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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) Labor or study imposed by another, often in a definite quantity or amount.

2. (v.) Business; employment; undertaking; labor.

3. (v. t.) To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor, or duty to.

4. (v. t.) To oppress with severe or excessive burdens; to tax.

5. (v. t.) To charge; to tax; as with a fault.

2041. ergon -- work
... of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: ergon Phonetic Spelling: (er'-gon) Short
Definition: work, labor, action, deed Definition: work, task, employment; a ...
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2038. ergazomai -- to search, examine.
... 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. ...
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5413. phortion -- a burden
... burden. Diminutive of phortos; an invoice (as part of freight), ie (figuratively)
a task or service -- burden. see GREEK phortos. (phortia) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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370. anaxios -- unworthy
... 370 (from 303 , " to the top" and 514 , "worth, as it corresponds to real value") --
properly, tested and , ie not equal to the task; unworthy (unfit ...
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5532. chreia -- need, business
... Word Origin akin to chraomai Definition need, business NASB Word Usage necessary
(1), need (40), needed (1), needs (6), task (1). need, want. ...
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1840. exischuo -- to have strength enough
... Phonetic Spelling: (ex-is-khoo'-o) Short Definition: I have strength for, am perfectly
able Definition: I have strength for (a difficult task), am perfectly ...
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327. anazeteo -- to seek carefully
... anazeteo Phonetic Spelling: (an-ad-zay-teh'-o) Short Definition: I seek out, search
for Definition: I seek out, search for (implying the difficulty of the task ...
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4878. sunantilambanomai -- to take hold with at the side, hence to ...
... I assist, help Definition: I lend a hand along with, take interest in (a thing)
along with (others), assist jointly to perform some task, cooperate with, take ...
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3000. latreuo -- to serve
... 3000 (from , "someone to accomplish a technical task because ") -- properly,
to render technical, because specifically (equipped). ...
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4137. pleroo -- to make full, to complete
... a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse,
influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6045. inyan -- occupation, task
... 6044, 6045. inyan. 6046 . occupation, task. Transliteration: inyan Phonetic
Spelling: (in-yawn') Short Definition: task. Word Origin ...
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1697. dabar -- speech, word
... 5), same thing (1), saying (3), says (1), so much (2), some (1), something (4),
songs* (1), speak (2), speech (2), talk (2), talking* (1), task (1), theme (1 ...
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4618. maanah -- a field for plowing
... furrow. Word Origin from anah; place for (doing) a task Definition a field
for plowing NASB Word Usage furrow (1), furrows (1). furrow. ...
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8269. sar -- chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince
... From sarar; a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief
(captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, ((-task-))master, prince(-ipal ...
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6776. tsemed -- a couple, pair
... A yoke or team (ie Pair); hence, an acre (ie Day's task for a yoke of cattle to
plough) -- acre, couple, X together, two (donkeys), yoke (of oxen). ...
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4639. maaseh -- a deed, work
... 4), did (1), does (1), done (1), eventful (1), goods (2), just* (1), labors (2),
made (2), occupation (2), practices (2), sculptured* (1), task (2), things (5 ...
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4399. melakah -- occupation, work
... 1), laborer (1), material (1), occupation (1), performed (1), project (1), property
(2), purpose (1), service (2), something (1), supplies (1), task (2), use (2 ...
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7836. shachar -- to look early or diligently for
... A primitive root; properly, to dawn, ie (figuratively) be (up) early at any task
(with the implication of earnestness); by extension, to search for (with ...
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4522. mas -- body of forced laborers, forced service, taskworkers ...
... Or mic {mees}; from macac; properly, a burden (as causing to faint), ie A tax in
the form of forced labor -- discomfited, levy, task(-master), tribute(-tary). ...
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5921. al -- upon, above, over
... 1), sake (4), sake* (1), sakes (2), settled* (1), since* (1), so (1), so* (2), sorrow
(1), spite (2), steward* (4), surround* (1), sworn* (1), task (1), than (1 ...
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The Task
... The Task. Gerhard Ter Steegen Philippians 3:7. ... Thus small, despised to be; All
to unlearn"this task before me set; Unlearn all else but Thee. ...
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It is a Vast and Endless Task to Examine Each Kind Separately...
... Book III. 42 It is a vast and endless task to examine each kind separately?
It is a vast and endless task to examine each kind ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/42 it is a vast.htm

The Task of Modern Idealists Indeed is Made Much Too Easy for them ...
... Chapter 5 The task of modern idealists indeed is made much too easy for
them by the? The task of modern idealists indeed is made ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 5 the task of.htm

Our Task
... I OUR TASK. IN every religion the supernatural affects man. The religious
man seeks to grasp the supernatural. But the supernatural ...
//christianbookshelf.org/beth/the miracles of jesus/i our task.htm

Jeremiah's Call to do a Hard Task
which came to me from Jehovah: "Before you were born I ...
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The Conversion of the Gentiles was More Difficult than that of the ...
... The conversion of the Gentiles was more difficult than that of the Jews; the labours
of those apostles, therefore who engaged in the former task, were greater ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter xxiv the conversion of the.htm

Now the Laborer's Task is O'er
... SACRAMENTS AND RITES Burial of the Dead 411. Now the laborer's task is o'er. ... Joseph Barnby, 1874. John Ellerton, 1870. Now the laborer's task is o' ...
/.../burial of the dead 411.htm

"Keep Step. "
... The evangelization of the whole world is an easy task for the whole Church. It
would be a stupendous, if not an impossible task for the few. ...
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The Incidental
... A man, for instance, sets himself to his intellectual task, but as he studies it
is all dark about him, and his mind seems dull and heavy, and no light shines ...
/.../peabody/mornings in the college chapel/xiii the incidental.htm

Spiritual Gifts.
... The charismata or spiritual gifts are the divinely ordained means and powers whereby
the King enables His Church to perform its task on the earth. ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxxvii spiritual gifts.htm

Task (37 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To impose a task upon; to assign a definite amount of business, labor,
or duty to. ... Multi-Version Concordance Task (37 Occurrences). ...
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Task-masters (6 Occurrences)
Task-masters. Taskmasters, Task-masters. Tasks . Multi-Version
Concordance Task-masters (6 Occurrences). Exodus 1:11 ...
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Task-work (2 Occurrences)
Task-work. Taskwork, Task-work. Tassel . Multi-Version Concordance
Task-work (2 Occurrences). Genesis 49:15 And he saw ...
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Taskmaster (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) One who imposes a task, or burdens another with labor;
one whose duty is to assign tasks; an overseer. ... TASKMASTER. task'-mas-ter. ...
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Taskwork (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Work done as a task; also, work done by the job;
piecework. Multi-Version Concordance Taskwork (14 Occurrences). ...
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Gideon (45 Occurrences)
... the land. Gideon received a direct call from God to undertake the task
of delivering the land from these warlike invaders. He was ...
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... fi-'lo, joo-de'-us: 1. His Life 2. Importance of the Period 3. The Task of Philo
4. Changes and New Problems 5. Three Subjects of Inquiry (1) The Conception of ...
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Tax (43 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or
service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject. ...
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Exercise (35 Occurrences)
... health, mental, improvement, moral discipline, etc.; that which is assigned or
prescribed for such ends; hence, a disquisition; a lesson; a task; as, military ...
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Task (37 Occurrences)

Matthew 16:22
Then Peter took Him aside and began taking Him to task. "Master," he said, "God forbid; this will not be your lot."

Mark 13:34
"It is like a man, traveling to another country, having left his house, and given authority to his servants, and to each one his work, and also commanded the doorkeeper to keep watch.

Acts 6:3
Therefore select from among you, brothers, seven men of good report, full of the Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
(See NAS)

Acts 20:24
But these things don't count; nor do I hold my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to fully testify to the Good News of the grace of God.
(See NIV)

Romans 15:28
When therefore I have accomplished this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will go on by way of you to Spain.
(See NIV)

1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but servants through whom you believed; and each as the Lord gave to him?
(See NIV)

1 Corinthians 3:10
In discharge of the task which God graciously entrusted to me, I--like a competent master-builder--have laid a foundation, and others are building upon it. But let every one be careful how and what he builds.

2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one a stench from death to death; to the other a sweet aroma from life to life. Who is sufficient for these things?
(See NIV)

Galatians 2:7
but to the contrary, when they saw that I had been entrusted with the Good News for the uncircumcision, even as Peter with the Good News for the circumcision
(See NIV)

Colossians 3:23
And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men,
(See RSV)

1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you know that we are appointed to this task.

1 Timothy 3:1
This is a faithful saying: if a man seeks the office of an overseer, he desires a good work.

Genesis 31:36
Jacob was angry, and argued with Laban. Jacob answered Laban, "What is my trespass? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued after me?
(See NIV)

Exodus 5:13
The taskmasters were urgent saying, "Fulfill your work quota daily, as when there was straw!"

Exodus 5:14
The officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, "Why haven't you fulfilled your quota both yesterday and today, in making brick as before?"

Exodus 5:19
And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.

Exodus 18:18
You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.
(See NAS)

Exodus 18:22
that they may judge the people at all times; and it shall be that they shall bring to thee every great matter, and that they shall judge every small matter, and they shall lighten the task on thee, and they shall bear it with thee.

Exodus 36:4
All the wise men, who performed all the work of the sanctuary, each came from his work which they did.
(See RSV)

Leviticus 16:21
Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, even all their sins; and he shall put them on the head of the goat, and shall send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.
(See NIV)

Numbers 4:19
but thus do to them, that they may live, and not die, when they approach to the most holy things: Aaron and his sons shall go in, and appoint them everyone to his service and to his burden;
(See RSV)

Numbers 4:49
According to the commandment of Yahweh they were numbered by Moses, everyone according to his service, and according to his burden. Thus were they numbered by him, as Yahweh commanded Moses.
(See RSV)

1 Chronicles 29:1
David the king said to all the assembly, Solomon my son, whom alone God has chosen, is yet young and tender, and the work is great; for the palace is not for man, but for Yahweh God.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 29:34
But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: therefore their brothers the Levites helped them, until the work was ended, and until the priests had sanctified themselves; for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.
(See NIV)

Ezra 10:4
Arise; for the matter belongs to you, and we are with you: be of good courage, and do it.
(See RSV)

Ezra 10:13
But the people are many, and it is a time of much rain, and we are not able to stand outside: neither is this a work of one day or two; for we have greatly transgressed in this matter.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 13:13
I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were counted faithful, and their business was to distribute to their brothers.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 13:30
Thus cleansed I them from all foreigners, and appointed duties for the priests and for the Levites, everyone in his work;

Psalms 73:16
When I thought to be able to know this, it was a grievous task in mine eyes;

Proverbs 31:15
She riseth also while it is yet night, And giveth food to her household, And their task to her maidens.

Ecclesiastes 1:13
And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven: it is a sore travail that God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith.

Ecclesiastes 2:23
All his days are sorrow, and his work is full of grief. Even in the night his heart has no rest. This again is to no purpose.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 2:26
For to the man that pleaseth him God giveth wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that pleaseth God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 3:10
I have seen the travail which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith.

Ecclesiastes 4:8
It is one who is by himself, without a second, and without son or brother; but there is no end to all his work, and he has never enough of wealth. For whom, then, am I working and keeping myself from pleasure? This again is to no purpose, and a bitter work.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:16
When I gave my mind to the knowledge of wisdom and to seeing the business which is done on the earth (and there are those whose eyes see not sleep by day or by night),
(See NAS)

Isaiah 28:21
For the Lord will come up as on Mount Perazim, he will be moved to wrath as in the valley of Gibeon; so that he may do his work--strange is his work; and give effect to his act--unnatural is his act.



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