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Morrish Bible Dictionary
aman, πιστός.This word in both the O.T. and the N.T. is from the same root as 'faith.' It is being true to oneself, to one's nature, to any promise given, and to any trust committed. It is in various connections often applied to God Himself. Deuteronomy 7:9; Isaiah 49:7; 1 Corinthians 1:9 1 Corinthians 10:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:24; 2 Timothy 2:13; Hebrews 10:23; 1 Peter 4:19; 1 John 1:9 . The Lord Jesus also is faithful. He is 'a faithful high priest' and 'a faithful and true witness.' 2 Thessalonians 3:3; Hebrews 2:17; Revelation 1:5; Revelation 3:14; Revelation 19:11 . The commandments and testimonies of God are called faithful. Psalm 119:86,138 . The words of the gospel are also faithful: the promises attached thereto will unquestionably be fulfilled. 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Timothy 4:9; 2 Timothy 2:11; Titus 3:8; Revelation 21:5 . Christians are exhorted to be faithful as stewards to any trust committed to them, and faithful as witnesses to an absent Lord. "Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life." Revelation 2:10 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Faithful'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​f/faithful.html. 1897.