Word: telew

Pronounce: tel-eh'-o

Strongs Number: G5055

Orig: from 5056; to end, i.e. complete, execute, conclude, discharge (a debt):--accomplish, make an end, expire, fill up, finish, go over, pay, perform. G5056

Use: TDNT-8:57,1161 Verb

Heb Strong: H1585 H3319 H3615 H5486 H6213 H6775 H6945 H7999

    1) to bring to a close, to finish, to end
    1a) passed, finished
    2) to perform, execute, complete, fulfil, (so that the thing done corresponds to what has been said, the order, command etc.)
    2a) with special reference to the subject matter, to carry out the contents of a command
    2b) with reference also to the form, to do just as commanded, and generally involving the notion of time, to perform the last act which completes a process, to accomplish, fulfil
    3) to pay
    3a) of tribute
    "It is finished or paid" Joh 19:30

    Christ satisfied God's justice by dying for all to pay for the sins of the elect. These sins can never be punished again since that would violate God's justice. Sins can only be punished once, either by a substitute or by yourself.