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Strong's #4137: pleroo (pronounced play-ro'-o)

from 4134; to make replete, i.e. (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.:--accomplish, X after, (be) complete, end, expire, fill (up), fulfil, (be, make) full (come), fully preach, perfect, supply.




Thayer's Greek Lexicon:

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plēroō

1) to make full, to fill up, i.e. to fill to the full

1a) to cause to abound, to furnish or supply liberally

1a1) I abound, I am liberally supplied

2) to render full, i.e. to complete

2a) to fill to the top: so that nothing shall be wanting to full measure, fill to the brim

2b) to consummate: a number

2b1) to make complete in every particular, to render perfect

2b2) to carry through to the end, to accomplish, carry out, (some undertaking)

2c) to carry into effect, bring to realisation, realise

2c1) of matters of duty: to perform, execute

2c2) of sayings, promises, prophecies, to bring to pass, ratify, accomplish

2c3) to fulfil, i.e. to cause God' s will (as made known in the law) to be obeyed as it should be, and God' s promises (given through the prophets) to receive fulfilment

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: from G4134

Citing in TDNT: 6:286, 867




Usage:

This word is used 90 times:

Matthew 1:22: "this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the"
Matthew 2:15: "death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the"
Matthew 2:17: "Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying,"
Matthew 2:23: "called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets,"
Matthew 3:15: "it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffered"
Matthew 4:14: "That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet,"
Matthew 5:17: "come to destroy, but to fulfill."
Matthew 8:17: "That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying,"
Matthew 12:17: "That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying,"
Matthew 13:35: "That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open"
Matthew 13:48: "Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down,"
Matthew 21:4: "this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet,"
Matthew 23:32: " Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers."
Matthew 26:54: "then shall the Scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?"
Matthew 26:56: "Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples"
Matthew 27:9: "Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet,"
Matthew 27:35: "casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet,"
Mark 1:15: "saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God"
Mark 14:49: "but the Scriptures must be fulfilled."
Mark 15:28: "And the Scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with"
Luke 1:20: "my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season."
Luke 2:40: "and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God"
Luke 3:5: "Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill"
Luke 4:21: "This day is this Scripture fulfilled in your ears."
Luke 7:1: "Now when he had ended all his sayings in the"
Luke 9:31: "decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem."
Luke 21:22: "of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled."
Luke 21:24: "until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled."
Luke 22:16: "eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the"
Luke 24:44: "that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law"
John 3:29: "my joy therefore is fulfilled."
John 7:8: "feast; for my time is not yet full come."
John 12:3: "hair: and the house was filled with the odor"
John 12:38: "of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who"
John 13:18: "that the Scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me"
John 15:11: "and that your joy might be full."
John 15:25: "this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law,"
John 16:6: "these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart."
John 16:24: "that your joy may be full."
John 17:12: "that the Scripture might be fulfilled."
John 17:13: "they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves."
John 18:9: "That the saying might be fulfilled, which he spake, Of them"
John 18:32: "the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what"
John 19:24: "that the Scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment"
John 19:36: "that the Scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken."
Acts 1:16: "this Scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost"
Acts 2:2: "mighty wind, and it filled all the house where"
Acts 2:28: "to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy"
Acts 3:18: "that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled."
Acts 5:3: "Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the"









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