Word: pistij

Pronounce: pis'-tis

Strongs Number: G4102

Orig: from 3982; persuasion, i.e. credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself:--assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity. G3982

Use: TDNT-6:174,849 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H530

    1) persuasion in or conviction of moral truth; a firm belief in the truthfulness of God or religious truth, particularly reliance upon Christ for salvation;
    1a) relating to God
    1a1) the conviction that God exists and is the creator and ruler of all things, the provider and bestower of eternal salvation through Christ
    1b) relating to Christ
    1b1) a strong unwavering conviction that Jesus is the Messiah, through whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God
    2) the general quality or characteristic of being unwavering in such profession (fidelity, faithfulness, commitment)
    2a) continuance of faith in one's profession.
    2b) committing one's life to Jesus.
    3) in addition or by extension, unwavering belief in the accepted creeds and religious beliefs of Christianity
    3a) believing and upholding the creeds taught within scripture and by extension, the church.