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Persis

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Persis

A female Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes (Romans 16:12). She is spoken of as "beloved," and as having "laboured much in the Lord."


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Persis

same as Persia


Naves Topical Index
Persis

A Christian woman in Rome.
Romans 16:12


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Persis

(a Persian woman), a Christian woman at Rome, (Romans 16:12) whom St. Paul salutes. (A.D. 55.)


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Persist

PERSIST', verb intransitive [Latin persisto; per and sisto, to stand or be fixed.]

To continue steadily and firmly in the pursuit of any business or course commenced; to persevere. [Persist is nearly synonymous with persevere; but persist frequently implies more obstinacy than persevere, particularly in that which is evil or injurious to others.]

If they persist in pointing their batteries against particular persons, no laws of war forbid the making reprisals.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Persistence

PERSIST'ENCE, noun The state of persisting; steady pursuit of what is undertaken; perseverance in a good or evil course, more generally in that which is evil and injurious to others, or unadvisable.

1. Obstinacy; contumacy.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Persistent

PERSIST'ENT

PERSIST'ING, adjective In botany, continuing without withering; opposed to marcescent; as a persisting stigma; continuing after the corol is withered, as a persistent calyx; continuing after the leaves drop off, as a persistent stipule; remaining on the plant till the fruit is ripe, or till after the summer is over, as a persistent leaf.

PERSIST'ING, participle present tense Continuing in the prosecution of an undertaking; persevering.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Persistive

PERSIST'IVE, adjective Steady in pursuit; not receding from a purpose or undertaking; persevering.