, [in LXX chiefly for בָּטַח בֶּטַח, its parts and derivatives;] (i) Active;
1) trans, to apply persuasion ("conative" in pres; see M, Pr.
, 147), to prevail upon or win over, persuade
: absol, Mat.28:14, Act.19:26; before περί, with genitive of thing(s), Act.19:8; with accusative of person(s), Act.12:20 14:19 18:4, 2Co.5:11, Gal.1:10; τ. καρδίας ἡμῶν, 1Jn.3:19; with accusative before περί, Act.28:23; with accusative and inf, Act.13:43 26:28 (see Field, Notes
, 141 ff.); with accusative before ἵνα (Plut.), Mat.27:20. 2) Intrans, 2 pf. πέποιθα with Pres. sense (see M, Pr.
, 147, 154; Bl, § 59, 2): to trust, be confident, have confidence
: with accusative and inf, Rom.2:19; with accusative ref. (see Ellic, in l): Php.1:6, 25; with dative, Php.1:14, Phm 21; ἑαυτῷ, with inf, 2Co.10:7; before ἐν, Php.3:3-4; ἐν κυρίῳ ὅτι, Php.2:24; ἐπί, with dative, Mat.27:43 (WH, mg.), Mrk.10:24 (T, WH, R, mg, om.), Luk.11:22 18:9, 2Co.1:9, Heb.2:13; ἐπί, with accusative, Mat.27:43 (with dative, WH, mg.); id. before ὅτι, 2Co.2:3, 2Th.3:4 (see Lft, Notes
, 127); εἰς, with accusative of person(s) before ὅτι, Gal.5:10. (ii) Pass. and mid; 1) to be persuaded, believe (see M, Pr.
, 158): absol, Luk.16:31, Act.17:4 21:14, Heb.13:18; with dative, Act.28:24; with accusative and inf, Act.26:26; so also pf, πέπεισμαι, πεπεισμένος εἰμί: with accusative ref. before περί, Heb.6:9; with accusative and inf, Luk.20:6; ὅτι, Rom.8:38, 2Ti.1:5 1:12; id. with ἐν κυρίῳ, Rom.14:14; περί, with genitive before ὅτι, Rom.15:14. 2) to listen to, obey
: with dative of person(s), Act.5:36-37, 40 23:21 27:11, Rom.2:8, Gal.5:7, Heb.13:17, Jas.3:3 (cf. ἀνα-πείθω). Πειθώ
, -οῦς, ἡ 1) Peitho, Persuasion (as a goddess). 2) persuasion
: ἐν πειθοῖ (so Orig, Eus. and some cursives in 1Co.2:4 for πειθός, which see). (AS