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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5052 - τελεσφορέω

Transliteration
telesphoréō
Phonetics
tel-es-for-eh'-o
Origin
from a compound of (G5056) and (G5342)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to bring to (perfection or) maturity
    1. of fruits
    2. of pregnant women
    3. of animals bringing their young to maturity
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (2)
Luke
2
NAS (3)
Luke
3
HCS (1)
Luke
1
BSB (1)
Luke
1
ESV (1)
Luke
1
WEB (2)
Luke
2
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τελεσφορ-έω,

bring fruit to perfection, Thphr. HP 8.7.6, Luke 8:14 : Pass., τελεσφορουμένων καρπῶν D.S. 2.36.

2. of young women, bear perfect offspring, Artem. 1.16; τ. καὶ μὴ ἀποβάλλειν τὸ ἔμβρυον Dsc. Eup. 2.97: Pass., of the offspring, Corn. ND 34, Sor. 1.41, Jul. Or. 7.220c.

3. generally, bring to a head, ἔαρ ἐς κορυφὴν τ. [νοῦσον ] Aret. SD 1.16, cf. Phld. Lib. p.31 O.: Pass., to be brought to perfection, Longin. 14.3.

II pay toll or custom, X. Vect. 3.5. III to be a τελεσφόφος (111.2), GDI 4837 (Cyrene), in form -φορέντες, cf. Africa Italiana 2.130, 153 (ibid.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** τελεσφορέω , -

(< τέλος , φέρω ),

[in LXX: 4 Maccabees 13:20*;]

(a) of plants, to bring fruit to perfection (Theophr.): Luke 8:14;

(b) of females, to bear perfect offspring (Artemid.; 4Mac, l.c.).†


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

";of three stories"; (Acts 20:9). To the i/A.D. warrant for this word in P Oxy I. 99.5 (A.D. 55) μέρος ἥμισυ τῆς ὑπαρχούσης αὐτῷ μητρικῆς οἰκία [ς ] τριστέγου, ";one half of a three-storeyed house inherited from his mother"; (cf. .15), and ib. VIII. 1105.9 (A.D. 81–96) μερῶν τριῶν ἀπὸ μερῶν πέντε οἰκίας τριστέκου (l. τριστέγου), ";three-fifths of a three-storeyed house"; (Ed.) : add ib. I. 75.18 (A.D. 129) and from A.D. 212, P Lond 1164 (e).7 (= III. p. 160) οἰκίας τριστέγου, This last papyrus shows us the corresponding forms δίστεγος and μονόστεγος.

 

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
τελεσφορούσι τελεσφορουσιν τελεσφοροῦσιν τελεταί τελετάς τελευταία τελευταίοις telesphorousin telesphoroûsin
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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