Number 4102

Transliteration:
pistis {pis'-tis}
Word Origin:
from 3982
TDNT:
6:174,849
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
faith 239, assurance 1, believe 1537 1, belief 1, them that believe 1, fidelity 1

Total: 244
Definition:
  1. conviction of the truth of anything, belief; in the NT 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