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Lexicon :: Strong's G1588 - eklektos

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ἐκλεκτός
Transliteration
eklektos (Key)
Pronunciation
ek-lek-tos'
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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).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 23 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:16 - οὕτως ἔσονται οἱ ἔσχατοι πρῶτοι καὶ οἱ πρῶτοι ἔσχατοι
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - πολλοὶ γάρ εἰσιν κλητοὶ ὀλίγοι δὲ ἐκλεκτοί G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:22 - καὶ εἰ μὴ ἐκολοβώθησαν αἱ ἡμέραι ἐκεῖναι οὐκ ἂν ἐσώθη πᾶσα σάρξ διὰ δὲ τοὺς ἐκλεκτοὺς G1588 κολοβωθήσονται αἱ ἡμέραι ἐκεῖναι
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - ἐγερθήσονται γὰρ ψευδόχριστοι καὶ ψευδοπροφῆται καὶ δώσουσιν σημεῖα μεγάλα καὶ τέρατα ὥστε πλανῆσαι εἰ δυνατόν καὶ τοὺς ἐκλεκτούς G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:31 - καὶ ἀποστελεῖ τοὺς ἀγγέλους αὐτοῦ μετὰ σάλπιγγος μεγάλης καὶ ἐπισυνάξουσιν τοὺς ἐκλεκτοὺς G1588 αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῶν τεσσάρων ἀνέμων ἀπ᾽ ἄκρων οὐρανῶν ἕως τῶν ἄκρων αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:20 - καὶ εἰ μὴ ἐκολόβωσεν κύριος τὰς ἡμέρας οὐκ ἂν ἐσώθη πᾶσα σάρξ ἀλλὰ διὰ τοὺς ἐκλεκτοὺς G1588 οὓς ἐξελέξατο ἐκολόβωσεν τὰς ἡμέρας
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:22 - ἐγερθήσονται γὰρ ψευδόχριστοι καὶ ψευδοπροφῆται καὶ δώσουσιν σημεῖα καὶ τέρατα πρὸς τὸ ἀποπλανᾶν εἰ δυνατόν τοὺς ἐκλεκτούς G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:27 - καὶ τότε ἀποστελεῖ τοὺς ἀγγέλους καὶ ἐπισυνάξει τοὺς ἐκλεκτοὺς G1588 αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῶν τεσσάρων ἀνέμων ἀπ᾽ ἄκρου γῆς ἕως ἄκρου οὐρανοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - δὲ θεὸς οὐ μὴ ποιήσῃ τὴν ἐκδίκησιν τῶν ἐκλεκτῶν G1588 αὐτοῦ τῶν βοώντων αὐτῷ ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός καὶ μακροθυμεῖ ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:35 - καὶ εἱστήκει λαὸς θεωρῶν ἐξεμυκτήριζον δὲ καὶ οἱ ἄρχοντες λέγοντες ἄλλους ἔσωσεν σωσάτω ἑαυτόν εἰ οὗτός ἐστιν Χριστὸς τοῦ θεοῦ ἐκλεκτός G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:33 - τίς ἐγκαλέσει κατὰ ἐκλεκτῶν G1588 θεοῦ θεὸς δικαιῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:13 - ἀσπάσασθε Ῥοῦφον τὸν ἐκλεκτὸν G1588 ἐν κυρίῳ καὶ τὴν μητέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - ἐνδύσασθε οὖν ὡς ἐκλεκτοὶ G1588 τοῦ θεοῦ ἅγιοι καὶ ἠγαπημένοι σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ χρηστότητα ταπεινοφροσύνην πραΰτητα μακροθυμίαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:21 - διαμαρτύρομαι ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τῶν ἐκλεκτῶν G1588 ἀγγέλων ἵνα ταῦτα φυλάξῃς χωρὶς προκρίματος μηδὲν ποιῶν κατὰ πρόσκλισιν
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - διὰ τοῦτο πάντα ὑπομένω διὰ τοὺς ἐκλεκτούς G1588 ἵνα καὶ αὐτοὶ σωτηρίας τύχωσιν τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ μετὰ δόξης αἰωνίου
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:1 - Παῦλος δοῦλος θεοῦ ἀπόστολος δὲ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ κατὰ πίστιν ἐκλεκτῶν G1588 θεοῦ καὶ ἐπίγνωσιν ἀληθείας τῆς κατ᾽ εὐσέβειαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:1 - Πέτρος ἀπόστολος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἐκλεκτοῖς G1588 παρεπιδήμοις διασπορᾶς Πόντου Γαλατίας Καππαδοκίας Ἀσίας καὶ Βιθυνίας
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:4 - πρὸς ὃν προσερχόμενοι λίθον ζῶντα ὑπὸ ἀνθρώπων μὲν ἀποδεδοκιμασμένον παρὰ δὲ θεῷ ἐκλεκτὸν G1588 ἔντιμον
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:6 - διότι περιέχει ἐν γραφῇ ἰδοὺ τίθημι ἐν Σιὼν λίθον ἀκρογωνιαῖον ἐκλεκτὸν G1588 ἔντιμον καὶ πιστεύων ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ οὐ μὴ καταισχυνθῇ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:9 - ὑμεῖς δὲ γένος ἐκλεκτόν G1588 βασίλειον ἱεράτευμα ἔθνος ἅγιον λαὸς εἰς περιποίησιν ὅπως τὰς ἀρετὰς ἐξαγγείλητε τοῦ ἐκ σκότους ὑμᾶς καλέσαντος εἰς τὸ θαυμαστὸν αὐτοῦ φῶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:1 - πρεσβύτερος ἐκλεκτῇ G1588 κυρίᾳ καὶ τοῖς τέκνοις αὐτῆς οὓς ἐγὼ ἀγαπῶ ἐν ἀληθείᾳ καὶ οὐκ ἐγὼ μόνος ἀλλὰ καὶ πάντες οἱ ἐγνωκότες τὴν ἀλήθειαν
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:13 - ἀσπάζεταί σε τὰ τέκνα τῆς ἀδελφῆς σου τῆς ἐκλεκτῆς G1588
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - οὗτοι μετὰ τοῦ ἀρνίου πολεμήσουσιν καὶ τὸ ἀρνίον νικήσει αὐτούς ὅτι κύριος κυρίων ἐστὶν καὶ βασιλεὺς βασιλέων καὶ οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ κλητοὶ καὶ ἐκλεκτοὶ G1588 καὶ πιστοί

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