Definitions for faithful
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word faithful.
any loyal and steadfast following
congregation, fold, faithfuladjective
a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
steadfast in affection or allegiance
"years of faithful service"; "faithful employees"; "we do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor"
marked by fidelity to an original
"a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
"he remained faithful to his wife"
The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.
The faithful pray five times a day.
loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause
My dog is a very faithful dog.
Some people are faithful to their god.
reliable; worthy of trust
My servant is very faithful.
consistent with reality
I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.
engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner
They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: faith and full.
To the saints which are at Ephesus, and the faithful in Christ Jesus. Eph. i. 1.
Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. Rev. ii. 10.
I have this day receiv’d a traitor’s judgment,
And by that name must die; yet, heav’n bear witness,
And, if I have a conscience, let it sink me,
Ev’n as the axe falls, if I be not faithful. William Shakespeare, Hen. VIII.
So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found;
Among the faithless, faithful only he. John Milton, Parad. Lost.
My servant Moses is faithful in all mine house. Numb. xii.
Well I know him;
Of easy temper, naturally good,
And faithful to his word. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.
full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God
firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements
true and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, be ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant
worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation
To have faith.
They had faith in their unity and love for each other and decided to get married sooner than planned.
Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'faithful' in Adjectives Frequency: #1027
The numerical value of faithful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of faithful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.
What is the most profitable? Fellowship with the good. What is the worst thing in the world? The society of evil men. What is the greatest loss? Failure in one?s duty. Where is the greatest peace? In truth and righteousness. Who is the hero? The man who subdues his senses. Who is the best beloved? The faithful wife. What is wealth? Knowledge. What is the most perfect happiness? Staying at home.
We are partnered with about 200 ministries, everything from Christian grade schools, Christian high schools, colleges and universities, seminaries, evangelism ministries, relief and development ministries, Bible distribution, social service type ministries, all of them are distinctively Christian, Christ-centered, understanding that everything we have is God's and we are just stewards of his resources. And so then we just be faithful and allow God to flow through us into the lives of others for His glory.
It was fun to get out there in front of the Laker faithful.
Ayoub el Khazzani had watched YouTube audio files whilst already on the Thalys train in which an individual called on the faithful to fight and take up arms in the name of the Prophet.
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- правдив, верен, предан, достоверен, вярващBulgarian
- fidel, lleialCatalan, Valencian
- fiel, lealSpanish
- fidèle, loyalFrench
- dìleasScottish Gaelic
- ligio, fedele, affidabileItalian
- 忠実, 忠実なJapanese
- так, динге ишенген, чынчыл, ишенимдүү, ишенчиликтүүKyrgyz
- firmus, fidelisLatin
- etterrettelig, troende, tro, trofastNorwegian
- заслуживающий доверия, точный, надёжный, преданный, верующий, верныйRussian
- fidele, fideli, fieliSardinian
- vjeran, veran, веран, вјеранSerbo-Croatian
- віруючий, відданий, вірнийUkrainian
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