πίστις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πείθομαι "I am persuaded", passive form of πείθω "I persuade"

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NounEdit

πίστις (pistis) (genitive πίστεως) f, third declension

  1. trust in others, faith
  2. belief in a higher power, faith
  3. the state of being persuaded of something: belief, confidence, assurance
  4. trust in a commercial sense: credit
  5. faithfulness, honesty, trustworthiness, fidelity
  6. that which gives assurance: treaty, oath, guarantee
  7. means of persuasion: argument, proof
  8. that which is entrusted

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Last modified on 13 August 2013, at 13:57