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Philippians 3:15
Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing you be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this to you.

Hebrews 5:14
But strong meat belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, be not children in understanding: however, in malice be you children, but in understanding be men.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; as, the maturity of corn or of grass; maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan.

2. (n.) Arrival of the time fixed for payment; a becoming due; termination of the period a note, etc., has to run.

2244. helikia -- maturity, ie age
... maturity, ie age. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: helikia Phonetic
Spelling: (hay-lik-ee'-ah) Short Definition: age, stature Definition: age ...
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1625. ektrepho -- to bring up to maturity, to nourish
... to bring up to maturity, to nourish. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ektrepho
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tref'-o) Short Definition: I nourish, nurture, bring ...
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5052. telesphoreo -- to bring fruit to perfection, hence to bear ...
... perfect offspring. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: telesphoreo Phonetic Spelling:
(tel-es-for-eh'-o) Short Definition: I bring to maturity Definition: I ...
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187. akmazo -- to be at the prime
... to be at the prime. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: akmazo Phonetic Spelling:
(ak-mad'-zo) Short Definition: I reach maturity, become ripe Definition: I ...
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5047. teleiotes -- completeness, perfection
... Feminine Transliteration: teleiotes Phonetic Spelling: (tel-i-ot'-ace) Short Definition:
perfectness, perfection Definition: perfectness, perfection, maturity. ...
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837. auxano -- to make to grow, to grow
... grow. 837 -- properly, (increase); become greater in size (maturity, etc.).
837 ("to grow") is to authentic discipleship. Indeed ...
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658. apoteleo -- to bring to an end, complete
... ap-ot-el-eh'-o) Short Definition: I complete, accomplish, form fully, perfect
Definition: I complete, accomplish, form fully, perfect, bring to maturity. ...
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3809. paideia -- the rearing of a child, training, discipline
... chastisement, correction. Cognate: 3809 (from 3811 , see there) -- properly,
that someone to reach full development (maturity). Word Origin ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3624. kelach -- firm or rugged strength
... full old age. From an unused root meaning to be complete; maturity -- full
(old) age. 3623, 3624. kelach. 3625 . Strong's Numbers.
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202. on -- vigor, wealth
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition vigor, wealth NASB Word Usage maturity
(1), might (2), power (1), strength (3), strong men (1), vigor (1), vigorous ...
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Mingled in Growth, Separated in Maturity
... MINGLED IN GROWTH, SEPARATED IN MATURITY. 'Another parable put He forth
unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/mingled in growth separated in.htm

On the Growth of the Soul. Its Maturity Coincident with the ...
... Chapter XXXVIII."On the Growth of the Soul. Its Maturity Coincident with
the Maturity of the Flesh in Man. Now we have already ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter xxxviii on the growth of.htm

The Books of the Old Testament as a Whole. 1 the Province of ...
... The gospel everywhere assumes that when the Saviour appeared, men had attained to
a state of comparative maturity in respect to both the knowledge of God and ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xviii the books of.htm

The First Opinion, which I Reject, but which is Espoused by those ...
... way to salvation, by which he conducts those children of believers and saints who
depart out of this life before they arrive at years of maturity; that is ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/1 the first opinion which.htm

The Goal of Progress
... We have here a threefold expression of the true unity, as consisting in a oneness
of relation to Christ, a consequent maturity of manhood and a perfect ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the goal of progress.htm

Christ Our Passover
... Then it was in its prime then its strength was unexhausted, then its power was just
ripened into maturity and perfection, God would not have an untimely fruit. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/christ our passover.htm

A Treatise on the Soul
... Its Relation with the Subject of This Treatise. Chapter XXXVIII.--On the Growth
of the Soul. Its Maturity Coincident with the Maturity of the Flesh in Man. ...
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When a Man Sows, He Expects to Reap.
... Some harvests ripen almost immediately, but as a rule we find it true in the natural
world that there is delay before the seed comes to maturity. ...
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Letter i. The Christian's Mark.
... There are two things that no one would expect to see, in the growth of
such a plant: (1.) To spring at once into full maturity. ...
/.../letter i the christians mark.htm

Importance of the Time of Youth; Difficulties and Dangers that ...
... to repair the past and prepare for the future; that period holds the intermediate
place between the age of infancy and the age of maturity, embracing the ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter i importance of the.htm

Maturity (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; as, the
maturity of corn or of grass; maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan. ...
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Mature (11 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen;
to complete; as, to mature one's plans. 6. (vi) To advance ...
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Adult (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Having arrived at maturity, or to full size and
strength; matured; as, an adult person or plant; an adult ape; an adult age. ...
/a/adult.htm - 7k

Marriage (74 Occurrences)
... It was regarded as awaiting everyone on reaching maturity; and sexual maturity comes
much earlier indeed in the East than with us in the West-in what we call ...
/m/marriage.htm - 62k

Bring (1372 Occurrences)
... The New Testament employs telesphoreo = "to bring to maturity," "to ripen" (Luke
8:14); hupomimnesko = "to bring to mind," "suggest," "bring to remembrance ...
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Young (3454 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at
adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a ...
/y/young.htm - 10k

Youth (169 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) The part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding
maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or ...
/y/youth.htm - 37k

...Maturity is earlier, and signs of senility appear among them sooner than
among the same class in Great Britain. Alexander Macalister. ...
/l/longevity.htm - 9k

Live (3203 Occurrences)
... as food, and to be dependent on such assimilation for a continuance of existence;
as, animals and plants that live to a great age are long in reaching maturity...
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Growth (77 Occurrences)
... process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the
development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in ...
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Maturity (5 Occurrences)

Luke 8:14
That which fell among the thorns, these are those who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity.

Hebrews 6:1
Wherefore, having left the word of the beginning of the Christ, unto the perfection we may advance, not again a foundation laying of reformation from dead works, and of faith on God,

James 3:2
For we often stumble and fall, all of us. If there is any one who never stumbles in speech, that man has reached maturity of character and is able to curb his whole nature.

Job 29:4
As I have been in days of my maturity, And the counsel of God upon my tent.

Hosea 12:3
In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he contended with God.
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