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Strong's #5050 - τελείωσις

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G5448)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. a completing, a perfecting
    1. fulfilment, accomplishment
    2. the event which verifies the promise
    3. consummation, perfection
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4394 ‑ מִלֻּאִים (mil‑loo');  8002 ‑ שֶׁלֶם (sheh'‑lem);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τελεί-ωσις or τελέωσις, εως, ἡ,

development, completion, of physical growth, λαμβάνει τελέωσιν τὰ ᾠά Arist. HA 543a19, cf. 561a5, Hp. Septim. 1, Sor. 1.18, al., Gal. 15.26; τὴν τ. τῶν μορίων ἀπολαμβάνειν Arist. HA 583b24, etc.; ἡ τῶν καρπῶν τ. Thphr. HP 3.4.3; ἕως τελειώσεως to saturation -point, Epicur. Ephesians 2 p.38U.; of a building, Arist. Ph. 246a26; of a statue, Stoic. 3.48; in moral sense, αἱ ἀρεταὶ τελειώσεις Arist. Ph. 247a2, cf. 246a13, Metaph. 1021b20; εἰς τὴν τ. ἄγεσθαι τῆς φύσεως Id. EN 1153a12. execution of a legal instrument by completing it, BGU 1168.3 (i B.C.), PFlor. 56.7, al. (iii A.D.).

2. in Logic, ἡ τ. τῶν συλλογισμῶν Arist. APr. 42a35; cf. τελειόω 1.2.

II attainment of manhood, AJA 18.324 (Sardis, Epist. Augusti). marriage, LXX Jeremiah 2:2; cf. τέλειος 1.2b, 11.

III of events, accomplishment, fulfilment, Luke 1:45; λόγων LXX Ju. 10.9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

τελείωσις, τελειώσεως, (τελειόω), a completing, perfecting;

a. fulfilment, accomplishment; the event which verifies a promise (see τελειόω, 4): Luke 1:45 (Judith 10:9; Philo de vit. Moys. iii. § 39).

b. consummation, perfection (see τελειόω, 3): Hebrews 7:11. (In various senses in Aristotle, Theophrastus, Diodorus) (Cf. references under the word τελειόω, 3.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

τελείωσις , -εως ,

(< τελειόω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H4394, Exodus 29:22, al.;]

fulfilment, completion, perfection: Luke 1:45, Hebrews 7:11.†

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

";lasting three months"; (Hebrews 11:23) : cf. P Cairo Zen II. 59155.6 (B.C. 256) κατάσπειρε τὸν τρίμηνον πυρόν, ";sow the three-month wheat."; For τρίμηνος used as a subst. see P Loud 18.10 (B.C. 161) (= I. p. 23) ἀπὸ Φαμενὼθ α ̄ ἕως Παχὼν λ ̄ γίνονται τῆς τριμήνου ὀλυρῶν κ ̄δ ̄ (ἄρταβαι) : the editor compares Herod. ii. 124. Similar exx. are BGU VII. 1717.5 (ii/iii A.D.) and PSI VI. 689.5, .30 (v/A.D. ?).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
τελειώσεσι τελειώσεως τελειώσεώς τελειωσις τελείωσις teleiosis teleiōsis teleíosis teleíōsis
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