Acts 4:12 [ESV] And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.
Acts 4:12 [Message] Salvation comes no other way; no other name has been or will be given to us by which we can be saved, only this one.”
Acts 4:12 [J.B. Phillips] In no one else can salvation be found. For in all the world no other name has been given to men but this, and it is by this name that we must be saved!”
From the Greek: n Greek the word group κληρονόμος circles around the concept of inheritance and never moves very far away from it. κληρονόμος, the “heir” in the sense of the natural heir and the one named by a will or by legal provisions,
From Webster: the agent or means that effects salvation
: liberation from ignorance or illusion
: preservation from destruction or failure
: deliverance from danger or difficulty
From Easton’s Bible Dictionary: In the New Testament it is specially used with reference to the great deliverance from the guilt and the pollution of sin wrought out by Jesus Christ, “the great salvation”
From Harper’s Bible Dictionary: The New Testament writers, apparently following the lead of Jesus himself, appropriate this specialized usage of salvation to designate the establishment of God’s end-time Reign. In doing so, they identify God’s intent to ‘save’/‘rescue’ (the meaning of the Greek root) with the person and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth Jesus’ name comes from the Hebrew root meaning ‘salvation,’ and thus God the Savior and Jesus the Savior become (as in other ways) inextricably linked
What does salvation mean to me?
In the name of Jesus your Son, and my Savior and by the power of the Holy Spirit who reveals all truth. Thank you for my salvation. Thank you for JESUS!