3636. oknéros
Strong's Concordance
oknéros: shrinking, timid, hence idle, lazy, troublesome
Original Word: ὀκνηρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: oknéros
Phonetic Spelling: (ok-nay-ros')
Short Definition: slothful, backward
Definition: slothful, backward, hesitating; of things: irksome.
HELPS Word-studies

3636 oknērós(from 3635 /oknéō, "to delay") – properly, hesitate and hence be tardy (delayed); (figuratively) reluctant, slothful, indolent ("dragging one's feet").

3636 /oknērós ("indolent") refers to a reluctant attitude, unwilling to act (participate) – i.e. slothful (lazy), unambitious, disinterested.

[In classical Greek 3636 /oknērós ("indolent") refers to "shrinking backward, because unready. The idea of 'delay' underlies the secondary sense, 'burdensome, troublesome.' It is the vexation arising from weary waiting, and which appears in the middle English irken (to tire or to become tired), cognate with the Latin urgere (to press), and English irk (irksome, work)" (WS, 884).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from okneó
Definition
shrinking, timid, hence idle, lazy, troublesome
NASB Translation
lagging behind (1), lazy (1), trouble (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3636: ὀκνηρός

ὀκνηρός, ὀκνηρά, ὀκνηρόν (ὀκνέω), sluggish, slothful, backward: Matthew 25:26; with a dative of respect (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 6 a.; Buttmann, § 133, 21), Romans 12:11; οὐκ ὀκνηρόν μοι ἐστι, followed by an infinitive, is not irksome to me, I am not reluctant, Philippians 3:1 (cf. Lightfoot at the passage). (Pindar, Sophocles, Thucydides, Demosthenes, Theocritus, etc.; the Sept. for עָצֵל.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
lazy, slothful.

From okneo; tardy, i.e. Indolent; (figuratively) irksome -- grievous, slothful.

see GREEK okneo

Forms and Transliterations
οκνηρά οκνηρε οκνηρέ ὀκνηρέ οκνηροι οκνηροί ὀκνηροί οκνηρον οκνηρόν ὀκνηρόν οκνηρός οκνηρούς oknere okneré oknēre oknēré okneroi okneroí oknēroi oknēroí okneron oknerón oknēron oknērón
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Strong's Greek 3636
3 Occurrences


ὀκνηρέ — 1 Occ.
ὀκνηροί — 1 Occ.
ὀκνηρόν — 1 Occ.

Matthew 25:26 Adj-VMS
GRK: δοῦλε καὶ ὀκνηρέ ᾔδεις ὅτι
NAS: to him, 'You wicked, lazy slave,
KJV: and slothful servant,
INT: servant and lazy you knew that

Romans 12:11 Adj-NMP
GRK: σπουδῇ μὴ ὀκνηροί τῷ πνεύματι
NAS: not lagging behind in diligence,
KJV: Not slothful in business; fervent
INT: in earnestness not lazy in spirit

Philippians 3:1 Adj-NNS
GRK: μὲν οὐκ ὀκνηρόν ὑμῖν δὲ
NAS: [again] is no trouble to me, and it is a safeguard
KJV: indeed [is] not grievous, but for you
INT: indeed [is] not troublesome for you moreover

3 Occurrences

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