'Persuaded' in the Bible
By long forbearing is a ruler persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, not even if one rise from among the dead will they be persuaded.
but if we should say, Of men, the whole people will stone us, for they are persuaded that John was a prophet.
And the congregation of the synagogue having broken up, many of the Jews and of the worshipping proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.
But there came Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds and stoned Paul, drew him out of the city, supposing him to have died.
And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded Jews and Greeks.
and ye see and hear that this Paul has persuaded and turned away a great crowd, not only of Ephesus, but almost of all Asia, saying that they are no gods which are made with hands.
And when he would not be persuaded, we were silent, saying, The will of the Lord be done.
Do not thou then be persuaded by them, for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who have put themselves under a curse neither to eat nor drink till they kill him; and now they are ready waiting the promise from thee.
for the king is informed about these things, to whom also I speak with all freedom. For I am persuaded that of these things nothing is hidden from him; for this was not done in a corner.
And some were persuaded of the things which were said, but some disbelieved.
and being fully persuaded that what he has promised he is able also to do;
For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
One man esteems day more than day; another esteems every day alike. Let each be fully persuaded in his own mind.
I know, and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean of itself; except to him who reckons anything to be unclean, to that man it is unclean.
But I am persuaded, my brethren, I myself also, concerning you, that yourselves also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
calling to mind the unfeigned faith which has been in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that in thee also.
For which cause also I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep for that day the deposit I have entrusted to him.
But thou, abide in those things which thou hast learned, and of which thou hast been fully persuaded, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;