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Lexicon :: Strong's G3982 - peithō

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peithō (Key)
pi'-tho (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
52x in 33 unique form(s)
55x in 35 unique form(s)
129x in 28 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:1,818

Strong’s Definitions

πείθω peíthō, pi'-tho; a primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy, to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively, to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty):—agree, assure, believe, have confidence, be (wax) conflent, make friend, obey, persuade, trust, yield.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's G3982 in the following manner: persuade (22x), trust (8x), obey (7x), have confidence (6x), believe (3x), be confident (2x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's G3982 in the following manner: persuade (22x), trust (8x), obey (7x), have confidence (6x), believe (3x), be confident (2x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. persuade

    1. to persuade, i.e. to induce one by words to believe

    2. to make friends of, to win one's favour, gain one's good will, or to seek to win one, strive to please one

    3. to tranquillise

    4. to persuade unto i.e. move or induce one to persuasion to do something

  2. be persuaded

    1. to be persuaded, to suffer one's self to be persuaded; to be induced to believe: to have faith: in a thing

      1. to believe

      2. to be persuaded of a thing concerning a person

    2. to listen to, obey, yield to, comply with

  3. to trust, have confidence, be confident

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πείθω peíthō, pi'-tho; a primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy, to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively, to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty):—agree, assure, believe, have confidence, be (wax) conflent, make friend, obey, persuade, trust, yield.
STRONGS NT 3982: Πειθώ
Πειθώ, Πειθους, ,
1. Peitho, proper name of a goddess, literally, Persuasion; LatinSuada orSuadela.
2. persuasive power, persuasion: 1 Corinthians 2:4 ἐν πειθοι — accusative to certain inferior authorities. (On the word, see Müller's note on Josephus, contra Apion 2, 21, 3. (Hesiod, Herodotus, others.))
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3982 matches the Greek πείθω (peithō),
which occurs 64 times in 52 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 27:20–Heb 13:18)

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The chief priests and the elders, however, persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to execute Jesus.

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“He trusts in God; let God rescue him now ​— ​if he takes pleasure in him![fn] For he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’ ”

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“If this reaches the governor’s ears, we will deal with[fn] him and keep you out of trouble.”

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“But when one stronger than he attacks and overpowers him, he takes from him all his weapons[fn] he trusted in, and divides up his plunder.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:31 -

“But he told him, ‘If they don’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be persuaded if someone rises from the dead.’ ”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:9 -

He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else:

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:6 -

“But if we say, ‘Of human origin,’ all the people will stone us, because they are convinced that John was a prophet.”

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“Some time ago Theudas rose up, claiming to be somebody, and a group of about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, and all his followers were dispersed and came to nothing.

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“After this man, Judas the Galilean rose up in the days of the census and attracted a following. He also perished, and all his followers were scattered.

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After they called in the apostles and had them flogged, they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus and released them.

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Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. Together they presented themselves before him. After winning over Blastus, who was in charge of the king’s bedroom, they asked for peace, because their country was supplied with food from the king’s country.

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After the synagogue had been dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who were speaking with them and urging them to continue in the grace of God.

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Some Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and when they won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, thinking he was dead.

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Some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, including a large number of God-fearing Greeks, as well as a number of the leading women.

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He reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath and tried to persuade both Jews and Greeks.

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Paul entered the synagogue and spoke boldly over a period of three months, arguing and persuading them about the kingdom of God.

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“You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost all of Asia, this man Paul has persuaded and misled a considerable number of people by saying that gods made by hand are not gods.

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Since he would not be persuaded, we said no more except, “The Lord’s will be done.”

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“Don’t let them persuade you, because there are more than forty of them lying in ambush ​— ​men who have bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they have killed him. Now they are ready, waiting for your consent.”

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“For the king knows about these matters, and I can speak boldly to him. For I am convinced that none of these things has escaped his notice, since this was not done in a corner.

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Agrippa said to Paul, “Are you going to persuade me to become a Christian so easily? ”[fn]

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But the centurion paid attention to the captain and the owner of the ship rather than to what Paul said.

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After arranging a day with him, many came to him at his lodging. From dawn to dusk he expounded and testified about the kingdom of God. He tried to persuade them about Jesus from both the Law of Moses and the Prophets.

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Some were persuaded by what he said, but others did not believe.

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but wrath and anger to those who are self-seeking and disobey the truth while obeying unrighteousness.

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and if you are convinced that you are a guide for the blind, a light to those in darkness,

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For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,

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I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself. Still, to someone who considers a thing to be unclean, to that one it is unclean.

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My brothers and sisters, I myself am convinced about you that you also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able to instruct one another.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:9 -

Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death, so that we would not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead.

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I wrote this very thing so that when I came I wouldn’t have pain from those who ought to give me joy, because I am confident about all of you that my joy will also be yours.

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Therefore, since we know the fear of the Lord, we try to persuade people. What we are is plain to God, and I hope it is also plain to your consciences.

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Look at what is obvious.[fn] If anyone is confident that he belongs to Christ, let him remind himself of this: Just as he belongs to Christ, so do we.

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For am I now trying to persuade people,[fn] or God? Or am I striving to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.

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You were running well. Who prevented you from being persuaded regarding the truth?[fn]

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I myself am persuaded in the Lord you will not accept any other view. But whoever it is that is confusing you will pay the penalty.

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I am sure of this, that he who started a good work in you[fn] will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

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Most of the brothers have gained confidence in the Lord from my imprisonment and dare even more to speak the word[fn] fearlessly.

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Since I am persuaded of this, I know that I will remain and continue with all of you for your progress and joy in the faith,

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I am confident in the Lord that I myself will also come soon.

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For we are the circumcision, the ones who worship by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh ​— ​

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although I have reasons for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has grounds for confidence in the flesh, I have more:

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We have confidence in the Lord about you, that you are doing and will continue to do what we command.

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I recall your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and now, I am convinced, is in you also.

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and that is why I suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to guard what has been entrusted to me[fn] until that day.

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Since I am confident of your obedience, I am writing to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.

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Again, I will trust in him. And again, Here I am with the children God gave me.

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Even though we are speaking this way, dearly loved friends, in your case we are confident of things that are better and that pertain to salvation.

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Obey your leaders[fn] and submit to them, since they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.

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Pray for us, for we are convinced that we have a clear conscience, wanting to conduct ourselves honorably in everything.

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