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In Hebrew, according to C. Rösel (2006), fulfillment can be expressed by the word מלא (Piel: mille’, “fulfill”), or it is said that God raises (קום, Hifil: haqim) his word or lets it appear (בוא, Hifil: hebi’). Greek words for fulfillment are Πλήρωμα/pleroma (“fullness”), and τέλος/telos (“end”).

In this article, three different types of fulfillment will be discussed as they appear in the N…

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Neuhoff, Klaus Heinrich, “Fulfillment”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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