Faithful

Definition of Faithful

Faith´ful
a.1.Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God.
You are not faithful, sir.
- B. Jonson.
2.Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements.
The faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him.
- Deut. vii. 9.
3.True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, by 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.
So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found,
Among the faithless, faithful only he.
- Milton.
4.Worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation.
It is a faithful saying.
- 2 Tim. ii. 11.
The Faithful
the adherents of any system of religious belief; esp. used as an epithet of the followers of Mohammed.

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