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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 - “So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:28 - “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:5 - But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:27 - “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you, even 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 from His journey, sat thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - “I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored, and you have entered into their labors.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:35 - “I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:6 - Greet Mary, who labored much for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:12 - Greet Tryphena and Tryphosa, who have labored in the Lord. Greet the beloved Persis, who labored much in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - And we labor, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:10 - But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:16 - that you also submit to such, and to everyone who works and labors with us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:11 - I am afraid for you, lest I have labored for you in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:16 - holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:29 - To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:12 - And we urge you, brethren, to recognize those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and admonish you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:10 - For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach,[fn] because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:17 - Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:6 - The hardworking farmer must be first to partake of the crops.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - “and you have persevered and have patience, and have labored for My name’s sake and have not become weary.
 
 
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