125. THE SYNONYMOUS WORDS
"PERFECT" (Adj. and Verb).
- teleios = that which has reached its end.
From telos, end. Lat. finis, nothing beyond; hence
perfect, in the sense of initiated. See 1Cor. 2:6. Phil. 3:15.
- teleioo = to make a full end, consummate.
- epiteleo = to finish, or bring through to an
- akribos = accurately, precisely, exactly, assiduously.
- akribeia = accuracy, preciseness, exactness.
- artios = fitting like a joint = perfect adaptation
for given uses. Occ. only in 2Tim. 3:17.
- pleroo = to fulfill, accomplish.
- katartizo = to arrange or set in order, adjust,
&c. It occurs thirteen times, and is rendered "mend" (Matt.
4:21. Mark 1:19); "prepare" (Heb. 10:5); "frame" (Heb. 11:3); "restore"
(Gal. 6:1); "make perfect" (Heb. 13:21. 1Pet. 5:10. All the
texts read "will perfect"); "perfected" (Matt. 21:16. 1Thess. 3:10);
"fit" (Rom. 9:22). Passive "be perfect" (Luke 6:40.
2Cor. 13:11); "be perfectly joined together" (1Cor. 1:10).
- exartizo = to equip, fit out (as a vessel for
sea); i.e. ready for every emergency (occ. only in Acts 21:5 and
- hexis = habitude (as the result of long practice
or habit). Occ. only in Heb. 5:14.
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