What are the differences among these words?


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What are the differences among these words?
paniniwala sa Diyos
pananalig sa Diyos
pananampalataya sa Diyos
pagtitiwala sa Diyos
magtitiwala sa Diyos.
  • DotterKat

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    English (American)
    Paniniwala sa Diyos means belief in God.
    Pananalig / Pananampalataya sa Diyos means faith in God.
    Pagtitiwala sa Diyos means trust in God.
    Magtitiwala sa Diyos means "will in trust in God" (the actor-focused contemplated aspect of the root tiwala).


    Concerning God, paniniwala = pananalig = pagtitiwala = pananampalataya.
    People who pray to God (nananampalataya sa Diyos) believe and trust God (have faith in God).
    Magtitiwala sa Diyos = trusting God in the future = not a true faith in God,
    Concerning humans, pagtitiwala (trust) = paniniwala (belief) but paniniwala ≠ pagtitiwala.
    It is possible to believe what somebody is saying without having trust.