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Lexicon :: Strong's G2038 - ergazomai

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ἐργάζομαι
Transliteration
ergazomai (Key)
Pronunciation
er-gad'-zom-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἔργον (G2041)
mGNT
41x in 18 unique form(s)
TR
39x in 18 unique form(s)
LXX
96x in 32 unique form(s)
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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:23 - καὶ τότε ὁμολογήσω αὐτοῖς ὅτι Οὐδέποτε ἔγνων ὑμᾶς· ἀποχωρεῖτε ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ οἱ ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 τὴν ἀνομίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:28 - Τί δὲ ὑμῖν δοκεῖ ἄνθρωπος εἶχεν τέκνα δύο καὶ προσελθὼν τῷ πρώτῳ εἶπεν Τέκνον ὕπαγε σήμερον ἐργάζου G2038 ἐν τῷ ἀμπελῶνι μου
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:16 - πορευθεὶς δέ τὰ πέντε τάλαντα λαβὼν εἰργάσατο G2038 ἐν αὐτοῖς καὶ ἐποίησεν ἄλλα πέντε τάλαντα
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - γνοὺς δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Τί κόπους παρέχετε τῇ γυναικί ἔργον γὰρ καλὸν εἰργάσατο G2038 εἰς ἐμέ·
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν Ἄφετε αὐτήν· τί αὐτῇ κόπους παρέχετε καλὸν ἔργον εἰργάσατο G2038 εἰς ἐμέ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:14 - ἀποκριθεὶς δὲ ἀρχισυνάγωγος ἀγανακτῶν ὅτι τῷ σαββάτῳ ἐθεράπευσεν Ἰησοῦς ἔλεγεν τῷ ὄχλῳ Ἓξ ἡμέραι εἰσὶν ἐν αἷς δεῖ ἐργάζεσθαι· G2038 ἐν ταύταις οὖν ἐρχόμενοι θεραπεύεσθε καὶ μὴ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τοῦ σαββάτου
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:21 - δὲ ποιῶν τὴν ἀλήθειαν ἔρχεται πρὸς τὸ φῶς ἵνα φανερωθῇ αὐτοῦ τὰ ἔργα ὅτι ἐν θεῷ ἐστιν εἰργασμένα G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:17 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς ἀπεκρίνατο αὐτοῖς πατήρ μου ἕως ἄρτι ἐργάζεται G2038 κἀγὼ ἐργάζομαι G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:27 - ἐργάζεσθε G2038 μὴ τὴν βρῶσιν τὴν ἀπολλυμένην ἀλλὰ τὴν βρῶσιν τὴν μένουσαν εἰς ζωὴν αἰώνιον ἣν υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ὑμῖν δώσει· τοῦτον γὰρ πατὴρ ἐσφράγισεν θεός
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:28 - εἶπον οὖν πρὸς αὐτόν Τί ποιοῦμεν ἵνα ἐργαζώμεθα G2038 τὰ ἔργα τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:30 - εἶπον οὖν αὐτῷ Τί οὖν ποιεῖς σὺ σημεῖον ἵνα ἴδωμεν καὶ πιστεύσωμέν σοι τί ἐργάζῃ G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:4 - ἐμὲ δεῖ ἐργάζεσθαι G2038 τὰ ἔργα τοῦ πέμψαντός με ἕως ἡμέρα ἐστίν· ἔρχεται νὺξ ὅτε οὐδεὶς δύναται ἐργάζεσθαι G2038
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:35 - ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ ἔθνει φοβούμενος αὐτὸν καὶ ἐργαζόμενος G2038 δικαιοσύνην δεκτὸς αὐτῷ ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:41 - Ἴδετε οἱ καταφρονηταί καὶ θαυμάσατε καὶ ἀφανίσθητε ὅτι ἔργον ἐγὼ ἐργάζομαι G2038 ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ὑμῶν ἔργον οὐ μὴ πιστεύσητε ἐάν τις ἐκδιηγῆται ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:3 - καὶ διὰ τὸ ὁμότεχνον εἶναι ἔμενεν παρ᾽ αὐτοῖς καὶ εἰργάζετο· G2038 ἦσαν γὰρ σκηνοποιοὶ τήν τέχνην
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:10 - δόξα δὲ καὶ τιμὴ καὶ εἰρήνη παντὶ τῷ ἐργαζομένῳ G2038 τὸ ἀγαθόν Ἰουδαίῳ τε πρῶτον καὶ Ἕλληνι·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:4 - τῷ δὲ ἐργαζομένῳ G2038 μισθὸς οὐ λογίζεται κατὰ χάριν ἀλλὰ κατὰ τό ὀφείλημα
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:5 - τῷ δὲ μὴ ἐργαζομένῳ G2038 πιστεύοντι δὲ ἐπὶ τὸν δικαιοῦντα τὸν ἀσεβῆ λογίζεται πίστις αὐτοῦ εἰς δικαιοσύνην·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - ἀγάπη τῷ πλησίον κακὸν οὐκ ἐργάζεται· G2038 πλήρωμα οὖν νόμου ἀγάπη
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - καὶ κοπιῶμεν ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 ταῖς ἰδίαις χερσίν· λοιδορούμενοι εὐλογοῦμεν διωκόμενοι ἀνεχόμεθα
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:6 - μόνος ἐγὼ καὶ Βαρναβᾶς οὐκ ἔχομεν ἐξουσίαν τοῦ μὴ ἐργάζεσθαι G2038
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:13 - οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι οἱ τὰ ἱερὰ ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 ἐκ τοῦ ἱεροῦ ἐσθίουσιν οἱ τῷ θυσιαστηρίῳ προσεδρεύοντες τῷ θυσιαστηρίῳ συμμερίζονται
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:10 - Ἐὰν δὲ ἔλθῃ Τιμόθεος βλέπετε ἵνα ἀφόβως γένηται πρὸς ὑμᾶς· τὸ γὰρ ἔργον κυρίου ἐργάζεται G2038 ὡς καὶ ἐγώ
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:10 - ἄρα οὖν ὡς καιρὸν ἔχομεν ἐργαζώμεθα G2038 τὸ ἀγαθὸν πρὸς πάντας μάλιστα δὲ πρὸς τοὺς οἰκείους τῆς πίστεως
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - κλέπτων μηκέτι κλεπτέτω μᾶλλον δὲ κοπιάτω ἐργαζόμενος G2038 τὸ ἀγαθόν ταῖς χερσὶν ἵνα ἔχῃ μεταδιδόναι τῷ χρείαν ἔχοντι
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:23 - καὶ πᾶν τι ἐὰν ποιῆτε ἐκ ψυχῆς ἐργάζεσθε G2038 ὡς τῷ κυρίῳ καὶ οὐκ ἀνθρώποις
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:9 - μνημονεύετε γάρ ἀδελφοί τὸν κόπον ἡμῶν καὶ τὸν μόχθον· νυκτὸς γάρ, καὶ ἡμέρας ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 πρὸς τὸ μὴ ἐπιβαρῆσαί τινα ὑμῶν ἐκηρύξαμεν εἰς ὑμᾶς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον τοῦ θεοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:11 - καὶ φιλοτιμεῖσθαι ἡσυχάζειν καὶ πράσσειν τὰ ἴδια καὶ ἐργάζεσθαι G2038 ταῖς ἰδίαις χερσὶν ὑμῶν καθὼς ὑμῖν παρηγγείλαμεν
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - οὐδὲ δωρεὰν ἄρτον ἐφάγομεν παρά τινος ἀλλ᾽ ἐν κόπῳ καὶ μόχθῳ νύκτα καὶ ἡμέραν ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 πρὸς τὸ μὴ ἐπιβαρῆσαί τινα ὑμῶν·
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:10 - καὶ γὰρ ὅτε ἦμεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς τοῦτο παρηγγέλλομεν ὑμῖν ὅτι εἴ τις οὐ θέλει ἐργάζεσθαι G2038 μηδὲ ἐσθιέτω
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:11 - ἀκούομεν γάρ τινας περιπατοῦντας ἐν ὑμῖν ἀτάκτως μηδὲν ἐργαζομένους G2038 ἀλλὰ περιεργαζομένους·
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:12 - τοῖς δὲ τοιούτοις παραγγέλλομεν καὶ παρακαλοῦμεν διὰ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστου, ἵνα μετὰ ἡσυχίας ἐργαζόμενοι G2038 τὸν ἑαυτῶν ἄρτον ἐσθίωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:33 - οἳ διὰ πίστεως κατηγωνίσαντο βασιλείας εἰργάσαντο G2038 δικαιοσύνην ἐπέτυχον ἐπαγγελιῶν ἔφραξαν στόματα λεόντων
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:9 - εἰ δὲ προσωποληπτεῖτε, ἁμαρτίαν ἐργάζεσθε G2038 ἐλεγχόμενοι ὑπὸ τοῦ νόμου ὡς παραβάται
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:8 - βλέπετε ἑαυτούς ἵνα μὴ ἀπολέσωμεν εἰργασάμεθα G2038 ἀλλὰ μισθὸν πλήρη ἀπολάβωμεν
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:5 - Ἀγαπητέ πιστὸν ποιεῖς ἐὰν ἐργάσῃ G2038 εἰς τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς καὶ εἰς τοὺς ξένους
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:17 - ὅτι μιᾷ ὥρᾳ ἠρημώθη τοσοῦτος πλοῦτος Καὶ πᾶς κυβερνήτης καὶ πᾶς ἐπὶ τῶν πλοίων ὅμιλος, καὶ ναῦται καὶ ὅσοι τὴν θάλασσαν ἐργάζονται G2038 ἀπὸ μακρόθεν ἔστησαν

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