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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5048 - τελειόω

Transliteration
teleióō
Phonetics
tel-i-o'-o
Origin
from (G5046)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
8:79,1161
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to make perfect, complete
    1. to carry through completely, to accomplish, finish, bring to an end
  2. to complete (perfect)
    1. add what is yet wanting in order to render a thing full
    2. to be found perfect
  3. to bring to the end (goal) proposed
  4. to accomplish
    1. bring to a close or fulfilment by event
      1. of the prophecies of the scriptures
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3615 ‑ כָּלָה (kaw‑law');  3634 ‑ כָּלַל (kaw‑lal');  4390 ‑ מָלָא (maw‑lay', maw‑law');  6213 ‑ עָשָׂה (aw‑saw');  8003 ‑ שָׁלֵם (shaw‑lame');  8552 ‑ תָּמַם (taw‑mam');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (33)
Luke
2
John
5
Acts
1
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
Hebrews
15
James
2
1 John
6
NAS (33)
Luke
5
John
5
Acts
1
Philippians
1
Hebrews
16
James
1
1 John
4
HCS (23)
Luke
2
John
5
Acts
1
Philippians
1
Hebrews
9
James
1
1 John
4
BSB (23)
Luke
2
John
5
Acts
1
Philippians
1
Hebrews
9
James
1
1 John
4
ESV (24)
Luke
1
John
5
Acts
1
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
1
Hebrews
9
James
1
1 John
5
WEB (35)
Luke
2
John
5
Acts
1
2 Corinthians
1
Philippians
2
Hebrews
15
James
2
1 John
7
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τελει-όω and τελεόω

(the latter always in Hdt., and the prevailing form in Att. Prose, v. infr., and cf. τέλειος init.):

make perfect, complete:

I of things, acts, works, time, make perfect, complete, accomplish, πάντα ἐτελέωσε ποιήσας Hdt. 1.120; τελεώσαντες τὰς σπονδάς having completed the libations, Th. 6.32; τελειοῖ τὴν ἐνέργειαν ἡ ἡδονή Arist. EN 1174b23; τ. βίου ἐνιαυτούς complete the tale of years, App.Anth. 2.281 (Philadelphia); τὸ ἔργον John 4:34; τὰς ἡμέρας Luke 2:43; τὸν δρόμον Acts 20:24; τὸν περὶ παιδοτροφίας λόγον ἐνθάδε τελειοῦμεν Sor. 1.126: Med., Iamb. VP 29.158, Protr. 20: Pass., to be accomplished, Hdt. 1.160, S. Tr. 1257; ἐπειδὴ χρόνος ἐτελεώθη Pl. Plt. 272d; τελεωθέντων ἀμφοτέροισι when both men had their wishes accomplished, Hdt. 5.11. execute a legal instrument, make it valid by completing it, PCair.PreIsa 43.10 (i A.D.), PAmh. 2.111.16 (ii A.D.), BGU 578.21 (ii A.D.), 1657.6 (iii A.D.).

2. in Logic, τ. τὸ εἶδος complete, make perfect the form or species, Arist. EN 1174a16: Pass., of syllogisms, to be made perfect (by reduction to the 1st figure, the other figures being ἀτελεῖς), Id. APr. 29a16, 30, al.

3. Pass., of prophecies, to be fulfilled, John 19:28.

II bring to perfection or consummation, ἐπιγενόμενα δὲ ταῦτα τῷ Δαρείῳ ἐτελέωσέ μιν sealed his success, in his claim to the monarchy, Hdt. 3.86; τελειῶσαι λόχον make the ambush successful, S. OC 1089 (lyr.): Pass., to be made perfect, attain perfection, Id. El. 1510 (anap.); esp. by reaching maturity in point of age, Pl. Smp. 192a, R. 466e, 487a, 498b, etc.; so of the embryo, plants, come to maturity, Arist. GA 776a31, Thphr. HP 8.2.6, Sor. 1.33, al., Gal. 6.531; τελειωθέντος [μειρακίου] κατὰ τὸ μέγεθος ib.162.

2. in Pass. also, τελειωθῆναι, = γῆμαι, Paus.Gr. Fr. 306, cf. τέλειος 1.2b, τέλος 1.6.

3. Pass., to be made perfect, of true Christians, Hebrews 11:40, Hebrews 12:23.

4. Pass., die, IG 14.628 (Rhegium). III intr., bring fruit to maturity, come to maturity, Arist. GA 757b24.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τελειόω , -

(<τέλειος ),

[in LXX: Exodus 29:9, Leviticus 4:5, al. (τ . χεῖρ H4390 pi.), 2 Samuel 22:26, al. (H8552), Wisdom of Solomon 4:13, al. (cf. Westc., He., 64);]

1. bring to an end, finish, accomplish, fulfil: John 4:34, Acts 20:24; of time, Luke 2:43, John 5:36; John 17:4; pass., ἡ γραφή , John 19:28.

2. to bring to maturity or completeness, to complete, perfect;

(a) of things: Hebrews 7:19, James 2:22, 1 John 2:5; 1 John 4:12; 1 John 4:17 :

(b) of persons, in ethical and spiritual sense: Hebrews 2:10; Hebrews 9:9; Hebrews 10:1; Hebrews 10:14; pass., Luke 13:32, John 17:23, Philippians 3:12, Hebrews 5:9; Hebrews 7:28; Hebrews 11:40; Hebrews 12:23, 1 John 4:18 (for a different view of the meaning in Hebrews 2:10, al., v. Rendall, in l).†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";a period of three years"; (Acts 20:31) : P Giss I. 58ii. 17 (A.D. 116) πληροῦντες τ ̣[ ]ν τριετίας ̣ [χρόν ]ο ̣ν, P Tebt II. 488 (account of a trial—A.D. 121–2) ]ξ ̣ι ̣ο ̣υ ̣ π ̣ρ ̣ο ̣̣ πόσου χρόνου οἰκοδομῆσαι; Ἱέραξ · πρὸ τριετίας, ib. 342.21 (late ii/A.D.) ἐπὶ τὴν λοιπ (ὴν) (τριετίαν), ";for the remaining period of three years,"; and P Amh II. 100.7 (A.D. 198–211) τῆς ὅλης τριετίας. The adj. τριετής occurs in ib. 68.41 (late i/A.D.) τῶι μὲν τῆς ἀτελείας τριετεῖ χρόνῳ, and the verb τριετίζω ter in Genesis 15:9. See also V Oxy XVII. 2105.3 (A.D. 147–8) τριετηρικὸ [ς ] ἀγω ̣[ν, ";a triennial contest.";

 

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List of Word Forms
ετελειωθη ετελειώθη ἐτελειώθη ετελείωσα ετελείωσαν ετελείωσάν ετελείωσε ετελειωσεν ετελείωσεν ἐτελείωσεν τελειουμαι τελειούμαι τελειοῦμαι τελειούται τελειωθεις τελειωθείς τελειωθεὶς τελειωθη τελειωθή τελειωθῇ τελειωθήναι τελειωθώσι τελειωθωσιν τελειωθῶσιν τελειώσαι τελειῶσαι τελειωσαντων τελειωσάντων τελειωσας τελειώσας τελειώσει τελειώσεις τελειωσω τελειώσω τελειώσωσι τετελειωκεν τετελείωκεν τετελειωμαι τετελείωμαι τετελειωμενη τετελειωμένη τετελειωμενοι τετελειωμένοι τετελειωμενον τετελειωμένον τετελειωμένος τετελειωμένου τετελειωμενων τετελειωμένων τετελειωται τετελείωται eteleiosen eteleiōsen eteleíosen eteleíōsen eteleiothe eteleiōthē eteleiṓthe eteleiṓthē teleiosai teleiôsai teleiōsai teleiō̂sai teleiosanton teleiosánton teleiōsantōn teleiōsántōn teleiosas teleiōsas teleiṓsas teleioso teleiōsō teleiṓso teleiṓsō teleiothe teleiōthē teleiothêi teleiōthē̂i teleiotheis teleiotheìs teleiōtheis teleiōtheìs teleiothosin teleiothôsin teleiōthōsin teleiōthō̂sin teleioumai teleioûmai teteleioken teteleiōken teteleíoken teteleíōken teteleiomai teteleiōmai teteleíomai teteleíōmai teteleiomene teteleioméne teteleiōmenē teteleiōménē teteleiomenoi teteleioménoi teteleiōmenoi teteleiōménoi teteleiomenon teteleioménon teteleiōmenon teteleiōmenōn teteleiōménon teteleiōménōn teteleiotai teteleiōtai teteleíotai teteleíōtai
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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