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(ἔπειθον), πείσω, ἔπεισα, πέποιθα, πέπεισμαι, ἐπείσθην
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to convince, persuade; to trust in, have confidence in, be persuaded
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

James 3:3 Now if we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey (peithesthai | πείθεσθαι | pres pass inf ) us, then we guide their entire body.
1 John 3:19 And by this we will know that we are of the truth and will (peisomen | πείσομεν | fut act ind 1 pl) set (peisomen | πείσομεν | fut act ind 1 pl) our conscience at (peisomen | πείσομεν | fut act ind 1 pl) rest (peisomen | πείσομεν | fut act ind 1 pl) in his presence,