4021. periergos
Strong's Concordance
periergos: overly careful, curious, meddling, subst. a busybody
Original Word: περίεργος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: periergos
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee'-er-gos)
Definition: overly careful, curious, meddling, subst. a busybody
Usage: of persons: over-careful; curious, meddling, a busy-body; of things: over-wrought; superfluous; curious, uncanny; subst: curious arts, magic.
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Cognate: 4021 períergos (an adjective, derived from 4012 /perí, "all around" and 2041 /érgon, "work") – properly, worked all-around, which describes "over-doing" – i.e. spending excessive time (effort) where it doesn't belong (or should not happen).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from peri and ergon
overly careful, curious, meddling, subst. a busybody
NASB Translation
busybodies (1), magic (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4021: περίεργος

περίεργος, περιεργον (περί and ἔργον; see περί, III. 2), busy about trifles and neglectful of important matters, especially busy about other folks' affairs, a busybody: 1 Timothy 5:13 (often so in secular authors from Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 1; περιεργων καί πολυπράγμων, Epictetus diss. 3, 1, 21); of things: τά περίεργα, impertinent and superfluous, of magic (A. V., curious) arts, Acts 19:19 (so περίεργος practising magic, Aristaen., epistles 2, 18, 2 (cf. Plutarch, Alex. 2, 5)); cf. Kypke, Observations, and Kuinoel, commentary at the passage.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
meddlesome, belonging to magic

From peri and ergon; working all around, i.e. Officious (meddlesome, neuter plural magic) -- busybody, curious arts.

see GREEK peri

see GREEK ergon

Forms and Transliterations
περιεργα περίεργα περιεργοι περίεργοι perierga períerga periergoi períergoi
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 19:19 Adj-ANP
GRK: τῶν τὰ περίεργα πραξάντων συνενέγκαντες
NAS: who practiced magic brought
KJV: which used curious arts brought
INT: of those who the magic arts had practiced having brought

1 Timothy 5:13 Adj-NMP
GRK: φλύαροι καὶ περίεργοι λαλοῦσαι τὰ
NAS: gossips and busybodies, talking
KJV: and busybodies, speaking
INT: gossips and busy-bodies speaking things [they]

Strong's Greek 4021
2 Occurrences

περίεργα — 1 Occ.
περίεργοι — 1 Occ.

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