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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Complete, Completion, Completely

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A — 1: ἐπιτελέω
(Strong's #2005 — Verb — epiteleo — ep-ee-tel-eh'-o )

"to complete:" see ACCOMPLISH , No. 4.

A — 2: ἐξαρτίζω
(Strong's #1822 — Verb — exartizo — ex-ar-tid'-zo )

"to fit out" (ek, "out," intensive, artos, "a joint;" or from artios, perfect, lit., "exactly right"), is said of the equipment of the man of God, 2 Timothy 3:17 , "furnished completely" (AV, "throughly furnished"); elsewhere in Acts 21:5 , "accomplished." Cp. B. See FURNISH.

A — 3: συντελέω
(Strong's #4931 — Verb — sunteleo — soon-tel-eh'-o )

"to end together, bring quite to an end" (sun, "together," intensive, telos, "an end"), is said (a) of the "completion" of a period of days, Luke 4:2 ; Acts 21:27 ; (b) of "completing" something; some mss. have it in Matthew 7:28 , of the Lord, in ending His discourse (the best mss. have teleo, "to finish"); of God, in finishing a work, Romans 9:28 , in making a new covenant, Hebrews 8:8 , marg., "accomplish;" of the fulfillment of things foretold, Mark 13:4 ; of the Devil's temptation of the Lord, Luke 4:13 . See END , FINISH , FULFILL , MAKE.

A — 4: πληρόω
(Strong's #4137 — Verb — pleroo — play-ro'-o )

"to fill" (in the Passive Voice, "to be made full"), is translated "complete" in the AV of Colossians 2:10 (RV, "made full;" cp. ver. 9). See ACCOMPLISH.

A — 5: πληροφορέω
(Strong's #4135 — Verb — plerophoreo — play-rof-or-eh'-o )

"to be fully assured," is translated "complete" in Colossians 4:12 . See ASSURED, B, No. 2.

B — 1: ἄρτιος
(Strong's #739 — Adjective — artios — ar'-tee-os )

"fitted, complete" (from artos, "a limb, joint"), is used in 2 Timothy 3:17 , RV, "complete," AV, "perfect." See PERFECT.

C — 1: ἀπαρτισμός
(Strong's #535 — Noun Masculine — apartismos — ap-ar-tis-mos' )

is rendered "complete" in Luke 14:28 , RV.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Complete, Completion, Completely'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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