katergazomai: to work outOriginal Word: κατεργάζομαιPart of Speech:
I work out, produce, accomplishDefinition:
I effect by labor, achieve, work out, bring about.
2716 katergázomai (from 2596 /katá, "down, exactly according to," intensifying 2038 /ergázomai, "work, accomplish") – literally, "work down to the end-point," i.e. to an exact, definite conclusion (note the prefix, 2596 /katá); bring to decisive finality (end-conclusion).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to work outNASB Translation
accomplished (1), brings about (2), carried (1), committed (1), committing (1), does (1), doing (4), done (1), effecting (1), performed (1), prepared (1), produced (2), produces (2), producing (2), work (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2716: κατεργάζομαικατεργάζομαι
; perfect infinitive κατειργάσθαι
(1 Peter 4:3 L T Tr WH
); 1 aorist middle κατειργασαμην
, and κατηργασαμην
(Romans 7:8 T Tr
.; (2 Corinthians 7:11 T
)); 1 aorist passive κατειργασθην
, and κατηργασθην
(2 Corinthians 12:12 Tdf.
); see ἐργάζομαι
, at the beginning; a deponent middle verb; (according to Fritzsche, Romans, i., p. 107 the κατά
is either intensive (Latinperficere
) or descensive (Latinperpetrare
a. to perform, accomplish, achieve (R. V. often work): Romans 7:15, 17f, 20; τί διά τίνος (the genitive of person), Romans 15:18; ἅπαντα κατεργασάμενοι having gone through every struggle of the fight, Ephesians 6:13 (cf. Meyer, in the place cited); σημεῖα, passive 2 Corinthians 12:12; of disgraceful actions, equivalent to to perpetrate, Romans 1:27; Romans 2:9; 1 Corinthians 5:3; 1 Peter 4:3.
b. to work out (Latinefficere), i. e. to do that from which something results; of man: τήν σωτηραν, make every effort to obtain salvation, Philippians 2:12; of things: bring about, result in, Romans 4:15; Romans 5:3; Romans 7:8; 2 Corinthians 7:10 (where L T Tr WH ἐργάζομαι); James 1:3, and R G in 20; τί τίνι, Romans 7:13; 2 Corinthians 4:17; 2 Corinthians 7:11; 2 Corinthians 9:11.
c. κατεργάζεσθαι τινα εἰς τί, to fashion, i. e. render one fit for a thing: 2 Corinthians 5:5. (Often in Greek writings from Sophocles and Herodotus down; several times in the Sept..)<1>
produce, perform, work out.
From kata and ergazomai; to work fully, i.e. Accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion -- cause, to (deed), perform, work (out).
see GREEK kata
see GREEK ergazomai