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Lexicon :: Strong's G4991 - sōtēria


sō-tā-rē'-ä (Key)
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

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strongs 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).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  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.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G4991 matches the Greek σωτηρία (sōtēria),
which occurs 45 times in 43 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Luk 1:69

Luk 1:69

And hath raised up an horn of salvation G4991 for us in the house of his servant David;

Tools specific to Luk 1:71

Luk 1:71

That we should be saved G4991 from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;

Tools specific to Luk 1:77

Luk 1:77

To give knowledge of salvation G4991 unto his people by the remission of their sins,

Tools specific to Luk 19:9

Luk 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.

Tools specific to Jhn 4:22

Jhn 4:22

Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation G4991 is of the Jews.

Tools specific to Act 4:12

Act 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.

Tools specific to Act 7:25

Act 7:25

For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver G4991 them: but they understood not.

Tools specific to Act 13:26

Act 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.

Tools specific to Act 13:47

Act 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.

Tools specific to Act 16:17

Act 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

Tools specific to Act 27:34

Act 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.

Tools specific to Rom 1:16

Rom 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.

Tools specific to Rom 10:1

Rom 10:1

Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. G4991

Tools specific to Rom 10:10

Rom 10:10

For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. G4991

Tools specific to Rom 11:11

Rom 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.

Tools specific to Rom 13:11

Rom 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.

Tools specific to 2Co 1:6

2Co 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

Tools specific to 2Co 6:2

2Co 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

Tools specific to 2Co 7:10

2Co 7:10

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation G4991 not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

Tools specific to Eph 1:13

Eph 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,

Tools specific to Phl 1:19

Phl 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,

Tools specific to Phl 1:28

Phl 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.

Tools specific to Phl 2:12

Phl 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.

Tools specific to 1Th 5:8

1Th 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

Tools specific to 1Th 5:9

1Th 5:9

For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation G4991 by our Lord Jesus Christ,

Tools specific to 2Th 2:13

2Th 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:

Tools specific to 2Ti 2:10

2Ti 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.

Tools specific to 2Ti 3:15

2Ti 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.

Tools specific to Heb 1:14

Heb 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? G4991

Tools specific to Heb 2:3

Heb 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;

Tools specific to Heb 2:10

Heb 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.

Tools specific to Heb 5:9

Heb 5:9

And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation G4991 unto all them that obey him;

Tools specific to Heb 6:9

Heb 6:9

But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, G4991 though we thus speak.

Tools specific to Heb 9:28

Heb 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

Tools specific to Heb 11:7

Heb 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.

Tools specific to 1Pe 1:5

1Pe 1:5

Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation G4991 ready to be revealed in the last time.

Tools specific to 1Pe 1:9

1Pe 1:9

Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation G4991 of your souls.

Tools specific to 1Pe 1:10

1Pe 1:10

Of which salvation G4991 the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:

Tools specific to 2Pe 3:15

2Pe 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;

Tools specific to Jde 1:3

Jde 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.

Tools specific to Rev 7:10

Rev 7:10

And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation G4991 to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.

Tools specific to Rev 12:10

Rev 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.

Tools specific to Rev 19:1

Rev 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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