Synonyms and Antonyms for Faith

This is a subsidiary post for Defining Faith.
It is also a subsidiary post of Vocabulary of Faith.

Related post:  Everyone Has Faith, But Where Do They Place It?

SYNONYMS

accept (as true)  –  John 3:11; Acts 22:18; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 3 John 1:9

believe  –  1 Corinthians 1:21

believe in  –  Acts 16:31

consider (as true)  –  Hebrews 11:19

faith  –  Colossians 2:5

fear  –  Psalm 128:1

lean on  –  Proverbs 3:5; Isaiah 48:2; Micah 3:11

rely on  –  Isaiah 50:10

trust  –  Deuteronomy 1:32

trust in –  Psalm 37:3

ANTONYMS

disbelieve  –  1 Peter 2:7

doubt  –  See James 1:5-8  (See also Faith Is Not Doubt.)

shrinking back  –  Hebrews 10:38

unbelief  –  This word appears in 10 Bible verses, all in the New Testament (note that 3 of the 13 listed are found in NASB text headings which are technically not part of the text).

unbelieving  –  This word occurs in 11 Bible verses, all in the New Testament, including Hebrews 3:12.

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