Easton’s Bible Dictionary

  1. Of time (Galatians 4:4), the time appointed by God, and foretold by the prophets, when Messiah should appear.
  2. Of Christ (John 1:16), the superabundance of grace with which he was filled.
  3. Of the Godhead bodily dwelling in Christ (Colossians 2:9), i.e., the whole nature and attributes of God are in Christ.
  4. Ephesians 1:23, the church as the fulness of Christ, i.e., the church makes Christ a complete and perfect head.