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Faithless
Infidelity • Unfaithfulness
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Faithless;Faithlessly;Faithlessness
Faithless; Faithlessly; Faithlessness [Heb. māʿal, maʿal, bāg̱aḏ, bōg̱eḏōṯ (Zeph. 3:4), mešûḇâ (Jer. 3; Hos. 14:4 [MT 14:5]), šôḇāḇ (Jer. 3:14, 22), šôḇēḇâ (Jer. 31:22; 49:4), zenûṯ (Nu. 14:33); Gk. ap̱istéō (2 Tim. 2:13), ápistos, apistía (Rom. 3:3), asýnthetos (Rom.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FAITHLESS
FAITHLESS<fath’-les>: The translation of [ἄπιστος, apistos], “without faith,” having the sense of “unbelieving,” “disbelieving.” Jesus upbraids the people, “O faithless and perverse generation!” (Mt 17:17; Mk 9:19; Lk 9:41); He says to Thomas, “Be not faithless, but believing” (Jn
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Faithless
FAITHLESS, fāthʹles: The tr of ἄπιστος, ápistos, “without faith,” having the sense of “unbelieving,” “disbelieving.” Jesus upbraids the people, “O faithless and perverse generation!” (Mt 17:17; Mk 9:19; Lk 9:41); He says to Thomas, “Be not faithless, but believing” (Jn 20:27); RV adds, “If we are
Key passages
2 Ch 21:11–13

Moreover, he made high places in the hill country of Judah, and he enticed the inhabitants of Jerusalem to be unfaithful, and he led Judah astray. And a letter from Elijah the prophet came to him, saying, “Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your father: ‘Because you have not walked in the ways …

Eze 14:13

“Son of man, when a land sins against me by acting very unfaithfully, then I will stretch out my hand against it, and I will break for it the supply of food, and I will send against it famine, and I will cut it off, both human and animal.

Ro 3:3

What is the result if some refused to believe? Their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?

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