This is a subsidiary post of Other Names for the Disciples of Jesus Christ.
It is also a subsidiary post of New Testament Terms Rooted in the Old Testament.

The word “saints” can also be translated as “holy ones” or “sanctified ones” (Strong’s Greek # 40 “hagios”).  Most of the time, the translation is “saints,” but for a translation of “holy ones,” see Jude 1:14-15 below.

Subsidiary post:  Ministry to the Saints

Acts 26:15-18  –  “…that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.”  –  A “saint” is one who has been “sanctified.”

Ephesians 2:19, 20, 21, 22 – “…but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household…”

2 Thessalonians 1:10  –  “when He comes to be glorified in His saints on that day…”

Jude 1:14, 15  –  “…’Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones…'”


Psalm 16:3  –  “As for the saints who are in the earth, they are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Daniel 7:18  –  “But the saints of the Highest One will receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, for all ages to come.”
Daniel 7:21, 22  –  “I kept looking, and that horn was waging war with the saints and overpowering them until the Ancient of Days came and judgment was passed in favor of the saints of the Highest One, and the time arrived when the saints took possession of the kingdom.”
Daniel 7:25  –  “He will speak out against the Most High and wear down the saints of the Highest One…”
Daniel 7:27  –  ‘Then the sovereignty, the dominion and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people of the saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the dominions will serve and obey Him.”

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