[pur-seez] /ˈpɜr siz/
noun, Classical Mythology.
a son of Perseus and Andromeda and the ancestor of the kings of Persia.
brother of King Aeëtes of Colchis. Having murdered Aeëtes and seized the throne, Perses was killed by his niece Medea and her son Medus.
[pur-see-uh s, -syoos] /ˈpɜr si əs, -syus/ noun, genitive Persei [pur-see-ahy] /ˈpɜr siˌaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. Classical Mythology. a hero, the son of Zeus and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa, and afterward saved Andromeda from a sea monster. 2. Astronomy. a northern constellation between Cassiopeia and Taurus, containing the variable star Algol. […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. a cluster of about 500 galaxies in the direction of the constellation Perseus, grouped around a particular Seyfert galaxy that is an intense radio source (Perseus A)
[pur-suh-veer-uh ns] /ˌpɜr səˈvɪər əns/ noun 1. steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. 2. Theology. continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to eternal salvation. /ˌpɜːsɪˈvɪərəns/ noun 1. continued steady belief or efforts, withstanding discouragement or difficulty; persistence […]
- Perseverance of the saints
their certain continuance in a state of grace. Once justified and regenerated, the believer can neither totally nor finally fall away from grace, but will certainly persevere therein and attain everlasting life. This doctrine is clearly taught in these passages, John 10:28, 29; Rom. 11:29; Phil. 1:6; 1 Pet. 1:5. It, moreover, follows from a […]