Prince and Savior

Prince and Savior is one of a group of names that includes the Greek word archēgos. This word has a breadth of meaning which is reflected in the variations of the English translations of the title.

Prince and Savior is one of the translations of the Greek text of Acts 5:31 pictured here.

Prince and Savior in the Greek text of Acts 5:31.

Prince and Savior in Greek:

Archēgos kai sōtēr

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 747, 4990

Bible reference: Acts 5:31

God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins. (Acts 5:31 NIV)

A similar name of Jesus (Yeshua‘) is Prince of life. In the Old Testament, the Messiah (Christ) was sometimes called a prince. One of the Messianic titles of Jesus was the Prince of peace. God was often called by salvation names.