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Faithful

Faithful

as a designation of Christians, means full of faith, trustful, and not simply trustworthy ( Acts 10:45 ; 16:1 ; 2 co 6:15 ; Colossians 1:2 ; 1 Timothy 4:3 1 Timothy 4:12 ; 5:16 ; 6:2 ; Titus 1:6 ; Ephesians 1:1 ; 1 Corinthians 4:17 , etc.).

It is used also of God's word or covenant as true and to be trusted ( Psalms 119:86 Psalms 119:138 ; Isaiah 25:1 ; 1 Timothy 1:15 ; Revelation 21:5 ; 22:6 , etc.).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Faithful". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .