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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 invited, but few are chosen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:22 - “If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:20 - “If the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom he has chosen, he has shortened them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:22 - For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:27 - And he will send his angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:35 - The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him. They said, “He saved others; let him save himself if he is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:33 - Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:13 - Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:21 - I charge you, in the sight of God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to keep these instructions without partiality, and to do nothing out of favoritism.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:1 - Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ to further the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness—
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:1 - Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:4 - As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him—
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:6 - For in Scripture it says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:9 - But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:1 - The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all who know the truth—
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:13 - The children of your sister, who is chosen by God, send their greetings.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.”
 
 
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