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ἐκλεκτός, -ή, -όν
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elect, chosen, the Chosen One
chosen out, selected;, in NT chosen as a recipient of special privilege, elect, Col. 3:12; specially beloved, Lk. 23:35; possessed of prime excellence, exalted, 1 Tim. 5:21; choice, precious, 1 Pet. 2:4, 6

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Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.” (eklektoi | ἐκλεκτοί | nom pl masc)
Matthew 24:22 And unless those days were shortened, no human being would survive. But for the sake of the elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc) those days will be shortened.
Matthew 24:24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear, and they will perform great signs and wonders so as to lead astray, if that were possible, even the elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc).
Matthew 24:31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc) from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.
Mark 13:20 And unless the Lord had cut short the number of days, no one would survive; but on account of the elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc), whom he chose, he cut short the days.
Mark 13:22 For false christs and false prophets will arise and will offer signs and wonders in order to deceive, if possible, the elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc).
Mark 13:27 And at that time he will send his angels, and will gather his elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc) from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
Luke 18:7 Will not God certainly vindicate his elect (eklektōn | ἐκλεκτῶν | gen pl masc), who cry to him day and night, and have patience with them?
Luke 23:35 The people stood by, watching. The rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen (eklektos | ἐκλεκτός | nom sg masc) One!”
John 1:34 I myself saw it, and I bear witness that this man is the Chosen One (eklektos | ἐκλεκτός | nom sg masc) of God.”
Romans 8:33 Who will bring a charge against God’s elect (eklektōn | ἐκλεκτῶν | gen pl masc)? It is God who justifies.
Romans 16:13 Greet Rufus, an outstanding (eklekton | ἐκλεκτόν | acc sg masc) Christian, also his mother and mine.
Colossians 3:12 clothe yourselves with Therefore, as the elect (eklektoi | ἐκλεκτοί | nom pl masc) of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
1 Timothy 5:21 I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus and the elect (eklektōn | ἐκλεκτῶν | gen pl masc) angels that you keep these things without prejudging, doing nothing with partiality.
2 Timothy 2:10 On account of this I am enduring all things for the sake of the elect (eklektous | ἐκλεκτούς | acc pl masc), that they also may experience the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of the elect (eklektōn | ἐκλεκτῶν | gen pl masc) of God and the knowledge of the truth that produces godliness,
1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who live as refugees of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
1 Peter 2:4 As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen (eklekton | ἐκλεκτόν | acc sg masc) by God and precious,
1 Peter 2:6 For it says in scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen (eklekton | ἐκλεκτόν | acc sg masc) and precious, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen (eklekton | ἐκλεκτόν | nom sg neut) race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, so that you may declare the glorious deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
2 John 1:1 The elder to the elect (eklektē | ἐκλεκτῇ | dat sg fem) lady and her children, whom I love in truth (and not I alone, but also all who know the truth),
2 John 1:13 The children of your elect (eklektēs | ἐκλεκτῆς | gen sg fem) sister send you greetings.
Revelation 17:14 They will make war on the Lamb, but the Lamb will conquer them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings; and with him will be the called, the chosen (eklektoi | ἐκλεκτοί | nom pl masc), and the faithful.”