Strong’s 2222: Life, both of physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence. From zao; life.
has placed His seal of approval.?
Verb – Aorist Indicative Active – 3rd Person Singular
Strong’s 4972: To seal, set a seal upon. From sphragis; to stamp for security or preservation; by implication, to keep secret, to attest.
sphragizó: to seal
Original Word: σφραγίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (sfrag-id’-zo)
Definition: to seal
Usage: I seal, set a seal upon.
to seal (affix) with a signet ring or other instrument to stamp (a roller or seal), i.e. to attest ownership, authorizing (validating) what is sealed.
signifies ownership and the full security carried by the backing (full authority) of the owner. “Sealing” in the ancient world served as a “legal signature” which guaranteed the promise (contents) of what was sealed.
[Sealing was sometimes done in antiquity by the use of religious tattoos – again signifying “belonging to.”]
Ephesians 1:13V-AIP-2P GRK: καὶ πιστεύσαντες ἐσφραγίσθητε τῷ πνεύματι NAS: believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy KJV: after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy INT: also having believed you were sealed with the Spirit
Revelation 7:4V-RPM/P-GMP GRK: ἀριθμὸν τῶν ἐσφραγισμένων ἑκατὸν τεσσεράκοντα NAS: of those who were sealed, one hundred KJV: the number of them which were sealed: [and there were] sealed INT: number of the sealed one hundred forty
Revelation 7:4V-RPM/P-NMP GRK: τέσσαρες χιλιάδες ἐσφραγισμένοι ἐκ πάσης NAS: thousand sealed from every KJV: of them which were sealed: [and there were] sealed an hundred INT: four thousand sealed out of every
c.the inscription or impression made by a seal: Revelation 9:4 (the name of God and Christ stamped upon their foreheads must be meant here, as is evident from ); 2 Timothy 2:19.
d.that by which anything is confirmed, proved, authenticated, as by a seal (a token or proof): Romans 4:11; 1 Corinthians 9:2. (Cf. BB. DD. under the word .)
STRONGS NT 4973a: σφυδρόνσφυδρόν, σφυδρου, τό, equivalent to σφυρόν, which see: Acts 3:7 T WH. (Hesychius σφυδρά. ἡ περιφέρεια τῶν ποδῶν.)
Probably strengthened from phrasso; a signet (as fencing in or protecting from misappropriation); by implication, the stamp impressed (as a mark of privacy, or genuineness), literally or figuratively — seal.