1589. eklogé
Strong's Concordance
eklogé: a (divine) selection
Original Word: ἐκλογή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eklogé
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-log-ay')
Short Definition: a choosing out, selecting, choice by God
Definition: a choosing out, selecting, choice (by God).
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Cognate: 1589 eklogḗ (from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 3004 /légō, "speaking to a conclusion") – properly, selection out of and to a given outcome; (theologically) election. See 1586 (eklegomai).

[1589 /eklogḗ ("divine selection") occurs seven times in the Greek NT. The cognate verb 1586 /eklégomai ("select, choose out") occurs 22 times "and is always in the Greek middle voice" (DNTT, 1, 538).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eklegó
Definition
a (divine) selection
NASB Translation
choice (4), choosing (1), chosen (1), those who were chosen (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1589: ἐκλογή

ἐκλογή, ἐκλογῆς, (ἐκλέγω), election, choice;

a. the act of picking out, choosing: σκεῦος ἐκλογῆς (the genitive of quality; cf. Winers Grammar, § 34, 3 b.; (Buttmann, 161 (140f))), equivalent to ἐκλεκτόν, namely, τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 9:15; specifically used of that act of God's free will by which before the foundation of the world he decreed his blessings to certain persons; — κατ' ἐκλογήν προφεσις, the decree made from choice (A. V. the purpose according to election, cf. Winer's Grammar, 193 (182)), Romans 9:11 (cf. Fritzsche at the passage, p. 298ff); — particularly that by which he determined to bless certain persons through Christ, Romans 11:28; κατ' ἐκλογήν χάριτος, according to an election which is due to grace, or a gracious election, Romans 11:5; with the genitive of the person elected, 1 Thessalonians 1:4; 2 Peter 1:10.

b. the thing or person chosen: equivalent to ἐκλεκτοί, Romans 11:7. (Plato, Aristotle, Polybius, Diodorus, Josephus, Dionysius Halicarnassus, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
chosen, election.

From eklegomai; (divine) selection (abstractly or concretely) -- chosen, election.

see GREEK eklegomai

Forms and Transliterations
εκλελοχισμένος εκλογη εκλογή ἐκλογὴ εκλογην εκλογήν ἐκλογὴν εκλογης εκλογής ἐκλογῆς εκλύσεως εκλύτρωσιν εξελογίζοντο ekloge eklogē eklogḕ eklogen eklogēn eklogḕn ekloges eklogês eklogēs eklogē̂s
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Strong's Greek 1589
7 Occurrences


ἐκλογὴ — 1 Occ.
ἐκλογὴν — 5 Occ.
ἐκλογῆς — 1 Occ.

Acts 9:15 N-GFS
GRK: ὅτι σκεῦος ἐκλογῆς ἐστίν μοι
NAS: to him, Go, for he is a chosen instrument
KJV: he is a chosen vessel unto me,
INT: for a vessel of choice is to me

Romans 9:11 N-AFS
GRK: ἡ κατ' ἐκλογὴν πρόθεσις τοῦ
NAS: according to [His] choice would stand,
KJV: according to election might stand,
INT: the according to election purpose

Romans 11:5 N-AFS
GRK: λεῖμμα κατ' ἐκλογὴν χάριτος γέγονεν
NAS: according to [God's] gracious choice.
KJV: according to the election of grace.
INT: a remnant according to election of grace there has been

Romans 11:7 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ δὲ ἐκλογὴ ἐπέτυχεν οἱ
NAS: it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained
KJV: but the election hath obtained it,
INT: but [the] elect obtained [it]

Romans 11:28 N-AFS
GRK: δὲ τὴν ἐκλογὴν ἀγαπητοὶ διὰ
NAS: but from the standpoint of [God's] choice they are beloved
KJV: as touching the election, [they are] beloved
INT: however the election beloved on account of

1 Thessalonians 1:4 N-AFS
GRK: θεοῦ τὴν ἐκλογὴν ὑμῶν
NAS: beloved by God, [His] choice of you;
KJV: beloved, your election of God.
INT: God the election of you

2 Peter 1:10 N-AFS
GRK: κλῆσιν καὶ ἐκλογὴν ποιεῖσθαι ταῦτα
NAS: about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice
KJV: calling and election sure: for
INT: calling and election to make these things

7 Occurrences

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