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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Trust

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A — 1: πεποίθησις

(Strong's #4006 — Noun Feminine — pepoithesis — pep-oy'-thay-sis )

is rendered "trust" in 2 Corinthians 3:4 , AV; see CONFIDENCE , No. 1.

B — 1: πείθω

(Strong's #3982 — Verb — peitho — pi'-tho )

intransitively, in the perfect and pluperfect Active, "to have confidence, trust," is rendered "to trust" in Matthew 27:43; Mark 10:24; Luke 11:22; 18:9; 2 Corinthians 1:9; 10:7; Phil, 2:24; 3:4, AV (RV, "to have confidence"); Hebrews 2:13; in the present Middle, Hebrews 13:18 , AV (RV, "are persuaded"). See AGREE , No. 5, PERSUADE.

B — 2: πιστεύω

(Strong's #4100 — Verb — pisteuo — pist-yoo'-o )

"to entrust," or, in the Passive Voice, "to be entrusted with," is rendered "to commit to one's trust," in Luke 16:11; 1 Timothy 1:11; "to be put in trust with," 1 Thessalonians 2:4 , AV (RV, "to be intrusted").

Note: Wherever elpizo, "to hope," is translated "to trust" in the AV, the RV substitutes "to hope." So proelpizo, "to hope before." See HOPE.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Trust'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/t/trust.html. 1940.

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