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Lexicon :: Strong's G1588 - eklektos

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ἐκλεκτός
Transliteration
eklektos
Pronunciation
ek-lek-to's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:181,505

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκλεκτός eklektós, ek-lek-tos'; from G1586; select; by implication, favorite:—chosen, elect.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G1588 in the following manner: elect (16x), chosen (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G1588 in the following manner: elect (16x), chosen (7x).
  1. picked out, chosen

    1. chosen by God,

      1. to obtain salvation through Christ

        1. Christians are called "chosen or elect" of God

      2. the Messiah is called "elect", as appointed by God to the most exalted office conceivable

      3. choice, select, i.e. the best of its kind or class, excellence preeminent: applied to certain individual Christians

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκλεκτός eklektós, ek-lek-tos'; from G1586; select; by implication, favorite:—chosen, elect.
STRONGS NT 1588: ἐκλεκτός
ἐκλεκτός, ἐκλεκτή, ἐκλεκτόν (ἐκλέγω), picked out, chosen; rare in Greek writ:, as Thucydides 6, 100; Plato, legg. 11, p. 938 b.; 12, 948 a., etc.; the Sept. for בָּחוּר and בָּחִיר; in the N. T.
1. chosen by God, and
a. to obtain salvation through Christ (see ἐκλέγω); hence, Christians are called οἱ ἐκλεκτοί τοῦ Θεοῦ, the chosen or elect of God (cf. Winer's Grammar, 35 (34); 234 (219)), (יְהוָה בְּחִירֵי, said of pious Israelites Isaiah 65:9, 15, 23; Psalm 104:43 (Ps. 105:43), cf. Wis. 4:15): Luke 18:7; Romans 8:33; Colossians 3:12; Titus 1:1; without the genitive Θεοῦ, Matthew 24:22, 24; Mark 13:20, 22; 1 Peter 1:1; with the addition of τοῦ Χριστοῦ, as the genitive of possessor, Matthew 24:31; Mark 13:27 (T Tr omit the genitive); κλητοί καί ἐκλεκτοί καί πιστοί, Revelation 17:14; γένος ἐκλεκτόν, 1 Peter 2:9 (from Isaiah 43:20, cf. Additions to Esther 8:40 [Esther 8:368:12t] (Esth. 6:17, p. 64, Fritzsche edition)); ἐκλεκτοί, those who have become true partakers of the Christian salvation are contrasted with κλητοί, those who have been invited but who have not shown themselves fitted to obtain it (others regard the 'called' and the 'chosen' here as alike partakers of salvation, but the latter as the 'choice ones' (see 2 below), distinguished above the former; cf. James Morison or Meyer at the passage), Matthew 20:16 (here T WH omit; Tr brackets the clause); Matt 22:14; finally, those are called ἐκλεκτοί who are destined for salvation but have not yet been brought to it, 2 Timothy 2:10 (but cf. Huther or Ellicott at the passage).
b. The Messiah is called preeminently ἐκλεκτός τοῦ Θεοῦ, as appointed by God to the most exalted office conceivable: Luke 23:35, cf. Luke 9:35 L marginal reading T Tr WH; cf. Dillmann, Das Buch Henoch (übers. u. erkhärt; allgem. Einl.), p. 23:
c. Angels are called ἐκλεκτοί, as those whom God has chosen out from other created beings to be peculiarly associated with him, and his highest ministers in governing the universe: 1 Timothy 5:21; see ἅγιος, 1 b.; μαρτύρομαι δέ ἐγώ μέν ὑμῶν τά ἅγια καί τούς ἱερούς ἀγγέλους τοῦ Θεοῦ, Josephus, b. j. 2, 16, 4 under the end; (yet others explain by 2 Peter 2:4; Jude 1:6; cf. Ellicott on 1 Timothy, the passage cited).
2. universally, choice, select, i. e. the best of its kind or class, excellent, preeminent: applied to certain individual Christians, 2 John 1:1, 13; with ἐν κυρίῳ added, eminent as a Christian (see ἐν, I. 6 b.), Romans 16:13; of things: λίθος, 1 Peter 2:4 (6) (Isaiah 28:16; 2 Esdr. 5:8; Enoch, chapter 8 Greek text, Dillmann edition, p. 82f).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
105:43
Isaiah
2; 28:16; 43:20; 65:9; 65:15; 65:23
Matthew
20:16; 22:14; 24:22; 24:24; 24:31
Mark
13:20; 13:22; 13:27
Luke
9:35; 18:7; 23:35
Romans
8:33; 16:13
Colossians
3:12
1 Timothy
5:21
2 Timothy
2:10
Titus
1:1
1 Peter
1:1; 2:4; 2:9
2 Peter
2:4
2 John
1:1; 1:13
Jude
1:6
Revelation
17:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1588 matches the Greek ἐκλεκτός (eklektos),
which occurs 24 times in 22 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - “For many are [fn]called, but few are chosen.” G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:22 - “Unless those days had been cut short, no [fn]life would have been saved; but for the sake of the [fn]elect G1588 those days will be cut short.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - “For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will [fn]show great [fn]signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the [fn]elect. G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - “And He will send forth His angels with A GREAT TRUMPET and THEY WILL GATHER TOGETHER His [fn]elect G1588 from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:20 - “Unless the Lord had shortened those days, no [fn]life would have been saved; but for the sake of the [fn]elect, G1588 whom He chose, He shortened the days.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:22 - for false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show [fn]signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, the elect. G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:27 - “And then He will send forth the angels, and will gather together His [fn]elect G1588 from the four winds, from the farthest end of the earth to the farthest end of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - now, will not God bring about justice for His elect G1588 who cry to Him day and night, [fn]and will He delay long over them?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:35 - And the people stood by, looking on. And even the rulers were sneering at Him, saying, “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is the [fn]Christ of God, His Chosen G1588 One.” G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:33 - Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? G1588 God is the one who justifies;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:13 - Greet Rufus, a choice G1588 man G1588 in the Lord, also his mother and mine.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - So, as those who have been chosen G1588 of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and [fn]patience;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:21 - I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen G1588 angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, G1588 so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:1 - Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, [fn]for the faith of those chosen G1588 of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:1 - Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen G1588
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:4 - And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is [fn]choice G1588 and precious in the sight of God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:6 - For this is contained in [fn]Scripture:
“BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE G1588 STONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone,
AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN [fn]HIM WILL NOT BE [fn]DISAPPOINTED.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:9 - But you are A CHOSEN G1588 RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God’s OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:1 - The elder to the chosen G1588 lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:13 - The children of your chosen G1588 sister greet you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - “These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen G1588 and faithful.”
 
 
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