5055

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Greek Concordance

5055 τελέω teleo tel-eh’-o

from 5056; v; TDNT-8:57,1161; {See TDNT 785 } Verb

AV-finish 8, fulfil 7, accomplish 4, pay 2, perform 1, expire 1, misc 3; 26

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" #Joh 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.

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