Word: alhqeia

Pronounce: al-ay'-thi-a

Strongs Number: G225

Orig: from 227; truth:--true, X truly, truth, verity. G227

Use: TDNT-1:232,37 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H217 H529 H530 H571 H3330 H3477 H3559 H5228 H7187 H8537

    1) objectively
    1a) what is true in any matter under consideration
    1a1) truly, in truth, according to truth
    1a2) of a truth, in reality, in fact, certainly
    1b) what is true in things appertaining to God and the duties of man, moral and religious truth
    1b1) in the greatest latitude
    1b2) the true notions of God which are open to human reason without his supernatural intervention
    1c) the truth as taught in the Christian religion, respecting God and the execution of his purposes through Christ, and respecting the duties of man, opposing alike to the superstitions of the Gentiles and the inventions of the Jews, and the corrupt opinions and precepts of false teachers even among Christians
    2) subjectively
    2a) truth as a personal excellence
    2a1) that candour of mind which is free from affection, pretence, simulation, falsehood, deceit