2039. ergasia
Strong's Concordance
ergasia: work (noun)
Original Word: ἐργασία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ergasia
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gas-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: working, activity, trade, performance
Definition: working, activity, work, service, trade, business, gains of business, performance, practice.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ergon
Definition
work (noun)
NASB Translation
business (2), effort (1), practice (1), profit (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2039: ἐργασία

ἐργασία, ἐργασίας, , (ἐργάζομαι;

1. equivalent to τό ἐργάζεσθαι, a working, performing: ἀκαθαρσίας, Ephesians 4:19.

2. work, business: Acts 19:25 (Xenophon, oec. 6, 8, et al.).

3. gain got by work, profit: Acts 16:19; παρέχειν ἐργασίαν τίνι, Acts 16:16; Acts 19:24 (yet others refer this to 2 above); (Xenophon, mem. 3, 10, 1; cyneg. 3, 3; Polybius 4, 50, 3).

4. endeavor, pains (A. V. diligence): δίδωμι ἐργασίαν, after the Latinismoperam do, Luke 12:58 (Hermog. de invent. 3, 5, 7).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
craft, diligence, gain, work.

From ergates; occupation; by implication, profit, pains -- craft, diligence, gain, work.

see GREEK ergates

Forms and Transliterations
εργασία εργασίαι εργασιαν εργασίαν ἐργασίαν εργασιας εργασίας ἐργασίας εργασίμω ergasian ergasían ergasias ergasías
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6 Occurrences


ἐργασίαν — 4 Occ.
ἐργασίας — 2 Occ.

Luke 12:58 N-AFS
GRK: ὁδῷ δὸς ἐργασίαν ἀπηλλάχθαι ἀπ'
NAS: [there] make an effort to settle
KJV: give diligence that thou mayest be delivered
INT: way give earnestness to be set free from

Acts 16:16 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμῖν ἥτις ἐργασίαν πολλὴν παρεῖχεν
NAS: much profit by fortune-telling.
KJV: masters much gain by soothsaying:
INT: us who gain much brought

Acts 16:19 N-GFS
GRK: ἐλπὶς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν ἐπιλαβόμενοι
NAS: that their hope of profit was gone,
KJV: of their gains was gone,
INT: hope of the profit of them having taken hold of

Acts 19:24 N-AFS
GRK: οὐκ ὀλίγην ἐργασίαν
NAS: no little business to the craftsmen;
KJV: no small gain unto the craftsmen;
INT: no little business

Acts 19:25 N-GFS
GRK: ταύτης τῆς ἐργασίας ἡ εὐπορία
NAS: depends upon this business.
KJV: by this craft we have our
INT: this business the riches

Ephesians 4:19 N-AFS
GRK: ἀσελγείᾳ εἰς ἐργασίαν ἀκαθαρσίας πάσης
NAS: to sensuality for the practice of every kind
KJV: to work all
INT: sensuality for [the] working of uncleaness all

6 Occurrences

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