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Lexicon :: Strong's G4990 - sōtēr

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sōtēr (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:1003,1132

Strong’s Definitions

σωτήρ sōtḗr, so-tare'; from G4982; a deliverer, i.e. God or Christ:—saviour.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G4990 in the following manner: Saviour (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G4990 in the following manner: Saviour (24x).
  1. saviour, deliverer, preserver

    The name was given by the ancients to deities, esp. tutelary deities, to princes, kings, and in general to men who had conferred signal benefits upon their country, and in more degenerate days by the way of flattery to personages of influence.(Wigram) The word soter was a common Greek epithet for the gods (e.g., Zeus, Apollo, and Hermes), active personalities in world affairs (e.g., Epicurus) and rulers (e.g., Ptolemy Philopator, and later Roman Emporers). (cf. LSJ and BDAG)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σωτήρ sōtḗr, so-tare'; from G4982; a deliverer, i.e. God or Christ:—saviour.
STRONGS NT 4990: σωτήρ
σωτήρ, σωτῆρος, (σῴζω), from Pindar and Aeschylus down, the Sept. for יֶשַׁע, יְשׁוּעָה (מושִׁיעַ ), savior, deliverer; preserver; (Vulg. (except Luke 1:47 (where salutaris)) salvator, Luth. Heiland) (cf. B. D., under the word, I.); (Cicero, in Verr. 2:2, 63 Hoc quantum est? Ita magnum, ut Latine uno verbo exprimi non possit. Is est nimirum 'soter', qui salutem dedit. The name was given by the ancients to deities, especially tutelary deities, to princes, kings, and in general to men who had conferred signal benefits upon their country, and in the more degenerate days by way of flattery to personages of influence; see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; Paulus, Exgt. Hdbch. üb. d. drei erst. Evang. i., p. 103f; (Wetstein on Luke 2:11; B. D. as above)). In the N. T. the word is applied to God — Σωτήρ μου, he who signally exalts me, Luke 1:47; σωτήρ ἡμῶν, the author of our salvation through Jesus Christ (on the Christian conception of 'to save', see σῴζω, b. (and on the use of σωτήρ cf. Westcott on 1 John 4:14)), 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Timothy 2:3; Titus 1:3; Titus 2:10; Titus 3:4; with διά Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ added, Jude 1:25 (Rec. omits διά Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ); σωτήρ πάντων, 1 Timothy 4:10 (cf. Psalm 23:5 (Ps. 24:5); Psalm 26:1 (Ps. 27:1); Isaiah 12:2; Isaiah 17:10; Isaiah 45:15, 21; Micah 7:7, etc.); — to the Messiah, and Jesus as the Messiah, through whom God gives salvation: Luke 2:11; Acts 5:31; Acts 13:23; σωτήρ τοῦ κόσμου, John 4:42; 1 John 4:14; ἡμῶν, 2 Timothy 1:10; Titus 1:4; Titus 2:13; Titus 3:6; σωτήρἸησοῦς Χριστός, 2 Peter 1:11 (2 Peter 1:1 (where Rec.bez elz inserts ἡμῶν)),11; 2 Peter 2:20; 3:18; κύριος καί σωτήρ, 2 Peter 3:2; σωτήρ τοῦ σώματος, universally ('the savior' i. e.) preserver of the body, i. e. of the church, Ephesians 5:23 (σωτήρ ὄντως ἁπάντων ἐστι καί γενέτωρ, of God the preserver of the world, Aristotle, de mundo, c. 6, p. 397{b}, 20); σωτήρ is used of Christ as the giver of future salvation, on his return from heaven, Philippians 3:20. ("The title is confined (with the exception of the writings of St Luke) to the later writings of the N. T." (Westcott as above.))
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

23:5; 24:5; 26:1; 27:1
12:2; 17:10; 45:15; 45:21
1:47; 1:47; 2:11; 2:11
5:31; 13:23
1 Timothy
1:1; 2:3; 4:10
2 Timothy
1:3; 1:4; 2:10; 2:13; 3:4; 3:6
2 Peter
1:1; 1:11; 2:20; 3:2; 3:18
1 John
4:14; 4:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4990 matches the Greek σωτήρ (sōtēr),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:15 - καὶ ἔφαγεν Ιακωβ καὶ ἐνεπλήσθη καὶ ἀπελάκτισεν ὁ ἠγαπημένος ἐλιπάνθη ἐπαχύνθη ἐπλατύνθη καὶ ἐγκατέλιπεν θεὸν τὸν ποιήσαντα αὐτὸν καὶ ἀπέστη ἀπὸ θεοῦ σωτῆρος G4990 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:9 - καὶ ἐκέκραξαν οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ πρὸς κύριον καὶ ἤγειρεν κύριος σωτῆρα G4990 τῷ Ισραηλ καὶ ἔσωσεν αὐτούς τὸν Γοθονιηλ υἱὸν Κενεζ ἀδελφὸν Χαλεβ τὸν νεώτερον αὐτοῦ καὶ εἰσήκουσεν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:15 - καὶ ἐκέκραξαν οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ πρὸς κύριον καὶ ἤγειρεν αὐτοῗς κύριος σωτῆρα G4990 τὸν Αωδ υἱὸν Γηρα υἱοῦ τοῦ Ιεμενι ἄνδρα ἀμφοτεροδέξιον καὶ ἀπέστειλαν οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ δῶρα ἐν χειρὶ αὐτοῦ τῷ Εγλωμ βασιλεῗ Μωαβ
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:19 - καὶ ὑμεῗς σήμερον ἐξουθενήκατε τὸν θεόν ὃς αὐτός ἐστιν ὑμῶν σωτὴρ G4990 ἐκ πάντων τῶν κακῶν ὑμῶν καὶ θλίψεων ὑμῶν καὶ εἴπατε οὐχί ἀλλ᾽ ὅτι βασιλέα στήσεις ἐφ᾽ ἡμῶν καὶ νῦν κατάστητε ἐνώπιον κυρίου κατὰ τὰ σκῆπτρα ὑμῶν καὶ κατὰ τὰς φυλὰς ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:27 - καὶ ἔδωκας αὐτοὺς ἐν χειρὶ θλιβόντων αὐτούς καὶ ἔθλιψαν αὐτούς καὶ ἀνεβόησαν πρὸς σὲ ἐν καιρῷ θλίψεως αὐτῶν καὶ σὺ ἐξ οὐρανοῦ σου ἤκουσας καὶ ἐν οἰκτιρμοῗς σου τοῗς μεγάλοις ἔδωκας αὐτοῗς σωτῆρας G4990 καὶ ἔσωσας αὐτοὺς ἐκ χειρὸς θλιβόντων αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:1 - καὶ ἐγενήθη ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ τρίτῃ ὡς ἐπαύσατο προσευχομένη ἐξεδύσατο τὰ ἱμάτια τῆς θεραπείας καὶ περιεβάλετο τὴν δόξαν αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:5 - (LXX 23:5)οὗτος λήμψεται εὐλογίαν παρὰ κυρίου καὶ ἐλεημοσύνην παρὰ θεοῦ σωτῆρος G4990 αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:5 - (LXX 24:5)ὁδήγησόν με ἐπὶ τὴν ἀλήθειάν σου καὶ δίδαξόν με ὅτι σὺ εἶ θεὸς σωτήρ G4990 μου καὶ σὲ ὑπέμεινα ὅλην τὴν ἡμέραν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:1 - (LXX 26:1)τοῦ Δαυιδ πρὸ τοῦ χρισθῆναι κύριος φωτισμός μου καὶ σωτήρ G4990 μου τίνα φοβηθήσομαι κύριος ὑπερασπιστὴς τῆς ζωῆς μου ἀπὸ τίνος δειλιάσω
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:9 - (LXX 26:9)μὴ ἀποστρέψῃς τὸ πρόσωπόν σου ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ μὴ ἐκκλίνῃς ἐν ὀργῇ ἀπὸ τοῦ δούλου σου βοηθός μου γενοῦ μὴ ἀποσκορακίσῃς με καὶ μὴ ἐγκαταλίπῃς με θεὸς σωτήρ G4990 μου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:2 - (LXX 61:3)καὶ γὰρ αὐτὸς θεός μου καὶ σωτήρ G4990 μου ἀντιλήμπτωρ μου οὐ μὴ σαλευθῶ ἐπὶ πλεῗον
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:6 - (LXX 61:7)ὅτι αὐτὸς θεός μου καὶ σωτήρ G4990 μου ἀντιλήμπτωρ μου οὐ μὴ μεταναστεύσω
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:5 - (LXX 64:6)ἐπάκουσον ἡμῶν θεὸς σωτὴρ G4990 ἡμῶν ἐλπὶς πάντων τῶν περάτων τῆς γῆς καὶ ἐν θαλάσσῃ μακράν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:9 - (LXX 78:9)βοήθησον ἡμῗν θεὸς σωτὴρ G4990 ἡμῶν ἕνεκα τῆς δόξης τοῦ ὀνόματός σου κύριε ῥῦσαι ἡμᾶς καὶ ἱλάσθητι ταῗς ἁμαρτίαις ἡμῶν ἕνεκα τοῦ ὀνόματός σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:1 - (LXX 94:1)αἶνος ᾠδῆς τῷ Δαυιδ δεῦτε ἀγαλλιασώμεθα τῷ κυρίῳ ἀλαλάξωμεν τῷ θεῷ τῷ σωτῆρι G4990 ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:2 - ἰδοὺ θεός μου σωτήρ G4990 μου κύριος πεποιθὼς ἔσομαι ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ καὶ σωθήσομαι ἐν αὐτῷ καὶ οὐ φοβηθήσομαι διότι δόξα μου καὶ αἴνεσίς μου κύριος καὶ ἐγένετό μοι εἰς σωτηρίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:10 - διότι κατέλιπες τὸν θεὸν τὸν σωτῆρά G4990 σου καὶ κυρίου τοῦ βοηθοῦ σου οὐκ ἐμνήσθης διὰ τοῦτο φυτεύσεις φύτευμα ἄπιστον καὶ σπέρμα ἄπιστον
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:15 - σὺ γὰρ εἶ θεός καὶ οὐκ ᾔδειμεν θεὸς τοῦ Ισραηλ σωτήρ G4990
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:21 - εἰ ἀναγγελοῦσιν ἐγγισάτωσαν ἵνα γνῶσιν ἅμα τίς ἀκουστὰ ἐποίησεν ταῦτα ἀπ᾽ ἀρχῆς τότε ἀνηγγέλη ὑμῗν ἐγὼ θεός καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ἄλλος πλὴν ἐμοῦ δίκαιος καὶ σωτὴρ G4990 οὐκ ἔστιν πάρεξ ἐμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:11 - ἰδοὺ γὰρ κύριος ἐποίησεν ἀκουστὸν ἕως ἐσχάτου τῆς γῆς εἴπατε τῇ θυγατρὶ Σιων ἰδού σοι σωτὴρ G4990 παραγίνεται ἔχων τὸν ἑαυτοῦ μισθὸν καὶ τὸ ἔργον πρὸ προσώπου αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:7 - (LXX 7:7)ἐγὼ δὲ ἐπὶ τὸν κύριον ἐπιβλέψομαι ὑπομενῶ ἐπὶ τῷ θεῷ τῷ σωτῆρί G4990 μου εἰσακούσεταί μου θεός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:18 - (LXX 3:18)ἐγὼ δὲ ἐν τῷ κυρίῳ ἀγαλλιάσομαι χαρήσομαι ἐπὶ τῷ θεῷ τῷ σωτῆρί G4990 μου

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