4991. sótéria
Strong's Concordance
sótéria: deliverance, salvation
Original Word: σωτηρία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: sótéria
Phonetic Spelling: (so-tay-ree'-ah)
Definition: deliverance, salvation
Usage: welfare, prosperity, deliverance, preservation, salvation, safety.
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Cognate: 4991 sōtēría (from 4982 /sṓzō, "to save, rescue") – salvation, i.e. God's rescue which delivers believers out of destruction and into His safety. See 4982 (sōzō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sótér
deliverance, salvation
NASB Translation
deliverance (2), preservation (1), salvation (42).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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. (); 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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
deliver, save

Feminine of a derivative of soter as (properly, abstract) noun; rescue or safety (physically or morally) -- deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.

see GREEK soter

Forms and Transliterations
σωτηρια σωτηρία σωτηριαν σωτηρίαν σωτήριαν σωτηριας σωτηρίας σωτήριον σωτηρίου σωτηρίων soteria sotería sōtēria sōtēría soterian soterían sōtērian sōtērían soterias soterías sōtērias sōtērías
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Englishman's Concordance
Mark 16:20 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς αἰωνίου σωτηρίας ἀμήν
INT: of eternal salvation Amen

Luke 1:69 N-GFS
GRK: ἤγειρεν κέρας σωτηρίας ἡμῖν ἐν
NAS: up a horn of salvation for us In the house
KJV: an horn of salvation for us
INT: raised up a horn of salvation for us in

Luke 1:71 N-AFS
GRK: σωτηρίαν ἐξ ἐχθρῶν
KJV: That we should be saved from our
INT: salvation from enemies

Luke 1:77 N-GFS
GRK: δοῦναι γνῶσιν σωτηρίας τῷ λαῷ
NAS: [the] knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness
KJV: knowledge of salvation unto his
INT: to give knowledge of salvation to people

Luke 19:9 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι Σήμερον σωτηρία τῷ οἴκῳ
NAS: to him, Today salvation has come
KJV: This day is salvation come to this
INT: today salvation to the house

John 4:22 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι ἡ σωτηρία ἐκ τῶν
NAS: we know, for salvation is from the Jews.
KJV: worship: for salvation is of
INT: for salvation of the

Acts 4:12 N-NFS
GRK: οὐδενὶ ἡ σωτηρία οὐδὲ γὰρ
NAS: And there is salvation in no one
KJV: Neither is there salvation in any
INT: no one the salvation not indeed

Acts 7:25 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτοῦ δίδωσιν σωτηρίαν αὐτοῖς οἱ
NAS: was granting them deliverance through
INT: of him is giving salvation them

Acts 13:26 N-GFS
GRK: λόγος τῆς σωτηρίας ταύτης ἐξαπεστάλη
NAS: of this salvation has been sent.
KJV: the word of this salvation sent.
INT: message of the salvation this was sent

Acts 13:47 N-AFS
GRK: σε εἰς σωτηρίαν ἕως ἐσχάτου
KJV: for salvation unto
INT: you for salvation to [the] uttermost part

Acts 16:17 N-GFS
GRK: ὑμῖν ὁδὸν σωτηρίας
NAS: to you the way of salvation.
KJV: unto us the way of salvation.
INT: to you [the] way of salvation

Acts 27:34 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ὑμετέρας σωτηρίας ὑπάρχει οὐδενὸς
NAS: for this is for your preservation, for not a hair
KJV: for your health: for there shall
INT: of you preservation is of not one

Romans 1:16 N-AFS
GRK: ἐστὶν εἰς σωτηρίαν παντὶ τῷ
NAS: of God for salvation to everyone
KJV: unto salvation to every one
INT: it is unto salvation to every one that

Romans 10:1 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτῶν εἰς σωτηρίαν
NAS: to God for them is for [their] salvation.
KJV: is, that they might be saved.
INT: them [is] for salvation

Romans 10:10 N-AFS
GRK: ὁμολογεῖται εἰς σωτηρίαν
NAS: he confesses, resulting in salvation.
KJV: confession is made unto salvation.
INT: is confession to salvation

Romans 11:11 N-NFS
GRK: παραπτώματι ἡ σωτηρία τοῖς ἔθνεσιν
NAS: be! But by their transgression salvation [has come] to the Gentiles,
KJV: fall salvation [is come] unto the Gentiles,
INT: offense salvation [is] to the Gentiles

Romans 13:11 N-NFS
GRK: ἡμῶν ἡ σωτηρία ἢ ὅτε
NAS: for now salvation is nearer
KJV: now [is] our salvation nearer than
INT: [is] of us the salvation than when first

2 Corinthians 1:6 N-GFS
GRK: παρακλήσεως καὶ σωτηρίας εἴτε παρακαλούμεθα
NAS: it is for your comfort and salvation; or if
KJV: and salvation, which
INT: comfort and salvation whether we are encouraged

2 Corinthians 6:2 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν ἡμέρᾳ σωτηρίας ἐβοήθησά σοι
KJV: the day of salvation have I succoured
INT: in a day of salvation I helped you

2 Corinthians 6:2 N-GFS
GRK: νῦν ἡμέρα σωτηρίας
KJV: now [is] the day of salvation.)
INT: now [the] day of salvation

2 Corinthians 7:10 N-AFS
GRK: μετάνοιαν εἰς σωτηρίαν ἀμεταμέλητον ἐργάζεται
NAS: without regret, [leading] to salvation, but the sorrow
KJV: to salvation not to be repented of:
INT: repentance to salvation without regret produces

Ephesians 1:13 N-GFS
GRK: εὐαγγέλιον τῆς σωτηρίας ὑμῶν ἐν
NAS: the gospel of your salvation-- having also
KJV: the gospel of your salvation: in whom
INT: gospel of the salvation of you in

Philippians 1:19 N-AFS
GRK: ἀποβήσεται εἰς σωτηρίαν διὰ τῆς
NAS: will turn out for my deliverance through
KJV: to my salvation through your
INT: will turn out to salvation through

Philippians 1:28 N-GFS
GRK: ὑμῶν δὲ σωτηρίας καὶ τοῦτο
NAS: of destruction for them, but of salvation for you, and that [too], from God.
KJV: but to you of salvation, and that
INT: to you however of salvation and this

Philippians 2:12 N-AFS
GRK: τὴν ἑαυτῶν σωτηρίαν κατεργάζεσθε
NAS: work out your salvation with fear
KJV: work out your own salvation with fear
INT: your own salvation work out

Strong's Greek 4991
46 Occurrences

σωτηρία — 8 Occ.
σωτηρίαν — 18 Occ.
σωτηρίας — 20 Occ.

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