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is used,

1. In opposition to falsehood, lies, or deceit, Proverbs 12:17 , &c.

2. It signifies fidelity, sincerity, and punctuality in keeping promises; and to truth taken in this sense is generally joined mercy or kindness, as in Genesis 24:27 , and other places of Scripture.

3. Truth is put for the true doctrine of the Gospel, Galatians 3:1-4 . Truth is put for the substance of the types and ceremonies of the law, John 1:17 .

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Truth'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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