιας ησυχίας ἡσυχίας esuchia ēsuchia esuchian ēsuchian esuchias ēsuchias hesychia hēsychia hesychíāi hēsychíāi hesychian hesychían hēsychian hēsychían hesychias hesychías hēsychias hēsychías
 
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