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Lexicon :: Strong's G2041 - ergon

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ἔργον
Transliteration
ergon (Key)
Pronunciation
e'r-gon (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a primary (but obsolete) ergo (to work)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:635,251

Strong’s Definitions

ἔργον érgon, er'-gon; from a primary (but obsolete) ἔργω érgō (to work); toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act:—deed, doing, labour, work.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 176x

The KJV translates Strong's G2041 in the following manner: work (152x), deed (22x), doing (1x), labour (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 176x
The KJV translates Strong's G2041 in the following manner: work (152x), deed (22x), doing (1x), labour (1x).
  1. business, employment, that which any one is occupied

    1. that which one undertakes to do, enterprise, undertaking

  2. any product whatever, any thing accomplished by hand, art, industry, or mind

  3. an act, deed, thing done: the idea of working is emphasised in opp. to that which is less than work

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔργον érgon, er'-gon; from a primary (but obsolete) ἔργω érgō (to work); toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act:—deed, doing, labour, work.
STRONGS NT 2041: ἔργον
ἔργον, ἔργου, τό, anciently Φεργον (German Werk, (English work; cf. Vanicek, p. 922)); the Sept. for פֹּעַל, עֲבֹדָה and countless times for מְלָאכָה and מַעֲשֶׂה; work, i. e.
1. business, employment, that with which anyone is occupied: Mark 13:34 (διδόναι τίνι τό ἔργον αὐτοῦ); Acts 14:26 (πληροῦν); 1 Timothy 3:1; thus of the work of salvation committed by God to Christ: διδόναι and τελειουν, John 17:4; of the work to be done by the apostles and other Christian teachers, as well as by the presiding officers of the religious assemblies, Acts 13:2; Acts 15:38; 1 Thessalonians 5:13; Philippians 1:22; τό ἔργον τίνος, genitive of the subjunctive, the work which one does, service which one either performs or ought to perform, 1 Thessalonians 5:13; ἔργον ποιεῖν τίνος to do the work of one (i. e. incumbent upon him), εὐαγγελιστοῦ, 2 Timothy 4:5; τό ἔργον τίνος i. e. assigned by one and to be done for his sake: τό ἔργον τοῦ Θεοῦ τελειουν, used of Christ, John 4:34; (τοῦ) Χριστοῦ (WH text Tr marginal reading κυρίου), Philippians 2:30; τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Corinthians 15:58; 1 Corinthians 16:10; with genitive of thing, εἰς ἔργον διακονίας, Ephesians 4:12, which means either to the work in which the ministry consists, the work performed in undertaking the ministry, or to the execution of the ministry. of that which one undertakes to do, enterprise, undertaking: Acts 5:38 (Deuteronomy 15:10; Wis. 2:12).
2. any product whatever, anything accomplished by hand, art, industry, mind (equivalent to ποίημα, κτίσμα): 1 Corinthians 3:13-15; with the addition of τῶν χειρῶν, things formed by the hand of man, Acts 7:41; of the works of God visible in the created world, Hebrews 1:10, and often in the Sept.; τά ἐν τῇ γῆ ἔργα, the works of nature and of art (Bengel), 2 Peter 3:10; of the arrangements of God for men's salvation: Acts 15:18 Rec.; τό ἔργον τοῦ Θεοῦ, what God works in man, i. e. a life dedicated to God and Christ, Romans 14:20; to the same effect, substantially, ἔργον ἀγαθόν, Philippians 1:6 (see ἀγαθός, 2); τά ἔργα τοῦ διαβόλου, sins and all the misery that springs from them, 1 John 3:8.
3. an act, deed, thing done: the idea of working is emphasized in opposed to that which is less than work, James 1:25; Titus 1:16; τό ἔργον is distinguished from λόγος: Luke 24:19; Romans 15:18; 2 Corinthians 10:11; Colossians 3:17; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 John 3:18 (Sir. 3:8); plural ἐν λόγοις καί ἐν ἔργοις, Acts 7:22 (4 Macc. 5:38 (37); for the same or similar contrasts, common in Greek writings, see Fritzsche on Romans, iii., p. 268f; Bergler on Alciphron, p. 54; Bornemann and Kühner, on Xenophon, mem. 2, 3, 6; Passow, under the word, p. 1159; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 4; Lob. Paralip., pp. 64f, 525f)). ἔργα is used of the acts of God — both as creator, Hebrews 4:10; and as governor, John 9:3; Acts 13:41; Revelation 15:3; of sundry signal acts of Christ, to rouse men to believe in him and to accomplish their salvation: Matthew 11:2 (cf. ἔργα τῆς σοφίας Matthew 11:19 T WH Tr text), and especially in the Gospel of John, as John 5:20, 36; John 7:3; John 10:38; John 14:11; John 15:24, (cf. Grimm, Instit. theol. dogmat., p. 63, edition 2); they are called τά ἔργα τοῦ πατρός, i. e. done at the bidding and by the aid of the Father, John 10:37; John 9:3f, cf. John 10:25, 32; John 14:10; καλά, as beneficent, John 10:32f; and connected with the verbs δεικνύναι, ποιεῖν, ἐργάζεσθαι, τελειουν. ἔργα is applied to the conduct of men, measured by the standard of religion and righteousness — whether bad, Matthew 23:3; Luke 11:48; John 3:20; Revelation 2:6; Revelation 16:11, etc.; or good, John 3:21; James 2:14, 17f, 20-22, 24-26; James 3:13; Revelation 2:5, 9 (Rec.),Rev 2:19; Revelation 3:8; νόμος ἔργων, the law which demands good works, Romans 3:27; with a suggestion of toil, or struggle with hindrances, in the phrase καταπαύειν ἀπό τῶν ἔργων αὐτοῦ, Hebrews 4:10; to recompense one κατά τά ἔργα αὐτοῦ, Romans 2:6; 2 Timothy 4:14; Revelation 2:23 (Psalm 61:13 (Ps. 62:13)), cf. 2 Corinthians 11:15; Revelation 18:6; Revelation 20:12f; the singular τό ἔργον is used collectively of an aggregate of actions (German das Handeln), James 1:4; τίνος, the genitive of person and subjunctive, his whole way of feeling and acting, his aims and endeavors: Galatians 6:4; 1 Peter 1:17; Revelation 22:12; τό ἔργον τοῦ νόμου, the course of action demanded by the law, Romans 2:15. With epithets: ἀγαθόν ἔργον, i. e. either a benefaction, 2 Corinthians 9:8; plural Acts 9:36; or every good work springing from piety, Romans 2:7; Colossians 1:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; Titus 1:16; 2 Timothy 2:21; 2 Timothy 3:17; Hebrews 13:21 (T WH omit ἔργον); plural Ephesians 2:10; or what harmonizes with the order of society, Romans 13:3; Titus 3:1; ἔργον καλόν, a good deed, noble action (see καλός, b. and c.): Matthew 26:10; Mark 14:6; plural (often in Attic writings), Matthew 5:16; 1 Timothy 5:10, 25; 1 Timothy 6:18; Titus 2:7; Titus 3:8, 14; Hebrews 10:24; 1 Peter 2:12; τά ἔργα τά ἐν δικαιοσύνη equivalent to τά δίκαια, Titus 3:5; τά ἔργα τοῦ Θεοῦ, the works required and approved by God, John 6:28 (Jeremiah 31:10 (Jer. 48:10); 1 Esdr. 7:9, 15), in the same sense ἔργα μου i. e. of Christ, Revelation 2:26; ἔργον πίστεως, wrought by faith, the course of conduct which springs from faith, 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; ἔργα ἄξια τῆς μετανοίας, Acts 26:20; ἔργα πεπληρωμένα ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 3:2; ἔργα πονηρά, Colossians 1:21; 2 John 1:11, cf. John 3:19; John 7:7; 1 John 3:12; ἔργα νεκρά, works devoid of that life which has its source in God, works so to speak unwrought, which at the last judgment will fail of the approval of God and of all reward: Hebrews 6:1; Hebrews 9:14; ἄκαρπα, Ephesians 5:11 (ἄχρηστα, Wis. 3:11; the wicked man μετά τῶν ἔργων αὐτοῦ συναπολειται, the Epistle of Barnabas 21, 1 [ET]); ἄνομα, 2 Peter 2:8; ἔργα ἀσεβείας, Jude 1:15; τοῦ σκότους, done in darkness, Romans 13:12; Ephesians 5:11; (opposed to ἔργα τοῦ φωτός, Romans 13:12 L marginal reading); in Paul's writings ἔργα νόμου, works demanded by and agreeing with the law (cf. Wieseler, commentary iib. d. Br. an d. Gal., p. 194ff): Romans 3:20, 28; Romans 9:32 Rec.; Galatians 2:16; Galatians 3:2, 5, 10; and simply ἔργα: Romans 4:2, 6; Romans 9:12 (11); Romans 9:32 G L T Tr WH; Romans 11:6; Ephesians 2:9; 2 Timothy 1:9 (see δικαιόω, 3 b.). τά ἔργα τίνος ποιεῖν, to do works the same as or like to those of another, to follow in action another's example: Abraham's, John 8:39; that of the devil, John 8:41.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
15:10
Jeremiah
31:10; 48:10
Matthew
5:16; 11:2; 11:19; 23:3; 26:10
Mark
13:34; 14:6
Luke
11:48; 24:19
John
3:19; 3:20; 3:21; 4:34; 5:20; 5:36; 6:28; 7:3; 7:7; 8:39; 8:41; 9:3; 9:3; 10:25; 10:32; 10:32; 10:37; 10:38; 14:10; 14:11; 15:24; 17:4
Acts
5:38; 7:22; 7:41; 9:36; 13:2; 13:41; 14:26; 15:18; 15:38; 26:20
Romans
2:6; 2:7; 2:15; 3:20; 3:27; 3:28; 4:2; 4:6; 9:12; 9:32; 9:32; 11:6; 13:3; 13:12; 13:12; 14:20; 15:18
1 Corinthians
3:13; 3:14; 3:15; 15:58; 16:10
2 Corinthians
9:8; 10:11; 11:15
Galatians
2:16; 3:2; 3:5; 3:10; 6:4
Ephesians
2:9; 2:10; 4:12; 5:11; 5:11
Philippians
1:6; 1:22; 2:30
Colossians
1:10; 1:21; 3:17
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 5:13; 5:13
2 Thessalonians
1:11; 2:17; 2:17
1 Timothy
3:1; 5:10; 5:25; 6:18
2 Timothy
1:9; 2:21; 3:17; 4:5; 4:14
Titus
1:16; 1:16; 2:7; 3:1; 3:5; 3:8; 3:14
Hebrews
1:10; 4:10; 4:10; 6:1; 9:14; 10:24; 13:21
James
1:4; 1:25; 2; 2; 2:14; 2:17; 3:13
1 Peter
1:17; 2:12
2 Peter
2:8; 3:10
1 John
3:8; 3:12; 3:18
2 John
1:11
Jude
1:15
Revelation
2:5; 2:6; 2:9; 2:19; 2:23; 2:26; 3:2; 3:8; 15:3; 16:11; 18:6; 20:12; 22:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2041 matches the Greek ἔργον (ergon),
which occurs 171 times in 158 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 5:16–Rom 3:28)

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“In the same way, let your light shine  before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:2 -

Now when John heard in prison what the Christ was doing, he sent a message through his disciples

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“The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners! ’ Yet wisdom is vindicated[fn] by her deeds.”[fn]

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“Therefore do whatever they tell you, and observe it. But don’t do what they do, because they don’t practice what they teach.

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“They do everything[fn] to be seen by others: They enlarge their phylacteries and lengthen their tassels.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 -

Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a noble thing for me.

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“It is like a man on a journey, who left his house, gave authority to his servants, gave each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to be alert.

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Jesus replied, “Leave her alone. Why are you bothering her? She has done a noble thing for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:48 -

“Therefore, you are witnesses that you approve[fn] the deeds of your fathers, for they killed them, and you build their monuments.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:19 -

“What things? ” he asked them.

So they said to him, “The things concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet powerful in action and speech before God and all the people,

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 -

“This is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:20 -

“For everyone who does evil hates the light and avoids it,[fn] so that his deeds may not be exposed.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 -

“But anyone who lives by[fn] the truth comes to the light, so that his works may be shown to be accomplished by God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:34 -

“My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work,” Jesus told them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:20 -

“For the Father loves the Son and shows him everything he is doing, and he will show him greater works than these so that you will be amazed.

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“But I have a greater testimony than John’s because of the works that the Father has given me to accomplish. These very works I am doing testify about me that the Father has sent me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:28 -

“What can we do to perform the works of God? ” they asked.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:29 -

Jesus replied, “This is the work of God ​— ​that you believe in the one he has sent.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:3 -

So his brothers said to him, “Leave here and go to Judea so your disciples can see your works that you are doing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:7 -

“The world cannot hate you, but it does hate me because I testify about it ​— ​that its works are evil.

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“I performed one work, and you are all amazed,” Jesus answered.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:39 -

“Our father is Abraham,” they replied.

“If you were Abraham’s children,” Jesus told them, “you would do what Abraham did.

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“You’re doing what your father does.”

“We weren’t born of sexual immorality,” they said. “We have one Father ​— ​God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:3 -

“Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” Jesus answered. “This came about so that God’s works might be displayed in him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 -

“We[fn] must do the works of him who sent me[fn] while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:25 -

“I did tell you and you don’t believe,” Jesus answered them. “The works that I do in my Father’s name testify about me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 -

Jesus replied, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these works are you stoning me? ”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 -

“We aren’t stoning you for a good work,” the Jews answered, “but for blasphemy, because you ​— ​being a man ​— ​make yourself God.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:37 -

“If I am not doing my Father’s works, don’t believe me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 -

“But if I am doing them and you don’t believe me, believe the works. This way you will know and understand[fn] that the Father is in me and I in the Father.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:10 -

“Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words I speak to you I do not speak on my own. The Father who lives in me does his works.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:11 -

“Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Otherwise, believe[fn] because of the works themselves.

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“Truly I tell you, the one who believes in me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:24 -

“If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both me and my Father.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:4 -

“I have glorified you on the earth by completing the work you gave me to do.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:38 -

“So in the present case, I tell you, stay away from these men and leave them alone. For if this plan or this work is of human origin, it will fail;

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“So Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians and was powerful in his speech and actions.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:41 -

“They even made a calf in those days, offered sacrifice to the idol, and were celebrating what their hands had made.

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In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which is translated Dorcas). She was always doing good works and acts of charity.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:2 -

As they were worshiping[fn] the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

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“Look, you scoffers,

marvel and vanish away,

because I am doing a work in your days,

a work that you will never believe,

even if someone were to explain it to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:26 -

From there they sailed back to Antioch where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work they had now completed.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:38 -

But Paul insisted that they should not take along this man who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone on with them to the work.

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“Instead, I preached to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:6 -

He will repay each one according to his works:

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eternal life to those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality;

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They show that the work of the law[fn] is written on their hearts. Their consciences confirm this. Their competing thoughts either accuse or even excuse them[fn]

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For no one will be justified[fn] in his sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.

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Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law?[fn] By one of works? No, on the contrary, by a law[fn] of faith.

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For we conclude that a person is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.


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