Elect, 1588 (23 Times in the New Testament)
eklektos: select, by impl. Favorite Original Word: ἐκλεκτός, ή, όν Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: eklektos
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-lek-tos') Short Definition: chosen, elect, choice, select
Definition: chosen out, elect, choice, select, sometimes as subst: of those chosen out by God for the rendering of special service to Him (of the Hebrew race, particular Hebrews, the Messiah, and the Christians).
Cognate: 1588 eklektós (an adjective, derived from 1586 /eklégomai, "to select, choose," also used as a substantive/noun) – properly, selected (chosen from, out of), especially as a deeply personal choice – literally "chosen, out of a personal preference (intention)." See 1586 (eklegomai).
Typically, 1588 /eklektós ("select, chosen") describes people who choose to follow the Lord, i.e. become God's choice by freely receiving faith (4102 /pístis) from Him. Accordingly, these two terms are directly connected (see Tit 1:1; Lk 18:7,8).
Matthew 20:16 so the last shall be first, and the first last; for many are called, but few CHOSEN.
Matthew 22:14 for many are called, but few CHOSEN.
Matthew 24:22, 24, 31 and except those days were shortened, not any flesh would be saved. But on account of the ELECT, those days will be shortened. For false christs and false prophets will rise up. And they will give great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the ELECT. And He will send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather His ELECT from the four winds, from the ends of the heavens to their ends.
Luke 18:7 and will God not at all execute the avengement of His ELECT, those crying to Him day and night, also having been long-suffering over them?
Luke 23:35 and the people stood watching. And the rulers with them also scoffed, saying, He saved others; let Him save Himself, if this One is the Christ, the ELECT of God.
Romans 8:33 who will bring any charge against God's ELECT? God is the One justifying!
Romans 16:13 Greet Rufus, the CHOSEN in the Lord, and his mother and mine.
Colossians 3:12 Therefore, as ELECT ones of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassions, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,
1 Timothy 5:21 I solemnly witness before God and the Lord Jesus Christ and the ELECT angels, that you should guard these things without prejudice, doing nothing by way of partiality.
2 Timothy 2:10 Because of this, I endure all things on account of the ELECT, that they also may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus, with everlasting glory.
Titus 1:1 Paul, a slave of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ according to the faith of the ELECT of God and full knowledge of the truth according to godliness,
1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the ELECT sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, of Galatia, of Cappadocia, of Asia, and of Bithynia,
1 Peter 2:4, 6, 9 to whom having drawn near, a living Stone, indeed having been rejected by men, but CHOSEN by God, precious; Because of this, it is also contained in the Scripture: "Behold," I lay in Zion" an ELECT, "precious Stone," "a Corner- foundation;" "and the one believing in Him shall not be ashamed, never!"
But you are "an ELECT race," "a royal priesthood," "a holy nation," "a people for possession," so that "you may openly speak of the virtues" of the One who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; LXX-Ex. 23:22; MT- Ex. 19:5, 6
2 John 1:1, 13 The elder to the ELECT lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not I only, but also all those who have known the truth, The children of your ELECT sister greet you. Amen.
Revelation 17:14 These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and the ones with Him are the called and ELECT and faithful ones.