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Lexicon :: Strong's G5055 - teleō

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τελέω
Transliteration
teleō (Key)
Pronunciation
te-le'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:57,1161

Strong’s Definitions

τελέω teléō, tel-eh'-o; from G5056; to end, i.e. complete, execute, conclude, discharge (a debt):—accomplish, make an end, expire, fill up, finish, go over, pay, perform.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's G5055 in the following manner: finish (8x), fulfil (7x), accomplish (4x), pay (2x), perform (1x), expire (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's G5055 in the following manner: finish (8x), fulfil (7x), accomplish (4x), pay (2x), perform (1x), expire (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to bring to a close, to finish, to end

    1. passed, finished

  2. to perform, execute, complete, fulfil, (so that the thing done corresponds to what has been said, the order, command etc.)

    1. with special reference to the subject matter, to carry out the contents of a command

    2. with reference also to the form, to do just as commanded, and generally involving the notion of time, to perform the last act which completes a process, to accomplish, fulfil

  3. to pay

    1. of tribute

      In Jhn 19:30 the word means, "It is finished." Christ satisfied God's justice by dying for all to pay for the sins of the elect. These sins can never be punished again since that would violate God's justice. Sins can only be punished once, either by a substitute or by yourself.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τελέω teléō, tel-eh'-o; from G5056; to end, i.e. complete, execute, conclude, discharge (a debt):—accomplish, make an end, expire, fill up, finish, go over, pay, perform.
STRONGS NT 5055: τελέω
τελέω, τέλω; 1 aorist ἐτελεσα (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 13, 3 c.); perfect τετέλεκα (2 Timothy 4:7); passive, present 3 person singular τελεῖται (2 Corinthians 12:9 L T Tr WH); perfect τετελεσμαι; 1 aorist ἐτελέσθην; 1 future τελεσθήσομαι; (τέλος); from Homer down;
1. to bring to a close, to finish, to end: ἔτη, passive, passed, finished, Revelation 20:3, 5, 7 ((so from Homer and Hesiod down; Aristotle, h. a. 7, 1 at the beginning, p. 580{a}, 14 ἐν τοῖς ἔτεσι τος δίς ἑπτά τετελεσμενοις); τριῶν τελουμενων ἡμερῶν, Lucian, Alex. 38); τόν δρόμον (Homer, Iliad 23, 373, 768; Sophocles Electr. 726), 2 Timothy 4:7; τούς λόγους, Matthew 7:28 L T Tr WH; Matt. 19:1; 26:1; τάς παραβολάς, Matthew 13:53; (ἄχρι τελεσθῶσιν αἱ πληγαί, Revelation 15:8); a rare use is τέλειν τάς πόλεις, i. e. your flight or journey through the cities (R. V. ye shall not have gone through the cities, etc.), Matthew 10:23 (similar are ἀνύειν τούς τόπους, Polybius 5, 8, 1; τά ἕλη, 3, 79, 5; consummare Italiam, Flor. 1, (13) 18, 1; explere urbes, Tibull. 1, 4, 69; conficere aequor immensum, Vergil Georg. 2, 541; also xii., signorum orbem, Cicero, nat. deor. 2, 20, 52); with the participle of a verb (like ἄρχομαι, παύομαι, cf. Winers Grammar, § 45, 4 a.; Buttmann, § 144, 14), Matthew 11:1.
2. to perform, execute, complete, fulfill (so that the thing done corresponds to what has been said, the order, command, etc.), i. e.
α. with special reference to the subject-matter, to carry out the contents of a command": τόν νόμον, Romans 2:27 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 134 (127)); James 2:8; τήν ἐπιθυμίαν (i. e. τό ἐπιθυμουμενον), Galatians 5:16.
β. with reference also to the form, to do just as commanded, and generally involving a notion of time, to perform the last act which completes a process, to accomplish, fulfill: ἅπαντα (πάντα) τά κατά νόμον, Luke 2:39; τήν μαρτυρίαν, the duty of testifying, Revelation 11:7; τό μυστήριον, passive, Revelation 10:7 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 277 (260)); τό βάπτισμα, passive, Luke 12:50; πάντα, passive, John 19:28 (the distinction between τελέω and τελειόω may be seen in this verse); τούς λόγους (τά ῤήματα) τοῦ Θεοῦ, passive, Revelation 17:17; ἅπαντα (πάντα) τά γεγραμμένα, Acts 13:29; passive, Luke 18:31 (see γράφω, 2 c.); with ἐν ἐμοί (in me) added, in my experience, Luke 22:37; ἐν πληγαῖς, in the infliction of calamities, Revelation 15:1; τετέλεσται (A. V. it is finished) everything has been accomplished which by the appointment of the Father as revealed in the Scriptures I must do and bear, John 19:30. equivalent to τελειόω, 2, which see (made perfect): 2 Corinthians 12:9 L T Tr WH.
3. to pay: τά δίδραχμα, Matthew 17:24; φόρους, Romans 13:6, (τόν φόρον, Plato, Alc. 1, p. 123 a.; τά τέλη, often in Attic writings). (Compare: ἀποτελέω, διατελέω, ἐκτελέω, ἐπιτελέω, συντελέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
7:28; 10:23; 11:1; 13:53; 17:24; 19:1; 26:1
Luke
2:39; 12:50; 18:31; 22:37
John
19:28; 19:30
Acts
13:29
Romans
2:27; 13:6
2 Corinthians
12:9; 12:9
Galatians
5:16
2 Timothy
4:7; 4:7
James
2:8
Revelation
10:7; 11:7; 15:1; 15:8; 17:17; 20:3; 20:5; 20:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5055 matches the Greek τελέω (teleō),
which occurs 28 times in 28 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:28 - And when Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next, for truly, I say to you, you will not have gone through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:1 - When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:53 - And when Jesus had finished these parables, he went away from there,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:24 - When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax went up to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the tax?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:1 - Now when Jesus had finished these sayings, he went away from Galilee and entered the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:1 - When Jesus had finished all these sayings, he said to his disciples,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:39 - And when they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:50 - I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my distress until it is accomplished!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:31 - And taking the twelve, he said to them, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:37 - For I tell you that this Scripture must be fulfilled in me: ‘And he was numbered with the transgressors.’ For what is written about me has its fulfillment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:28 - After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:30 - When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:29 - And when they had carried out all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:27 - Then he who is physically[fn] uncircumcised but keeps the law will condemn you who have the written code[fn] and circumcision but break the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:6 - For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:16 - But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:7 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:8 - If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:7 - but that in the days of the trumpet call to be sounded by the seventh angel, the mystery of God would be fulfilled, just as he announced to his servants[fn] the prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:7 - And when they have finished their testimony, the beast that rises from the bottomless pit[fn] will make war on them and conquer them and kill them,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:1 - Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and amazing, seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:8 - and the sanctuary was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from his power, and no one could enter the sanctuary until the seven plagues of the seven angels were finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:17 - for God has put it into their hearts to carry out his purpose by being of one mind and handing over their royal power to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:3 - and threw him into the pit, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he might not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were ended. After that he must be released for a little while.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:5 - The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended. This is the first resurrection.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:7 - And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be released from his prison
 
 
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