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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.)
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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 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
By the remission of their sins,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:9 - And Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:22 - “You worship what you do not know; we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:12 - “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:25 - “For he supposed that his brethren would have understood that God would deliver them by his hand, but they did not understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:26 - “Men and brethren, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you the word of this salvation has been sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - “For so the Lord has commanded us:

‘I have set you as a light to the Gentiles,
That you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.’ 
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - This girl followed Paul and us, and cried out, saying, “These men are the servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to us the way of salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:34 - “Therefore I urge you to take nourishment, for this is for your survival, since not a hair will fall from the head of any of you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ,[fn] for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:1 - Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel[fn] is that they may be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:10 - For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:11 - I say then, have they stumbled that they should fall? Certainly not! But through their fall, to provoke them to jealousy, salvation has come to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:11 - And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - Now if we are afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effective for enduring the same sufferings which we also suffer. Or if we are comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:2 - For He says:

“In an acceptable time I have heard you,
And in the day of salvation I have helped you.”
[fn]
Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:10 - For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - For I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayer and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - and not in any way terrified by your adversaries, which is to them a proof of perdition, but to you of salvation,[fn] and that from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:12 - Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation 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 as a helmet the hope of salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:9 - For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:15 - and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:3 - how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:9 - But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:28 - so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:7 - By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:5 - who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:9 - receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - and consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:10 - Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:1 - After these things I heard[fn] a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, “Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to the Lord[fn] our God!
 
 
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