Faith Is Being Sure

This is a subsidiary post of Defining Faith.

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Romans 8:38, 39  –  “For I am convinced that…”
Romans 8:38-39 KJV  –  “For I am persuaded, that…”
Romans 8:38-39 ESV  –  “For I am sure that…”
Romans 8:38-39 GNT  –  “For I am certain that…”
Bible Gateway catalogs 52 English translations, including the NASB.  I looked at all these translations of this verse and found the following:
23 of the 52 translate as “convinced.”
13 of the 52 translate as “persuaded”
11 of the 52 translate as “sure
 3 of the 52 translate as “certain” (GNT, JUB, WYC)
 1 of the 52 translate as “know” (New Life Version – NLV)
 1 of the 52 translate as “have every confidence” (The Voice – VOICE)

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Genesis 3:1  –  “…’Indeed, has God said…?’…”  –  Satan is saying to Eve, “Are you sure?”  That is, he is testing her faith.

 

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