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Lexicon :: Strong's G2822 - klētos

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klētos (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as κλῆσις (G2821)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:494,394

Strong’s Definitions

κλητός klētós, klay-tos'; from the same as G2821; invited, i.e. appointed, or (specially), a saint:—called.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G2822 in the following manner: called (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G2822 in the following manner: called (11x).
  1. called, invited (to a banquet)

    1. invited (by God in the proclamation of the Gospel) to obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom through Christ

    2. called to (the discharge of) some office

      1. divinely selected and appointed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κλητός klētós, klay-tos'; from the same as G2821; invited, i.e. appointed, or (specially), a saint:—called.
κλητός, κλητή, κλητον (κλαέω) (from Homer down), called, invited (to a banquet (1 Kings 1:41, 49); 3Macc. 5:14; Aeschines 50, 1); in the N. T.
a. "invited (by God in the proclamation of the gospel) to obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God through Christ" (see καλέω, 1 b. β'. (cf. Winer's Grammar, 35 (34))): Romans 8:28; 1 Corinthians 1:24; Jude 1:1; κλητοί καί ἐκλεκτοί καί πιστοί, Revelation 17:14; κλητοί and ἐκλεκτοί are distinguished (see ἐκλεκτός, 1 a.) in Matthew 20:16 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the clause); Matthew 22:14, a distinction which does not agree with Paul's view (see καλέω, as above; (Weiss, Biblical Theol. § 88; Lightfoot's Commentary on Colossians 3:12)); κλητοί Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, genitive of possessor (Winers Grammar, 195 (183); Buttmann, § 132, 23), devoted to Christ and united to him, Romans 1:6; κλητοί ἅγιοι, "holy (or 'saints') by the calling of God," Romans 1:7; 1 Corinthians 1:2.
b. called to (the discharge of) some office: κλητός ἀπόστολος, i. e. divinely selected and appointed (see καλέω, as above), Romans 1:1; 1 Corinthians 1:1 (L brackets κλητός); cf. Galatians 1:15.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
1:41; 1:49
20:16; 22:14
1:1; 1:6; 1:7; 8:28
1 Corinthians
1:1; 1:2; 1:24

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2822 matches the Greek κλητός (klētos),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - For many are called, but few are chosen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:1 - Paul, a servant[fn] of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:6 - including you who are called to belong to Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:7 - To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good,[fn] for those who are called according to his purpose.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:1 - Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:2 - To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:24 - but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:1 - Jude, a servant[fn] of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for[fn] Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.”
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