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Lexicon :: Strong's G2872 - kopiaō

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κοπιάω
Transliteration
kopiaō
Pronunciation
ko-pē-ä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of κόπος (G2873)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:827,453

Strong’s Definitions

κοπιάω kopiáō, kop-ee-ah'-o; from a derivative of G2873; to feel fatigue; by implication, to work hard:—(bestow) labour, toil, be wearied.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's G2872 in the following manner: labour (16x), bestow labour (3x), toil (3x), be wearied (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's G2872 in the following manner: labour (16x), bestow labour (3x), toil (3x), be wearied (1x).
  1. to grow weary, tired, exhausted (with toil or burdens or grief)

  2. to labour with wearisome effort, to toil

    1. of bodily labour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κοπιάω kopiáō, kop-ee-ah'-o; from a derivative of G2873; to feel fatigue; by implication, to work hard:—(bestow) labour, toil, be wearied.
STRONGS NT 2872: κοπιάω
κοπιάω, κοπιῶ (3 person plural κοπιουσιν (for κοπιῶσιν), Matthew 6:28 Tr; cf. ἐρωτάω, at the beginning); 1 aorist ἐκοπίασα; perfect κεκοπίακα (2 person singular κεκοπίακες, Revelation 2:3 L T Tr WH, cf. (Winers Grammar, § 13, 2 c.); Buttmann, 43 (38) (and his translation of Apollonius Dyscolus, p. 54 n.; Tdf. Proleg., p. 123; WHs Appendix, p. 166; Sophocles' Lexicon, p. 39)); (κόπος, which see);
1. as in Aristophanes, Josephus, Plutarch, others, to grow weary, tired, exhausted, (with toil or burdens or grief): Matthew 11:28; Revelation 2:3; κεκοπιακώς ἐκ τῆς ὁδοιπορίας, John 4:6 (ὑπό τῆς ὁδοιπορίας,Josephus, Antiquities 2, 15, 3; δραμοῦνται καί οὐ κοπιασουσι, Isaiah 40:31).
2. in Biblical Greek alone, to labor with wearisome effort, to toil (the Sept. for יָגַע ); of bodily labor: absolutely, Matthew 6:28; Luke 5:5; Luke 12:27 (not Tdf.); John 4:38; Acts 20:35; 1 Corinthians 4:12; Ephesians 4:28; 2 Timothy 2:6 (cf. Winers Grammar, 556 (517); Buttmann, 390 (334)); τί, upon a thing, John 4:38. of the toilsome efforts of teachers in proclaiming and promoting the kingdom of God and Christ: 1 Corinthians 15:10; 1 Corinthians 16:16 (cf. John 4:38); followed by ἐν with the dative of the thing in which one labors, ἐν λόγῳ καί διδασκαλία, 1 Timothy 5:17; ἐν ὑμῖν,among you, 1 Thessalonians 5:12; ἐν κυρίῳ (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b middle (L brackets the clause)), Romans 16:12; εἰς τινα, for one, for his benefit, Romans 16:6; Galatians 4:11 (cf. Buttmann, 242 (200); Winer's Grammar, 503 (469)); εἰς τοῦτο, looking to this (viz. that piety has the promise of life), 1 Timothy 4:10; εἰς , to which end, Colossians 1:29; εἰς κενόν, in vain, Philippians 2:16 (κενῶς ἐκοπίασα, of the frustrated labor of the prophets, Isaiah 49:4).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
40:31; 49:4
Matthew
6:28; 6:28; 11:28
Luke
5:5; 12:27
John
4:6; 4:38; 4:38; 4:38
Acts
20:35
Romans
16:6; 16:12
1 Corinthians
4:12; 15:10; 16:16
Galatians
4:11
Ephesians
4:28
Philippians
2:16
Colossians
1:29
1 Thessalonians
5:12
1 Timothy
4:10; 5:17
2 Timothy
2:6
Revelation
2:3; 2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2872 matches the Greek κοπιάω (kopiaō),
which occurs 28 times in 21 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil G2872 not, neither do they spin:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:28 - Come unto me, all ye that labour G2872 and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:5 - And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled G2872 all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:27 - Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil G2872 not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:6 - Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied G2872 with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed G2872 no labour: G2872 other men laboured, G2872 and ye are entered into their labours.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:35 - I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring G2872 ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:6 - Greet Mary, who bestowed G2872 much labour G2872 on us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:12 - Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour G2872 in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured G2872 much in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - And labour, G2872 working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:10 - But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured G2872 more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:16 - That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth. G2872
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:11 - I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed G2872 upon you labour G2872 in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, G2872 working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:16 - Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured G2872 in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:29 - Whereunto I G2872 also labour, G2872 striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:12 - And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour G2872 among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:10 - For therefore we G2872 both labour G2872 and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:17 - Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour G2872 in the word and doctrine.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:6 - The husbandman that laboureth G2872 must be first partaker of the fruits.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, G2872 and hast not fainted.
 
 
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