Word: eklektoj

Pronounce: ek-lek-tos'

Strongs Number: G1588

Orig: from 1586; select; by implication, favorite:--chosen, elect. G1586

Use: TDNT-4:181,505 Adjective

Heb Strong: H906 H974 H977 H1249 H1264 H1274 H1277 H1560 H1865 H2532 H2656 H2667 H2742 H2896 H3368 H4516 H6529 H6643 H6788 H7377

    1) picked out, chosen
    1a) chosen by God,
    1a1) to obtain salvation through Christ
    1a1a) Christians are called "chosen or elect" of God
    1a2) the Messiah in called "elect", as appointed by God to the most exalted office conceivable
    1a3) choice, select, i.e. the best of its kind or class, excellence preeminent: applied to certain individual Christians