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Lexicon :: Strong's G2872 - kopiaō

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κοπιάω
Transliteration
kopiaō (Key)
Pronunciation
kop-ee-ah'-o
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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 23 times in 21 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil G2872 nor do they spin,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:28 - “Come to Me, all [fn]who are weary G2872 and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:5 - Simon answered and said, “Master, we worked G2872 hard G2872 all night and caught nothing, but [fn]I will do as You say and let down the nets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:27 - “Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil G2872 nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:6 - and Jacob’s well was there. So Jesus, being wearied G2872 from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about [fn]the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - “I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; G2872 others have labored G2872 and you have entered into their labor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:35 - “In everything I showed you that by working G2872 hard G2872 in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:6 - Greet Mary, who has worked G2872 hard for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:12 - Greet Tryphaena and Tryphosa, workers G2872 in the Lord. Greet Persis the beloved, who has worked G2872 hard in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:12 - and we toil, G2872 working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:10 - But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored G2872 even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:16 - that you also be in subjection to such men and to everyone who helps in the work and labors. G2872
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:11 - I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored G2872 [fn]over you in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, G2872 performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with [fn]one who has need.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:16 - holding [fn]fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil G2872 in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:29 - For this purpose also I labor, G2872 striving according to His [fn]power, which [fn]mightily works within me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:12 - But we request of you, brethren, that you [fn]appreciate those who diligently G2872 labor G2872 among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you [fn]instruction,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:10 - For it is for this we labor G2872 and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of believers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:17 - The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work G2872 hard G2872 [fn]at preaching and teaching.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:6 - The hard-working G2872 farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:3 - and you have [fn]perseverance and have endured for My name’s sake, and have not grown G2872 weary. G2872

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