Perfection, Perfecting (Noun), Perfectness - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Perfection, Perfecting (Noun), Perfectness

[ A-1,Noun,G2676, katartisis ]
a making fit," is used figuratively in an ethical sense in 2 Corinthians 13:9, RV, "perfecting" (AV, "perfection"), implying a process leading to consummation (akin to katartizo, See PERFECT, B, No. 3).

[ A-2,Noun,G2677, katartismos ]
denotes, in much the same way as No. 1, "a fitting or preparing fully," Ephesians 4:12.

[ A-3,Noun,G5050, teleiosis ]
denotes "a fulfillment, completion, perfection, and end accomplished as the effect of a process," Hebrews 7:11; in Luke 1:45, RV, "fulfillment" (AV, "performance").

[ A-4,Noun,G5047, teleiotes ]
denotes much the same as No. 3, but stressing perhaps the actual accomplishment of the end in view, Colossians 3:14, "perfectness;" Hebrews 6:1, "perfection." In the Sept., Judges 9:16, Judges 9:19; Proverbs 11:3; Jeremiah 2:2.

[ B-1,Verb,G5052, telesphoreo ]
"to bring to a completion" or "an end in view" (telos, "an end," phero, "to bear"), is said of plants, Luke 8:14.

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