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Lexicon :: Strong's G4991 - sōtēria

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σωτηρία
Transliteration
sōtēria (Key)
Pronunciation
so-tay-ree'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Feminine of a derivative of σωτήρ (G4990) as (properly, abstract) noun
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:965,1132

Strong’s Definitions

σωτηρία sōtēría, so-tay-ree'-ah; feminine of a derivative of G4990 as (properly, abstract) noun; rescue or safety (physically or morally):—deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's G4991 in the following manner: salvation (40x), the (one) be saved (1x), deliver (with G1325) (1x), health (1x), saving (1x), that (one) be saved (with G1519) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's G4991 in the following manner: salvation (40x), the (one) be saved (1x), deliver (with G1325) (1x), health (1x), saving (1x), that (one) be saved (with G1519) (1x).
  1. deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation

    1. deliverance from the molestation of enemies

    2. in an ethical sense, that which concludes to the soul's safety or salvation

      1. of Messianic salvation

  2. salvation as the present possession of all true Christians

  3. future salvation, the sum of benefits and blessings which the Christians, redeemed from all earthly ills, will enjoy after the visible return of Christ from heaven in the consummated and eternal kingdom of God.

    Scripture describes a fourfold salvation: saved from the penalty, power, presence and the pleasure of sin. (cf. Arthur W. Pink, A Fourfold Salvation)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σωτηρία sōtēría, so-tay-ree'-ah; feminine of a derivative of G4990 as (properly, abstract) noun; rescue or safety (physically or morally):—deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.
STRONGS NT 4991: σωτηρία
σωτηρία, σωτηρίας, (σωτήρ), deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation: deliverance from the molestation of enemies, Acts 7:25; with ἐξ ἐχθρῶν added, Luke 1:71; preservation (of physical life), safety, Acts 27:34; Hebrews 11:7. in an ethical sense, that which conduces to the soul's safety or salvation: σωτηρία τίνι ἐγένετο, Luke 19:9; ἡγεῖσθαι τί σωτηρίαν, 2 Peter 3:15; in the technical biblical sense, the Messianic salvation (see σῴζω, b.),
a. universally, John 4:22; Acts 4:12; Acts 13:47; Romans 11:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 2:3; Hebrews 6:9; Jude 1:3; opposed to ἀπώλεια, Philippians 1:28; αἰώνιος σωτηρία, Hebrews 5:9 (for עולָמִים תְּשׁוּעַת, Isaiah 45:17); (add, Mark 16 WH in the (rejected) 'Shorter Conclusion'); λόγος τῆς σωτηρίας ταύτης, instruction concerning that salvation which John the Baptist foretold (cf. Winer's Grammar, 237 (223)), Acts 13:26; τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας ὑμῶν, Ephesians 1:13; ὁδός σωτερριας, Acts 16:17; κέρας σωτηρίας (see κέρας, b.), Luke 1:69; ἡμέρα σωτηρίας, the time in which the offer of salvation is made, 2 Corinthians 6:2 (from Isaiah 49:8); κατεργάζεσθαι τήν ἑαυτοῦ σωτηρίαν, Philippians 2:12; κληρονομεῖν σωτηρίαν, Hebrews 1:14; ( ἀρχηγός τῆς σωτηρίας, Hebrews 2:10); εἴα σωτηρίαν, unto (the attainment of) salvation, Rom. (Romans 1:16); 10:(Romans 10:1),Romans 10:10; 1 Peter 2:2 (Rec. omits).
b. salvation as the present possession of all true Christians (see σῴζω, b.): 2 Corinthians 1:6; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Philippians 1:19; σωτηρία ἐν ἀφέσει ἁμαρτιῶν, Luke 1:77; σωτηρίας τυχεῖν μετά δόξης αἰωνίου, 2 Timothy 2:10.
c. future salvation, the sum of benefits and blessings which Christians, redeemed from all earthly ills, will enjoy after the visible return of Christ from heaven in the consummated and eternal kingdom of God: Romans 13:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:9; Hebrews 9:28; 1 Peter 1:5, 10; Revelation 12:10; ἐλπίς σωτηρίας, 1 Thessalonians 5:8; κομίζεσθαι σωτηρίαν ψυχῶν, 1 Peter 1:9; σωτηρία τῷ Θεῷ ἐμῶν (dative of the possessor, namely, ἐστιν (cf. Buttmann, § 129, 22); cf. הַיִשׁוּעָה לַיְהוָה, Psalm 3:9), the salvation which is bestowed on us belongs to God, Revelation 7:10; σωτηρία... τοῦ Θεοῦ (genitive of the possessor (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 11, 1:a.), for Rec. τῷ Θεῷ) ἡμῶν namely, ἐστιν, Revelation 19:1. (Tragg. (Herodotus), Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, others. The Sept. for יֶשַׁע, יְשׁוּעָה, תְּשׁוּעָה, פְּלֵיטָה, escape.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
45:17; 49:8
Mark
16
Luke
1:69; 1:71; 1:77; 19:9
John
4:22
Acts
4:12; 7:25; 13:26; 13:47; 16:17; 27:34
Romans
1:16; 10:1; 10:10; 11:11; 13:11
2 Corinthians
1:6; 6:2; 7:10
Ephesians
1:13
Philippians
1:19; 1:28; 2:12
1 Thessalonians
5:8; 5:9
2 Thessalonians
2:13
2 Timothy
2:10; 3:15
Hebrews
1:14; 2:3; 2:10; 5:9; 6:9; 9:28; 11:7
1 Peter
1:5; 1:9; 1:10; 2:2
2 Peter
3:15
Jude
1:3
Revelation
7:10; 12:10; 19:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4991 matches the Greek σωτηρία (sōtēria),
which occurs 45 times in 43 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:69 - καὶ ἤγειρεν κέρας σωτηρίας G4991 ἡμῖν ἐν οἴκῳ Δαυὶδ παιδὸς αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:71 - σωτηρίαν G4991 ἐξ ἐχθρῶν ἡμῶν καὶ ἐκ χειρὸς πάντων τῶν μισούντων ἡμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:77 - τοῦ δοῦναι γνῶσιν σωτηρίας G4991 τῷ λαῷ αὐτοῦ ἐν ἀφέσει ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:9 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς αὐτὸν Ἰησοῦς ὅτι σήμερον σωτηρία G4991 τῷ οἴκῳ τούτῳ ἐγένετο καθότι καὶ αὐτὸς υἱὸς Ἀβραάμ ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:22 - ὑμεῖς προσκυνεῖτε οὐκ οἴδατε ἡμεῖς προσκυνοῦμεν οἴδαμεν ὅτι σωτηρία G4991 ἐκ τῶν Ἰουδαίων ἐστίν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:12 - καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ἐν ἄλλῳ οὐδενὶ σωτηρία G4991 οὐδὲ γὰρ ὄνομά ἐστιν ἕτερον ὑπὸ τὸν οὐρανὸν τὸ δεδομένον ἐν ἀνθρώποις ἐν δεῖ σωθῆναι ἡμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:25 - ἐνόμιζεν δὲ συνιέναι τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς αὐτοῦ ὅτι θεὸς διὰ χειρὸς αὐτοῦ δίδωσιν σωτηρίαν G4991 αὐτοῖς οἱ δὲ οὐ συνῆκαν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:26 - ἄνδρες ἀδελφοί υἱοὶ γένους Ἀβραὰμ καὶ οἱ ἐν ὑμῖν φοβούμενοι τὸν θεόν ἡμῖν λόγος τῆς σωτηρίας G4991 ταύτης ἐξαπεστάλη
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:47 - οὕτως γὰρ ἐντέταλται ἡμῖν κύριος τέθεικά σε εἰς φῶς ἐθνῶν τοῦ εἶναί σε εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 ἕως ἐσχάτου τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:17 - αὕτη κατακολουθοῦσα τῷ Παύλῳ καὶ ἡμῖν ἔκραζεν λέγουσα οὗτοι οἱ ἄνθρωποι δοῦλοι τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ ὑψίστου εἰσίν οἵτινες καταγγέλλουσιν ὑμῖν ὁδὸν σωτηρίας G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:34 - διὸ παρακαλῶ ὑμᾶς μεταλαβεῖν τροφῆς τοῦτο γὰρ πρὸς τῆς ὑμετέρας σωτηρίας G4991 ὑπάρχει οὐδενὸς γὰρ ὑμῶν θρὶξ ἀπὸ τῆς κεφαλῆς ἀπολεῖται
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:16 - οὐ γὰρ ἐπαισχύνομαι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον δύναμις γὰρ θεοῦ ἐστιν εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 παντὶ τῷ πιστεύοντι Ἰουδαίῳ τε πρῶτον καὶ Ἕλληνι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:1 - ἀδελφοί μὲν εὐδοκία τῆς ἐμῆς καρδίας καὶ δέησις πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:10 - καρδίᾳ γὰρ πιστεύεται εἰς δικαιοσύνην στόματι δὲ ὁμολογεῖται εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:11 - λέγω οὖν μὴ ἔπταισαν ἵνα πέσωσιν μὴ γένοιτο ἀλλὰ τῷ αὐτῶν παραπτώματι σωτηρία G4991 τοῖς ἔθνεσιν εἰς τὸ παραζηλῶσαι αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:11 - καὶ τοῦτο εἰδότες τὸν καιρόν ὅτι ὥρα ἤδη ὑμᾶς ἐξ ὕπνου ἐγερθῆναι νῦν γὰρ ἐγγύτερον ἡμῶν σωτηρία G4991 ὅτε ἐπιστεύσαμεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - εἴτε δὲ θλιβόμεθα ὑπὲρ τῆς ὑμῶν παρακλήσεως καὶ σωτηρίας G4991 εἴτε παρακαλούμεθα ὑπὲρ τῆς ὑμῶν παρακλήσεως τῆς ἐνεργουμένης ἐν ὑπομονῇ τῶν αὐτῶν παθημάτων ὧν καὶ ἡμεῖς πάσχομεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:2 - λέγει γάρ καιρῷ δεκτῷ ἐπήκουσά σου καὶ ἐν ἡμέρᾳ σωτηρίας G4991 ἐβοήθησά σοι ἰδοὺ νῦν καιρὸς εὐπρόσδεκτος ἰδοὺ νῦν ἡμέρα σωτηρίας G4991
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:10 - γὰρ κατὰ θεὸν λύπη μετάνοιαν εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 ἀμεταμέλητον ἐργάζεται δὲ τοῦ κόσμου λύπη θάνατον κατεργάζεται
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - ἐν καὶ ὑμεῖς ἀκούσαντες τὸν λόγον τῆς ἀληθείας τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας G4991 ὑμῶν ἐν καὶ πιστεύσαντες ἐσφραγίσθητε τῷ πνεύματι τῆς ἐπαγγελίας τῷ ἁγίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:19 - οἶδα γὰρ ὅτι τοῦτό μοι ἀποβήσεται εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 διὰ τῆς ὑμῶν δεήσεως καὶ ἐπιχορηγίας τοῦ πνεύματος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:28 - καὶ μὴ πτυρόμενοι ἐν μηδενὶ ὑπὸ τῶν ἀντικειμένων ἥτις ἐστὶν αὐτοῖς ἔνδειξις ἀπωλείας ὑμῶν δὲ σωτηρίας G4991 καὶ τοῦτο ἀπὸ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:12 - ὥστε ἀγαπητοί μου καθὼς πάντοτε ὑπηκούσατε μὴ ὡς ἐν τῇ παρουσίᾳ μου μόνον ἀλλὰ νῦν πολλῷ μᾶλλον ἐν τῇ ἀπουσίᾳ μου μετὰ φόβου καὶ τρόμου τὴν ἑαυτῶν σωτηρίαν G4991 κατεργάζεσθε
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:8 - ἡμεῖς δὲ ἡμέρας ὄντες νήφωμεν ἐνδυσάμενοι θώρακα πίστεως καὶ ἀγάπης καὶ περικεφαλαίαν ἐλπίδα σωτηρίας G4991
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:9 - ὅτι οὐκ ἔθετο ἡμᾶς θεὸς εἰς ὀργὴν ἀλλὰ εἰς περιποίησιν σωτηρίας G4991 διὰ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - ἡμεῖς δὲ ὀφείλομεν εὐχαριστεῖν τῷ θεῷ πάντοτε περὶ ὑμῶν ἀδελφοὶ ἠγαπημένοι ὑπὸ κυρίου ὅτι εἵλατο ὑμᾶς θεὸς ἀπαρχὴν εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 ἐν ἁγιασμῷ πνεύματος καὶ πίστει ἀληθείας
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:10 - διὰ τοῦτο πάντα ὑπομένω διὰ τοὺς ἐκλεκτούς ἵνα καὶ αὐτοὶ σωτηρίας G4991 τύχωσιν τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ μετὰ δόξης αἰωνίου
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:15 - καὶ ὅτι ἀπὸ βρέφους τὰ ἱερὰ γράμματα οἶδας τὰ δυνάμενά σε σοφίσαι εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 διὰ πίστεως τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:14 - οὐχὶ πάντες εἰσὶν λειτουργικὰ πνεύματα εἰς διακονίαν ἀποστελλόμενα διὰ τοὺς μέλλοντας κληρονομεῖν σωτηρίαν G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:3 - πῶς ἡμεῖς ἐκφευξόμεθα τηλικαύτης ἀμελήσαντες σωτηρίας G4991 ἥτις ἀρχὴν λαβοῦσα λαλεῖσθαι διὰ τοῦ κυρίου ὑπὸ τῶν ἀκουσάντων εἰς ἡμᾶς ἐβεβαιώθη
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - ἔπρεπεν γὰρ αὐτῷ δι᾽ ὃν τὰ πάντα καὶ δι᾽ οὗ τὰ πάντα πολλοὺς υἱοὺς εἰς δόξαν ἀγαγόντα τὸν ἀρχηγὸν τῆς σωτηρίας G4991 αὐτῶν διὰ παθημάτων τελειῶσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - καὶ τελειωθεὶς ἐγένετο πᾶσιν τοῖς ὑπακούουσιν αὐτῷ αἴτιος σωτηρίας G4991 αἰωνίου
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:9 - πεπείσμεθα δὲ περὶ ὑμῶν ἀγαπητοί τὰ κρείσσονα καὶ ἐχόμενα σωτηρίας G4991 εἰ καὶ οὕτως λαλοῦμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:28 - οὕτως καὶ Χριστός ἅπαξ προσενεχθεὶς εἰς τὸ πολλῶν ἀνενεγκεῖν ἁμαρτίας ἐκ δευτέρου χωρὶς ἁμαρτίας ὀφθήσεται τοῖς αὐτὸν ἀπεκδεχομένοις εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:7 - πίστει χρηματισθεὶς Νῶε περὶ τῶν μηδέπω βλεπομένων εὐλαβηθεὶς κατεσκεύασεν κιβωτὸν εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 τοῦ οἴκου αὐτοῦ δι᾽ ἧς κατέκρινεν τὸν κόσμον καὶ τῆς κατὰ πίστιν δικαιοσύνης ἐγένετο κληρονόμος
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:5 - τοὺς ἐν δυνάμει θεοῦ φρουρουμένους διὰ πίστεως εἰς σωτηρίαν G4991 ἑτοίμην ἀποκαλυφθῆναι ἐν καιρῷ ἐσχάτῳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:9 - κομιζόμενοι τὸ τέλος τῆς πίστεως ὑμῶν σωτηρίαν G4991 ψυχῶν
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - περὶ ἧς σωτηρίας G4991 ἐξεζήτησαν καὶ ἐξηραύνησαν προφῆται οἱ περὶ τῆς εἰς ὑμᾶς χάριτος προφητεύσαντες
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:15 - καὶ τὴν τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν μακροθυμίαν σωτηρίαν G4991 ἡγεῖσθε καθὼς καὶ ἀγαπητὸς ἡμῶν ἀδελφὸς Παῦλος κατὰ τὴν δοθεῖσαν αὐτῷ σοφίαν ἔγραψεν ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - ἀγαπητοί πᾶσαν σπουδὴν ποιούμενος γράφειν ὑμῖν περὶ τῆς κοινῆς ἡμῶν σωτηρίας G4991 ἀνάγκην ἔσχον γράψαι ὑμῖν παρακαλῶν ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι τῇ ἅπαξ παραδοθείσῃ τοῖς ἁγίοις πίστει
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 7:10 - καὶ κράζουσιν φωνῇ μεγάλῃ λέγοντες σωτηρία G4991 τῷ θεῷ ἡμῶν τῷ καθημένῳ ἐπὶ τῷ θρόνῳ καὶ τῷ ἀρνίῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:10 - καὶ ἤκουσα φωνὴν μεγάλην ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ λέγουσαν ἄρτι ἐγένετο σωτηρία G4991 καὶ δύναμις καὶ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν καὶ ἐξουσία τοῦ Χριστοῦ αὐτοῦ ὅτι ἐβλήθη κατήγωρ τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἡμῶν κατηγορῶν αὐτοὺς ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:1 - μετὰ ταῦτα ἤκουσα ὡς φωνὴν μεγάλην ὄχλου πολλοῦ ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ λεγόντων ἁλληλουϊά σωτηρία G4991 καὶ δόξα καὶ δύναμις τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν

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