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Hi I asked a question about translating "always have faith", you replied  that I needed to be more specific. So yes it would be in god, or a religious sense. How does this translate in to ancient Greek also?  Thank you very much for your time!

Shelley

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Hello,

“Always have faith”, meaning “Have faith in God”, translates as “Deo semper confide”, where DEO (dative case depending on CONFIDE) means “ in God” , SEMPER means “always”, and CONFIDE (2nd.person singular, present imperative of the verb CONFIDO) means “have faith”.

As for the translation into ancient Greek, here it is :” Ἀεὶ τῷ Θεῷ πίστευε “ where Ἀεὶ means “always”, τῷ Θεῷ (dative) means “in God”, and πίστευε (2nd.person singular, present imperative of the verb  πιστεύω  means “have faith”.

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Maria

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