Effort
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An exertion of strength or power, whether physical or mental, in performing an act or aiming at an object; more or less strenuous endeavor; struggle directed to the accomplishment of an object; as, an effort to scale a wall.

2. (n.) A force acting on a body in the direction of its motion.

3. (v. t.) To stimulate.

Greek
4704. spoudazo -- to make haste, hence to give diligence
... Word Origin from spoude Definition to make haste, hence to give diligence NASB Word
Usage diligent (6), eager (2), make every effort (3). be eager, hasten. ...
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4710. spoude -- haste, diligence
... 4710 (from 4692 , "move quickly, speed on") -- properly, swiftness to
show , ie one's "best" (full effort by making haste). For ...
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3449. mochthos -- toil, hardship
... 3449 (from , "laborious toil") -- wearisome, difficult effort (psychologically or
physically); hard work, "implying of energy and effort" (, 1, 42.48). ...
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419. anexeraunetos -- unsearchable
... negates the intensified term, 1830 , "search out ") -- properly, impossible to fully
investigate, no matter how great the effort (inquiry); (); impossible to ...
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2872. kopiao -- to grow weary, toil
... kopiao Phonetic Spelling: (kop-ee-ah'-o) Short Definition: I grow weary, toil
Definition: (a) I grow weary, (b) I toil, work with effort (of bodily and mental ...
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442. anthropinos -- human
... 442 (from 444 , "mankind, relating to human nature") -- properly, ("of
mankind/human-kind"); (figuratively) what is (finite), ie confined to effort ( ...
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2041. ergon -- work
... deed, doing, labor, work. From a primary (but obsolete) ergo (to work); toil (as
an effort or occupation); by implication, an act -- deed, doing, labour, work. ...
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4342. proskartereo -- to attend constantly
... [4342 means "to continue to do something with intense effort, with the possible
implication of despite difficulty -- 'to devote oneself to, to keep on, to ...
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27. agapetos -- beloved
... Jude 3: " (27 ), while I was making every effort to write you about our common
salvation, I had [a sense of] necessity to write to you, exhorting [you] to ...
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73. agon -- a gathering, contest, struggle
... From ago; properly, a place of assembly (as if led), ie (by implication) a contest
(held there); figuratively, an effort or anxiety -- conflict, contention ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... louder (1), made (1), made himself secure (1), made their harder (1), made repairs
(12), made stronger (1), maintain (1), make (1), make an effort (1), making ...
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3887. luts -- ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a ...
... A primitive root; properly, to make mouths at, ie To scoff; hence (from the effort
to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede ...
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2803. chashab -- to think, account
... ie (literally) to weave or (gen.) To fabricate; figuratively, to plot or contrive
(usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think ...
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5999. amal -- trouble, labor, toil
... grievance, iniquity, labor, mischief, misery, painful, perverseness, sorrow,.
From amal; toil, ie Wearing effort; hence, worry, wheth. ...
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5090. nahag -- to drive, conduct
... a person, an animal or chariot), ie Lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (ie
Impel or guide oneself); also (from the panting induced by effort), to sigh ...
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6045. inyan -- occupation, task
... task. Word Origin from anah Definition occupation, task NASB Word Usage effort
(1), investment (1), task (6). business, travail. From ...
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202. on -- vigor, wealth
... Probably from the same as 'aven (in the sense of effort, but successful); ability,
power, (figuratively) wealth -- force, goods, might, strength, substance. ...
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Library

The Effort.
... II. Seeking, Pleading, and Hoping. Hymn 12 The effort. John Newton 8,6,8,6. The
effort. Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat. Where JESUS answers prayer; ...
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The Effort.
... II. Seeking, Pleading, and Hoping. Hymn 11 The effort. John Newton
10,10,10,10. The effort. Cheer up, my soul, there is a mercy-seat. ...
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A Miracle Needing Effort
... THE FIRST BOOK OF KINGS A MIRACLE NEEDING EFFORT. ... The actual miracle is remarkable
for two peculiarities"the effort required and the slowness of the process. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/a miracle needing effort.htm

Memory, Hope, and Effort
... VOLUME II: PSALMS LI to CXLV MEMORY, HOPE, AND EFFORT. ... My text tells us how past,
present, and future"memory, hope, and effort may be ennobled and blessed. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/memory hope and effort.htm

Encouragement to Christian Effort.
... PHILANTHROPIC SUBJECTS. 822. " Encouragement to Christian Effort. 822.
CM Lond. Inquirer. Encouragement to Christian Effort. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/822 encouragement to christian.htm

Inter-Sunday School Effort for Boys
... XII INTER-SUNDAY SCHOOL EFFORT FOR BOYS. This volume ... local school. The Sunday
school must become city-wide in its scope and effort. ...
/.../alexander/the boy and the sunday school/xii inter-sunday school effort for.htm

CM Anonymous. Effort.
... CM Anonymous. Effort. 1 Scorn not the slightest word or deed, Nor deem it void of
power; There's fruit in each wind-wafted seed, That waits its natal hour. ...
/.../book of hymns for public and private devotion/307 c m anonymous effort.htm

Continual Effort was Made to have Me Married. ...
... Book VI Chapter XIII Continual effort was made to have me married.� Continual
effort was made to have me married. I wooed, I was ...
/.../the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xiii continual effort was.htm

Of the Main Effort Towards the Contemplation of Things and an ...
... I. First Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter VIII. Of the main effort towards the
contemplation of things and an illustration from the case of Martha and Mary. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter viii of the main.htm

Active Effort to do Good.
... PHILANTHROPIC SUBJECTS. 772. " Active Effort to do Good. 772. SM Montgomery.
Active Effort to do Good. 1 Sow in the morn thy ...
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Thesaurus
Effort (16 Occurrences)
... in performing an act or aiming at an object; more or less strenuous endeavor; struggle
directed to the accomplishment of an object; as, an effort to scale a ...
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Labor (181 Occurrences)
... Physical toil or bodily exertion, especially when fatiguing, irksome, or unavoidable,
in distinction from sportive exercise; hard, muscular effort directed to ...
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Work (4564 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Exertion of strength or faculties; physical or intellectual effort directed
to an end; industrial activity; toil; employment; sometimes, specifically ...
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Strain (5 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) To draw with force; to extend with great effort; to stretch; as, to strain
a rope; to strain the shrouds of a ship; to strain the cords of a musical ...
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Reach (63 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) To retch. 2. (n.) An effort to vomit. ... 7. (vt) Hence, to extend an action,
effort, or influence to; to penetrate to; to pierce, or cut, as far as. ...
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Relax (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) To make less severe or rigorous; to abate the stringency of; to remit in
respect to strenuousness, earnestness, or effort; as, to relax discipline; to ...
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Contention (24 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A violent effort or struggle to obtain,
or to resist, something; contest; strife. 2. (n.) Strife ...
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Attempt (23 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force; as,
to attempt the enemy's camp. 5. (vi) To make an attempt; -- with upon. ...
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Heave (25 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; to lift; to raise;
to hoist; -- often with up; as, the wave heaved the boat on land. ...
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Gnaw (4 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed;
to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by ...
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Concordance
Effort (16 Occurrences)

Luke 12:58
For when you are going with your adversary before the magistrate, try diligently on the way to be released from him, lest perhaps he drag you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
(See NAS RSV)

John 5:44
How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
(See NIV)

Romans 9:16
So then it is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs, but of God who has mercy.
(See NIV)

Galatians 3:3
Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?
(See NIV)

1 Thessalonians 2:17
But we, brothers, being bereaved of you for a short season, in presence, not in heart, tried even harder to see your face with great desire,
(See NIV)

2 Timothy 4:9
Make an effort to come to me speedily.
(WEY NAS)

2 Timothy 4:21
Make an effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brethren.
(WEY NAS)

Titus 3:12
When I send Artemas to you, or Tychicus, be diligent to come to me to Nicopolis, for I have determined to winter there.
(See NAS)

2 Peter 1:5
Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;
(See RSV NIV)

2 Peter 1:15
Yes, I will make every effort that you may always be able to remember these things even after my departure.
(WEB NIV)

2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.
(See NIV)

Jude 1:3
Beloved, while I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I was constrained to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.
(See NAS)

Numbers 13:20
and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. Be of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes."
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 2:19
And who is to say if that man will be wise or foolish? But he will have power over all my work which I have done and in which I have been wise under the sun. This again is to no purpose.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 5:3
As a dream comes from much business, so the voice of a foolish man comes with words in great number.
(See NAS)

Daniel 6:14
Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him; and he labored until the going down of the sun to rescue him.
(See NIV)

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