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Lexicon :: Strong's G4991 - sōtēria

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.)
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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 43 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:69 - And hath raised up an horn of salvation G4991 for us in the house of his servant David;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:71 - That we should be saved G4991 from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - To give knowledge of salvation G4991 unto his people by the remission of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:9 - And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation G4991 come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:22 - Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation G4991 is of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:12 - Neither is there salvation G4991 in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:25 - For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver G4991 them: but they understood not.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:26 - Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation G4991 sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - For so hath the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles, that thou shouldest be for salvation G4991 unto the ends of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation. G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:34 - Wherefore I pray you to take some meat: for this is for your health: G4991 for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation G4991 to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:1 - Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:10 - For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:11 - I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation G4991 is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:11 - And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation G4991 nearer than when we believed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, G4991 which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation. G4991
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:2 - (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation G4991 have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.) G4991
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:10 - For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation G4991 not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: G4991 in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - For I know that this shall turn to my salvation G4991 through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, G4991 and that of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:12 - Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation G4991 with fear and trembling.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. G4991
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:9 - For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation G4991 by our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation G4991 through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation G4991 which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:15 - And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation G4991 through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:3 - How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; G4991 which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation G4991 perfect through sufferings.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation G4991 unto all them that obey him;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:9 - But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, G4991 though we thus speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:28 - So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation. G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:7 - By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving G4991 of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:5 - Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation G4991 ready to be revealed in the last time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:9 - Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation G4991 of your souls.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - Of which salvation G4991 the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation; G4991 even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, G4991 it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation G4991 to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:10 - And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, G4991 and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:1 - And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, G4991 and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God:

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