Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity, persuasion, i.e., credence

Greek: πίστις, pistis (G4102)

228 King James Bible Verses


Here are assurance, belief, believe, faith and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word πίστις mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G4102

Greek Base Word: πίστις

Usage: Assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity

Definition: Persuasion, i.e., credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself.

Detailed definition:

  1. Conviction of the truth of anything, belief; in the New Testament of a conviction or belief respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, generally with the included idea of trust and holy fervour born of faith and joined with it.
    1. Relating to God.
      1. The conviction that God exists and is the creator and ruler of all things, the provider and bestower of eternal salvation through Christ.
    2. Relating to Christ.
      1. A strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God.
    3. The religious beliefs of Christians.
    4. Belief with the predominate idea of trust (or confidence) whether in God or in Christ, springing from faith in the same.
  2. Fidelity, faithfulness.
    1. The character of one who can be relied on.

Derived terms: From G3982.

See also:

  1. G3982


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈpi.stis
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈpi.stis
  3. Transliteration: pistis
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: PEE-stees
  5. Modern Pronunciation: PEE-stees

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