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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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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 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:16 - “So the last shall be first, and the first last.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:14 - “For many are [fn]called, G2822 but few are chosen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:1 - Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, [fn]called G2822 as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:6 - among whom you also are the called G2822 of Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:7 - to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called G2822 as [fn]saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that [fn]God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called G2822 according to His purpose.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:1 - Paul, called G2822 as an apostle of Jesus Christ [fn]by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:2 - To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, [fn]saints by calling, G2822 with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:24 - but to those who are the called, G2822 both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:1 - [fn]Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of [fn]James, To those who are the called, G2822 beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:14 - “These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called G2822 and chosen and faithful.”
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