2038. ergazomai
Strong's Concordance
ergazomai: I work, trade, do
Original Word: ἐργάζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ergazomai
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gad'-zom-ahee)
Definition: to search, examine
Usage: I work, trade, perform, do, practice, commit, acquire by labor.
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Cognate: 2038 ergázomai (from 2041 /érgon, "work") – to work (accomplish). See 2041 (ergon).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2038: ἐργάζομαι

ἐργάζομαι; deponent middle; imperfect ἐιργαζομην (ἠργαζομην, Acts 18:3 L T Tr WH; (so elsewhere at times; this variant in augment is found in the aorist also); cf. Winers Grammar, sec 12, 8; Buttmann, 33 (29f); Stephanus Thesaurus iii. 1970 c.; (Curtius, Das Verbum, i. 124; Cramer, Anecd. 4, 412; Veitch, under the word)); 1 aorist εἰργασάμην (ἠργάσατο, Matthew 25:16; (); Mark 14:6, in T WH, (add, 2 John 1:8 WH and Hebrews 11:33 T Tr WH; cf. references as above)); pf. εἴργασμαι, in a pass. sense (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 7 e.), John 3:21, as often in Greek writings (cf. Veitch, under the word); (ἔργον); Sept. for פָּעַל, עָבַד, sometimes for עָשָׂה.;

1. absolutely,

a. to work, labor, do work: it is opposite to inactivity or idleness, Luke 13:14; John 5:17; John 9:4; 2 Thessalonians 3:10; with addition of ταῖς χερσί, 1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 4:11; with the accusative of time: νύκτα καί ἡμέραν, 2 Thessalonians 3:8 (but L text T Tr WH the genitive, as in 1 Thessalonians 2:9 (see ἡμέρα, 1 a.); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 11 and Ellic. on 1 Timothy 5:5); with the predominant idea of working for pay, Matthew 21:28 (ἐν τῷ ἀμπελῶνι); Acts 18:3; 1 Corinthians 9:6; 2 Thessalonians 3:12; according to the conception characteristic of Paul, ἐργαζόμενος he that does works conformed to the law (Germ.der Werkthatige): Romans 4:4f.

b. to trade, to make gains by trading, (cf. our do business): ἐν τίνι, with a thing, Matthew 25:16 (often so by Demosthenes).

2. transitive,

a. (to work, i. e.) to do, work out: τί, Colossians 3:23; 2 John 1:8 (with which (according to reading of L T Tr text) cf. 1 Corinthians 15:58 end); μηδέν, 2 Thessalonians 3:11 ἔργον, Acts 13:41 (פֹּעַל פָּעַל, Habakkuk 1:5); ἔργον καλόν εἰς τινα, Matthew 26:10; ἐν τίνι (the dative of person (cf. Winer's Grammar, 218 (205))), Mark 14:6 (Rec. εἰς ἐμέ); ἔργα, wrought, passive, John 3:21; τά ἔργα τοῦ Θεοῦ, what God wishes to be done, John 6:28; John 9:4; τοῦ κυρίου, to give one's strength to the work which the Lord wishes to have done, 1 Corinthians 16:10; τό ἀγαθόν, (Romans 2:10); Ephesians 4:28; πρός τινα, Galatians 6:10; κακόν τίνι τί, Romans 13:10 (τινα τί is more common in Greek writings. (Kühner, § 411, 5)); τί εἰς τινα, 3 John 1:5, with the accusative of virtues or vices, (to work, i. e.) to exercise, perform, commit": δικαιοσύνην, Acts 10:35; Hebrews 11:33, (Psalm 14:2 (); Zephaniah 2:3); τήν ἀνομίαν, Matthew 7:23 (Psalm 5:6 and often in Sept.); ἁμαρτίαν, James 2:9. σημεῖον, bring to pass, effect, John 6:30; τά ἱερά, to be busied with the holy things, i. e. to administer those things that pertain to worship, which was the business of priests and among the Jews of the Levites also, 1 Corinthians 9:13; τήν θάλασσαν literally, work the sea (mare exerceo, Justin Martyr, hist. 43, 3), i. e. to be employed on (cf. do business on, Psalm 107:23) and make one's living from it, Revelation 18:17 (so of sailors and fishermen also in native Greek writings, as Aristot. probl. 38, 2 (p. 966{b}, 26); Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 3, 46; App. Punic. 2; (Lucian, de elect. 5; Winers Grammar, 223 (209))). to cause to exist, produce: τί, so (for R G κατεργάζεται) 2 Corinthians 7:10 L T Tr WH; James 1:20 L T Tr WH.

b. to work for, earn by working, to acquire, (cf. Germ.erarbeiten): τήν βρῶσιν, John 6:27 (χρήματα, Herodotus 1, 24; τά ἐπιτήδεια, Xenophon, mem. 2, 8, 2; Demosthenes 1358, 12; ἀργύριον, Plato, Hipp., major edition, p. 282 d.; βίον, Andocides () myst. (18, 42) 144 Bekker; θησαυρούς, Theod., Proverbs 21:6; βρῶμα, Palaeph. 21, 2; others); according to many interpreters also 2 John 1:8; but see 2 a. above. (Compare: κατεργάζομαι, περιεργάζομαι, προσεργάζομαι.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
commit, do, labor for, minister about

Middle voice from ergon; to toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc. -- commit, do, labor for, minister about, trade (by), work.

see GREEK ergon

Forms and Transliterations
ειργάζετο ειργάζοντο ειργασάμεθα εἰργασάμεθα ειργασάμην ειργάσαντο εἰργάσαντο ειργάσατο ειργασμενα ειργασμένα εἰργασμένα ειργασμένον ειργασμένος ειργασμένου είργασται ειργάσω εργά έργα εργαζεσθαι εργάζεσθαι ἐργάζεσθαι εργαζεσθε εργάζεσθε ἐργάζεσθε εργαζέσθω εργαζέσθωσαν εργαζεται εργάζεται ἐργάζεται εργαζη εργάζη ἐργάζῃ εργαζομαι εργάζομαι ἐργάζομαι εργαζομένη εργαζομενοι εργαζόμενοι ἐργαζόμενοι εργαζομένοις εργαζομενος εργαζόμενος ἐργαζόμενος εργαζομενους εργαζομένους ἐργαζομένους εργαζομενω εργαζομένω ἐργαζομένῳ εργαζομένων εργαζονται εργάζονται ἐργάζονται εργαζου εργάζου ἐργάζου εργαζωμεθα εργαζώμεθα ἐργαζώμεθα εργαλεία εργάσασθαι εργάσεσθε εργάσεταί εργαση εργάση ἐργάσῃ εργάσησθε εργάσηται εργασθήσεται εργάται εργώνται ἠργάζετο ηργαζοντο ἠργάζοντο ηργασαμεθα ἠργασάμεθα ηργασαντο ἠργάσαντο ηργασατο ἠργάσατο eirgasametha eirgasámetha eirgasanto eirgásanto eirgasmena eirgasména ergasato ergásato ērgasato ērgásato ergase ergasē ergásei ergásēi ergaze ergazē ergázei ergázēi ergazesthai ergázesthai ergazesthe ergázesthe ergazetai ergázetai ergazeto ergázeto ērgazeto ērgázeto ergazomai ergázomai ergazomeno ergazomenō ergazomenoi ergazoménoi ergazoménōi ergazómenoi ergazomenos ergazómenos ergazomenous ergazoménous ergazometha ergazōmetha ergazṓmetha ergazontai ergázontai ergazou ergázou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 7:23 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: ἐμοῦ οἱ ἐργαζόμενοι τὴν ἀνομίαν
KJV: from me, ye that work iniquity.
INT: me those who work lawlessness

Matthew 21:28 V-PMM/P-2S
GRK: ὕπαγε σήμερον ἐργάζου ἐν τῷ
NAS: Son, go work today in the vineyard.'
KJV: Son, go work to day in
INT: go today work in the

Matthew 25:16 V-AIM-3S
GRK: τάλαντα λαβὼν ἠργάσατο ἐν αὐτοῖς
NAS: went and traded with them, and gained
KJV: talents went and traded with the same,
INT: talents having received traded with them

Matthew 26:10 V-AIM-3S
GRK: γὰρ καλὸν ἠργάσατο εἰς ἐμέ
NAS: the woman? For she has done a good
KJV: for she hath wrought a good
INT: indeed good she did to me

Mark 14:6 V-AIM-3S
GRK: καλὸν ἔργον ἠργάσατο ἐν ἐμοί
NAS: do you bother her? She has done a good
KJV: her? she hath wrought a good
INT: a good work she did toward me

Luke 13:14 V-PNM/P
GRK: αἷς δεῖ ἐργάζεσθαι ἐν αὐταῖς
NAS: days in which work should be done;
KJV: which men ought to work: in them
INT: which it behoves [men] to work in these

John 3:21 V-RPM/P-NNP
GRK: θεῷ ἐστὶν εἰργασμένα
NAS: as having been wrought in God.
KJV: that they are wrought in God.
INT: God they have been have done

John 5:17 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἕως ἄρτι ἐργάζεται κἀγὼ ἐργάζομαι
NAS: them, My Father is working until
KJV: My Father worketh hitherto, and IINT: until now works and I work

John 5:17 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: ἐργάζεται κἀγὼ ἐργάζομαι
NAS: now, and I Myself am working.
KJV: hitherto, and I work.
INT: works and I work

John 6:27 V-PMM/P-2P
GRK: ἐργάζεσθε μὴ τὴν
NAS: Do not work for the food
KJV: Labour not for the meat
INT: Work not [for] the

John 6:28 V-PSM/P-1P
GRK: ποιῶμεν ἵνα ἐργαζώμεθα τὰ ἔργα
NAS: so that we may work the works
KJV: that we might work the works
INT: do we that we might work the works

John 6:30 V-PIM/P-2S
GRK: σοι τί ἐργάζῃ
NAS: You? What work do You perform?
KJV: thee? what dost thou work?
INT: you what do you work

John 9:4 V-PNM/P
GRK: ἡμᾶς δεῖ ἐργάζεσθαι τὰ ἔργα
NAS: We must work the works
KJV: I must work the works of him that sent
INT: Us it behoves to work the works

John 9:4 V-PNM/P
GRK: οὐδεὶς δύναται ἐργάζεσθαι
NAS: no one can work.
KJV: no man can work.
INT: no one is able to work

Acts 10:35 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: αὐτὸν καὶ ἐργαζόμενος δικαιοσύνην δεκτὸς
NAS: the man who fears Him and does what is right
KJV: him, and worketh righteousness, is
INT: him and works righteousness acceptable

Acts 13:41 V-PIM/P-1S
GRK: ὅτι ἔργον ἐργάζομαι ἐγὼ ἐν
KJV: for I work a work in
INT: for a work work I in

Acts 18:3 V-IIM/P-3P
GRK: αὐτοῖς καὶ ἠργάζετο ἦσαν γὰρ
NAS: he stayed with them and they were working, for by trade
KJV: and wrought: for
INT: them and worked they were indeed

Romans 2:10 V-PPM/P-DMS
GRK: παντὶ τῷ ἐργαζομένῳ τὸ ἀγαθόν
NAS: to everyone who does good,
KJV: to every man that worketh good,
INT: to everyone that works good

Romans 4:4 V-PPM/P-DMS
GRK: τῷ δὲ ἐργαζομένῳ ὁ μισθὸς
NAS: Now to the one who works, his wage
KJV: Now to him that worketh is the reward
INT: the [one who] moreover works the reward

Romans 4:5 V-PPM/P-DMS
GRK: δὲ μὴ ἐργαζομένῳ πιστεύοντι δὲ
NAS: But to the one who does not work, but believes
KJV: But to him that worketh not, but
INT: however not does work believes however

Romans 13:10 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: κακὸν οὐκ ἐργάζεται πλήρωμα οὖν
NAS: Love does no wrong
KJV: Love worketh no ill
INT: evil not does work [the] fulfillment therefore

1 Corinthians 4:12 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: καὶ κοπιῶμεν ἐργαζόμενοι ταῖς ἰδίαις
NAS: and we toil, working with our own
KJV: labour, working with our own
INT: and toil working with the own

1 Corinthians 9:6 V-PNM/P
GRK: ἐξουσίαν μὴ ἐργάζεσθαι
NAS: a right to refrain from working?
KJV: power to forbear working?
INT: authority not to work

1 Corinthians 9:13 V-PPM/P-NMP
GRK: τὰ ἱερὰ ἐργαζόμενοι τὰ ἐκ
NAS: that those who perform sacred services
KJV: that they which minister about holy things
INT: those sacred working the things of

1 Corinthians 16:10 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἔργον Κυρίου ἐργάζεται ὡς κἀγώ
NAS: that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord's
KJV: for he worketh the work
INT: work of [the] Lord he works as also I

Strong's Greek 2038
41 Occurrences

ἠργάσατο — 3 Occ.
ἠργάζετο — 1 Occ.
εἰργασάμεθα — 1 Occ.
εἰργάσαντο — 1 Occ.
εἰργασμένα — 1 Occ.
ἐργάσῃ — 1 Occ.
ἐργάζῃ — 1 Occ.
ἐργάζεσθαι — 6 Occ.
ἐργάζεσθε — 3 Occ.
ἐργάζεται — 5 Occ.
ἐργαζώμεθα — 2 Occ.
ἐργάζομαι — 2 Occ.
ἐργαζομένῳ — 3 Occ.
ἐργαζόμενοι — 6 Occ.
ἐργαζόμενος — 2 Occ.
ἐργαζομένους — 1 Occ.
ἐργάζονται — 1 Occ.
ἐργάζου — 1 Occ.

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