1. a. To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury, destruction, or evil of any kind; to rescue from impending danger; as, to save a house from the flames.
2. a. Specifically, to deliver from sin and its penalty; to rescue from a state of condemnation and spiritual death, and bring into a state of spiritual life.
3. a. To keep from being spent or lost; to secure from waste or expenditure; to lay up; to reserve.
4. a. To rescue from something undesirable or hurtful; to prevent from doing something; to spare.
5. a. To hinder from doing, suffering, or happening; to obviate the necessity of; to prevent; to spare.
6. a. To hold possession or use of; to escape loss of.
7. v. i. To avoid unnecessary expense or expenditure; to prevent waste; to be economical.
8. a. Except; excepting; not including; leaving out; deducting; reserving; saving.
9. conj. Except; unless
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Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.
And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.
And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.