Thayer's Greek: 5055. τελέω (teleó) -- to bring to an end, complete, fulfill
5055. teleó
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5055: τελέω

τελέω, τέλω; 1 aorist ἐτελεσα (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 13, 3 c.); perfect τετέλεκα (2 Timothy 4:7); passive, present 3 person singular τελεῖται (2 Corinthians 12:9 L T Tr WH); perfect τετελεσμαι; 1 aorist ἐτελέσθην; 1 future τελεσθήσομαι; (τέλος); from Homer down;

1. to bring to a close, to finish, to end: ἔτη, passive, passed, finished, Revelation 20:3, 5, 7 ((so from Homer and Hesiod down; Aristotle, h. a. 7, 1 at the beginning, p. 580{a}, 14 ἐν τοῖς ἔτεσι τος δίς ἑπτά τετελεσμενοις); τριῶν τελουμενων ἡμερῶν, Lucian, Alex. 38); τόν δρόμον (Homer, Iliad 23, 373, 768; Sophocles Electr. 726), 2 Timothy 4:7; τούς λόγους, Matthew 7:28 L T Tr WH; ; τάς παραβολάς, Matthew 13:53; (ἄχρι τελεσθῶσιν αἱ πληγαί, Revelation 15:8); a rare use is τέλειν τάς πόλεις, i. e. your flight or journey through the cities (R. V. ye shall not have gone through the cities, etc.), Matthew 10:23 (similar are ἀνύειν τούς τόπους, Polybius 5, 8, 1; τά ἕλη, 3, 79, 5; consummare Italiam, Flor. 1, (13) 18, 1; explere urbes, Tibull. 1, 4, 69; conficere aequor immensum, Vergil Georg. 2, 541; also xii., signorum orbem, Cicero, nat. deor. 2, 20, 52); with the participle of a verb (like ἄρχομαι, παύομαι, cf. Winers Grammar, § 45, 4 a.; Buttmann, § 144, 14), Matthew 11:1.

2. to perform, execute, complete, fulfill (so that the thing done corresponds to what has been said, the order, command, etc.), i. e. α. with special reference to the subject-matter, to carry out the contents of a command": τόν νόμον, Romans 2:27 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 134 (127)); James 2:8; τήν ἐπιθυμίαν (i. e. τό ἐπιθυμουμενον), Galatians 5:16. β. with reference also to the form, to do just as commanded, and generally involving a notion of time, to perform the last act which completes a process, to accomplish, fulfill: ἅπαντα (πάντα) τά κατά νόμον, Luke 2:39; τήν μαρτυρίαν, the duty of testifying, Revelation 11:7; τό μυστήριον, passive, Revelation 10:7 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 277 (260)); τό βάπτισμα, passive, Luke 12:50; πάντα, passive, John 19:28 (the distinction between τελέω and τελειόω may be seen in this verse); τούς λόγους (τά ῤήματα) τοῦ Θεοῦ, passive, Revelation 17:17; ἅπαντα (πάντα) τά γεγραμμένα, Acts 13:29; passive, Luke 18:31 (see γράφω, 2 c.); with ἐν ἐμοί (in me) added, in my experience, Luke 22:37; ἐν πληγαῖς, in the infliction of calamities, Revelation 15:1; τετέλεσται (A. V. it is finished) everything has been accomplished which by the appointment of the Father as revealed in the Scriptures I must do and bear, John 19:30. equivalent to τελειόω, 2, which see (made perfect): 2 Corinthians 12:9 L T Tr WH.

3. to pay: τά δίδραχμα, Matthew 17:24; φόρους, Romans 13:6, (τόν φόρον, Plato, Alc. 1, p. 123 a.; τά τέλη, often in Attic writings). (Compare: ἀποτελέω, διατελέω, ἐκτελέω, ἐπιτελέω, συντελέω.)

Forms and Transliterations
ετελεσαν ετέλεσαν ἐτέλεσαν ετελεσεν ετέλεσεν ἐτέλεσεν ετελεσθη ετελέσθη ἐτελέσθη ετελέσθησαν τελει τελεί τελεῖ τελειται τελεῖται τελειτε τελείτε τελεῖτε τελεσητε τελέσητε τελεσθη τελεσθή τελεσθῇ τελέσθη τελεσθηναι τελεσθήναι τελεσθῆναι τελεσθησεται τελεσθήσεται τελεσθησονται τελεσθήσονται τελεσθωσιν τελεσθώσιν τελεσθῶσιν τελέσωσι τελεσωσιν τελέσωσιν τελουσα τελούσα τελοῦσα τετελεκα τετέλεκα τετελεσμένον τετελεσμένων τετελεσται τετέλεσται etelesan etélesan etelesen etélesen etelesthe etelesthē etelésthe etelésthē telei teleî teleitai teleîtai teleite teleîte telesete telesēte telésete telésēte telesosin telesōsin telésosin telésōsin telesthe telesthē telesthêi telesthē̂i telesthenai telesthênai telesthēnai telesthē̂nai telesthesetai telesthēsetai telesthḗsetai telesthesontai telesthēsontai telesthḗsontai telesthosin telesthôsin telesthōsin telesthō̂sin telousa teloûsa teteleka tetéleka tetelestai tetélestai
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