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Lexicon :: Strong's G4991 - sōtēria

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σωτηρία
Transliteration
sōtēria
Pronunciation
sō-tā-rē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Feminine of a derivative of σωτήρ (G4990) as (properly, abstract) noun
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:965,1132

Strong’s Definitions

σωτηρία sōtēría, so-tay-ree'-ah; feminine of a derivative of G4990 as (properly, abstract) noun; rescue or safety (physically or morally):—deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's G4991 in the following manner: salvation (40x), the (one) be saved (1x), deliver (with G1325) (1x), health (1x), saving (1x), that (one) be saved (with G1519) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's G4991 in the following manner: salvation (40x), the (one) be saved (1x), deliver (with G1325) (1x), health (1x), saving (1x), that (one) be saved (with G1519) (1x).
  1. deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation

    1. deliverance from the molestation of enemies

    2. in an ethical sense, that which concludes to the soul's safety or salvation

      1. of Messianic salvation

  2. salvation as the present possession of all true Christians

  3. future salvation, the sum of benefits and blessings which the Christians, redeemed from all earthly ills, will enjoy after the visible return of Christ from heaven in the consummated and eternal kingdom of God.

    Scripture describes a fourfold salvation: saved from the penalty, power, presence and the pleasure of sin. (cf. Arthur W. Pink, A Fourfold Salvation)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σωτηρία sōtēría, so-tay-ree'-ah; feminine of a derivative of G4990 as (properly, abstract) noun; rescue or safety (physically or morally):—deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.
STRONGS NT 4991: σωτηρία
σωτηρία, σωτηρίας, (σωτήρ), deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation: deliverance from the molestation of enemies, Acts 7:25; with ἐξ ἐχθρῶν added, Luke 1:71; preservation (of physical life), safety, Acts 27:34; Hebrews 11:7. in an ethical sense, that which conduces to the soul's safety or salvation: σωτηρία τίνι ἐγένετο, Luke 19:9; ἡγεῖσθαι τί σωτηρίαν, 2 Peter 3:15; in the technical biblical sense, the Messianic salvation (see σῴζω, b.), a. universally, John 4:22; Acts 4:12; Acts 13:47; Romans 11:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 2:3; Hebrews 6:9; Jude 1:3; opposed to ἀπώλεια, Philippians 1:28; αἰώνιος σωτηρία, Hebrews 5:9 (for עולָמִים תְּשׁוּעַת, Isaiah 45:17); (add, Mark 16 WH in the (rejected) 'Shorter Conclusion'); λόγος τῆς σωτηρίας ταύτης, instruction concerning that salvation which John the Baptist foretold (cf. Winer's Grammar, 237 (223)), Acts 13:26; τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας ὑμῶν, Ephesians 1:13; ὁδός σωτερριας, Acts 16:17; κέρας σωτηρίας (see κέρας, b.), Luke 1:69; ἡμέρα σωτηρίας, the time in which the offer of salvation is made, 2 Corinthians 6:2 (from Isaiah 49:8); κατεργάζεσθαι τήν ἑαυτοῦ σωτηρίαν, Philippians 2:12; κληρονομεῖν σωτηρίαν, Hebrews 1:14; ( ἀρχηγός τῆς σωτηρίας, Hebrews 2:10); εἴα σωτηρίαν, unto (the attainment of) salvation, Rom. (Romans 1:16); 10:(Romans 10:1),Romans 10:10; 1 Peter 2:2 (Rec. omits).
b. salvation as the present possession of all true Christians (see σῴζω, b.): 2 Corinthians 1:6; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Philippians 1:19; σωτηρία ἐν ἀφέσει ἁμαρτιῶν, Luke 1:77; σωτηρίας τυχεῖν μετά δόξης αἰωνίου, 2 Timothy 2:10.
c. future salvation, the sum of benefits and blessings which Christians, redeemed from all earthly ills, will enjoy after the visible return of Christ from heaven in the consummated and eternal kingdom of God: Romans 13:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:9; Hebrews 9:28; 1 Peter 1:5, 10; Revelation 12:10; ἐλπίς σωτηρίας, 1 Thessalonians 5:8; κομίζεσθαι σωτηρίαν ψυχῶν, 1 Peter 1:9; σωτηρία τῷ Θεῷ ἐμῶν (dative of the possessor, namely, ἐστιν (cf. Buttmann, § 129, 22); cf. הַיִשׁוּעָה לַיְהוָה, Psalm 3:9), the salvation which is bestowed on us belongs to God, Revelation 7:10; σωτηρία... τοῦ Θεοῦ (genitive of the possessor (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 11, 1:a.), for Rec. τῷ Θεῷ) ἡμῶν namely, ἐστιν, Revelation 19:1. (Tragg. (Herodotus), Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, others. The Sept. for יֶשַׁע, יְשׁוּעָה, תְּשׁוּעָה, פְּלֵיטָה, escape.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
45:17; 49:8
Mark
16
Luke
1:69; 1:71; 1:77; 19:9
John
4:22
Acts
4:12; 7:25; 13:26; 13:47; 16:17; 27:34
Romans
1:16; 10:1; 10:10; 11:11; 13:11
2 Corinthians
1:6; 6:2; 7:10
Ephesians
1:13
Philippians
1:19; 1:28; 2:12
1 Thessalonians
5:8; 5:9
2 Thessalonians
2:13
2 Timothy
2:10; 3:15
Hebrews
1:14; 2:3; 2:10; 5:9; 6:9; 9:28; 11:7
1 Peter
1:5; 1:9; 1:10; 2:2
2 Peter
3:15
Jude
1:3
Revelation
7:10; 12:10; 19:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4991 matches the Greek σωτηρία (sōtēria),
which occurs 45 times in 44 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:69 - and has raised up a horn of salvation for us
in the house of his servant David,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:71 - that we should be saved from our enemies
and from the hand of all who hate us;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - to give knowledge of salvation to his people
in the forgiveness of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:9 - And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:22 - You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:12 - And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men[fn] by which we must be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:25 - He supposed that his brothers would understand that God was giving them salvation by his hand, but they did not understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:26 - “Brothers, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - For so the Lord has commanded us, saying,
“‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles,
that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - She followed Paul and us, crying out, “These men are servants[fn] of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:34 - Therefore I urge you to take some food. For it will give you strength,[fn] for not a hair is to perish from the head of any of you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:1 - Brothers,[fn] my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:10 - For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:11 - So I ask, did they stumble in order that they might fall? By no means! Rather through their trespass salvation has come to the Gentiles, so as to make Israel jealous.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:11 - Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:2 - For he says,
“In a favorable time I listened to you,
and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:10 - For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will turn out for my deliverance,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - and not frightened in anything by your opponents. This is a clear sign to them of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:12 - Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:9 - For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits[fn] to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:15 - and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:3 - how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:9 - Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:28 - so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:7 - By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:5 - who by God’s power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:9 - obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:10 - And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers[fn] has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:1 - After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out,
“Hallelujah!
Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,
 
 
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