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Finish
Completion
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Finish
Finish The most common OT and NT verbs rendered “finish” by the RSV are Heb. Kālâ and Gk. teléō; the usual sense is “complete” or “end.” Gen. 2:2, e.g., reads that “on the seventh day God finished [Kālâ; AV “ended”; NEB “completed”] his work.” In 2 Tim. 4:7 Paul says, “I have fought the good fight,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FINISH
FINISH<fin’-ish> ([כָּלָה‎, kalah]; [τελέω, teleo], with other Hebrew and Greek words): The proper sense of “finish” is to end or complete; so for “finish,” “finished,” in the King James Version, there is sometimes met with in the Revised Version (British and American) the change to “complete” (Lk
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Finish
FINISH, fin′ish (כָּלָה‎, kālāh; τελέω, teléō, with other Heb and Gr words): The proper sense of “finish” is to end or complete; so for “finish,” “finished,” in AV, there is sometimes met with in RV the change to “complete” (Lk 14:28; 2 Cor 8:6), “accomplish” (Jn 4:34; 5:36; 17:4), “made an end of