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Lexicon :: Strong's G5046 - teleios

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τέλειος
Transliteration
teleios (Key)
Pronunciation
tel'-i-os
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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

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.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 19 times in 17 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:48 - ἔσεσθε οὖν ὑμεῖς τέλειοι G5046 ὡς πατὴρ ὑμῶν οὐράνιος τέλειός G5046 ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:21 - ἔφη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς εἰ θέλεις τέλειος G5046 εἶναι ὕπαγε πώλησόν σου τὰ ὑπάρχοντα καὶ δὸς τοῖς πτωχοῖς καὶ ἕξεις θησαυρὸν ἐν οὐρανοῖς καὶ δεῦρο ἀκολούθει μοι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - καὶ μὴ συσχηματίζεσθε τῷ αἰῶνι τούτῳ ἀλλὰ μεταμορφοῦσθε τῇ ἀνακαινώσει τοῦ νοός εἰς τὸ δοκιμάζειν ὑμᾶς τί τὸ θέλημα τοῦ θεοῦ τὸ ἀγαθὸν καὶ εὐάρεστον καὶ τέλειον G5046
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:6 - σοφίαν δὲ λαλοῦμεν ἐν τοῖς τελείοις G5046 σοφίαν δὲ οὐ τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου οὐδὲ τῶν ἀρχόντων τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου τῶν καταργουμένων
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:10 - ὅταν δὲ ἔλθῃ τὸ τέλειον G5046 τὸ ἐκ μέρους καταργηθήσεται
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:20 - ἀδελφοί μὴ παιδία γίνεσθε ταῖς φρεσίν ἀλλὰ τῇ κακίᾳ νηπιάζετε ταῖς δὲ φρεσὶν τέλειοι G5046 γίνεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:13 - μέχρι καταντήσωμεν οἱ πάντες εἰς τὴν ἑνότητα τῆς πίστεως καὶ τῆς ἐπιγνώσεως τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ εἰς ἄνδρα τέλειον G5046 εἰς μέτρον ἡλικίας τοῦ πληρώματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:15 - ὅσοι οὖν τέλειοι G5046 τοῦτο φρονῶμεν καὶ εἴ τι ἑτέρως φρονεῖτε καὶ τοῦτο θεὸς ὑμῖν ἀποκαλύψει
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:28 - ὃν ἡμεῖς καταγγέλλομεν νουθετοῦντες πάντα ἄνθρωπον καὶ διδάσκοντες πάντα ἄνθρωπον ἐν πάσῃ σοφίᾳ ἵνα παραστήσωμεν πάντα ἄνθρωπον τέλειον G5046 ἐν Χριστῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:12 - ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἐπαφρᾶς ἐξ ὑμῶν δοῦλος Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ πάντοτε ἀγωνιζόμενος ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν ἐν ταῖς προσευχαῖς ἵνα σταθῆτε τέλειοι G5046 καὶ πεπληροφορημένοι ἐν παντὶ θελήματι τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:14 - τελείων G5046 δέ ἐστιν στερεὰ τροφή τῶν διὰ τὴν ἕξιν τὰ αἰσθητήρια γεγυμνασμένα ἐχόντων πρὸς διάκρισιν καλοῦ τε καὶ κακοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:11 - Χριστὸς δὲ παραγενόμενος ἀρχιερεὺς τῶν γενομένων ἀγαθῶν διὰ τῆς μείζονος καὶ τελειοτέρας G5046 σκηνῆς οὐ χειροποιήτου τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν οὐ ταύτης τῆς κτίσεως
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:4 - δὲ ὑπομονὴ ἔργον τέλειον G5046 ἐχέτω ἵνα ἦτε τέλειοι G5046 καὶ ὁλόκληροι ἐν μηδενὶ λειπόμενοι
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:17 - πᾶσα δόσις ἀγαθὴ καὶ πᾶν δώρημα τέλειον G5046 ἄνωθέν ἐστιν καταβαῖνον ἀπὸ τοῦ πατρὸς τῶν φώτων παρ᾽ οὐκ ἔνι παραλλαγὴ τροπῆς ἀποσκίασμα
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:25 - δὲ παρακύψας εἰς νόμον τέλειον G5046 τὸν τῆς ἐλευθερίας καὶ παραμείνας οὐκ ἀκροατὴς ἐπιλησμονῆς γενόμενος ἀλλὰ ποιητὴς ἔργου οὗτος μακάριος ἐν τῇ ποιήσει αὐτοῦ ἔσται
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:2 - πολλὰ γὰρ πταίομεν ἅπαντες εἴ τις ἐν λόγῳ οὐ πταίει οὗτος τέλειος G5046 ἀνήρ δυνατὸς χαλιναγωγῆσαι καὶ ὅλον τὸ σῶμα
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:18 - φόβος οὐκ ἔστιν ἐν τῇ ἀγάπῃ ἀλλ᾽ τελεία G5046 ἀγάπη ἔξω βάλλει τὸν φόβον ὅτι φόβος κόλασιν ἔχει δὲ φοβούμενος οὐ τετελείωται ἐν τῇ ἀγάπῃ

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