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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #658 - ἀποτελέω

Transliteration
apoteléō
Phonetics
ap-ot-el-eh'-o
Origin
from (G575) and (G5055)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to perfect, to bring quite to an end
  2. accomplish
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
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KJV (1)
James
1
NAS (2)
Luke
1
James
1
HCS (2)
Luke
1
James
1
BSB (2)
Luke
1
James
1
ESV (1)
James
1
WEB (1)
James
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀποτελέω,

fut. -τελέσω, Att. -τελῶ,

I

1. bring to an end, complete a work, Hdt. 5.92. ή, X. HG 3.2.10, Pl. Plt. 308e, etc.: Pass., Th. 4.69: pf. part. ἀποτετελεσμένος perfect, ἐπίτροπος X. Oec. 13.3.

2. produce, νοσήματα Pl. Ti. 84c, cf. Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.20U., M.Ant. 10.26, etc.: Pass., Arist. Cael. 268b26.

3. pay or perform what is due, τὰς εὐχάς σφι ἀ. Hdt. 2.65; τῷ θεῷ τὰ πάτρια Id. 4.180; of rent or tribute, τὰ νομιζόμενα X. Cyr. 3.2.19; ἀπαρχὴν τῶν ἐκ τῆς γῆς Pl. Lg. 806e; pay or suffer, παραπλήσια τοῖς Καμβύσου παθήμασιν ib. 695e.

4. accomplish, perform, τὰ καθήκοντα X. Cyr. 1.2.5; προσταχθέντα Pl. Lg. 823d; τὰ προσήκοντα Id. Criti. 108d; ἀ. ἄρτον accomplish the making of bread, Hp. VM 3; ἓν ὑφ' ἑνὸς ἕργον ἄριστ' ἀποτελεῖται Arist. Pol. 1273b10. esp. of astral influences, Ptol. Tetr. 1, D.C. 45.1, etc.; cf. ἀποτέλεσμα. c. Astrol., make a forecast, περὶ ζωῆς Ps. Ptol. Centil. 215.

5. render of a certain kind, τὴν πόλιν ἀ. εὐδαίμονα make the state quite happy, Pl. Lg. 718b; ἀμείνους ἐκ χειρόνων ἀ. Id. Plt. 297b, cf. Lg. 823d; τοιούτους ἄνδρας ὥστε.. Plb. 6.52.11: in Med., ἄμεμπτον φίλον ἀποτελέσασθαι make him without blame towards himself. X. Lac. 2.13: Pass., τύραννος ἀντὶ προστάτου ἀποτετελεσμένος Pl. R. 566d; ἐνύπνιον τέλεον ἀ. turns out.., ib. 443b.

6. fill up, satiate, τὰς ἐπιθυμίας Id. Grg. 503d: Pass., Id. R. 558e, al.

II Pass., to be worshipped, Id. Smp. 188d.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἀπο -τελέω , - ,

[in LXX: 1 Esdras 5:73, 1 Maccabees 15:39*;]

to bring to an end, complete, accomplish (cf. MM, s.v.): Luke 13:32, James 1:15.†


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

The verb occurs P Tebt II. 276 (ii/iii A.D.), an astrological document, describing the effects (ἀποτελέσματα) due to the positions of the planets. Thus 14 Jupiter in conjunction with Mars (etc.) μεγάλας ̣[βασιλεία ]ς ̣κ ̣αὶ ἡγεμονίας ἀπ ̣ο ̣τελεῖ, ";makes."; This is in accord with the use in Luke 13:32 ἰάσεις ἀποτελῶ, and also in James 1:15 ἡ δὲ ἁμαρτία ἀποτελεσθεῖσα ἀποκυεῖ θάνατον, where Hort (ad l.) has shown that . is ";fully formed"; rather than ";full-grown."; In PSI 101.11 (ii/A.D.) ἀποτελεσθῆαι (l. ναι) γὰρ τὴν κώμην πάλαι ἀπὸ ἀνδρῶν κ ̄ζ ̄, νυνεὶ δὲ εἰς μόνους κατηντηκέναι ἄνδρας γ ̄ (who had emigrated from inability to meet the heavier taxation) it seems to mean ";the village once had a full strength of 27 contributors."; (It should be noted that Prof. Hunt, in The Year’s Work for 1912, p. 135, included this document among transcriptions which ";show signs of inexperience.";)

 

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
απέτεμεν απετηγάνισε απετμήθη αποτελεσθεισα αποτελεσθείσα ἀποτελεσθεῖσα αποτελω ἀποτελῶ apotelestheisa apotelestheîsa apotelo apotelô apotelō apotelō̂
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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