Used in various senses in Scripture. In Proverbs 12:17 Proverbs 12:19 , it denotes that which is opposed to falsehood. In Isaiah 59:14 Isaiah 59:15 , Jeremiah 7:28 , it means fidelity or truthfulness. The doctrine of Christ is called "the truth of the gospel" ( Galatians 2:5 ), "the truth" ( 2 Timothy 3:7 ; 4:4 ). Our Lord says of himself, "I am the way, and the truth" ( John 14:6 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[T] indicates this entry was also found in Torrey's Topical Textbook
[B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Truth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".