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Lexicon :: Strong's G2873 - kopos

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κόπος
Transliteration
kopos (Key)
Pronunciation
kop'-os
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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 G2873:
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

Jeremiah
45:3; 51:33
Matthew
26:10
Mark
14:6
Luke
11:7; 18:5
John
4:38
1 Corinthians
3:8; 15:58
2 Corinthians
6:5; 10:15; 11:23; 11:27
Galatians
6:17
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:9; 3:5
2 Thessalonians
3:8
Hebrews
6:10
Revelation
2:2; 14:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2873 matches the Greek κόπος (kopos),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - When Jesus learned of this, he said to them, "Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a good service for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. Why are you bothering her? She has done a good service for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:7 - Then he will reply from inside, 'Do not bother me. The door is already shut, and my children and I are in bed. I cannot get up and give you anything.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - yet because this widow keeps on bothering me, I will give her justice, or in the end she will wear me out by her unending pleas.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - I sent you to reap what you did not work for; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:8 - The one who plants and the one who waters work as one, but each will receive his reward according to his work.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:58 - So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:5 - in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in troubles, in sleepless nights, in hunger,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:15 - Nor do we boast beyond certain limits in the work done by others, but we hope that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded among you according to our limits,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:23 - Are they servants of Christ? (I am talking like I am out of my mind!) I am even more so: with much greater labors, with far more imprisonments, with more severe beatings, facing death many times.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:27 - in hard work and toil, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, many times without food, in cold and without enough clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:17 - From now on let no one cause me trouble, for I bear the marks of Jesus on my body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:9 - For you recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery: By working night and day so as not to impose a burden on any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:5 - So when I could bear it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter somehow tempted you and our toil had proven useless.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 3:8 - and we did not eat anyone's food without paying. Instead, in toil and drudgery we worked night and day in order not to burden any of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 - 'I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:13 - Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: 'Blessed are the dead, those who die in the Lord from this moment on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so they can rest from their hard work, because their deeds will follow them."
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