Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from a primary sos (contraction for obsolete saos, "safe")

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:965

KJV Translation Count — 110x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: save (93), make whole (9), heal (3), be whole (2), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to save, keep safe and sound, to rescue from danger or destruction
a. one (from injury or peril)
1. to save a suffering one (from perishing), i.e. one suffering from disease, to make well, heal, restore to health
2. to preserve one who is in danger of destruction, to save or rescue
b. to save in the technical biblical sense
1. negatively
a. to deliver from the penalties of the Messianic judgment
b. to save from the evils which obstruct the reception of the Messianic deliverance

Strong's Definitions

sode'-zo; from a primary σω̑ς (contracted for obsolete σάος, "safe"); to save, i.e. deliver or protect (literal or figurative): — heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall G4982 his people from their sins.


And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, G4982 us: we perish.


For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall G4982 G4982.


But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, G4982 of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee G4982. And the woman was made G4982 from that hour.


And ye shall G4982 hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall G4982 G4982d.


But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and G4982ginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, G4982 me.


For whosoever will G4982 his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.


For the Son of man is come to G4982 that which was lost.


When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can G4982 G4982d?


But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall G4982 G4982d.