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Lexicon :: Strong's G2873 - kopos

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kopos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:827,453

Trench's Synonyms: cii. μόχθος, πόνος, κόπος.

Strong’s Definitions

κόπος kópos, kop'-os; from G2875; a cut, i.e. (by analogy) toil (as reducing the strength), literally or figuratively; by implication, pains:—labour, + trouble, weariness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G2873 in the following manner: labour (13x), trouble (with G3830) (5x), weariness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G2873 in the following manner: labour (13x), trouble (with G3830) (5x), weariness (1x).
  1. a beating

  2. a beating of the breast with grief, sorrow

  3. labour

    1. trouble

      1. to cause one trouble, make work for him

    2. intense labour united with trouble and toil

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κόπος kópos, kop'-os; from G2875; a cut, i.e. (by analogy) toil (as reducing the strength), literally or figuratively; by implication, pains:—labour, + trouble, weariness.
κόπος, κόπου, (κόπτω);
1. equivalent to τό κόπτειν, a beating.
2. equivalent to κοπετός, a beating of the breast in grief, sorrow (Jeremiah 51:33 (Jer. 45:3)).
3. labor (so the Sept. often for עָמָל), i. e.
a. trouble (Aeschylus, Sophocles): κόπους παρέχειν τίνι, to cause one trouble, make work for him, Matthew 26:10; Mark 14:6; Luke 11:7; Galatians 6:17; κόπον παρέχειν τίνι, Luke 18:5.
b. intense labor united with trouble, toil. (Euripides, Arstph;, others): universally, plural, 2 Corinthians 6:5; 2 Corinthians 11:23; of manual labor, joined with μόχθος ((see below)), 1 Thessalonians 2:9; ἐν κόπῳ καί μόχθῳ (toil and travail), 2 Corinthians 11:27 (where L T Tr WH omit ἐν); 2 Thessalonians 3:8; of the laborious efforts of Christian virtue, 1 Corinthians 15:58; Revelation 2:2; plural Revelation 14:13; κόπος τῆς ἀγάπης, the labor to which love prompts, and which voluntarily assumes and endures trouble and pains for the salvation of others, 1 Thessalonians 1:3; Hebrews 6:10 Rec.; of toil in teaching, John 4:38 (on which see εἰς, B. I. 3); 1 Thessalonians 3:5; of that which such toil in teaching accomplishes, 1 Corinthians 3:8; plural 2 Corinthians 10:15 (cf. Sir. 14:15).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

45:3; 51:33
11:7; 18:5
1 Corinthians
3:8; 15:58
2 Corinthians
6:5; 10:15; 11:23; 11:27
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:9; 3:5
2 Thessalonians
2:2; 14:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2873 matches the Greek κόπος (kopos),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye G2873 the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye G2873 her? she hath wrought a good work on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:7 - And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble G2873 me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - Yet because this widow troubleth G2873 me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours. G2873
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:8 - Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour. G2873
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour G2873 is not in vain in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:5 - In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, G2873 in watchings, in fastings;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men's labours; G2873 but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:23 - Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours G2873 more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - In weariness G2873 and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:17 - From henceforth let no man trouble me: G2873 for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour G2873 of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:9 - For ye remember, brethren, our labour G2873 and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour G2873 be in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour G2873 and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:10 - For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour G2873 of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 - I know thy works, and thy labour, G2873 and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:13 - And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; G2873 and their works do follow them.
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