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Strong's #5047 - τελειότης

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G5046)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. perfection
    1. the state of the more intelligent
    2. moral and spiritual perfection
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 8538 ‑ תֻּמָּה (toom‑maw');  8549 ‑ תָּמִים (taw‑meem');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τελειότης, ητος, ἡ,

completeness, perfection, Pl. Def. 412b, Arist. Ph. 207a21, 261a36, LXX Jd. 9.16, Gal. 1.315; ψυχῆς

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τελειότης, τελειότητος, (τέλειος, which see), perfection;

a. i. e. the state of the more intelligent: Hebrews 6:1 (here R. V. marginal reading full growth).

b. perfection: (τῆς ἀγάπης, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 50, 1 [ET] (where see Harnack)); absolutely, moral and spiritual perfection, Colossians 3:14 (A. V., perfectness), on which passage, see σύνδεσμος, 1. (Proverbs 11:3, Alex.; Judges 9:16, 19; Wis. 6:16 Wis. 12:17; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 53, 5 [ET]; Plato, deff., p. 412 b. d.; (Aristotle, phys. 3, 6, p. 207a, 21; 8, 7 p. 261{a}, 36); Antoninus 5, 15.) (Cf. references under the word τέλειος, and B. Hartung, Der Begriff der τελειότης im N. T. (4to. Leipz. 1881).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τελειότης , -ητος ,

(<τέλειος ),

[in LXX: Judges 9:16; Judges 9:19 (H8549), Proverbs 11:3 (H8538), Wisdom of Solomon 6:15; Wisdom of Solomon 12:17, Jeremiah 2:2*;]

perfection, completeness: Colossians 3:14, Hebrews 6:1.

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Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a beaten track,"; ";apath"; (Matthew 3:3 al., cf. Sirach 2:2) occurs in CPR I. 42.14 (ἀρούρας) δ ̄ ἐκ λιβὸς τρίβου, ";4 arourae to the west of the path."; See also the metrical inscr. of B.C. 145–116, Archiv i. p. 221.21 f.—

καὶ σοὶ δ᾽ εὐοδίης τρίβον ὄλβιον εὔχομαι εἶναι,

πρός γ᾽ ἔτι καὶ τέκνοις σοῖσι φιλοφροσύνοις.

For the verb τρίβω, see P Par 49.22 (before B.C. 161) (= UPZ i. p. 309) ὅπως λαβὼν παρ᾽ ἐμοῦ ἐν Μέμφει σησάμου τέταρτον τρίψῃ μοι ἐν Μέμφει τρίμμα, P Oxy II. 234 ii. 16 (medical prescription—ii/iii A.D.) ῥοῶν κυτίνους μεμυκότας τρίψας, ";pound some closed calices of pomegranates"; (Edd.), ib. IX. 1222.2 (iv/A.D.) δὸς τῷ ἀδελφῷ. . . τὸ ἅλας τὸ ἀμ <μ >ωνιακὸν τὸ τετριμ <μ >ένον καὶ τὸ ἄτριπτον, ";give your brother the salt of ammonia, both the pounded and the unpounded"; (Ed.), and P Flor III. 378.19 (v/A.D. ?) τὰ ἱμάτιά μοι ἐτρίβη. See also Herodas V. 62 τοῖς σφυροῖσι τρίβοντα, ";burnishing with your ancles"; certain Achaean wares (a euphemism for ";fetters"; : sc. πέδας).


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List of Word Forms
τελειότης τελειοτητα τελειότητα τελειότητι τελειοτητος τελειότητος teleioteta teleiotēta teleióteta teleiótēta teleiotetos teleiotētos teleiótetos teleiótētos
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