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Home > Lexicons > Greek Lexicon > Eklektos

The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  1588e═klekto/v
Original WordWord Origin
 e═klekto/v from (1586)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Eklektos ek-lek-tos'
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Adjective 4:181,505
 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
 Translated Words
 KJV (23) - chosen, 7; elect, 16;

NAS (21) - choice, 2; choice man, 1; chosen, 9; chosen one, 1; elect, 8;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Matthew5
Mark3
Luke2
Romans2
Colossians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
1 Peter4
2 John2
Revelation1
 
Matthew4
Mark3
Luke2
Romans2
Colossians1
1 Timothy1
2 Timothy1
Titus1
1 Peter4
2 John2
Revelation1
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament 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.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Eklektos". "The New Testament Greek Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=1588>.  

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