|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A source, or origin; a fundamental truth, proposition or law.
2. (n.) Beginning; commencement.
3. (n.) An original faculty or endowment.
4. (n.) A fundamental truth; a comprehensive law or doctrine, from which others are derived, or on which others are founded; a general truth; an elementary proposition; a maxim; an axiom; a postulate.
5. (n.) A settled rule of action; a governing law of conduct; an opinion or belief which exercises a directing influence on the life and behavior; a rule (usually, a right rule) of conduct consistently directing one's actions; as, a person of no principle.
6. (n.) Any original inherent constituent which characterizes a substance, or gives it its essential properties, and which can usually be separated by analysis; -- applied especially to drugs, plant extracts, etc.
7. (v. t.) To equip with principles; to establish, or fix, in certain principles; to impress with any tenet, or rule of conduct, good or ill.
Principle (32 Occurrences)
Romans 1:17 for righteousness of God is revealed therein, on the principle of faith, to faith: according as it is written, But the just shall live by faith. (DBY)
Romans 3:27 Where then is there room for your boasting? It is for ever shut out. On what principle? On the ground of merit? No, but on the ground of faith. (WEY RSV NIV)
Romans 3:30 since indeed it is one God who shall justify the circumcision on the principle of faith, and uncircumcision by faith. (DBY)
Romans 4:2 For if Abraham has been justified on the principle of works, he has whereof to boast: but not before God; (DBY)
Romans 4:16 Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all, (DBY)
Romans 5:1 Therefore having been justified on the principle of faith, we have peace towards God through our Lord Jesus Christ; (DBY)
Romans 7:21 I find then the law, that, to me, while I desire to do good, evil is present. (See NAS)
Romans 9:30 What then shall we say? That they of the nations, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained righteousness, but the righteousness that is on the principle of faith. (DBY)
Romans 9:32 Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone, (DBY)
Romans 15:3 For even the Christ did not seek His own pleasure. His principle was, "The reproaches which they addressed to Thee have fallen on me." (WEY)
2 Corinthians 8:14 but on the principle of equality; in the present time your abundance for their lack, that their abundance may be for your lack, so that there should be equality. (DBY)
Galatians 2:16 but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law nor but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of the faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified. (DBY)
Galatians 3:2 This only I wish to learn of you, Have ye received the Spirit on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith? (DBY)
Galatians 3:5 He therefore who ministers to you the Spirit, and works miracles among you, is it on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith? (DBY)
Galatians 3:7 Know then that they that are on the principle of faith, these are Abraham's sons; (DBY)
Galatians 3:8 and the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the nations on the principle of faith, announced beforehand the glad tidings to Abraham: In thee all the nations shall be blessed. (DBY)
Galatians 3:9 So that they who are on the principle of faith are blessed with believing Abraham. (DBY)
Galatians 3:10 For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them; (DBY)
Galatians 3:11 but that by law no one is justified with God is evident, because The just shall live on the principle of faith; (DBY)
Galatians 3:12 but the law is not on the principle of faith; but, He that shall have done these things shall live by them. (DBY)
Galatians 3:18 For if the inheritance be on the principle of law, it is no longer on the principle of promise; but God gave it in grace to Abraham by promise. (DBY)
Galatians 3:21 Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law; (DBY)
Galatians 3:22 but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe. (DBY)
Galatians 3:24 So that the law has been our tutor up to Christ, that we might be justified on the principle of faith. (DBY)
Galatians 5:5 For we, by the Spirit, on the principle of faith, await the hope of righteousness. (DBY)
Galatians 6:16 And all who shall regulate their lives by this principle--may peace and mercy be given to them--and to the true Israel of God. (WEY)
Ephesians 2:9 not on the principle of works, that no one might boast. (DBY)
Philippians 3:9 and that I may be found in him, not having my righteousness, which would be on the principle of law, but that which is by faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God through faith, (DBY)
Titus 3:5 not on the principle of works which have been done in righteousness which we had done, but according to his own mercy he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, (DBY)
James 2:24 Ye see that a man is justified on the principle of works, and not on the principle of faith only. (DBY)
James 2:25 But was not in like manner also Rahab the harlot justified on the principle of works, when she had received the messengers and put them forth by another way? (DBY)
1 John 5:4 For every child of God overcomes the world; and the victorious principle which has overcome the world is our faith. (WEY)