2873. kopos
Strong's Concordance
kopos: laborious toil
Original Word: κόπος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: kopos
Phonetic Spelling: (kop'-os)
Short Definition: trouble, toil, labor
Definition: (a) trouble, (b) toil, labor, laborious toil, involving weariness and fatigue.
HELPS Word-studies

2873 kópos (from 2875 /kóptō, "to hit, strike") – properly, a strike (blow) that is so hard, it seriously weakens or debilitates; (figuratively) deep fatigue, extreme weariness (wearisome toil).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from koptó
Definition
laborious toil
NASB Translation
bother* (3), bothers* (1), labor (7), labors (4), toil (2), trouble (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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 ()).

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). [SYNONYMS: κόπος, μόχθος, πόνος: primarily and in general classic usage, πόνος gives prominence to the effort (work as requiring force), κόπος to the fatigue, μόχθος (chiefly poetic) to the hardship. But in the N. T. πόνος has passed over (in three instances out of four) to the meaning pain (hence it has no place in the 'new Jerusalem', Revelation 21:4); cf. the deterioration in the case of the allied πονηρός, πένης. Schmidt, chapter 85; cf. Trench, § cii. (who would translate πόνος, 'toil', κόπος, 'weariness', μόχθος, 'labor').]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
labour, trouble, weariness.

From kopto; a cut, i.e. (by analogy) toil (as reducing the strength), literally or figuratively; by implication, pains -- labour, + trouble, weariness.

see GREEK kopto

Forms and Transliterations
κοποις κόποις κοπον κόπον κοπος κόπος κοπου κόπου κοπους κόπους κοπω κόπω κόπῳ κοπων κόπων κοπώσει kopo kopō kópoi kópōi kopois kópois kopon kopōn kópon kópōn kopos kópos kopou kópou kopous kópous
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Strong's Greek 2873
18 Occurrences


κόπῳ — 2 Occ.
κόπων — 1 Occ.
κόποις — 3 Occ.
κόπον — 5 Occ.
κόπος — 2 Occ.
κόπου — 1 Occ.
κόπους — 4 Occ.

Matthew 26:10 N-AMP
GRK: αὐτοῖς Τί κόπους παρέχετε τῇ
NAS: to them, Why do you bother the woman?
KJV: Why trouble ye the woman?
INT: to them Why trouble do you cause to the

Mark 14:6 N-AMP
GRK: τί αὐτῇ κόπους παρέχετε καλὸν
NAS: why do you bother her? She has done
KJV: why trouble ye her?
INT: why to her trouble do you cause a good

Luke 11:7 N-AMP
GRK: Μή μοι κόπους πάρεχε ἤδη
NAS: and says, 'Do not bother me; the door
KJV: shall answer and say, Trouble me not:
INT: Not me trouble cause already

Luke 18:5 N-AMS
GRK: παρέχειν μοι κόπον τὴν χήραν
INT: causes me trouble the widow

John 4:38 N-AMS
GRK: εἰς τὸν κόπον αὐτῶν εἰσεληλύθατε
NAS: and you have entered into their labor.
KJV: into their labours.
INT: into the labor of them have entered

1 Corinthians 3:8 N-AMS
GRK: τὸν ἴδιον κόπον
NAS: according to his own labor.
KJV: according to his own labour.
INT: the own labor

1 Corinthians 15:58 N-NMS
GRK: ὅτι ὁ κόπος ὑμῶν οὐκ
NAS: knowing that your toil is not [in] vain
KJV: that your labour is not
INT: that the toil of you not

2 Corinthians 6:5 N-DMP
GRK: ἀκαταστασίαις ἐν κόποις ἐν ἀγρυπνίαις
NAS: in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness,
KJV: tumults, in labours, in watchings,
INT: riots in labours in watchings

2 Corinthians 10:15 N-DMP
GRK: ἐν ἀλλοτρίοις κόποις ἐλπίδα δὲ
NAS: [that] [is], in other men's labors, but with the hope
KJV: other men's labours; but
INT: in others' labours hope moreover

2 Corinthians 11:23 N-DMP
GRK: ἐγώ ἐν κόποις περισσοτέρως ἐν
NAS: in far more labors, in far more
KJV: in labours more abundant,
INT: I [too] in labours more abundantly in

2 Corinthians 11:27 N-DMS
GRK: κόπῳ καὶ μόχθῳ
NAS: [I have been] in labor and hardship,
KJV: In weariness and painfulness,
INT: labor and toil

Galatians 6:17 N-AMP
GRK: Τοῦ λοιποῦ κόπους μοι μηδεὶς
NAS: cause trouble for me, for I bear
KJV: no man trouble me: for I
INT: the henceforth troubles to me no one

1 Thessalonians 1:3 N-GMS
GRK: καὶ τοῦ κόπου τῆς ἀγάπης
NAS: of faith and labor of love
KJV: of faith, and labour of love, and
INT: and the labor of love

1 Thessalonians 2:9 N-AMS
GRK: ἀδελφοί τὸν κόπον ἡμῶν καὶ
NAS: brethren, our labor and hardship,
KJV: brethren, our labour and travail:
INT: brothers the labor of us and

1 Thessalonians 3:5 N-NMS
GRK: γένηται ὁ κόπος ἡμῶν
NAS: might have tempted you, and our labor would be in vain.
KJV: and our labour be in
INT: should become the labor of us

2 Thessalonians 3:8 N-DMS
GRK: ἀλλ' ἐν κόπῳ καὶ μόχθῳ
NAS: without paying for it, but with labor and hardship
KJV: wrought with labour and travail
INT: but in labor and toil

Revelation 2:2 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ τὸν κόπον καὶ τὴν
NAS: your deeds and your toil and perseverance,
KJV: and thy labour, and thy
INT: and the labor and the

Revelation 14:13 N-GMP
GRK: ἐκ τῶν κόπων αὐτῶν τὰ
NAS: that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds
KJV: from their labours; and their
INT: from the labors of them

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