Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
goal/tax
Strongs:
g5056
Word:
τέλος
Tyndale
Word:
τέλος
Transliteration:
telos
Gloss:
goal/tax
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
τέλος, -ους, τό [in LXX for קֵץ, etc; εἰς τὸ τ, chiefly for נֶצַח and cognate forms;] 1) end: most freq. of the termination or limit of an act or state (in NT also of the end of a period of time, cl. τελευτή), Luk.1:33, 1Co.10:11, 2Co.3:13, 1Pe.4:7; by meton, of one who makes an end, Rom.10:4; ἕως (ἄχρι, μέκρι) τέλους, 1Co.1:8, 2Co.1:13, Heb.3:14 6:11, Rev.2:26; εἰς τ, to or at the end, Mat.10:22, Mrk.13:13, Luk.18:5, Jhn.13:1 (or here, to the uttermost, see Westc, in l); τ. ἔχειν, Luk.22:37; adverbially, τὸ δὲ τέλος, finally, 1Pe.3:8; of the last in a series, Rev.21:6 22:13; of the issue, fate or destiny, Mat.26:58; with genitive of thing(s), Rom.6:21, al; with genitive of person(s), 2Co.11:13, al; of the aim or purpose, 1Ti.1:5. 2) toll, custom, revenue: Rom.13:7; pl, as most usually, Mat.17:25 (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
τέλος
Transliteration:
telos
Gloss:
goal/tax
Morphhology:
Greek, Noun, Neuter
Definition:
τέλος, εος, τό, (τέλλομαι, τέλλω) coming to pass, performance, consummation, εἰ γὰρ ἐπ᾽ ἀρῇσιν τ. ἡμετέρῃσι γένοιτο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δίκη δ᾽ ὑπὲρ ὕβριος ἴσχει ἐς τ. ἐξελθοῦσα issuing in fulfilment, execution,[Refs 4th c.BC+]; καθήκει νῦν [τὰν γνώμαν] ἐπὶ τέλος ἀχθῆμεν [Refs 1st c.AD+]; ἔλπομαι μέν, ἐν θεῷ γε μὰν τ. [Refs 8th c.BC+]; result, τ. δ᾽ οὔ πώ τι πέφανται [Refs 8th c.BC+] the coming to pass (outbreak) of, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; τί μὰν ἀφήσει τ; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τί ἔσται τὸ τ. τῶν γιγνομένων τούτων ἐμο; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀποίητον. θέμεν ἔργων τ. undo things done, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὁδοῦ τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φόνου τ. [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; τῷ τ. πίστιν φέρων the outcome, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; Ζεὺς πάντων ἐφορᾷ τ. [Refs 6th c.BC+]; μάχης. κεκύρωται τ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; διὰ μάχης ἥξω τέλους, ={διὰ μάχης ἥξω}, [Refs]; ἐπ᾽ ἀμφότερα μαχᾶν τάμνειν τ. to seek to determine the issue of the battles in both directions, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; more generally, event, οὐ γὰρ ἔγωγέ τί φημι τ. χαριέστερον εἶναι ἢ ὅτε. [Refs 8th c.BC+]: in concrete sense, result, product, τ. εὐπεψίας αἱματικῆς πιμελὴ καὶ στέαρ [Refs 4th c.BC+] 2) in contexts like [Refs 8th c.BC+], τ. can be understood as power of deciding, supreme power, and so we have τ. μὲν Ζεὺς ἔχει. πάντων ὅσ᾽ ἐστί [Refs 7th c.BC+]; καὶ τοῖσ᾽ (i.e. ἰητροῖς) οὐδὲν ἔπεστι τ. they have no power or efficacy, [Refs 6th c.BC+], of persons, to have the power to ratify, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὅ τι ἂν δόξῃ τοῖς πλείοσι τοῦτ᾽ εἶναι τ. the decision of the majority must be final, [Refs]; κύριος ἔστω ἐπιβάλλειν κατὰ τὸ τ. shall have authority to inflict a fine up to the limit of his powers, Legal cited in [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τοῖς κατ᾽ ἐμπορίαν παραγιγνομένοις μηδὲν ἔστω τ. πλὴν ἐπὶ κήρυκι ἢ γραμματεῖ Foed. cited in [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; τ. ἔχειν, of things, to have decisive or final authority, σφῷν μὲν ἐντολὴ Διὸς ἔχει τ. δή [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἡ. τούτου αἰτίασις οὐκ ἔχει τ. has no validity, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὶν τ. τι αὐτῶν ἔχειν before any of the terms had validity, i.e. had been ratified, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τοῦ ζῆν καὶ μὴ ζῆν τὸ τ. ἐστὶν ἐν τῷ ἀναπνεῖν the decisive difference between, [Refs 4th c.BC+] 3) magistracy, office, τ. δωδεκάμηνον [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ ἐν τ. men in office, magistrates, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔξω τῶν βασιλέων καὶ τῶν μάλιστα ἐν τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οἱ τὰ τ. ἔχοντες Foed. cited in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ τ. the government, τοιαῦτ᾽ ἔδοξε τῷδε Καδμείων τέλει [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τὰ τ. the magistrates, [Refs 5th c.BC+]participle and plural (variant) verb) [Refs 5th c.BC+] 4) decision, doom, Ζεὺς. οἶδε, ὁπποτέρῳ θανάτοιο τ. πεπρωμένον ἐστί [Refs 8th c.BC+]; μήτηρ. μέ φησι διχθαδίας Κῆρας φερέμεν θανάτοιο τέλος δέ (or τέλοσδε) [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐξέφυγον θανάτου τ. [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—judicial decision, ἀμμενῶ τ. δίκης [Refs]; οὐκ ἔχουσα τῆς δίκης τ. not having authority to decide the case, [Refs]; ἦ κἀπ᾽ ἐμοὶ τρέποιτ᾽ ἂν αἰτίας τ; will you submit the decision of this case to me? [Refs]; τὸ τ. κρίνειν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; decision of an assembly, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of a king, [Refs]; ἐξαιτράπης ἐὼν Ἰωνίης, τ. ἐποίησε τὴν γῆν εἶναι Μιλησίων probably in [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ὥς τοι ἐγὼ μύθου τ. ἐν φρεσὶ θείω the summing up or crux of the matter, [Refs 8th c.BC+] 5) something done or ordered to be done, task, service, duty, γνῶ. ὅ οἱ οὔ τι τ. κατὰ καίριον ἦλθεν on no fatal errand, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὅσοις τοῦτ᾽ ἐπέσταλται τ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; μ᾽ Ἀπόλλων τῷδ᾽ ἐπέστησεν τέλει[Refs]; ἄυπνα ὀμμάτων τέλη the wakeful duties (or services) of the eyes, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀμφοτερᾶν τοι χαρίτων. ζεύξω τ. the rendering of both services, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; αἰτουμένῳ μοι κοῦφον εἰ δοίης τ. a small service or favour, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; obligation to render a service or payment, ὅτε δὴ μισθοῖο τ. πολυγηθέες ὧραι ἐξέφερον the Payment(-day) of the wage, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἐν τέλει μαθεῖν to be taught for a fee, [Refs] 6) plural, services or offerings due to the gods, δαίμοσιν θῦσαι θέλουσα πελανόν, ὧν τέλη τάδε [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔλιπον Ζηνὶ τροπαίῳ πάγχαλκα τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of the Eleusinian mysteries, οὗ πότνιαι σεμνὰ τιθηνοῦνται τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; called μεγάλα τ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; rarely in singular, τοῦδε μυστικοῦ τέλους this mystic rite, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of the marriage rite, τ. γάμοιο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; γαμήλιον τ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τὰ νυμφικὰ τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] 7) service rendered by a citizen in the Solonian constitution to the state, also his rating according to this service, θητικοῦ ἀντὶ τέλους ἱππάδ᾽ ἀμειψάμενος epigram cited in [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τιμήματι διεῖλεν εἰς τέτταρα τ. four ratings or classes, [Refs]; later, τὸ τῶν ἱππέων τ, Latin ordo equester, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] 8) dues exacted by the state, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀγορᾶς τ. a market-toll, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πορνικὸν τ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τ. πρίασθαι, πωλεῖν, farm a tax or let it, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; ἐκλέγειν. πράττειν, levy it, D.[same place], [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τελεῖν pay a tax or duty, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εἰ τὰ τ. τελεῖ, ποῖον τ. τελεῖ, questions put to candidates at Athens, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 9) financial means, expenditure, usually in dative plural, ὃς ἂν τοῖς ἰδίοις τ. μὴ ἑαυτὸν μόνον, ἀλλὰ καὶ τὴν πόλιν ὠφελῇ by the use of his own means, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κακῶς ἡμᾶς αὐτοὺς ποιούντων τέλεσι τοῖς οἰκείοις if we harm ourselves at our own expense, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 10) a military station or post with defined duties (compare signification [Refs 8th c.BC+]; δόρπον ἔπειθ᾽ ἑλόμεσθα κατὰ στρατὸν ἐν τελέεσσιν at our posts, in the ranks, [Refs]; later, military unit, division, squadron, τέλει ἑνὶ τῶν ἱππέων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in the Roman army, legion, [Refs 1st c.AD+] 10.b) a force of [Refs]infantry, ={μεραρχία}, [Refs 1st c.BC+] 10.c) a force of [Refs]cavalry, [Refs 1st c.BC+] II) δίρρυμά τε καὶ τρίρρυμα τέλη troops or columns of. chariots, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of ships, τρία τ. ποιήσαντες τῶν νεῶν [Refs 5th c.BC+] flocks of birds, variant for{γένεα}, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.12) a territorial division, Στρατικὸν τ. [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; Κορωνείων τὸ τ. [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; τὸ Λοκρικὸν τ. [Refs 2nd c.BC+] II) degree of completion or attainment, τόσσον μὲν ἔχον τ, οὔατα δ᾽ οὔ πω. προσέκειτο [Refs 8th c.BC+]; degree of maturity, age, ἐπὴν δὴ τοῦτο τ. παραμείψεται ὥρης [Refs 6th c.BC+]; εἰς ἀνδρὸς τ. ἰέναι man's estate, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.b) a length of time (or space), term, course, ἀρετάς, αἷσι Κλεωνυμίδαι θάλλοντες αἰεὶ σὺν θεῷ θνατὸν διέρχονται βιότου τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.2) state of completion or maturity, τ. λαβεῖν, ἔχειν, of plants or animals, to attain maturity, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: hence, completion, end, finish, τ. ἐπιθεῖναι τῷ λόγῳ complete it, [Refs]; ὃ πᾶσι τοῖς προτέροις ἐπ έθηκε τ. as a finish to all his former acts, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τ. λαβεῖν to be completed, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐ τ. ἵκεο μύθων didst not reach the end of thy speech, [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ἑκάστων πρὸς τέλος ἀχθέντων [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; ἡ εἰκοστὴ τοῦ νοσήματος ἡμέρα τ. μὲν τριῶν ἑβδομάδων, ἓξ δὲ τετράδων [Refs 2nd c.AD+] —frequently in Adverbial phrases: II.2.a) τέλος at last, ὥστε τ. ἡσυχίαν ἦγον [Refs 5th c.BC+]; but most frequently at the beginning of the clause, μάχης δὲ καρτερῆς γενομένης, τέλος οὐδέτεροι νικήσαντες διέστησαν [Refs 6th c.BC+]; ἀλλὰ τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; καὶ τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τό γε τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.2.b) <ἐς τ. in the end, in the long run, πάντως ἐς τ. ἐξεφάνη [Refs 6th c.BC+]; εἰς τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὁρῶντες τὴν Λιβύην εἰς τ. ἀβλαβῆ διαμένουσαν altogether, completely, [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; ἐς τ. ἄνυε μοίρας uncertain reading in [Refs 3rd c.BC+] II.2.c) διὰ τέλους (originally perhaps from signification [Refs] performance or time), through to the end, completely, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; throughout, all the time, always, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; permanently, for good, τοῦ ἀφεθῆναί σε διὰ τ. [Refs 3rd c.BC+] II.2.d) ἐπὶ τέλος at the end, opposed to ἐν ἀρχῇ, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] II.2.e) τέλει perhaps in the end, [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.3) especially τ. ἔχειν βίου to have reached the end of life, to be dead, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: less frequently absolutely, death, ἐλπίς ἐστι νύκτερον τ. μολεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔχει τὸ κάλλιστον τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἔχει τ, ={τετελεύτηκε}, Laconian phrase accusative to [Refs 5th c.BC+]; reversely, τ. ἔχει τινά [Refs 5th c.BC+] —but ὀλβίως ἔλυσεν τὸ τ. βίου has paid life's toll [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ τ. ὁ χρόνος ἀπαιτεῖ poetical in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὶν ἂν πέλας (variant{τέλος}) γραμμῆς ἵκηται καὶ τ. κάμψῃ βίου [Refs] II.4) end, cessation, ὡς δὲ πρὸς τ. γόων ἀφίκοντ᾽ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πῶς τροχηλάτου μανίας ἂν ἔλθοιμ᾽ ἐς τ. πόνων τ᾽ ἐμῶ; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὅταν δὴ πημάτων λάβῃ τ. [Refs 4th c.BC+] II.5) end of a word, [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; of a sentence, ἐπὶ τέλει πρόσκειται [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; of a chapter or book, ἐπὶ τέλει ἀναλυθήσεται [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀπὸ τέλους τοῦ σταδίου, opposed to ἀπὸ μέσου, [Refs] III) achievement, attainment, τηλοῦ ἐμοὶ νόστοιο τ. γλυκεροῖο γενέσθαι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πῶς ἂν καὶ τοῦτο τοῦ τ. τυγχάνοι, i.e. might be achieved, [Refs 1st c.BC+] III.2) winning-post, goal in a race, πρὸς τ. ὀρνύμενον [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in a contest, ἔστιν δ᾽ ἀφάνεια τύχας καὶ μαρναμένων, πρὶν τ. ἄκρον ἱκέσθαι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; εἰς τ. ἐλθεῖν, of runners in a race, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.2.b) prize, ἔφερε πυγμᾶς τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐ γὰρ ἦν πενταέθλιον ἀλλ᾽ ἐφ᾽ ἑκάστῳ ἔργματι κεῖτο τ. [Refs] (perhaps 'to be the winning post and prize'); κρίνεις τ. ἀρετᾶς [Refs 5th c.BC+] III.3) Philos, full realization, highest point. ideal, ἅπτεσθαι τοῦ τ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὸς τ. ἰὼν τῶν ἐρωτικῶν[Refs] III.3.b) the end or purpose of action, τ. εἶναι ἁπασῶν τῶν πράξεων τὸ ἀγαθόν [Refs 4th c.BC+]: hence, the final cause, ={τὸ οὗ ἕνεκα}, [Refs]; hence simply ={τὸ ἀγαθόν}, the chief good, [Refs 4th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
τέλος
Transliteration:
télos
Pronounciation:
tel'-os
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Noun Neuter
Definition:
properly, the point aimed at as a limit, i.e. (by implication) the conclusion of an act or state (termination (literally, figuratively or indefinitely), result (immediate, ultimate or prophetic), purpose); specially, an impost or levy (as paid); + continual, custom, end(-ing), finally, uttermost; from a primary (to set out for a definite point or goal);