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SALVA'TION, noun [Latin salvo, to save.]

1. The act of saving; preservation from destruction, danger or great calamity.

2. Appropriately in theology, the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him everlasting happiness. This is the great salvation

Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation 2 Corinthians 7:10.

3. Deliverance from enemies; victory. Exodus 14:13.

4. Remission of sins, or saving graces. Luke 19:9.

5. The author of man's salvation Psalms 27:1.

6. A term of praise or benediction. Revelation 19:1.