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Eklektos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1588  
Original WordWord Origin
eklektoßfrom (1586)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Eklektos4:181,505
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ek-lek-tos'   Adjective
 Definition
  1. picked out, chosen
    1. chosen by God,
      1. to obtain salvation through Christ 1a
    2. Christians are called "chosen or elect" of God
      1. the Messiah in called "elect", as appointed by God to the most exalted office conceivable
      2. choice, select, i.e. the best of its kind or class, excellence preeminent: applied to certain individual Christians
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 22
choice 2, choice man 1, chosen 1, chosen 9, chosen one 1, elect 8
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew4
Mark3
Luke2
Romans2
Colossians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
1 Peter4
2 John2
Revelation1


Total22
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Eklektos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.