And after [certain] years he went down to Ahab to Samaria. And Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people that [he had] with him, and persuaded him to go up [with him] to Ramothgilead.
By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead. 17:1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe [unto him], through whom they come!
But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a prophet.
Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
And there came thither [certain] Jews from Antioch and Iconium, who persuaded the people, and, having stoned Paul, drew [him] out of the city, supposing he had been dead.
And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:
And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day [alike]. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that [there is] nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him [it is] unclean.
And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.
For the 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 unto him against that day.
But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of [them], and embraced [them], and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.