Authenticity • Unfeigned • Validity
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Genuine [Gk. anypókritos] (Rom. 12:9; 2 Cor. 6:6); AV “without dissimulation,” UNFEIGNED; NEB SINCERE; [dókimos] (1 Cor. 11:19); AV APPROVED; NEB SOUND; [gnḗsios] (2 Cor. 8:8); AV SINCERITY; NEB “put to the test”; GENUINELY (CARE) [gnēsíōs] (Phil. 2:20); AV NATURALLY (CARE); NEB (TAKE A) GENUINE
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
UNFEIGNED<un-fand’> ([ἀνυπόκριτος, anupokritos], “unfeigned,” “undisguised”): The Greek word occurs only in the New Testament (1 Tim 1:5; 2 Tim 1:5) and is designative of the moral quality of faith as “the mark of transparency and simplicity of soul — the most complete and distinct exponent
Dictionary of Theological Terms
GenuinenessAuthenticity. When applied to the books of the Bible, it indicates the canonicity (see Canon). When applied to a part of the text of a canonical book, it indicates that the section under examination has not been corrupted and is therefore actually what the inspired penman wrote.See Burgon;
AuthenticityA word used of a Bible book to indicate that it was written by its professed (human) author at the time and under the circumstances claimed or implied in Scripture.See Genuineness.
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Criteria of Authenticity
CRITERIA OF AUTHENTICITYThe criteria of authenticity have been an important part of Jesus research from the early part of the twentieth century. They represent a form of historiography that is relatively unique to NT studies, in that they purport to identify a variety of criteria by which to render
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings
Psalms 4: Titles
PSALMS 4: TITLESThe titling of the psalms provides notes about composition and performance, often using untranslatable technical terms. Scholars divide over whether the titles are authentic, especially in regard to authorship and the historical notes attached to fourteen of the Davidic psalms.1. Problems
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
UNFEIGNED, un-fāndʹ (ἀνυπόκριτος, anupókritos, “unfeigned,” “undisguised”): The Gr word occurs only in the NT (1 Tim 1:5; 2 Tim 1:5) and is designative of the moral quality of faith as “the mark of transparency and simplicity of soul—the most complete and distinct exponent of a man’s character—the