Mar
2017

The Greek word “diasozo”

Limited to Mt. 14:36Mt. 14:36
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

36 and they besought him that they might only touch the border of his garment: and as many as touched were made whole.

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; Lk. 7:3Lk. 7:3
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

3 And when he heard concerning Jesus, he sent unto him elders of the Jews, asking him that he would come and save his servant.

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; Acts 23:24; 27:43-44; 28:1, 4Acts 23:24; 27:43-44; 28:1, 4
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

24 and he bade them provide beasts, that they might set Paul thereon, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor. 43 But the centurion, desiring to save Paul, stayed them from their purpose; and commanded that they who could swim should cast themselves overboard, and get first to the land; 44 and the rest, some on planks, and some on other things from the ship. And so it came to pass, that they all escaped safe to the land. 28 1 And when we were escaped, then we knew that the island was called Melita.

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; 1 Pet. 3:201 Pet. 3:20
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

20 that aforetime were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

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and mainly used by Luke, the Greek verb “diasozo” meant “escape from,” “save,” “heal,” “recover.”

In Mt. 14:36Mt. 14:36
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

36 and they besought him that they might only touch the border of his garment: and as many as touched were made whole.

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and Lk. 7:3Lk. 7:3
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3 And when he heard concerning Jesus, he sent unto him elders of the Jews, asking him that he would come and save his servant.

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, this verb describes “recovering” from an illness.  Acts 23:24Acts 23:24
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

24 and he bade them provide beasts, that they might set Paul thereon, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor.

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uses this verb to describe “safe” passage, and Acts 27:44Acts 27:44
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44 and the rest, some on planks, and some on other things from the ship. And so it came to pass, that they all escaped safe to the land.

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refers to “safe arrival” on land.  Those in Noah’s day were “rescued” or “preserved” from the flood (1 Pet. 3:201 Pet. 3:20
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20 that aforetime were disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

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) by water, an event which pointed forward to baptism (1 Pet. 3:211 Pet. 3:21
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

21 which also after a true likeness doth now save you, even baptism, not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the interrogation of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ;

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).