πείθω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πείθω
Greek transliteration: 
peithō
Simplified transliteration: 
peitho
Principal Parts: 
(ἔπειθον), πείσω, ἔπεισα, πέποιθα, πέπεισμαι, ἐπείσθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3982
GK Number: 
4275
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
52
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1b(3)
Gloss: 
to convince, persuade; to trust in, have confidence in, be persuaded
Definition: 
pluperfect, ἐπεποιθειν, to persuade, seek to persuade, endeavor to convince, Acts 18:4; 19:8, 26; 28:23; to persuade, influence by persuasion, Mt. 27:20; Acts 13:43; 26:28; to incite, instigate, Acts 14:19; to appease, render tranquil, to quiet, 1 Jn. 3:19; to strive to conciliate, aspire to the favor of, Gal. 1:10; to pacify, conciliate, win over, Mt. 28:14; Acts 12:20; pass. and mid. to be persuaded of, be confident of, Lk. 20:6; Rom. 8:38; Heb. 6:9; to suffer one's self to be persuaded, yield to persuasion, to be induced, Acts 21:14; to be convinced, to believe, yield belief, Lk. 16:31; Acts 17:4; to assent, listen to, obey, follow, Acts 5:36, 37, 40; 2 perf. πέποιθα, to be assured, be confident, 2 Cor. 2:3; Phil. 1:6; Heb. 13:18; to confide in, trust, rely on, place hope and confidence in, Mt. 27:43; Mk. 10:24; Rom. 2:19

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 27:20 But the ruling priests and the elders persuaded (epeisan | ἔπεισαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
Matthew 27:43 He has put (pepoithen | πέποιθεν | perf act ind 3 sg) his trust in God; let God rescue him now if he wants him; for he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’”
Matthew 28:14 And if this should come to the governor’s ears, we will bribe (peisomen | πείσομεν | fut act ind 1 pl) him and keep you out of trouble.”
Luke 11:22 but when one stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away his armor in which he has placed (epepoithei | ἐπεποίθει | pluperf act ind 3 sg) his trust and divides up spoil.
Luke 16:31 He said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, neither will (peisthēsontai | πεισθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) they (peisthēsontai | πεισθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) be (peisthēsontai | πεισθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) persuaded (peisthēsontai | πεισθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) should someone rise from the dead.’”
Luke 18:9 He also told this parable to some who were confident (pepoithotas | πεποιθότας | perf act ptcp acc pl masc) in themselves, because they were righteous, and treated others with contempt.
Luke 20:6 But if we say, ‘From men,’ all the people will stone us to death, because they are convinced (pepeismenos | πεπεισμένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) that John was a prophet.”
Acts 5:36 For before these days there rose up Theudas, saying that he himself was someone, and a number of men, about four hundred, joined him. He was killed, and all, as many as followed (epeithonto | ἐπείθοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) him, were dispersed, and the movement came to nothing.
Acts 5:37 After him rose up Judas the Galilean, in the days of the census and mislead people, so that they followed him. He too perished, and all, as many as followed (epeithonto | ἐπείθοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) him, were scattered.
Acts 5:39 but if it is of God, you will not be able to stop them; lest you be found opposing God!” They were persuaded (epeisthēsan | ἐπείσθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) by him,
Acts 12:20 Now Herod was very angry with the Tyrinians and the Sidonians, and with one accord they came to him and when they had persuaded (peisantes | πείσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) Blastus, who was in charge of the bed-chamber of the king, they asked for peace because their country’s food-supply was provided by the king’s country.
Acts 13:43 And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, were persuading (epeithon | ἔπειθον | imperf act ind 3 pl) them to continue in the grace of God.
Acts 14:19 But there came Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded (peisantes | πείσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) the crowd they stoned Paul and dragged him outside the city, thinking him to be dead.
Acts 17:4 And some of them were persuaded (epeisthēsan | ἐπείσθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) and cast their lot with Paul and Silas, both a great number of devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women.
Acts 18:4 And he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath and tried (epeithen | ἔπειθεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) to persuade Jews and Greeks.
Acts 19:8 And he went into the synagogue and spoke boldly for three months, reasoning and persuading (peithōn | πείθων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) them concerning the things of the kingdom of God.
Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded (peisas | πείσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made by hand are not gods at all.
Acts 21:14 And since (peithomenou | πειθομένου | pres pass ptcp gen sg masc) he would (peithomenou | πειθομένου | pres pass ptcp gen sg masc) not be persuaded (peithomenou | πειθομένου | pres pass ptcp gen sg masc), we fell silent, saying, “Let the will of the Lord be done.”
Acts 23:21 But you should (peisthēs | πεισθῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) not be persuaded (peisthēs | πεισθῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) by them, for more than forty of their men are lying in wait for him and have bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink until they kill him. And now they are ready, awaiting your consent.”
Acts 26:26 For the king knows about these matters, and to him I am speaking boldly, for I (peithomai | πείθομαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) am (peithomai | πείθομαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) persuaded (peithomai | πείθομαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) that none of these things has escaped his notice, for this was not done in a corner.
Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “In too short a time you believe (peitheis | πείθεις | pres act ind 2 sg) you are making a Christian of me.”
Acts 27:11 But the centurion was (epeitheto | ἐπείθετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) more convinced (epeitheto | ἐπείθετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) by (epeitheto | ἐπείθετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) the captain and the ship’s owner than by what Paul was saying.
Acts 28:23 When they had arranged a day to meet with him, many came to him at his lodging, and he expounded to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying (peithōn | πείθων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) to convince them about Jesus both from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning till evening.
Acts 28:24 saying, some were convinced (epeithonto | ἐπείθοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) by what he said, but others refused to believe.
Romans 2:8 but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth but obey (peithomenois | πειθομένοις | pres mid ptcp dat pl masc) unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.
Romans 2:19 and are convinced (pepoithas | πέποιθας | perf act ind 2 sg) that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light for those who are in darkness,
Romans 8:38 For I am convinced (pepeismai | πέπεισμαι | perf pass ind 1 sg) that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
Romans 14:14 I know and am convinced (pepeismai | πέπεισμαι | perf pass ind 1 sg) in the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself; however, to the one who considers something to be unclean, to him it is unclean.
Romans 15:14 I myself am convinced (pepeismai | πέπεισμαι | perf pass ind 1 sg) my brethren, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able also to instruct one another.
2 Corinthians 1:9 Indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves, that we should no longer trust (pepoithotes | πεποιθότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) in ourselves, but in the God who raises the dead.
2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this very thing so that when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make me rejoice, having confidence (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) in you all that my joy would be the joy of you all.
2 Corinthians 5:11 Therefore since we know the fear of the Lord, we (peithomen | πείθομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) attempt (peithomen | πείθομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to (peithomen | πείθομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) persuade (peithomen | πείθομεν | pres act ind 1 pl) others; we stand open to God, and, I trust, also to your conscience.
2 Corinthians 10:7 You are looking at outward appearances. If anyone has persuaded (pepoithen | πέποιθεν | perf act ind 3 sg) himself that he belongs to Christ, he should remind himself that just as he belongs to Christ, so also do we.
Galatians 1:10 For am (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) I (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) now seeking (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) the (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) approval (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) of (peithō | πείθω | pres act ind 1 sg) men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.
Galatians 5:7 You were running well; who hindered you from obeying (peithesthai | πείθεσθαι | pres pass inf ) the truth?
Galatians 5:10 I am confident (pepoitha | πέποιθα | perf act ind 1 sg) about you in the Lord that you will not think otherwise. But the one who is trying to confuse you will pay the penalty, whoever he may be.
Philippians 1:6 For I am confident (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Christ Jesus.
Philippians 1:14 and that most of the brothers, having (pepoithotas | πεποιθότας | perf act ptcp acc pl masc) gained (pepoithotas | πεποιθότας | perf act ptcp acc pl masc) confidence (pepoithotas | πεποιθότας | perf act ptcp acc pl masc) in the Lord by my imprisonment, dare more than ever to speak the word of God without fear.
Philippians 1:25 So, convinced (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) of (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) this, I know that I will remain, and I will continue with all of you for your progress and joy in the faith,
Philippians 2:24 and I trust (pepoitha | πέποιθα | perf act ind 1 sg) in the Lord that I myself also will be coming soon.
Philippians 3:3 For we are the true circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and have (pepoithotes | πεποιθότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) no confidence (pepoithotes | πεποιθότες | perf act ptcp nom pl masc) in the flesh —
Philippians 3:4 even though I have reason for confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he has reason (pepoithenai | πεποιθέναι | perf act inf ) for confidence in the flesh, I have more:
2 Thessalonians 3:4 And we are confident (pepoithamen | πεποίθαμεν | perf act ind 1 pl) in the Lord regarding you, that you are doing and will continue to do the things we require of you.
2 Timothy 1:5 because I remember your sincere faith, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am confident (pepeismai | πέπεισμαι | perf pass ind 1 sg) that it is also in you.
2 Timothy 1:12 for which reason even I am suffering these things; but I am not ashamed, for I know in whom I have trusted and I am fully convinced (pepeismai | πέπεισμαι | perf pass ind 1 sg) that he is able to guard my deposit until that day.
Philemon 1:21 Confident (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) of your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.
Hebrews 2:13 And again, “I will put my trust (pepoithōs | πεποιθώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) in him.” And again, “Here I am and the children whom God has given me.”
Hebrews 6:9 But we are convinced (pepeismetha | πεπείσμεθα | perf pass ind 1 pl) of better things in your case, beloved — things that accompany salvation — even though we speak as we do.
Hebrews 13:17 Continue to obey (peithesthe | πείθεσθε | pres pass imperative 2 pl) your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who must give an account. Let them do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
Hebrews 13:18 Continue to pray for us, for we are convinced (peithometha | πειθόμεθα | pres pass ind 1 pl) that we have a clear conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in every way.

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