Bill Mounce

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σωτήρ

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σωτήρ, -ῆρος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
sōtēr
Simplified transliteration: 
soter
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4990
GK Number: 
5400
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
24
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(2a)
Gloss: 
Savior, one who delivers from grave danger; note that in the NT this always refers to God the Father and Jesus Christ as Savior of believers from righteous wrath to a proper relationship with God
Definition: 
a savior, preserver, deliverer, Lk. 1:47; 2:11; Acts 5:31

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 1:47 and my spirit rejoices because of God my Savior (sōtēri | σωτῆρι | dat sg masc),
Luke 2:11 because this very day there has been born to you, in the city of David, a savior (sōtēr | σωτήρ | nom sg masc) who is Messiah, the Lord.
John 4:42 They said to the woman, “No longer is it because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard him for ourselves, and we know that this man truly is the Savior (sōtēr | σωτήρ | nom sg masc) of the world.”
Acts 5:31 God exalted this Jesus to his own right hand as Leader and Savior (sōtēra | σωτῆρα | acc sg masc), so as to provide repentance for Israel and the remission of sins.
Acts 13:23 It was from the offspring of this man that God according to promise brought to Israel a savior (sōtēra | σωτῆρα | acc sg masc), Jesus.
Ephesians 5:23 for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ also is the head of the church, and is himself the savior (sōtēr | σωτήρ | nom sg masc) of the body.
Philippians 3:20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we eagerly await a Savior (sōtēra | σωτῆρα | acc sg masc), the Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus because of the command from God our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) our and Christ Jesus our hope, our
1 Timothy 2:3 This is good and pleasing in the sight of God our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc),
1 Timothy 4:10 for with respect to this reason we are toiling and struggling, since, “We have placed our hope in the living God, who is the Savior (sōtēr | σωτήρ | nom sg masc) of all people, particularly of those who believe.”
2 Timothy 1:10 but now has been made known through the appearing of our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc), Christ Jesus, on the one hand, in order to abolish death and, on the other, to bring to light life and incorruptibility through the gospel,
Titus 1:3 and revealed his word at the proper time in the proclamation, with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc),
Titus 1:4 to Titus, a true son in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc).
Titus 2:10 not pilfering but showing completely good faithfulness so that they might adorn the teaching of God our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) in all things.
Titus 2:13 waiting for the blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) Jesus Christ,
Titus 3:4 But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) appeared,
Titus 3:6 whom he richly poured out for us through Jesus Christ our Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc),
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith that through the justice of our God and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) Jesus Christ is of equal privilege with ours:
2 Peter 1:11 For in this way entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.
2 Peter 2:20 For if after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become for them worse than the first.
2 Peter 3:2 to remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) spoken through your apostles.
2 Peter 3:18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior (sōtēros | σωτῆρος | gen sg masc) Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and in the eternal day. Amen.
1 John 4:14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior (sōtēra | σωτῆρα | acc sg masc) of the world.
Jude 1:25 to the only God, our Savior (sōtēri | σωτῆρι | dat sg masc), through Jesus Christ our Lord, belong glory, majesty, power, and authority, before all time, now and forever. Amen.