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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Safe, Safely, Safety

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A — 1: ἀσφαλής

(Strong's #804 — Adjective — asphales — as-fal-ace' )

"certain, secure, safe" (from a, negative, and sphallo, "to trip up"), is translated "safe" in Philippians 3:1 . See CERTAIN , B.

B — 1: ἀσφάλεια

(Strong's #803 — Noun Feminine — asphaleia — as-fal'-i-ah )

"certainty, safety" (akin to A), is translated "safety" in Acts 5:23; 1 Thessalonians 5:3 . See CERTAIN , A.

B — 2: σωτηρία

(Strong's #4991 — Noun Feminine — soteria — so-tay-ree'-ah )

"salvation," is translated "safety" in Acts 27:34 , RV (AV, "health"). See HEALTH , Note.

C — 1: ἀσφαλῶς

(Strong's #806 — Adverb — asphalos — as-fal-oce' )

"safely" (akin to A, and B, No. 1), is so rendered in Mark 14:44; Acts 16:23 . See ASSURANCE , C. In the Sept., Genesis 34:25 .

D — 1: διασῴζω

(Strong's #1295 — Verb — diasozo — dee-as-odze'-o )

"to bring safely through danger," and, in the Passive Voice, "to come safe through" (dia, "through," sozo, "to save"), is translated "bring safe" in Acts 23:24; "escaped safe" in Acts 27:44 . See ESCAPE , HEAL , SAVE , WHOLE.

D — 2: ὑγιαίνω

(Strong's #5198 — Verb — hugiaino — hoog-ee-ah'ee-no )

"to be sound, healthy" (Eng., "hygiene," etc.), is translated "safe and sound" in Luke 15:27 , lit., "being healthy." See HEALTH , SOUND , WHOLE.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Safe, Safely, Safety'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/safe-safely-safety.html. 1940.

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