In secular Greek papyri from the New Testament period sozo had a variety of uses, just as does the English word save. Christlikeness”. ", (3) It may refer to the saving of a person's life. 5.5; II Tim. Another papyrus says, "Thanks to Serapis, when I was in danger at sea, he saved me. 11.20; 13.16; 30.15). At times protection may be the meaning, and soteria can have the sense of a “safe return.”. (3) A Messianic deliverance at the end of this present age. And they went to another"Luke 13:23: "Lord, are there few that be saved? 2 Samuel 15:14 David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, "Arise and let us flee, for otherwise none of us will escape from Absalom. 42.11). O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You. Revelation 12:10 Then I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, "Now the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses them before our God day and night. Isaiah 25:9 And it will be said in that day, "Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. 1.15). Man's extremity is always God's opportunity. 1:19), and safety (Heb. So the people rescued Jonathan and he did not die. ( Log Out /  In Jesus Christ something happened which put a man into a new relation-ship with God. Isaiah 33:2 O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for You. 2 Chronicles 12:7 When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, "They have humbled themselves so I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some measure of deliverance, and My wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by means of Shishak. It was the conviction of the early Church that it was by the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ that they were saved (Acts 15.11). 1.16). A sign of maturity in If he be the King"Matthew 27:49: "whether Elijah will come to save him. The Apostle Paul said in Ephesians 4:11-15 “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, And immediately he received his sight,"Mark 13:13: "but he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. σόμεθα — 2 Occ.σωθῆτε — 2 Occ.σωθῶ — 1 Occ.σωθῶσιν — 3 Occ.σώζει — 1 Occ.σώζειν — 2 Occ.σώζεσθαι — 1 Occ.σώζεσθε — 1 Occ.σώζεται — 1 Occ.σώζετε — 1 Occ.σωζόμενοι — 1 Occ.σωζομένοις — 2 Occ.σωζομένους — 1 Occ. It can mean a 'guarantee of safety' or a 'security against danger'. The church is to discipline those who are living in sin "that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus" (1 Cor. "; "in religion, the deliverance of humankind from such fundamentally negative or disabling conditions as suffering, evil, finitude, and death." 20:6; Jer. Psalm 118:14 The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation. Seneca was not far from the truth as Scripture testifies, "(Jehovah speaking) Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom? "Mark 5:28: "I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole. deliverance, preservation, safety, salvation, that which conduces to the soul's safety or salvation. I would like you to understand what I’m talking about. Mark 16:8 They went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had gripped them; and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid. 25:35). ", (5) Sozo can also have the meaning "reserving" or "keeping some-thing back" for a special purpose as in the case of "sacred revenues" that are "to be preserved for the gods as in former times. And he shot. The purpose of Jesus' coming to earth is to make the salvation of humankind possible. Strong's #4982: sozo (pronounced sode'-zo). There is such a thing as a cleansing fear (Ps. So much so is soteria a prerogative of God that it is ascribed to him in the doxologies of the Revelation (Rev. Hoe zult u genezen ? The author of Hebrews emphasized this point when he said, "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation?" Jesus Christ did something, God did something, which freed men from the wrath of injured holiness and transgressed justice. 2 Corinthians 6:2 for He says, "AT THE ACCEPTABLE TIME I LISTENED TO YOU, AND ON THE DAY OF SALVATION I HELPED YOU." "the act of preserving or the state of being preserved from harm… deliverance by redemption from the power of sin and from the penalties ensuing from it."! The author of Hebrews said, "Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them" (Heb. 14 ). 2 Samuel 19:2 The victory that day was turned to mourning for all the people, for the people heard it said that day, "The king is grieved for his son." And the woman was made whole from that hour. "the act of preserving or the state of being preserved from harm"; "being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. And he said, "The LORD'S arrow of victory, even the arrow of victory over Aram; for you will defeat the Arameans at Aphek until you have destroyed them." 14.13). 2 Samuel 22:3 My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My shield and the horn of my salvation (Heb = yesha‛, yêsha‛- 03468, Lxx = soteria), my stronghold and my refuge; My savior (Heb - yasha' - 03467; Lxx = soteria), You save (Heb - yasha'; Lxx = sozo) me from violence. Usually this draws us away from becoming like Jesus and brings us closer in (vii) Soteria involves `the message of the cross' even if that message seems at first hearing foolishness (I Cor. Mankind has continually looked for salvation of one kind or another. 2 Chronicles 20:17 'You need not fight in this battle; station yourselves, stand and see the salvation of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.' 2 Chronicles 20:17 'You need not fight in this battle; station yourselves, stand and see the salvation (Heb = yeshua = help, deliverance; Lxx = soteria) of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.' For He has made an everlasting covenant with me, Ordered in all things, and secured; For all my salvation and all my desire, Will He not indeed make it grow? (v) For this very reason the Christian message is certain things. 1 Samuel 2:1 Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in the LORD; My horn is exalted in the LORD, My mouth speaks boldly against my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation. 15 The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly. Isaiah 38:20 "The LORD will surely save me; So we will play my songs on stringed instruments All the days of our life at the house of the LORD." (See 1 Cor. 45:17; 52:10; Jer. (iv) Soteria is salvation from 'lostness'. ministering to each other and the world with the same heart as Jesus. "Luke 9:56: "men's lives, but to save them. ( Log Out /  12:10). ", The use of soteria (salvation) in the Old Testament has been summarized in the following manner.'. Paul's whole desire in God's sight is to 'save' men (I Cor. Job 20:20 "Because he knew no quiet within him, He does not retain anything he desires. Paul wrote, "For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world works death" (2 Cor. The repentance, the fear and trembling are not meant to move a man to despair but to move him to seek in radiant hope the remedy in Jesus Christ. "Hemelse Vader, ik belijd dat Jezus Heer is, ik geloof met mijn hart dat U Hem uit de dood heeft opgewekt. Habakkuk 3:8 Did the LORD rage against the rivers, Or was Your anger against the rivers, Or was Your wrath against the sea, That You rode on Your horses, On Your chariots of salvation? That person has been saved. Paul said that to the "ones who are being saved" (author's interpretation) the preaching of the cross is the "power of God." The NT never forgets that the perilous free-will of man can frustrate the saving purpose of God. 8 Salvation belongs to the LORD; Your blessing be upon Your people! For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation (soteria) through our Lord Jesus Christ" (1Thess. (New Testament Words). A special nuance is when the terms refer to preserving the inner being or nature. For an interesting analysis of soteria by William Barkley click here. Psalm 146:3 Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation. Sozo en Soteria zijn geen namen van een man en een vrouw, maar zijn de originele Griekse Woorden die gebruikt worden voor 'redden' en 'redding'. (vii) Lastly, we may note that this word soteria has a way of appearing in the midst of triumphant lyrical passages of singing thanksgiving. Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow go out to face them, for the LORD is with you." This analysis will summarize its meaning in secular Greek and in the Old Testament, and then it will discuss some of the references to these words in the New Testament (over 150 references). 15:2 also.) promote Biblical prosperity) with the same heart and intensity that Jesus did. (i) Soteria involves 'repentance'. Psalm 89:26 "He will cry to Me, 'You are my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation.' others to mature in faith (which comes through study of His Word and an 2 Corinthians 7:10 For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death. (iii) The place of Jesus in God's soteria is central. Or have I no power to deliver?… Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short that it cannot save… (Jeremiah speaking) 'Ah Lord GOD! ), in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world. What is the deliverance which soteria promises? Ik belijd dat ik door Zijn striemen genezen ben, mijn ziekte en zonden heeft Hij gedragen. 2.13). Sozo the verb and soteria (see word study) the noun are surely two of the most important words in all of God's Word. 7:10). Exodus 14:13 But Moses said to the people, "Do not fear! 11.7 ).  50 He gives great deliverance to His king, And shows lovingkindness to His anointed, To David and his descendants forever. In the multitude of counsellors there is soteria, says the proverb (Prov. He exhorts the believing partner in marriage not to leave the unbelieving one for perhaps the believer may 'save' the unbeliever (I Cor. Genesis 49:18 "For Your salvation I wait, O LORD. 10 As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries, He is all things to all men that he may 'save' some (I Cor. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. First, the meanings of the noun soteria, its root word soter, also a noun, and sozo, a verb.In English Bible translations, the Greek soteria - used 45 times - is commonly translated as “salvation”.Soter - used 24 times - is translated as "savior". Jesus is so much at the center of salvation that sometimes He is equated with it. "Matthew 19:25: "Who then can be saved? 2 Timothy 3:15 and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.