The Synonymous Words for "Perfect" (Adjective and Verb).
This Is Appendix 125 From The Companion Bible.
- teleios = that which has reached its end. From telos, end. Latin finis, nothing beyond; hence perfect, in the sense of initiated. See 1Corinthians 2:6. Philippians 3:15.
- teleioo = to make a full end, consummate.
- epiteleo = to finish, or bring through to an end.
- akribos = accurately, precisely, exactly, assiduously.
- akribeia = accuracy, preciseness, exactness.
- artios = fitting like a joint = perfect adaptation for given uses. Occ. only in 2Timothy 3:17.
- pleroo = to fulfil, accomplish.
- katartizo = to arrange or set in order, adjust, etc. It occurs thirteen times, and is rendered "mend" (Matthew 4:21. Mark 1:19); "prepare" (Hebrews 10:5); "frame" (Hebrews 11:3); "restore" (Galatians 6:1);
"make perfect" (Hebrews 13:21. 1Peter 5:10. All the texts read "will perfect"); "perfected" (Matthew 21:16. 1Thessalonians 3:10); "fit"
(Romans 9:22). Passive "be perfect" (Luke 6:40. 2Corinthians 13:11); "be perfectly joined together" (1Corinthians 1:10).
- exartizo = to equip, fit out (as a vessel for sea); that is to say, ready for every emergency (occ. only in Acts 21:5 and 2Timothy 3:17).
- hexis = habitude (as the result of long practice or habit). Occ. only in Hebrews 5:14.