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Lexicon :: Strong's G2040 - ergatēs

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ἐργάτης
Transliteration
ergatēs (Key)
Pronunciation
er-gat'-ace
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:635,251

Strong’s Definitions

ἐργάτης ergátēs, er-gat'-ace; from G2041; a toiler; figuratively, a teacher:—labourer, worker(-men).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G2040 in the following manner: labourer (10x), workman (3x), worker (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G2040 in the following manner: labourer (10x), workman (3x), worker (3x).
  1. a workman, a labourer

    1. usually one who works for hire esp. an agricultural worker

  2. one who does, a worker, perpetrator

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐργάτης ergátēs, er-gat'-ace; from G2041; a toiler; figuratively, a teacher:—labourer, worker(-men).
STRONGS NT 2040: ἐργάτης
ἐργάτης, -ου, , (ἐργάζομαι);
1. as in Greek writings a workman, a laborer: usually one who works for hire, Matthew 10:10; Luke 10:7; 1 Timothy 5:18; especially an agricultural laborer, Matthew 9:37; Matthew 20:1f, 8; Luke 10:2; James 5:4 (Wis. 17:16); those whose labor artificers employ [i. e. workmen in the restricted sense], Acts 19:25 (opposed to τοῖς τεχνίταις [A. V. craftsmen], Acts 19:24), cf. Bengel at the passage; those who as teachers labor to propagate and promote Christianity among men: 2 Corinthians 11:13; Philippians 3:2; 2 Timothy 2:15, cf. Matthew 9:37; Luke 10:2.
2. one who does, a worker, perpetrator: τῆς ἀδικίας, Luke 13:27 (τῆς ἀνομίας, 1 Macc. 3:6; τῶν καλῶν καὶ σεμνῶν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 27).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
9:37; 9:37; 10:10; 20:1; 20:8
Luke
10:2; 10:2; 10:7; 13:27
Acts
19:24; 19:25
2 Corinthians
11:13
Philippians
3:2
1 Timothy
5:18
2 Timothy
2:15
James
5:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2040 matches the Greek ἐργάτης (ergatēs),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:37 - Then He *said to His disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers G2040 are few.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:38 - “Therefore, plead with the Lord of the harvest to send out workers G2040 into His harvest.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:10 - or a [fn]bag for your journey, or even two [fn]tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker G2040 is deserving of his [fn]support.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:1 - “For the kingdom of heaven is like [fn]a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers G2040 for his vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:2 - “When he had agreed with the laborers G2040 for a [fn]denarius for the day, he sent them into his vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:8 - “Now when evening came, the [fn]owner of the vineyard *said to his foreman, ‘Call the laborers G2040 and pay them their wages, starting with the last group to the first.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:2 - And He was saying to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers G2040 are few; therefore plead with the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers G2040 into His harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:7 - “Stay in [fn]that house, eating and drinking [fn]what they provide; for the laborer G2040 is deserving of his wages. Do not move from house to house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:27 - And yet He will [fn]say, ‘I do not know where you are from; LEAVE ME, ALL YOU [fn]EVILDOERS G2040.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:25 - he gathered these men together with the workmen G2040 of similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that our prosperity [fn]depends upon this business.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:13 - For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers G2040, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:2 - Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers G2040, beware of the [fn]false circumcision;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:18 - For the Scripture says, “YOU SHALL NOT MUZZLE THE OX WHILE IT IS THRESHING,” and “The laborer G2040 is worthy of his wages.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:15 - Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a worker G2040 who [fn]does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:4 - Behold, the pay of the laborers G2040 who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord [fn]of armies.

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