5046: τέλειος

Adjective


Dodson dictionary

G5046 τέλειος, α, ον

Transliteration: téleios

Part(s) of speech: Adjective

Definition: perfect, (a) complete in all its parts, (b) full grown, of full age, (c) specially of the completeness of Christian character.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5046 τέλειος

Transliteration: téleios

Derivation: from G5056;

Definition: complete (in various applications of labor, growth, mental and moral character, etc.); neuter (as noun, with G3588) completeness

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

Advertisement

Learning Biblical Greek or Biblical Hebrew?
Advertisement

Abbott-Smith Lexicon

τέλειος

G5046 

Occurrences in the NT: 19

τέλειος, -α, -ον
(< τέλος), [in LXX chiefly for שָׁלֵם, תָּמִים and cogn. forms ;]
having reached its end, finished, mature, complete, perfect;
1. of persons, primarily of physical development,
(a) full-grown, mature: He 5:14; ethically: Phl 3:15; opp. to νήπιος (-άζειν), I Co 2:6 14:20, Eph 4:13; τ. καὶ πεπληροφορημένοι, Col 4:12; τ. ἐν Χριστῷ, Col 1:28;
(b) complete, perfect (expressing the simple idea of complete goodness, without reference either to maturity or to the philosophical idea of a τέλος; v. Hort on Ja 1:4): Mt 5:48 19:21, Ja 1:4 3:2; of God, Mt 5:48.
2. Of things, complete, perfect: Ro 12:2; ἔργον, Ja 1:4; νόμος, ib. 25; δώρημα, ib. 17; ἀγάπη, I Jn 4:18; τὸ τ., I Co 13:10; compar., τελειοτέρα (σκηνή), He 9:11.

(There is probably no reference in St. Paul's usage to the use of this term in the ancient mysteries; cf. ICC on Col 1:28; but v. also Lft., in l, and Notes, 173 f.) † SYN.: v.s. ὁλόκληρος (and cf. Rendall, He., 158 ff.)

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

Advertisement

Learning Biblical Greek or Biblical Hebrew?
Advertisement

Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition