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ἐκλογή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκλογή, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
eklogē
Simplified transliteration: 
ekloge
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1589
GK Number: 
1724
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
election, choice, selection
Definition: 
the act of choosing out, election;, in NT election to privilege by divine grace, Rom. 9:11; 11:5, 28; 1 Thess. 1:4; 2 Pet. 1:10; ἡ ἐκλογή, the elect, Rom. 11:7; ἐκλογῆς, equivalent to ἐκλεκτόν, by Hebraism, Acts 9:15*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 9:15 But the Lord said to him, “Go, for this man is for me a chosen (eklogēs | ἐκλογῆς | gen sg fem) instrument to carry my name before both Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel,
Romans 9:11 even before they were born or had done anything either good or bad so that God’s purpose according to election (eklogēn | ἐκλογήν | acc sg fem) might stand,
Romans 11:5 So too at the present time there is a remnant, chosen (eklogēn | ἐκλογήν | acc sg fem) by grace.
Romans 11:7 What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking, but the elect (eklogē | ἐκλογή | nom sg fem) obtained it. The rest were hardened,
Romans 11:28 In regard to the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but in regard to election (eklogēn | ἐκλογήν | acc sg fem) they are dearly loved for the sake of their forefathers.
1 Thessalonians 1:4 We know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen (eklogēn | ἐκλογήν | acc sg fem) you,
2 Peter 1:10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to confirm your call and election (eklogēn | ἐκλογήν | acc sg fem). For by doing these things you will never come to ruin.