1) a deposit, a trust or thing consigned to one's faithful keeping
1a) used of the correct knowledge and pure doctrine of the gospel, to be held firmly and faithfully, and to be conscientiously delivered unto others
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 8:162, 1176
From a compound of G3844 and G2698; something put down alongside, that is, a deposit (sacred trust): - that (thing) which is committed (un-) to (trust).