Greek Words for Faith

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Greek English Translation is pisti

This is not an exhausted completed listing, but these words are here for your learning.


Original Word: ἴχνος, ους, τό
Word Origin: a prim. word
Definition: a track, footstep; referring to a figurative footstep for others to follow. Moving forward in faith-steps
Scriptures: Romans 4:12, 2 Corinthians 12:18, 1 Peter 2:21
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 2487


Original Word: ὀλιγόπιστος, ον
Word Origin: from oligos and pistis
Definition: little faith; referring to lacking confidence (in Christ)
Scriptures: Matthew 6:30, 8:26, 14:31, 16:8, 17:20; Luke 12:28
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 3640


Original Word:  πιστεύω
Word Origin: from pistis
Definition: I believe, have faith in, trust in, pass: I am entrusted within; referring to believing that leads to/proceeds from God’s inbirthing of faith
Scriptures: Matthew 8:13, 9:28, 18:6, 21:23, 21:25, 24:23, 24:26, 27:42; Mark 1:15, 5:36, 9:23-24; 9:42; Mark 11:23-24; 11:31, 13:21, 15:32, 16:13-14; 16:16-17
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4100


Original Word: πίστις, εως, ἡ
Word Origin: from peithó
Definition: faith, belief, trust, confidence, fidelity faithfulness; In secular antiquity, referred to a guarantee (warranty). In scripture, faith is God’s warranty, certifying the revelation His inbirthed will come to pass (His way).
Scriptures: There are 243 scriptures, but here are a few: Matthew 8:10, 9:22, 9:29, 15:28, 17:20, 21:21, 23:23; Mark 2:5, 4:40, 5:34, 10:52, 11:22; Luke 5:20, 7:9, 7:50, 8:25, 8:48; 17:6, 17:19, 22:32; Acts 3:16
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4102


Original Word: πιστός, ή, όν
Word Origin: from peithó
Definition: trustworthy faithful, believing; referring to the faith; the believing the faith that God’s imparts
Scriptures: There are 67 scriptures, but here are a few: Matthew 24:45, 25:21, 25:23; Luke 12:42, 16:10-12, 19:17; John 20:27; Acts 10:45, 13:34, 16:1, 16:15; 1 Corinthians 1:9, 4:2, 10:13; 2 Corinthians 1:8, 6:15; Galatians 3:9; Ephesians 1:1
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4103

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