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Proverbs 13:22
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
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Luke 16:11
If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
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Proverbs 22:7
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Reliance on the truth of something said or done; belief; faith; trust; confidence.

2. (n.) Reputation derived from the confidence of others; esteem; honor; good name; estimation.

3. (n.) A ground of, or title to, belief or confidence; authority derived from character or reputation.

4. (n.) That which tends to procure, or add to, reputation or esteem; an honor.

5. (n.) Influence derived from the good opinion, confidence, or favor of others; interest.

6. (n.) Trust given or received; expectation of future payment for property transferred, or of fulfillment or promises given; mercantile reputation entitling one to be trusted; -- applied to individuals, corporations, communities, or nations; as, to buy goods on credit.

7. (n.) The time given for payment for lands or goods sold on trust; as, a long credit or a short credit.

8. (n.) The side of an account on which are entered all items reckoned as values received from the party or the category named at the head of the account; also, any one, or the sum, of these items; -- the opposite of debit; as, this sum is carried to one's credit, and that to his debit; A has several credits on the books of B.

9. (v. t.) To confide in the truth of; to give credence to; to put trust in; to believe.

10. (v. t.) To bring honor or repute upon; to do credit to; to raise the estimation of.

11. (v. t.) To enter upon the credit side of an account; to give credit for; as, to credit the amount paid; to set to the credit of; as, to credit a man with the interest paid on a bond.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CREDIT

kred'-it (pisteuein; 1 Maccabees 10:46 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "gave no credence"; The Wisdom of Solomon 18:6 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "trusted"; 1 Maccabees 1:30 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "credence"): In the modern commercial sense the noun "credit" does not occur in the canonical Scriptures or in the Apocrypha.

Greek
2811. kleos -- fame
... Noun, Neuter Transliteration: kleos Phonetic Spelling: (kleh'-os) Short Definition:
glory, fame, praise Definition: glory, fame, praise; rumor, report, credit. ...
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3049. logizomai -- to reckon, to consider
... of an account or reckoning) Definition to reckon, to consider NASB Word Usage consider
(6), considered (2), counted (1), counting (1), credit (1), credited (9 ...
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4100. pisteuo -- to believe, entrust
... From pistis; to have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), ie
Credit; by implication, to entrust (especially one's spiritual well-being to ...
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5485. charis -- grace, kindness
... word Definition grace, kindness NASB Word Usage blessing (1), concession (1), credit
(3), favor (11), gift (1), grace (122), gracious (2), gracious work (3 ...
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227. alethes -- true.
... alethes Phonetic Spelling: (al-ay-thace') Short Definition: unconcealed, true
Definition: unconcealed, true, true in fact, worthy of credit, truthful. ...
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4592. semeion -- a sign
... Accordingly, it is used dozens of times in the NT for what , especially by
doing what mere man can not replicate of take credit for. ...
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Library

Internal Evidence Goes Far to Establish the Credit which Eusebius ...
... Internal evidence goes far to establish the credit which Eusebius lends.
to this specimen of the martyrologies, certainly not the ...
/.../smyrna/the martyrdom of the holy polycarp/internal evidence goes far to.htm

The Bond-Servant and the Son
... servant? Shall one have no credit because he has done what is right? This seems
strange indeed. ... him. No credit is his for obeying orders. ...
/.../peabody/mornings in the college chapel/xix the bond-servant and the.htm

Chapter ix.
... Not forgetting, therefore, what credit is due to the evangelical history, supposing
even any one of the four Gospels to be genuine; what credit is due to the ...
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The Self-Evidencing Power of Truth.
... For every proof is more powerful and trustworthy than that which it proves; since
what is disbelieved, until proof is produced, gets credit when such proof is ...
/.../chapter i the self-evidencing power of.htm

John iii. 31
... the earth, is earthly, and speaketh of the earth." Since you make much ado with
my testimony, [758] and in this way say that I am more worthy of credit than He ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxx john iii 31.htm

Now Suppose that While You were Writing This, as You Tell us You ...
... act as I have said, you will with more justice be condemned by your own judgment
than he by that of others." Would you, do you think, have given credit to that ...
/.../21 now suppose that while.htm

The Life of Mr. Robert Fleming.
... be forgot what he said to one of his own begotten sons in the faith, I bless God
(said he) that in 15 years time I have never given any man's credit a thrust ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr robert 9.htm

Introduction
... made, and still maintains, for the truth of God and for the Kingdom of Christ in
the world, and not feel pained with the fact, so little to the credit of the ...
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Extracts No. Iii.
... be denied. Hence what was once clear may be now doubtful, and in process
of time may become entitled to no credit. If therefore ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no iii.htm

Of the Trinity and a Christian
... 1. That the Christian religion requireth credit concerning every doctrine contained
in the Word; credit, I say, according to the true relation of every ...
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Thesaurus
Credit (39 Occurrences)
... promises given; mercantile reputation entitling one to be trusted; -- applied to
individuals, corporations, communities, or nations; as, to buy goods on credit...
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Credited (19 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Credit. ... Romans 4:3 For what says the Scripture? "And Abraham believed
God, and this was placed to his credit as righteousness." (See NAS NIV). ...
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Trust (201 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Credit given; especially, delivery of property or merchandise in reliance
upon future payment; exchange without immediate receipt of an equivalent; as ...
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Credential (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Giving a title or claim to credit or confidence;
accrediting. 2. (n.) That which gives a title to credit or confidence. ...
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Placed (297 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Romans 4:3 For what says the Scripture? "And Abraham believed God,
and this was placed to his credit as righteousness." (WEY). ...
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Bad (129 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:32 "If you love those who love you, what credit is it to you? ... Luke 6:33 And
if you are kind to those who are kind to you, what credit is it to you? ...
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Accredit (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To invest with credit or authority; to sanction;
as to accredit a school. ... 3. (vt) To believe; to credit; to put trust in. ...
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Sinners (132 Occurrences)
... Luke 6:32 If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? ... Luke 6:33 If
you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? ...
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Ourselves (129 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 10:15 Not taking credit to ourselves for what is not our business,
that is, for the work of others; but having hope that, with the growth of your ...
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Growth (77 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 10:15 Not taking credit to ourselves for what is not our business,
that is, for the work of others; but having hope that, with the growth of your ...
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Bible Concordance
Credit (39 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:46 For if you have love for those who have love for you, what credit is it to you? do not the tax-farmers the same?
(BBE)

Luke 6:32 If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
(WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 6:33 If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
(WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 6:34 If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.
(WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 17:16 And, falling down on his face at the feet of Jesus, he gave the credit to him; and he was a man of Samaria.
(BBE)

Romans 3:24 And they may have righteousness put to their credit, freely, by his grace, through the salvation which is in Christ Jesus:
(BBE)

Romans 4:3 For what says the Scripture? "And Abraham believed God, and this was placed to his credit as righteousness."
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:5 whereas in the case of a man who pleads no actions of his own, but simply believes in Him who declares the ungodly free from guilt, his faith is placed to his credit as righteousness.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:6 In this way David also tells of the blessedness of the man to whose credit God places righteousness, apart from his actions.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:9 This declaration of blessedness, then, does it come simply to the circumcised, or to the uncircumcised as well? For Abraham's faith--so we affirm--was placed to his credit as righteousness.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:11 Before, not after. And he received circumcision as a sign, a mark attesting the reality of the faith-righteousness which was his while still uncircumcised, that he might be the forefather of all those who believe even though they are uncircumcised--in order that this righteousness might be placed to their credit;
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:22 For this reason also his faith was placed to his credit as righteousness.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:23 Nor was the fact of its being placed to his credit put on record for his sake only;
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 4:24 it was for our sakes too. Faith, before long, will be placed to the credit of us also who are believers in Him who raised Jesus, our Lord, from the dead,
(WEY NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 6:7 More than this, it is not to your credit to have causes at law with one another at all. Why not put up with wrong? why not undergo loss?
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 11:18 For first, when ye come together in assembly, I hear there exist divisions among you, and I partly give credit to it.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 3:5 Not as if we were able by ourselves to do anything for which we might take the credit; but our power comes from God;
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 10:15 We do not exceed our due limits, and take credit for other men's labours; but we entertain the hope that, as your faith grows, we shall gain promotion among you--still keeping within our own sphere--promotion to a larger field of labour,
(WEY BBE)

2 Corinthians 10:16 So that we may be able to go on and take the good news to countries still farther away than you are, and not take credit for another man's work in making things ready to our hand.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 11:17 What I am now saying is not by the order of the Lord, but as a foolish person, taking credit to myself, as it seems.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 11:18 Seeing that there are those who take credit to themselves after the flesh, I will do the same.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 11:30 If I have to take credit to myself, I will do so in the things in which I am feeble.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 12:6 For if I had a desire to take credit to myself, it would not be foolish, for I would be saying what is true: but I will not, for fear that I might seem to any man more than he sees me to be, or has word from me that I am.
(BBE NAS)

2 Corinthians 13:7 Now our prayer to God is that you may do no evil; not in order that it may be put to our credit, but so that you may do what is right, whatever we may seem.
(BBE)

Ephesians 4:1 I then, the prisoner in the Lord, make this request from my heart, that you will see that your behaviour is a credit to the position which God's purpose has given you,
(BBE)

Philippians 1:27 Only let your behaviour do credit to the good news of Christ, so that if I come and see you or if I am away from you, I may have news of you that you are strong in one spirit, working together with one soul for the faith of the good news;
(BBE)

Philippians 4:17 Not that I am looking for an offering, but for fruit which may be put to your credit.
(BBE RSV NIV)

Titus 2:10 Not taking what is not theirs, but giving clear signs of their good faith, in all things doing credit to the teaching of God our Saviour.
(BBE)

James 2:23 and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "And Abraham believed God, and his faith was placed to his credit as righteousness," and he received the name of 'God's friend.'
(WEY NIV)

James 3:5 Even so the tongue is a small part of the body, but it takes credit for great things. How much wood may be lighted by a very little fire!
(BBE)

1 Peter 2:20 If you do wrong and receive a blow for it, what credit is there in your bearing it patiently? But if when you do right and suffer for it you bear it patiently, this is an acceptable thing with God.
(WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 2:6 But at least you have the credit of hating the works of the Nicolaitans, as I do.
(BBE)

Numbers 18:27 And this lifted offering is to be put to your credit as if it was grain from the grain-floor and wine from the vines.
(BBE)

1 Samuel 18:8 And Saul was very angry and this saying was unpleasing to him; and he said, They have given David credit for tens of thousands, and to me for only thousands: what more is there for him but the kingdom?
(BBE NIV)

1 Kings 10:7 but I gave no credit to the words, until I came and mine eyes had seen; and behold, the half was not told me: in wisdom and prosperity thou exceedest the report that I heard.
(DBY)

2 Chronicles 9:6 but I gave no credit to their words, until I came and mine eyes had seen; and behold, the half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told me: thou exceedest the report that I heard.
(DBY)

Esther 2:22 This thing became known to Mordecai, who informed Esther the queen; and Esther informed the king in Mordecai's name.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 25:14 As clouds and wind without rain, so is one who takes credit for an offering he has not given.
(BBE)

Proverbs 31:31 Give her credit for what her hands have made: let her be praised by her works in the public place.
(BBE)

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