Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to persuade
Strongs:
g3982
Word:
πείθω
Tyndale
Word:
πείθω
Transliteration:
peithō
Gloss:
to persuade
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
πείθω, [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)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
πείθω
Transliteration:
peithō
Gloss:
to persuade
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
πείθω, persuade, imperfect ἔπειθον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Epic dialect and Lyric poetry πεῖθον [Refs 5th c.BC+]: future πείσω [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Epic dialect infinitive πεισέμεν [Refs]: aorist 1 ἔπεισα [Refs 8th c.BC+] has only optative πείσειε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Aeolic dialect participle πείσαις [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist 2 ἔπῐθον [Refs 8th c.BC+] only in Epic dialect reduplicate forms πεπίθωμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+]: perfect πέπεικα [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—middle and passive πείθομαι, obey, [Refs 8th c.BC+], etc: future πείσομαι[Refs], etc: aorist 2 ἐπῐθόμην, Epic dialect πιθόμην [Refs 8th c.BC+]; subjunctive πίθωμαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; infinitive πιθέσθαι [Refs]; participle πιθόμενος [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist 1 middle ἐπεισάμην [Refs 4th c.BC+] W: future passive πεισθήσομαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: aorist 1 ἐπείσθην [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect πέπεισμαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Thess. perfect infinitive πεπεῖστειν [Refs 3rd c.BC+] II) intransitive tenses of active, in passive sense, perfect 2 πέποιθα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 2nd pers. singular subjunctive πεποίθῃς [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Epic dialect 1st pers. plural πεποίθομεν (for-ωμεν) [Refs 8th c.BC+]: pluperfect ἐπεποίθειν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 3rd.pers. plural ἐπεποίθεσαν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Epic dialect πεποίθεα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; 1st pers. plural ἐπέπιθμεν [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist 2 participle πιθών ={πιθόμενος}, [Refs] III) as if from πῐθέω, [Refs 8th c.BC+] has future πῐθήσω [Refs 8th c.BC+] (obey): aorist participle πῐθήσας [Refs 8th c.BC+] (trust),[Refs 8th c.BC+]; reduplicate aorist subjunctive πεπῐθήσω transitive, [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—also Aeolic dialect πίθημι, participle πίθεις [Refs 7th c.BC+] A) active, prevail upon, persuade, usually by fair means, τινα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πεπιθεῖν φρένας Αἰακίδαο[Refs 8th c.BC+]: with accusative person et infinitive, persuade one to,[Refs 4th c.BC+]; π. τινὰς ὥστε δοῦναι, etc, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὥστε μὴ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; later ἵνα. [NT+1st c.AD+]; π. τινὰς ὡς χρὴ, ὡς ἔστι, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πείθω ἐμαυτόν I persuade myself, am persuaded, believe, [Refs 5th c.BC+]participle, πείσας by persuasion, by fair means, opposed to ἐν δόλῳ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; opposed to βίᾳ, [Refs]; πόλιν πείσας having obtained the city's consent, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μὴ πείσας unless by leave, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πείθοντες, opposed to βίᾳ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. γυναῖκα, opposed to βιάζεσθαι, [Refs]; πέπεικε, opposed to ἠνάγκακε, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with neuter pronoun, persuade one to or of a thing, τοῦτό γε οὐκ ἔπειθε τοὺς Φωκαιέας [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μὴ πεῖθ᾽ ἃ μὴ δεῖ do not attempt to persuade me to, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also τοιάνδ᾽ ἔπειθε ῥῆσιν addressed them thus, [Refs 4th c.BC+] 2) prevail on by entreaty, [Refs 8th c.BC+] II) in bad sense, talk over, mislead, ἐπεὶ οὐ παρελεύσεαι οὐδέ με πείσεις [Refs 8th c.BC+] II.2) π. τινὰ χρήμασι bribe, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; π. ἐπὶ μισθῷ μισθῷ, [Refs 5th c.BC+] (passive, χρήμασι πεισθείς [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πείθειν τινά alone, [NT+5th c.BC+] II.3) offood, tempt, [Refs 1st c.AD+] B) passive and middle, to be prevailed on, won over, persuaded, absolutely, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; imperative frequently in Trag, πείθου be persuaded, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but πιθοῦ comply, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with infinitive, to be persuaded to do, [Refs]; πείθεσθέ μοι πρύτανιν ἑλέσθαι [Refs]; also πείθεσθαί τινι ὥστε. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὃ. ὑμεῖς. ἥκιστ᾽ ἂν ὀξέως πείθοισθε (i.e. πρᾶξαι) [Refs]; ἑκὼν καὶ πεπεισμένος of one's own free will, [Refs 4th c.AD+], etc; τὰ μὲν παρ᾽ ἡμῶν ἴσθι σοι πεπεισμένα we are won over to you, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.2) πείθεσθαί τινι listen to one, obey him, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; τοῖς ἐν τέλει βεβῶσι π. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τοῖς ἄρχουσι, τῷ νόμῳ, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; γήραϊ πείθεσθαι yield, succumb to old age, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; στυγερῇ πειθώμεθα δαιτί let us comply with the custom of eating, sad though the meal be, [Refs]; ἀδίκοις ἔργμασι π. [Refs 6th c.BC+] B.2.b) with adjective neuter, σημάντορι πάντα πιθέσθαι obey him in all things, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἅ τιν᾽ οὐ πείσεσθαι ὀΐω wherein I think some will not obey, [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.3) with genitive, four times in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κείνου. πιθοίατο vulgar form in [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.II) πείθεσθαί τινι believe, trust in, πείθεθ᾽ ἑταίρῳ [Refs 8th c.BC+]: with accusative et infinitive, believe that, οὐ γάρ πω ἐπείθετο ὃν πατέρ᾽ εἶναι [Refs 8th c.BC+]infinitive, π. τινὶ μὴ εἶναι χρήματα, ={ὅτι χρήματα οὐκ ἔχει}, [Refs 5th c.BC+] adjective or pronoun, τὰ περὶ Αἴγυπτον τοῖσι λέγουσι αὐτὰ π, οὐκ ἐπείθοντο τὰ ἐσαγγελθέντα[Refs 5th c.BC+]; ταῦτ᾽ ἐγώ σοι οὐ πείθομαι I do not take this on your word, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.b) π. τινὰ ὅπως. to believe of him, that, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.III) perfect [Refs]trust, rely on, with dative person vel of things, [Refs 8th c.BC+] (not frequently in early Prose, as αὑτῷ πεποιθέναι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with dative et infinitive, οὔ πω χερσὶ πέποιθα ἄνδρ᾽ ἀπαμύνασθαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]infinitive only, πέποιθα τοῦτ᾽ ἐπισπάσειν κλέος I trust to win this fame, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; αἰχμήν. μᾶλλον θεοῦ σέβειν πεποιθώς daring to, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: rarely with accusative et infinitive, πέποιθα. τὸν πυρφόρον ἥξειν κεραυνόν [NT+4th c.BC+]; π. εἴς τινας ὅτι. [NT]; ἐπί τινας ὅτι. [NT] that you may feel confidence, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πεποιθώς in sure confidence, [LXX] B.IV) post-[Refs 8th c.BC+]perfect passive πέπεισμαι believe, trust, with dative, νεκροῖσι [Refs 5th c.BC+]infinitive, συνοίσειν ταῦτα πέπ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πεπεισμένος ἔκ τινων λογίων persuaded by, [NT+1st c.AD+]. (Cf. Latin fido, fides.)
Strongs
Word:
πείθω
Transliteration:
peíthō
Pronounciation:
pi'-tho
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
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; a primary verb;