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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G4100 - Believe

Strong's No.:G4100

Greek:πιστεύω

Transliteration:pisteuō

Phonetic:pist-yoo'-o

Word Origin:From G4102

Bible Usage:believe (-r) commit (to trust) put in trust with.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to have faith (in upon or with respect to a person or thing) that is credit; by implication to entrust (especially one´ s spiritual well being to Christ)


Thayers
Definition:

1. to think to be true, to be persuaded of, to credit, place confidence in

a. of the thing believed

1. to credit, have confidence

b. in a moral or religious reference

1. used in the NT of the conviction and trust to which a man is impelled by a certain inner and higher prerogative and law of soul

2. to trust in Jesus or God as able to aid either in obtaining or in doing something: saving faith 1bc) mere acknowledgment of some fact or event: intellectual faith

2. to entrust a thing to one, i.e. his fidelity

a. to be intrusted with a thing


Bible References:
Believe

Translation
Occurrences:
believe ( 114 )
believed ( 77 )
believers ( 1 )
believest ( 8 )
believeth ( 33 )
believing ( 6 )
commit ( 1 )
committed ( 5 )
made ( 1 )
on ( 1 )
trust ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.