ergatés: a workmanOriginal Word: ἐργάτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gat'-ace)
Short Definition: a field-laborer, workman
Definition: a field-laborer; then: a laborer, workman in general.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
laborer (2), laborers (6), worker (1), workers (4), workman (1), workmen (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2040: ἐργάτης
ἐργάτης, ἐργάτου, ὁ (ἐργάζομαι);
1. as in Greek writings a workman, a laborer: usually one who works for hire, Matthew 10:10; Luke 10:7; 1 Timothy 5:18; especially an agricultural laborer, Matthew 9:37; Matthew 20:1f, 8; Luke 10:2; James 5:4 (Wis. 17:16); those whose labor artificers employ (i. e. workmen in the restricted sense), Acts 19:25 (opposed to τοῖς τεχνίταις (A. V. craftsmen), Acts 19:24), cf. Bengel at the passage; those who as teachers labor to propagate and promote Christianity among men: 2 Corinthians 11:13; Philippians 3:2; 2 Timothy 2:15, cf. Matthew 9:37; Luke 10:2.
2. one who does, a worker, perpetrator: τῆς ἀδικίας, Luke 13:27 (τῆς ἀνομίας, 1 Macc. 3:6; τῶν καλῶν καί σεμνῶν, Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 27). From ergon; a toiler; figuratively, a teacher -- labourer, worker(-men). see GREEK ergon
From ergon; a toiler; figuratively, a teacher -- labourer, worker(-men).
see GREEK ergon
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2040
ἐργάται — 4 Occ.
ἐργάτας — 6 Occ.
ἐργάτην — 1 Occ.
ἐργάτης — 3 Occ.
ἐργατῶν — 2 Occ.
Matthew 9:37 N-NMP
GRK: οἱ δὲ ἐργάται ὀλίγοι
NAS: is plentiful, but the workers are few.
KJV: but the labourers [are] few;
INT: the however workmen [are] few
2 Corinthians 11:13 N-NMP
2 Timothy 2:15 N-AMS