2039. ergasia
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ergasia: work (noun)
Original Word: ἐργασία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ergasia
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gas-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: working, activity, trade, performance
Definition: working, activity, work, service, trade, business, gains of business, performance, practice.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ergon
work (noun)
NASB Translation
business (2), effort (1), practice (1), profit (2).

STRONGS NT 2039: ἐργασία

ἐργασία, ἐργασίας, , (ἐργάζομαι;

1. equivalent to τό ἐργάζεσθαι, a working, performing: ἀκαθαρσίας, Ephesians 4:19.

2. work, business: Acts 19:25 (Xenophon, oec. 6, 8, et al.).

3. gain got by work, profit: Acts 16:19; παρέχειν ἐργασίαν τίνι, Acts 16:16; Acts 19:24 (yet others refer this to 2 above); (Xenophon, mem. 3, 10, 1; cyneg. 3, 3; Polybius 4, 50, 3).

4. endeavor, pains (A. V. diligence): δίδωμι ἐργασίαν, after the Latinismoperam do, Luke 12:58 (Hermog. de invent. 3, 5, 7).

craft, diligence, gain, work.

From ergates; occupation; by implication, profit, pains -- craft, diligence, gain, work.

see GREEK ergates

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