eklectos

Definition | MW Collegiate Dict. (11th Ed.)

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elec•tion \i-ˈlek-shən\ n
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1     a      an act or process of electing the election of a new governor
     b      the fact of being elected her election to the Senate
2           predestination to eternal life
3           the right, power, or privilege of making a choice

KeyLinks

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Eleventh Edition): election
The Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament: ἐκλογή, ῆς, ἡ
The Theological Dictionary of the New Testament: A. ἐκλογή in General Greek Usage.
Harper's Bible Dictionary: Election
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible: Elect, Election.
 

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Hebrew Root Words | ESV OT Rev. Int.

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Greek Root Words | ESV NT Rev. Int.

election ἐκλεκτός ὁ ἐκλεκτός ἐκλογή ὁ ἐκλογή
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The ESV English-Greek Reverse Interlinear New Testament
 
ἐκλεκτός (24)
Adjective, accusative    elect (7)
Matt 24:22    And if those days had not been cut short, no human being * would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
Matt 24:24    For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
Matt 24:31    And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. *
Mark 13:20    And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being * would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.
Mark 13:22    For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform signs and wonders, to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
Mark 13:27    And then he will send out the angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
2 Tim 2:10    Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Adjective, dative    elect (2)
1 Pet 1:1    Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
2 John 1    The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
Adjective, genitive    elect (5)
Luke 18:7    And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? • Will he delay long over them?
Rom 8:33    Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.
1 Tim 5:21    In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality.
Titus 1:1    Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness,
2 John 13    The children of your elect sister greet you.
Substantive, accusative    elect (7)
Matt 24:22    And if those days had not been cut short, no human being * would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
Matt 24:24    For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
Matt 24:31    And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. *
Mark 13:20    And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being * would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.
Mark 13:22    For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform signs and wonders, to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
Mark 13:27    And then he will send out the angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
2 Tim 2:10    Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Substantive, genitive    elect (3)
Luke 18:7    And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? • Will he delay long over them?
Rom 8:33    Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.
Titus 1:1    Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness,
 
ἐκλογή (4)
Noun, accusative    election (3)
Rom 9:11    though they were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad— in order that God’s purpose of election might continue, not because of works but because of him who calls— she
Rom 11:28    • As regards the gospel, they are enemies of God for your sake. But as regards election, they are beloved for the sake of their forefathers.
2 Pet 1:10    Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.
Noun, nominative    elect
Rom 11:7    What then? Israel • failed to obtain what it was seeking. • The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,
 
 (5)
Definite Article, accusative    elect (2), election
Matt 24:31    And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. *
Mark 13:27    And then he will send out the angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
Rom 11:28    • As regards the gospel, they are enemies of God for your sake. But as regards election, they are beloved for the sake of their forefathers.
Definite Article, genitive    elect (2)
Luke 18:7    And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? • Will he delay long over them?
2 John 13    The children of your elect sister greet you.
 
 

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