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  #5055 τελέω teleo {tel-eh'-o}

 from G5056; TDNT - 8:57,1161; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to bring to a close, to finish, to end
    1a) passed, finished
 2) to perform, execute, complete, fulfil, (so that the thing done
    corresponds to what has been said, the order, command etc.)
    2a) with special reference to the subject matter, to carry out
        the contents of a command
    2b) 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
    3a) of tribute

 "It is finished or paid" John 19:30

 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.

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G5056; to end, that is, complete, execute, conclude, discharge (a debt):—accomplish, make an end, expire, fill up, finish, go over, pay, perform.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #5055.
  • τελε´ω
  • teleō; from 5056; to bring to an end, complete, fulfill:—
  • NASB - accomplished(3), carried(1), carry(1), completed(3), finish(1), finished(11), fulfilled(2), fulfilling(1), keeps(1), pay(2), perfected(1), performed(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - finish 8, fulfil 7, accomplish 4, pay 2, perform 1, expire 1,
      misc 3; 26
Luke 12:50; 18:31; 22:37. John 19:28.
Matthew 17:24.
Matthew 11:1.
Revelation 20:7.
Matthew 13:53; 19:1; 26:1. John 19:30. 2 Timothy 4:7. Revelation 10:7; 11:7; 20:5.
Romans 2:27. Galatians 5:16. James 2:8.
Acts 13:29. Revelation 15:8; 17:17; 20:3.
Matthew 10:23.
Matthew 17:24.
Luke 2:39.
Matthew 10:23. Galatians 5:16.
Revelation 15:1.
John 19:28.
Romans 13:6.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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