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Lexicon :: Strong's G5046 - teleios

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τέλειος
Transliteration
teleios
Pronunciation
te'-lā-os (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:67,1161

Trench's Synonyms: xxii. ὁλόκληρος, τέλειος, ἄρτιος.

Strong’s Definitions

τέλειος téleios, tel'-i-os; from G5056; complete (in various applications of labor, growth, mental and moral character, etc.); neuter (as noun, with G3588) completeness:—of full age, man, perfect.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G5046 in the following manner: perfect (17x), man (1x), of full age (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G5046 in the following manner: perfect (17x), man (1x), of full age (1x).
  1. brought to its end, finished

  2. wanting nothing necessary to completeness

  3. perfect

  4. that which is perfect

    1. consummate human integrity and virtue

    2. of men

      1. full grown, adult, of full age, mature

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τέλειος téleios, tel'-i-os; from G5056; complete (in various applications of labor, growth, mental and moral character, etc.); neuter (as noun, with G3588) completeness:—of full age, man, perfect.
STRONGS NT 5046: τέλειος
τέλειος, τελεία, τέλειον (τέλος), in classic Greek sometimes also τέλειος, τέλειον (cf. Winers Grammar, § 11,1), from Homer down, the Sept. several times for שָׁלֵם, תָּמִים, etc.; properly, brought to its end, finished; lacking nothing necessary to completeness; perfect: ἔργον, James 1:4; ἀγάπη, 1 John 4:18; νόμος, James 1:25; (δώρημα, James 1:17); τελειοτερα σκηνή, a more perfect (excellent) tabernacle, Hebrews 9:11; τό τέλειον, substantively, that which is perfect: consummate human integrity and virtue, Romans 12:2 (others take it here as an adjective belonging to θέλημα); the perfect state of all things, to be ushered in by the return of Christ from heaven, 1 Corinthians 13:10; of men, full-grown, adult; of full age, mature (Aeschylus Ag. 1504; Plato, legg. 11, p. 929{c}): Hebrews 5:14; τέλειος ἀνήρ (Xenophon, Cyril 1, 2, 4f; 8, 7, 6; Philo de cherub. § 32; opposed to παιδίον νήπιον, Polybius 5, 29, 2; for other examples from other authors see Bleek, Brief a. d. Hebrew ii., 2, p. 133f), μέχρι... εἰς ἄνδρα τέλειον, until we rise to the same level of knowledge which we ascribe to a full-grown man, until we can be likened to a full-grown man, Ephesians 4:13 (opposed to νήπιοι, 14); τέλειοι ταῖς φρεσί (opposed to παιδία and νηπιαζοντες ταῖς φρεσί), 1 Corinthians 14:20 (here A. V. men); absolutely, οἱ τέλειοι, the perfect, i. e. the more intelligent, ready to apprehend divine things, 1 Corinthians 2:6 (R. V. marginal reading full-grown) (opposed to νήπιοι ἐν Χριστῷ, 1 Corinthians 3:1; in simple opposed to νήπιος, Philo de legg. alleg. i. § 30; for מֵבִין, opposed to μαντανων, 1 Chronicles 25:8; (cf. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:28; Philippians 3:15)); of mind and character, one who has reached the proper height of virtue and integrity: Matthew 5:48; Matthew 19:21; Philippians 3:15 (cf. Lightfoot as above); James 1:4; in an absolute sense, of God: Matthew 5:48; τέλειος ἀνήρ, James 3:2 (τέλειος δίκαιος, Sir. 44:17); as respects understanding and goodness, Colossians 4:12; τέλειος ἄνθρωπος ἐν Χριστῷ, Colossians 1:28 (cf. Lightfoot as the synonym above: see ὁλόκληρος, and Trench, § xxii.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
25:8
Matthew
5:48; 5:48; 19:21
Romans
12:2
1 Corinthians
2:6; 3:1; 13:10; 14:20
Ephesians
4:13
Philippians
3:15; 3:15
Colossians
1:28; 1:28; 4:12
Hebrews
5:14; 9:11
James
1:4; 1:4; 1:17; 1:25; 3:2
1 John
4:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5046 matches the Greek τέλειος (teleios),
which occurs 20 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:48 - Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:21 - Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:6 - We do, however, speak a message of wisdom among the mature, but not the wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:10 - but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:20 - Brothers and sisters, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:15 - All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:28 - He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:12 - Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:14 - But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:11 - But when Christ came as high priest of the good things that are now already here,[fn] he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not made with human hands, that is to say, is not a part of this creation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:4 - Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:17 - Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:25 - But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:2 - We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:18 - There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
 
 
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