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Lexicon :: Strong's G5048 - teleioō

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τελειόω
Transliteration
teleioō
Pronunciation
te-lā-o'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
23x in 17 unique form(s)
TR
24x in 18 unique form(s)
LXX
14x in 12 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:79,1161

Strong’s Definitions

τελειόω teleióō, tel-i-o'-o; from G5046; to complete, i.e. (literally) accomplish, or (figuratively) consummate (in character):—consecrate, finish, fulfil, make) perfect.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's G5048 in the following manner: make perfect (12x), perfect (4x), finish (4x), fulfil (2x), be perfect (1x), consecrate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's G5048 in the following manner: make perfect (12x), perfect (4x), finish (4x), fulfil (2x), be perfect (1x), consecrate (1x).
  1. to make perfect, complete

    1. to carry through completely, to accomplish, finish, bring to an end

  2. to complete (perfect)

    1. add what is yet wanting in order to render a thing full

    2. to be found perfect

  3. to bring to the end (goal) proposed

  4. to accomplish

    1. bring to a close or fulfilment by event

      1. of the prophecies of the scriptures

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τελειόω teleióō, tel-i-o'-o; from G5046; to complete, i.e. (literally) accomplish, or (figuratively) consummate (in character):—consecrate, finish, fulfil, make) perfect.
STRONGS NT 5048: τελειόω
τελειόω (in secular authors also τελεόω, which Herodotus uses everywhere (and which is the prevailing form in Attic prose (Liddell and Scott)); other writers use both forms indifferently), τελείω: 1 aorist ετελείωσα; perfect τετελείωκα; passive (or middle), present τελειοῦμαι; perfect τετελείωμαι; 1 aorist ἐτελειωθην; (τέλειος); from Herodotus, Sophocles, Thucydides, and Plato down; equivalent to τέλειον ποιῶ, to make perfect or complete;
1. to carry through completely; to accomplish, finish, bring to an end: τόν, Acts 20:24; τό ἔργον, John 4:34; John 5:36; John 17:4,(Nehemiah 6:16; τόν οἶκον, 2 Chronicles 8:16); τάς ἡμέρας, Luke 2:43; middle (present cf. Buttmann, 38 (33)) τελειοῦμαι, I finish complete, what was given me to do, Luke 13:32 (some (so A. V.) take it here as passive, I am perfected (understanding it of his death; cf. Ellicott, Life of our Lord, Lect. vi., p. 242 n{1}; Keim, ii., 615 n^1)).
2. to complete (perfect), i. e. add what is yet lacking in order to render a thing full: τήν ἀγάπην, passive, 1 John 2:5; 1 John 4:12, 17; δύναμις μου ἐν ἀσθένεια τελειοῦται, my power shows itself most efficacious in them that are weak, 2 Corinthians 12:9 R G; ἐκ τῶν ἔργων πίστις ἐτελειώθη, by works faith was perfected, made such as it ought to be, James 2:22; τετελείωται τίς ἐν τῇ ἀγάπη, one has been made perfect in love, his love lacks nothing, 1 John 4:18 (οἱ τελειωθεντες ἐν ἀγάπη, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 50, 3 [ET]; (τελειῶσαι τήν ἐκκλησίαν σου ἐν τῇ ἀγάπη σου, 'Teaching' etc. 10, 5 [ET])); ἵνα ὠσί τετελειωμένοι εἰς ἕν, that they may be perfected into one, i. e. perfectly united, John 17:23. τινα, to bring one's character to perfection: ἤδη τετελείωμαι, I am already made perfect, Philippians 3:12 (Wis. 4:13; ψυχή... ὅταν τελειωθης καί βραβειων καί στεφάνων ἀξιωθης, Philo de legg. alleg. 3, 23; ψυχή... τελειωθεισα ἐν ἀρετῶν ἀθλοις καί ἐπί τόν ὅρον ἐφικομενη τοῦ καλοῦ, id. de somn. 1, 21; equivalent to to be footpad perfect, Sir. 34:10 (Sir. 31:10).
3. to bring to the end (goal) proposed: οὐδέν, Hebrews 7:19; τινα, (to perfect or consummate) i. e. to raise to the state befitting him: so of God exalting Jesus to the state of heavenly majesty, Hebrews 2:10; in the passive, Hebrews 5:9; Hebrews 7:28; to raise to the state of heavenly blessedness those who put their faith in the expiatory death of Christ, passive, Hebrews 11:40; Hebrews 12:23 ((Act. Petr. et Paul. § 88, Tdf. edition, p. 39; Act. Barnab. § 9, id., p. 68; cf. 'Teaching' etc. 16, 2 [ET]); with μαρτυρίῳ added, of the death of the apost. Paul, Eusebius, h. e. 2, 22, 2 (cf. Heinichen's note on 7, 15, 5)); to make one, meet for future entrance on this state and give him a sure hope of it even here on earth, Hebrews 10:1, 14; τινα κατά συνείδησιν, Hebrews 9:9; cf. Bleek, Brief an d. Hebrews 2:1, p. 297ff; C. R. Köstlin, Lehrbegriff des Evang. u. der Briefe Johannis (Berl. 1843), p. 421ff; Riehm, Lehrbegriff des Hebrew-Br., § 42, p. 340ff; Pfleiderer, Paulinismus, p. 344f. (English translation, ii, p. 72ff).
4. to accomplish, i. e. bring to a close or fulfilment by event: τήν γραφήν, the prophecies of Scripture, passive, John 19:28 (cf. Winers Grammar, 459 (428); Buttmann, § 151, 20).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Chronicles
8:16
Nehemiah
6:16
Luke
2:43; 13:32
John
4:34; 5:36; 17:4; 17:23; 19:28
Acts
20:24
2 Corinthians
12:9
Philippians
3:12
Hebrews
2:1; 2:10; 5:9; 7:19; 7:28; 9:9; 10:1; 10:14; 11:40; 12:23
James
2:22
1 John
2:5; 4:12; 4:17; 4:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5048 matches the Greek τελειόω (teleioō),
which occurs 33 times in 24 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:43 - When they had finished the days, as they returned, the Boy Jesus lingered behind in Jerusalem. And Joseph and His mother[fn] did not know it;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:32 - And He said to them, “Go, tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:34 - Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:36 - “But I have a greater witness than John’s; for the works which the Father has given Me to finish—the very works that I do—bear witness of Me, that the Father has sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:4 - “I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:23 - “I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:28 - After this, Jesus, knowing[fn] that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:24 - “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself,[fn] so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:12 - Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:10 - For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:9 - And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - for the law made nothing perfect; on the other hand, there is the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:28 - For the law appoints as high priests men who have weakness, but the word of the oath, which came after the law, appoints the Son who has been perfected forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:9 - It was symbolic for the present time in which both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make him who performed the service perfect in regard to the conscience—
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:1 - For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with these same sacrifices, which they offer continually year by year, make those who approach perfect.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:14 - For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:40 - God having provided something better for us, that they should not be made perfect apart from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:23 - to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:22 - Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made perfect?
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:5 - But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:12 - No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:17 - Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:18 - There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
 
 
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