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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.
STRONGS NT 2873: κόπος
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).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 - But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why do you bother G2873 the woman? For she has done a good deed to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - But Jesus said, “Let her alone; why do you bother G2873 her? She has done a good deed to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:7 - and from inside he answers and says, ‘Do not bother G2873 me; the door has already been shut and my children [fn]and I are in bed; I cannot get up and give you anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - yet because this widow bothers G2873 me, I will [fn]give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming she will [fn]wear me out.’”
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 labor.” G2873
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:8 - Now he who plants and he who waters are one; but each will receive his own [fn]reward according to his own labor. G2873
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil G2873 is not in vain in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:5 - in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, G2873 in sleeplessness, in hunger,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - not boasting beyond our measure, that is, in other men’s labors, G2873 but with the hope that as your faith grows, we will be, [fn]within our sphere, enlarged even more by you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:23 - Are they servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in [fn]far more labors, G2873 in [fn]far more imprisonments, [fn]beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - I have been in labor G2873 and hardship, [fn]through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and [fn]exposure.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:17 - From now on let no one cause trouble G2873 for me, for I bear on my body the brand-marks of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor G2873 of love and [fn]steadfastness of hope [fn]in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:9 - For you recall, brethren, our labor G2873 and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - For this reason, when I could endure it no longer, I also sent to [fn]find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor G2873 would be in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - nor did we eat [fn]anyone’s bread [fn]without paying for it, but with labor G2873 and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:10 - For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the [fn]saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 - ‘I know your deeds and your toil G2873 and [fn]perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:13 - And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, “Write, ‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!’” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “so that they may rest from their labors, G2873 for their deeds follow with them.”

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