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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4138 Greek: pleroma


denotes "fullness," that of which a thing is "full;" it is thus used of the grace and truth manifested in Christ, Jhn 1:16; of all His virtues and excellencies, Eph 4:13; "the blessing of Christ," Rom 15:29, RV (not as AV); the conversion and restoration of Israel, Rom 11:12; the completion of the number of Gentiles who receive blessing through the Gospel, Rom 11:25; the complete products of the earth, 1Cr 10:26; the end of an appointed period, Gal 4:4; Eph 1:10; God, in the completeness of His Being, Eph 3:19; Col 1:19; 2:9; the church as the complement of Christ, Eph 1:23. In Mar 6:43, "basketfuls," RV, is, lit., "fullnesses of baskets." For Mat 9:16; Mar 2:21 see FILL, (B); for Mar 8:20 see FULFILL, B.

Note: For plerophoria, "fullness," Hbr 6:11, RV, see ASSURANCE.

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