per·sist | \ pər-ˈsist , -ˈzist \
persisted; persisting; persists
Definition of persist
1: to go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warning
2 obsolete: to remain unchanged or fixed in a specified character, condition, or position
3: to be insistent in the repetition or pressing of an utterance (such as a question or an opinion)
4: to continue to exist especially past a usual, expected, or normal time
Paralyze resistance with persistence. Woody Hayes
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. Napoleon Hill
success is about persistence
Persistence is incredibly important. Persistence proves to the person
you're trying to reach that you're passionate about something, that you really want something. Norah O'Donnell
What is another word of persistence?
Some common synonyms of persist are abide, continue, endure, and last. While all these words mean "to exist over a period of time or indefinitely," persist suggests outlasting the normal or appointed time and often connotes obstinacy or doggedness.
1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 65 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful
Pray without ceasing,
James 1:12 ESV / 52
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him
Romans 2:7 ESV / 32
To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;
1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 ESV
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
Hebrews 10:36 ESV
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised.
Luke 21:19 ESV
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
2 Thessalonians 3:13 ESV
As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.
Ephesians 6:18 ESV
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
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