savior

savior

One who delivers from present and/or future danger or distress. The primary usage of the word “savior” in the OT is in reference to judges and other leaders raised up by God to bring deliverance to Israel in time of national crisis (Neh 9:27). It is also used of God, who employs these human saviors as agents. In Isaiah it becomes a recognized title for God (e.g., Isa 43:3) in connection with the deliverance of Israel during the return from the exile. In the NT, the word continues to be used in the sense of end-time deliverer (Phil 3:20; Luke 1:47; Luke 2:11; Acts 5:31; Acts 13:23). Jesus is said to have been born a savior in Luke 2:20. The term also occurs once in Eph. 5:23, six times in Jude and 2 Peter (Jude 25 2Pet 1:1; 2Pet 1:11; 2Pet 2:20; 2Pet 3:2; 2Pet 3:18), and twice in the Johannine writings in the unique phrase “savior of the world” (John 4:42; 1John 4:14). The term is found ten times in the pastoral Letters (1Tim 1:1; 1Tim 2:3; 1Tim 4:10; 2Tim 1:10; Titus 1:3; Titus 1:4; Titus 2:10; Titus 2:13; Titus 3:4; Titus 3:6).

Neh 9:27

27Therefore you gave them into the hands of their enemies, who made them suffer. Then in the time of their suffering they cried out to you and you heard them fr ... View more

Isa 43:3

3For I am the Lord your God,
the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.
I give Egypt as your ransom,
Ethiopia and Seba in exchange for you.

Phil 3:20

20But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

Luke 1:47

47and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,

Luke 2:11

11to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord.

Acts 5:31

31God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior that he might give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 13:23

23Of this man's posterity God has brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus, as he promised;

2Pet 1:1

Salutation
1Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,
To those who have received a faith as precious as ours through the righteousness of our God and ... View more

2Pet 1:11

11For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.

2Pet 2:20

20For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and o ... View more

2Pet 3:2

2that you should remember the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets, and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken through your apostles.

2Pet 3:18

18But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

John 4:42

42They said to the woman, “It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is truly the Savior ... View more

1John 4:14

14And we have seen and do testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world.

1Tim 1:1

Salutation
1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

1Tim 2:3

3This is right and is acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

1Tim 4:10

10For to this end we toil and struggle, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.

2Tim 1:10

10but it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospe ... View more

Titus 1:3

3in due time he revealed his word through the proclamation with which I have been entrusted by the command of God our Savior,

Titus 1:4

4To Titus, my loyal child in the faith we share:
Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

Titus 2:10

10not to pilfer, but to show complete and perfect fidelity, so that in everything they may be an ornament to the doctrine of God our Savior.

Titus 2:13

13while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Titus 3:4

4But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,

Titus 3:6

6This Spirit he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,

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