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Lexicon :: Strong's G2038 - ergazomai

ἐργάζομαι
Transliteration
ergazomai
Pronunciation
er-gä'-zo-mī (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἔργον (G2041)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:635,251

Strong’s Definitions

ἐργάζομαι ergázomai, er-gad'-zom-ahee; middle voice from G2041; to toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc.:—commit, do, labor for, minister about, trade (by), work.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G2038 in the following manner: work (22x), wrought (7x), do (3x), minister about (1x), forbear working (with G3361) (1x), labour for (1x), labour (1x), commit (1x), trade by (1x), trade (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G2038 in the following manner: work (22x), wrought (7x), do (3x), minister about (1x), forbear working (with G3361) (1x), labour for (1x), labour (1x), commit (1x), trade by (1x), trade (1x).
  1. to work, labour, do work

  2. to trade, to make gains by trading, "do business"

  3. to do, work out

    1. exercise, perform, commit

    2. to cause to exist, produce

  4. to work for, earn by working, to acquire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐργάζομαι ergázomai, er-gad'-zom-ahee; middle voice from G2041; to toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc.:—commit, do, labor for, minister about, trade (by), work.
STRONGS NT 2038: ἐργάζομαι
ἐργάζομαι; deponent middle; imperfect ἐιργαζομην (ἠργαζομην, Acts 18:3 L T Tr WH; (so elsewhere at times; this variant in augment is found in the aorist also); cf. Winers Grammar, sec 12, 8; Buttmann, 33 (29f); Stephanus Thesaurus iii. 1970 c.; (Curtius, Das Verbum, i. 124; Cramer, Anecd. 4, 412; Veitch, under the word)); 1 aorist εἰργασάμην (ἠργάσατο, Matthew 25:16; (Matthew 26:10); Mark 14:6, in T WH, (add, 2 John 1:8 WH and Hebrews 11:33 T Tr WH; cf. references as above)); pf. εἴργασμαι, in a pass. sense (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 7 e.), John 3:21, as often in Greek writings (cf. Veitch, under the word); (ἔργον); Sept. for פָּעַל, עָבַד, sometimes for עָשָׂה.;
1. absolutely,
a. to work, labor, do work: it is opposite to inactivity or idleness, Luke 13:14; John 5:17; John 9:4; 2 Thessalonians 3:10; with addition of ταῖς χερσί, 1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:11; with the accusative of time: νύκτα καί ἡμέραν, 2 Thessalonians 3:8 (but L text T Tr WH the genitive, as in 1 Thessalonians 2:9 (see ἡμέρα, 1 a.); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 11 and Ellic. on 1 Timothy 5:5); with the predominant idea of working for pay, Matthew 21:28 (ἐν τῷ ἀμπελῶνι); Acts 18:3; 1 Corinthians 9:6; 2 Thessalonians 3:12; according to the conception characteristic of Paul, ἐργαζόμενος he that does works conformed to the law (Germ.der Werkthatige): Romans 4:4f.
b. to trade, to make gains by trading, (cf. our do business): ἐν τίνι, with a thing, Matthew 25:16 (often so by Demosthenes).
2. transitive,
a. (to work, i. e.) to do, work out: τί, Colossians 3:23; 2 John 1:8 (with which (according to reading of L T Tr text) cf. 1 Corinthians 15:58 end); μηδέν, 2 Thessalonians 3:11 ἔργον, Acts 13:41 (פֹּעַל פָּעַל, Habakkuk 1:5); ἔργον καλόν εἰς τινα, Matthew 26:10; ἐν τίνι (the dative of person (cf. Winer's Grammar, 218 (205))), Mark 14:6 (Rec. εἰς ἐμέ); ἔργα, wrought, passive, John 3:21; τά ἔργα τοῦ Θεοῦ, what God wishes to be done, John 6:28; John 9:4; τοῦ κυρίου, to give one's strength to the work which the Lord wishes to have done, 1 Corinthians 16:10; τό ἀγαθόν, (Romans 2:10); Ephesians 4:28; πρός τινα, Galatians 6:10; κακόν τίνι τί, Romans 13:10 (τινα τί is more common in Greek writings. (Kühner, § 411, 5)); τί εἰς τινα, 3 John 1:5, with the accusative of virtues or vices, (to work, i. e.) to exercise, perform, commit": δικαιοσύνην, Acts 10:35; Hebrews 11:33, (Psalm 14:2 (Ps. 15:2); Zephaniah 2:3); τήν ἀνομίαν, Matthew 7:23 (Psalm 5:6 and often in Sept.); ἁμαρτίαν, James 2:9. σημεῖον, bring to pass, effect, John 6:30; τά ἱερά, to be busied with the holy things, i. e. to administer those things that pertain to worship, which was the business of priests and among the Jews of the Levites also, 1 Corinthians 9:13; τήν θάλασσαν literally, work the sea (mare exerceo, Justin Martyr, hist. 43, 3), i. e. to be employed on (cf. do business on, Psalm 107:23) and make one's living from it, Revelation 18:17 (so of sailors and fishermen also in native Greek writings, as Aristot. probl. 38, 2 (p. 966{b}, 26); Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 3, 46; App. Punic. 2; (Lucian, de elect. 5; Winers Grammar, 223 (209))). to cause to exist, produce: τί, so (for R G κατεργάζεται) 2 Corinthians 7:10 L T Tr WH; James 1:20 L T Tr WH.
b. to work for, earn by working, to acquire, (cf. Germ.erarbeiten): τήν βρῶσιν, John 6:27 (χρήματα, Herodotus 1, 24; τά ἐπιτήδεια, Xenophon, mem. 2, 8, 2; Demosthenes 1358, 12; ἀργύριον, Plato, Hipp., major edition, p. 282 d.; βίον, Andocides () myst. (18, 42) 144 Bekker; θησαυρούς, Theod., Proverbs 21:6; βρῶμα, Palaeph. 21, 2; others); according to many interpreters also 2 John 1:8; but see 2 a. above. (Compare: κατεργάζομαι, περιεργάζομαι, προσεργάζομαι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
5:6; 14:2; 15:2; 107:23
Proverbs
21:6
Habakkuk
1:5
Zephaniah
2:3
Matthew
7:23; 21:28; 25:16; 25:16; 26:10; 26:10
Mark
14:6; 14:6
Luke
13:14
John
3:21; 3:21; 5:17; 6:27; 6:28; 6:30; 9:4; 9:4
Acts
10:35; 13:41; 18:3; 18:3
Romans
2:10; 4:4; 13:10
1 Corinthians
4:12; 9:6; 9:13; 15:58; 16:10
2 Corinthians
7:10
Galatians
6:10
Ephesians
4:28
Colossians
3:23
1 Thessalonians
2:9; 4:11
2 Thessalonians
3:8; 3:10; 3:11; 3:12
1 Timothy
5:5
Hebrews
11:33; 11:33
James
1:20; 2:9
2 John
1:8; 1:8; 1:8
3 John
1:5
Revelation
18:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2038 matches the Greek ἐργάζομαι (ergazomai),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:23 - And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work G2038 iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:28 - But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work G2038 to day in my vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:16 - Then he that had received the five talents went and traded G2038 with the same, and made them other five talents.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought G2038 a good work upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath wrought G2038 a good work on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:14 - And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: G2038 in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 - But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought G2038 in God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:17 - But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh G2038 hitherto, and I work. G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:27 - Labour G2038 not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:28 - Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work G2038 the works of God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:30 - They said therefore unto him, What sign shewest thou then, that we may see, and believe thee? what dost thou work? G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 - I must work G2038 the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work. G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:35 - But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh G2038 righteousness, is accepted with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:41 - Behold, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work G2038 a work in your days, a work which ye shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:3 - And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: G2038 for by their occupation they were tentmakers.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:10 - But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh G2038 good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:4 - Now to him that worketh G2038 is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:5 - But to him that worketh G2038 not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love worketh G2038 no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - And labour, working G2038 with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:6 - Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to forbear working? G2038
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:13 - Do ye not know that they which minister G2038 about holy things live of the things of the temple? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:10 - Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh G2038 the work of the Lord, as I also do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:10 - As we have therefore opportunity, let us do G2038 good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working G2038 with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:23 - And whatsoever ye do, do G2038 it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:9 - For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring G2038 night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:11 - And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with G2038 your own hands, as we commanded you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought G2038 with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:10 - For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, G2038 neither should he eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:11 - For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working G2038 not at all, but are busybodies.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:12 - Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, G2038 and eat their own bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:33 - Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought G2038 righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:9 - But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit G2038 sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:8 - Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, G2038 but that we receive a full reward.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:5 - Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest G2038 to the brethren, and to strangers;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:17 - For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade G2038 by sea, stood afar off,

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