This is a thorough word study about the Greek verb πιστεύω, ‘pisteuo’ meaning ‘to believe’ Strong’s 4100, and contains every scripture verse where the word ‘pisteuo’ appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word pisteuoappears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. If the word is in italics then there is no equivalent word for it in the Greek. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God’s word.
Matthew 8:13 And Jesus said to the centurion, Go; and as you have believed, so be it done to you. And his servant was healed in the very same hour.
9:28 And when he came into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus says to them, Do you believe that I am able to do this? They said to him, Yes, Lord.
18:6 But whoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
21:22 And all things, whatever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.
21:25 The baptism of John, where was it from? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say to us, Why did you not then believehim?
21:32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, did not repent afterwards to believe him.
24:23 Then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; do not believe it.
24:26 Therefore if they shall say to you, Behold, he is in the desert; do not go out: behold, he is in the secret chambers; do not believe it.
27:42 He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he is the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him.
Mark 1:15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is near: repent and believethe gospel.
5:36 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he says to the ruler of the synagogue, Do not be afraid, only believe.
9:23 Jesus said to him, If you are able to believe, all things are possible to him who believes.
9:24 And immediately the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help my unbelief.
9:42 And whoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
11:23 For amen I say to you, That whoever shall say to this mountain, Be you removed, and be cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he says come to pass; he shall have whatever he says.
11:24 Therefore I say to you, Whatever things you ask, when you pray, believe that you receive them, and they shall be yours.
11:31 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then did you not believe him?
13:21 And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is there; do not believehim:
15:32 Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and believe. And those who were crucified with him reviled him.
16:13 And they went and told it to the rest: nor did they believe them.
16:14 Afterward he appeared to the eleven as they sat eating, and reproached them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen him after he was risen.
16:16 He who believes and is baptised shall be saved; but he who does not believe shall be condemned.
17 And these signs shall follow those who believe; In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
Luke 1:20 And, behold, you shall be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because you do not believe my words, which shall be fulfilled in their time.
1:45 And blessed is she who believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.
8:12 Those by the way side are those who hear; then comes the Devil, and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest having believed they should be saved.
8:13 Those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for a while believe, and in time of trial fall away.
8:50 But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Do not be afraid: believe only, and she shall be healed.
16:11 If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous riches, who will trust to you the true riches?
20:5 And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then did you not believe him?
22:67 Are you the Christ? Tell us. And he said to them, If I tell you, you would certainly not believe:
24:25 Then he said to them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:
John 1:7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he authority to become the sons of God, even to those who believe on his name:
1:50 Jesus answered and said to him, Because I said to you, I saw you under the fig tree, do you believe? you shall see greater things than these.
2:11 This beginning of miracles Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed in him.
2:22 When therefore he was risen from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this to them; and they believed the scripture, and the word which Jesus had said.
2:23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.
2:24 But Jesus did not trust himself to them, because he knew all men,
3:12 If I have told you earthly things, and you do not believe, how shall you believe, if I tell you ofheavenly things?
3:15 That whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
3:18 He who believes in him is not condemned: but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
3:36 He who believes in the Son has everlasting life: and he who does not obey the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides on him.
4:21 Jesus says to her, Woman, believe me, the hour comes, when you shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
4:39 And many of the Samaritans of that city believed in him for the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that ever I did.
4:41 And many more believed because of his own word;
4:42 And said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of your saying: for we have heard himourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
4:48 Then Jesus said to him, Except you see signs and wonders, you will certainly not believe.
4:50 Jesus says to him, Go your way; your son lives. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken to him, and he went his way.
4:53 So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said to him, Your son lives: and himself believed, and his whole house.
5:24 Amen, amen, I say to you, He who hears my word, and believes in him who sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death to life.
5:38 And you do not have his word abiding in you: for whom he has sent, him you do not believe.
5:44 How are you able to believe, who receive honor one of another, and do not seek the honor that comes from the only God?
5:46 For had you believed Moses, you would have believed me: for he wrote of me.
5:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how shall you believe my words?
6:29 Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.
6:30 Therefore they said to him, What sign do you show then, that we may see, and may believe? What do you work?
6:35 And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life: he who comes to me shall never hunger; and he who believes in me shall never thirst.
6:36 But I said to you, That you also have seen me, and do not believe.
6:40 And this is the will of him who sent me, that everyone who sees the Son, and believes in him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
6:47 Amen, amen, I say to you, He who believes in me has everlasting life.
6:64 But there are some of you who do not believe. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would betray him.
6:69 And we have believed and are sure that you are that Christ, the Son of the living God.
7:5 For neither did his brothers believe in him.
7:31 And many of the crowd believed in him, and said, When Christ comes, will he do more miracles than these which this man has done?
7:38 He who believes in me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
7:39 (But this he spoke of the Spirit, which those who believe in him should receive: for the Holy Spirit was not yet given; because Jesus was not yet glorified.)
7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
8:24 Therefore I said to you, that you shall die in your sins: for if you do not believe that I am he, you shall die in your sins.
8:30 As he spoke these words, many believed in him.
31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed in him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed;
8:45 And because I tell you the truth, you do not believe me.
8:46 Which of you convinces me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do you not believe me?
9:18 Therefore the Jews did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and received his sight, until they called the parents of him who had received his sight.
9:35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said to him, Do you believe in the Son of God?
9:36 He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe in him?
9:37 And Jesus said to him, You have both seen him, and it is he who talks with you.
9:38 And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him.
10:25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and you do not believe: the works that I do in my Father’s name, they bear witness of me.
10:26 But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep, as I said to you.
10:37 If I do not the works of my Father, do not believe me.
10:38 But if I do, though you do not believe me, believe the works: that you may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
10:42 And many believed in him there.
11:15 And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent you may believe; nevertheless let us go to him.
11:25 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he who believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
11:26 And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?
11:27 She says to him, Yes, Lord: I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who should come into the world.
28 And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The teacher is come, and calls for you.
11:40 Jesus says to her, Did I not say to you, that, if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?
11:42 And I knew that you hear me always: but because of the people who stand by I said it, that they may believe that you have sent me.
11:45 Then many of the Jews who came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed in him.
11:48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe in him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
12:11 Because by reason of him many of the Jews were going away, and believing in Jesus.
12:36 While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and hid himself from them.
12:37 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they did not believe in him:
12:38 That the saying of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke, Lord, who has believed our report? and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
12:39 Therefore they could not believe, because Isaiah said again,
12:42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed in him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
12:44 Jesus cried and said, He who believes in me, does not believe in me, but in him who sent me.
12:46 I have come as a light into the world, that everyone who believes in me should not abide in darkness.
12:47 And if any man hear my words, and does not believe, I do not judge him: for I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world.
13:19 Now I tell you before it comes, that, when it comes to pass, you may believe that I am he.
14:1 Do not let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.
14:10 Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words that I speak to you I do not speak of myself: but the Father who dwells in me, he does the works.
14:11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works’ sake.
14:12 Amen, amen, I say to you, He who believes in me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go to my Father.
14:29 And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it comes to pass, you might believe.
16:9 Of sin, because they do not believe in me;
16:27 For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.
16:30 Now are we sure that you know all things, and do not need that any man should ask you: by this we believe that you came forth from God.
17:8 For I have given to them the words which you gave me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from you, and they have believed that you sent me.
17:20 Nor do I pray for these alone, but for them also who shall believe in me through their word;
17:21 That they all may be one; as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that you have sent me.
19:35 And he who saw it bore record, and his record is true: and he knows that he says true, that you may believe.
20:8 Then went in also that other disciple, who came first to the tomb, and he saw, and believed.
20:25 The other disciples therefore said to him, We have seen the Lord. But he said to them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will certainly not believe.
20:29 Jesus says to him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are those who have not seen, and yet have believed.
20:31 But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you might have life through his name.
Acts 2:44 And all who believed were together, and had all things common;
4:4 However many of those who heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.
4:32 And the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
5:14 And more believers were added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
8:12 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptised, both men and women.
8:13 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptised, he continued with Philip, and wondered, seeing the miracles and signs which were done.
8:37 And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart, you may. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
9:26 And when Saul came to Jerusalem, he attempted to join himself to the disciples: but they were all afraid of him, and did not believe that he was a disciple.
9:42 And it was known throughout all Joppa; and many believed in the Lord.
10:43 To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name all who believe in him shall receive remission of sins.
11:17 If then, God gave them the like gift as he also gave to us who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; who was I, that I could withstand God?
11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned to the Lord.
13:12 Then the proconsul, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.
13:39 And by him everyone who believes is justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
13:40 Watch therefore, do not let come upon you, what has been spoken in the prophets;
13:41 Behold, you despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which you would certainly not believe, though a man may declare it to you.
13:48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
14:1 And it came to pass in Iconium, that they went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spoke, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.
14:23 And when they had ordained elders for them in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, in whom they believed.
15:5 But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
15:7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said to them, Men and brothers, you know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
15:11 But through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we believe to be saved, even as they.
16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.
16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set food before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
17:12 Therefore many of them believed; also of honourable women who were Greeks, and of men, not a few.
17:34 However certain men, joining themselves to him, believed: among whom was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.
18:8 And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptised.
18:27 And when he was disposed to pass into Achaia, the brothers wrote, exhorting the disciples to receive him: who, when he came, helped them much who had believed through grace:
19:2 He said to them, Have you received the Holy Spirit since you believed? And they said to him, We have not so much as heard whether there is any Holy Spirit.
19:4 Then said Paul, John indeed baptised with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people, that they should believe in him who should come after him, that is, in Christ Jesus.
19:18 And many who believed came, and confessed, and showed their deeds.
21:20 And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said to him, You see, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are who believe; and they are all zealous of the law:
21:25 But concerning the Gentiles who believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, except only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication.
22:19 And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue those who believed on you:
24:14 But this I confess to you, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:
26:27 King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know that you believe.
27:25 Therefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to everyone who believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
3:2 Much in every way: for first indeed that they were entrusted with the words of God.
3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ to all and upon all those who believe: for there is no difference:
4:3 For what says the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.
4:4 Now to him who works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
4:5 But to him who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they are not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed to them also:
4:17 (As it is written, I have made you a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickens the dead, and calls those things which be not as though they were.
4:18 Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall your seed be.
6:8 Now if we are dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:
9:33 As it is written, Behold, I lay in Zion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and everyonewho believes on him shall not be ashamed.
10:4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
10:9 That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved.
10:10 For with the heart man believes to righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
10:11 For the scripture says, Everyone who believes on him shall not be ashamed.
10:14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?
10:16 But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our report?
13:11 And that, knowing the time, that it is already the hour to be raised out of sleep: for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.
14:2 One indeed believes to eat all things: another, who is weak, eats herbs.
15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 1:21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom did not know God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.
3:5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
9:17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, I am entrusted with a stewardship of the gospel.
11:18 For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there are divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
13:7 Bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
14:22 Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe, but to those who do not believe: but prophesying is for a sign, not for those who do not believe, but for those who believe.
15:2 By which also you are being saved, if you keep in memory what I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.
15:11 Therefore whether it were I or they, so we preach, and so you believed.
2 Corinthians 4:13 We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore I have spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;
Galatians 2:7 But on the contrary, seeing that I have been entrusted with the gospel of the uncircumcision, even as Peter of the circumcision;
2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
3:6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
3:22 But the scripture has concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Ephesians 1:13 In whom you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after you believed, you were sealed with the holy Spirit of promise,
1:19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,
Philippians 1:29 For to you it is given on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for his sake;
1 Thessalonians 1:7 So that you became patterns to all who believe in Macedonia and Achaia.
2:4 But as we were approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, who tries our hearts.
2:10 You are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you who believe:
2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually works also in you who believe.
4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so those also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
2 Thessalonians 1:10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all those who believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.
11 Therefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:
2:11 And because of this God will send them a working of error, for them to believe the lie:
2:12 That they all might be condemned who did not believe the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
1 Timothy 1:11 According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which I was entrusted with.
1:16 However, because of this I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to those being about to believe on him to life everlasting.
3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached to the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
2 Timothy 1:12 For which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed to him against that day.
Titus 1:3 But manifested his wotd in its own times by preaching, which I was entrusted withaccording to the commandment of God our Saviour;
3:8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men.
Hebrews 4:3 For we who have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for it is necessary for him who draws near to God to believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him.
James 2:19 You believe that there is one God; you do well: the demons also believe, and tremble.
2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which says, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you do not see him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
1:21 Who by him do believe in God, who raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
2:6 Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he who believes on him shall certainly not be ashamed.
2:7 To you therefore who believe he is precious: but to those who be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
1 John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
4:1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
4:16 And we have known and believed the love that God has to us. God is love; and he who dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him.
5:1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one who loves him who begot loves him also who is begotten of him.
5:5 Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
5:10 He who believes in the Son of God has the witness in himself: he who does not believe God has made him a liar; because he does not believe the record that God gave of his Son.
5:13 These things I wrote to you who believe in the name of the Son of God; that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may believe in the name of the Son of God.
Jude 1:5 But I would put you in remembrance, though you once knew this, that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterwards destroyed those who did not believe.