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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5054 - τελευτή

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Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
  1. the end of life, decease, death
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Strong #: 319 ‑ אַחֲרִית (akh‑ar‑eeth');  4191 ‑ מוּת (mooth);  4194 ‑ מָוֶת (maw'‑veth);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

τελευτ-ή, ἡ,


completion, accomplishment, τελευτὴν ποιῆσαι [γάμου ] accomplish, Od. 1.249, 16.126; κραίνειν τελευτὰν γάμου Pi. P. 9.66; τ. νόστου ib. 1.35; οὐ γάρ μοι δοκέει μύθοιο τ. τῇδέ γ' ὁδῷ κρανέεσθαι Il. 9.625.

2. event, issue, δεῖξεν πᾶσαν τ. πράγματος Pi. O. 13.75, cf. Thgn. 1075; γάμου πικραὶ τ. A. Ag. 745 (lyr.); τ. πρευμενεῖς κτίσαι Id. Supp. 138 (lyr.); θεσφάτων Id. Pers. 740 (troch.); κακοῦ θυμοῦ τ... κακὴ προσγίγνεται S. OC 1198.

3. termination, end, οὐδέ τις ἦν ἔριδος λύσις οὐδὲ τ. Hes. Th. 637; μή μ' ἀποσβεσθὲν λάθῃ πρὸς τῇ τ. τῆς ὁδοῦ Ar. Lys. 294 (lyr.); ἡ τ. τοῦ πολέμου Th. 1.13; καλλίστην τελευτὴν ἐπιτιθέντες κινδύνοις Lys. 2.47; τελευτὴν ἔχειν Pl. Lg. 782a.

4. esp. βιότοιο τ. Il. 7.104, 16.787; βίου Hdt. 1.30, 31, cf. And. 4.24; τ. τοῦ βίου τελεῖν S. Tr. 79; ἐπὶ τελευτῇ τοῦ βίου Pl. Grg. 516a. freq. without βίου, the end of life, death, Pi. O. 5.22, Pl. Phd. 118, etc.; τ. ὑστάτη S. Tr. 1256; τελευτῆς λαχεῖν, τυχεῖν, Th. 2.44, X. HG 4.4.6; τ. δοῦναι Id. Cyr. 8.7.3; periphr., θανάτοιο τ. the end that is death, Hes. Sc. 357, cf. τέλος 1.4; τῆς γηραιοῦ τ. προαποθνῄσκειν Antipho 4.1.2.

5. with Preps., in adv. sense, ἐς τελευτήν at the end, at last, h.Hom. 7.29, Hes. Op. 333, Thgn. 201, S. OC 1223 (lyr.); ἐπὶ τελευτῆς Pl. Phdr. 267d, etc.; ἐν τελευτᾷ Pi. O. 7.26, A. Th. 936 (lyr.).

II end, extremity of anything, as of limbs, Arist. PA 654b24, cf. 685a1, GA 720b18, Pl. Ti. 33b, Men. 75e.

2. end, close of a sentence, Arist. Rh. 1420b2, etc.; of a play, Id. Po. 1450b29, cf. Demetr. Eloc. 257; of a word, J. AJ 1.6.1.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πελευτή , -ῆς ,

(< τελέω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H4191, H4194;]

1. a finishing.

2. an end: τ . βίου (Hdt., al.): also without βίου , the end of life, death (Hdt., Plat., al.): Matthew 2:15.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";the third"; : P Petr III. 28 verso (b).7 (iii/B.C.) ἐδραγματοκλέπτει τρίτος ὤν, ";with two others, he stole sheaves in gleaning"; (Edd.) : cf UPZ i. 13.21 and 77ii. 25 (B.C. 161) with Wilcken’s notes.

Other exx. of the adj. are P Cairo Zen II. 59236.3 (B.C. 254 or 253) ἐκ τριῶν ἐτῶν τὰ γενήματα λαμβάνοντες, τὸ τρίτον μέρος ἐπέγραφον, meaning ";they took the average yield of the last three years as an assessment for future taxation"; (see note), BGU IV. 1078.11 (A.D. 39) γείνωσκε δὲ ἡγεμόνα εἰσεληλυθότα τῇ τρίτῃ [κ ]αὶ εἰκάδι, ib. II. 596.16 (A.D. 84) ἔτους τρίτου, and P Oxy VIII. 1114.24 (A.D. 237) περὶ ὥραν τρίτην.

For τρίτον = ";thirdly"; (as in 1 Corinthians 12:28), see BGU II. 423.15 (ii/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 91) πρῶτον. . . δεύτερον. . . τρ [ ]τον, and for τὸ τρίτον, ";for the third time,"; as in Mark 14:41, cf. P Lips I. 33 ii. 15 (A.D. 368). Prepositional phrases are P Oxy XIV. 1640.7 (A.D. 252) ἐκτείσω σοι τοῦ ὑπερπεσόντος χρόνου διάφορον ἐκ τρίτου, ";I will forfeit to you for the overtime an extra payment at the rate of one third"; (Edd.), and P Lips I. 9.8 (A.D. 233) κοινῶς ἐξ ἴσου κατὰ τὸ τ [ρ ]ίτον.


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τελευτή τελευτήν τελευτης τελευτής τελευτῆς teleutes teleutês teleutēs teleutē̂s
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