Confidence (Noun, or Verb with have"), Confident (-ly)" - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Confidence (Noun, or Verb with have"), Confident (-ly)"

[ A-1,Noun,G4006, pepoithesis ]
akin to peitho, B, No. 1 below, denotes persuasion, assurance, confidence," 2 Corinthians 1:15; 2 Corinthians 3:4, AV, "trust;" 2 Corinthians 8:22; 2 Corinthians 10:2; Ephesians 3:12; Philippians 3:4. See TRUST.

[ A-2,Noun,G5287, hupostasis ]
lit., "a standing under" (hupo, "under," stasis, "a standing"), "that which stands, or is set, under, a foundation, beginning;" hence, the quality of confidence which leads one to stand under, endure, or undertake anything, 2 Corinthians 9:4; 2 Corinthians 11:17; Hebrews 3:14. Twice in Heb. it signifies "substance," Hebrews 1:3 (AV, "Person") and Hebrews 11:1. See SUBSTANCE.

[ A-3,Noun,G3954, parrhesia ]
often rendered "confidence" in the AV, is in all such instances rendered "boldness" in the RV, Acts 28:31; Hebrews 3:6; 1 John 2:28; 1 John 3:21; 1 John 5:14. See BOLDNESS, OPENLY, PLAINNESS.

[ B-1,Verb,G3982, peitho ]
"to persuade," or, intransitively, "to have confidence, to be confident" (cp. A, No. 1), has this meaning in the following, Romans 2:19; 2 Corinthians 2:3; Galatians 5:10; Philippians 1:6, Philippians 1:14 (RV, "being confident," for AV, "waxing confident"), Philippians 1:25; Philippians 3:3-Philippians 3:4; 2 Thessalonians 3:4; Philemon 1:21. See AGREE, ASSURE, BELIEVE, OBEY, PERSUADE, TRUST, YIELD.

[ B-2,Verb,G2292, tharreo ]
"to be of good courage," is so translated in the RV of 2 Corinthians 5:6; 2 Corinthians 7:16 (AV, "to have confidence, or be confident"). See COURAGE.

Note: The adverb "confidently" is combined with the verb "affirm" to represent the verbs diischurizomai, Luke 22:59; Acts 12:15, RV (AV, "constantly affirmed"), and diabebaioomai, 1 Timothy 1:7, AV, "affirm," and Titus 3:8, AV, "affirm constantly." See AFFIRM.

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