Sojourner truth

[soh-jur-ner,, soh-jur-ner] /ˈsoʊ dʒɜr nər,, soʊˈdʒɜr nər/ (Show IPA), (Isabella Van Wagener) 1797?–1883, U.S. abolitionist, orator, and women’s-rights advocate, born a slave.
the quality of being true, genuine, actual, or factual: the truth of his statement was attested
something that is true as opposed to false: you did not tell me the truth
a proven or verified principle or statement; fact: the truths of astronomy
(usually pl) a system of concepts purporting to represent some aspect of the world: the truths of ancient religions
fidelity to a required standard or law
faithful reproduction or portrayal: the truth of a portrait
an obvious fact; truism; platitude
honesty, reliability, or veracity: the truth of her nature
accuracy, as in the setting, adjustment, or position of something, such as a mechanical instrument
the state or quality of being faithful; allegiance

Used in various senses in Scripture. In Prov. 12:17, 19, it denotes that which is opposed to falsehood. In Isa. 59:14, 15, Jer. 7:28, it means fidelity or truthfulness. The doctrine of Christ is called “the truth of the gospel” (Gal. 2:5), “the truth” (2 Tim. 3:7; 4:4). Our Lord says of himself, “I am the way, and the truth” (John 14:6).


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