Sunteleia #4930, Greek word study

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    4930. sunteleia
    Strong's Concordance
    sunteleia: a joint payment (for public service), joint action, spec. completion
    Original Word: συντέλεια, ας, ἡ
    Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
    Transliteration: sunteleia
    Phonetic Spelling: (soon-tel'-i-ah)
    Short Definition: a completion, consummation, end
    Definition: a completion, consummation, end.
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    Cognate: 4930 syntéleia (from4862 /sýn, "close together with" and 5055 /teléō, "complete, consummate") – culmination (completion), i.e. when the parts come together into a whole ("consummation") – "an end involving many parts" (B. F. Westcott). See 4931 (synteléō).

    4930 /syntéleia ("culminating end, finish") is not strictly "termination" but rather "consummation" (completion) that ushers in a new time-era/age (Mt 13:39,40,49,24:3, 28:20).

    [The KJV is misleading by rendering 4930 (syntéleia) as "the end of the world" (i.e. when it occurs with aiōn, "age/epoch"). This expression actually means "at the "consummation of the age," i.e. when it reaches its intended climax (consummated conclusion).]

    This word only occurs six times in the New Testament:

    Matthew 13:39-40,49

    Matthew 24:3

    Matthew 28:20

    And the most remarkable of these group of verses, Hebrews 9:26. During what age did Christ die for our sins?
     
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    5056. telos
    Strong's Concordance
    telos: an end, a toll
    Original Word: τέλος, ους, τό
    Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
    Transliteration: telos
    Phonetic Spelling: (tel'-os)
    Short Definition: an end, purpose, tax
    Definition: (a) an end, (b) event or issue, (c) the principal end, aim, purpose, (d) a tax.
    HELPS Word-studies
    5056 télos (a neuter noun) – properly, consummation (the end-goal, purpose), such as closure with all its results.

    [This root (tel-) means "reaching the end (aim)." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full-strength (capacity effectiveness).]






    This word is used 41 times in the New Testament but its two most remarkable eschatological usages are found in 1 Corinthians 10:11 and 1 Peter 4:7.
     

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