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Lexicon :: Strong's G2041 - ergon

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ἔργον
Transliteration
ergon
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)
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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 176 times in 161 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 5:16–Rom 3:28)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:2 - And when John had heard in prison about the works of Christ, he sent two of[fn] his disciples
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:3 - “Therefore whatever they tell you to observe,[fn] that observe and do, but do not do according to their works; for they say, and do not do.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:5 - “But all their works they do to be seen by men. They make their phylacteries broad and enlarge the borders of their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - But when Jesus was aware of it, He said to them, “Why do you trouble the woman? For she has done a good work for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:34 - It is like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - But Jesus said, “Let her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a good work for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:48 - “In fact, you bear witness that you approve the deeds of your fathers; for they indeed killed them, and you build their tombs.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:19 - And He said to them, “What things?” So they said to Him, “The things concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a Prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:19 - “And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:20 - “For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 - “But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:34 - Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:20 - “For the Father loves the Son, and shows Him all things that He Himself does; and He will show Him greater works than these, that you may marvel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:36 - “But I have a greater witness than John’s; for the works which the Father has given Me to finish—the very works that I do—bear witness of Me, that the Father has sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:28 - Then they said to Him, “What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:29 - Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:3 - His brothers therefore said to Him, “Depart from here and go into Judea, that Your disciples also may see the works that You are doing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:7 - “The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:21 - Jesus answered and said to them, “I did one work, and you all marvel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:39 - They answered and said to Him, “Abraham is our father.” Jesus said to them, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the works of Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:41 - “You do the deeds of your father.” Then they said to Him, “We were not born of fornication; we have one Father—God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:3 - Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God should be revealed in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 - “I[fn] must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:25 - Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - Jesus answered them, “Many good works I have shown you from My Father. For which of those works do you stone Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - The Jews answered Him, saying, “For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy, and because You, being a Man, make Yourself God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:37 - “If I do not do the works of My Father, do not believe Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:38 - “but if I do, though you do not believe Me, believe the works, that you may know and believe[fn] that the Father is in Me, and I in Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:10 - “Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me? The words that I speak to you I do not speak on My own authority; but the Father who dwells in Me does the works.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:11 - “Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father in Me, or else believe Me for the sake of the works themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:12 - “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:24 - “If I had not done among them the works which no one else did, they would have no sin; but now they have seen and also hated both Me and My Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:4 - “I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:38 - “And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:22 - “And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:41 - “And they made a calf in those days, offered sacrifices to the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:36 - At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:2 - As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, “Now separate to Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:41 - ‘Behold, you despisers,
Marvel and perish!
For I work a work in your days,
A work which you will by no means believe,
Though one were to declare it to you.’ 
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Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:26 - From there they sailed to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work which they had completed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:18 - “Known to God from eternity are all His works.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:38 - But Paul insisted that they should not take with them the one who had departed from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:20 - “but declared first to those in Damascus and in Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:6 - who “will render to each one according to his deeds”:[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:7 - eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:15 - who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them)
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:20 - Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:27 - Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No, but by the law of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:28 - Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law.

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