|Noah Webster's 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.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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.
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)