kopiaó: to grow weary, toilOriginal Word: κοπιάωPart of Speech:
I grow weary, toilDefinition:
(a) I grow weary, (b) I toil, work with effort (of bodily and mental labor alike).
Cognate: 2872 kopiáō (from 2873 /kópos, "exhausting labor") – to labor until worn-out, depleted (exhausted). See 2873 (kopos).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to grow weary, toilNASB Translation
diligently labor (1), grown weary (1), hard-working (1), labor (3), labored (4), labors (1), toil (4), wearied (1), weary (1), work hard (1), worked (2), worked hard (1), worked hard worked hard (1), workers (1), working hard (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2872: κοπιάωκοπιάω
(3 person plural κοπιουσιν
), Matthew 6:28 Tr
; cf. ἐρωτάω
, at the beginning); 1 aorist ἐκοπίασα
; perfect κεκοπίακα
(2 person singular κεκοπίακες
, Revelation 2:3 L T Tr WH
, cf. (Winer
s Grammar, § 13, 2 c.); Buttmann
, 43 (38) (and his translation of Apollonius Dyscolus
, p. 54 n.; Tdf.
Proleg., p. 123; WH
s Appendix, p. 166; Sophocles
' Lexicon, p. 39)); (κόπος
, which see);
1. as in Aristophanes, Josephus, Plutarch, others, to grow weary, tired, exhausted, (with toil or burdens or grief): Matthew 11:28; Revelation 2:3; κεκοπιακώς ἐκ τῆς ὁδοιπορίας, John 4:6 (ὑπό τῆς ὁδοιπορίας,Josephus, Antiquities 2, 15, 3; δραμοῦνται καί οὐ κοπιασουσι, Isaiah 40:31).
2. in Biblical Greek alone, to labor with wearisome effort, to toil (the Sept. for יָגַע ); of bodily labor: absolutely, Matthew 6:28; Luke 5:5; Luke 12:27 (not Tdf.); John 4:38; Acts 20:35; 1 Corinthians 4:12; Ephesians 4:28; 2 Timothy 2:6 (cf. Winers Grammar, 556 (517); Buttmann, 390 (334)); τί, upon a thing, John 4:38. of the toilsome efforts of teachers in proclaiming and promoting the kingdom of God and Christ: 1 Corinthians 15:10; 1 Corinthians 16:16 (cf. John 4:38); followed by ἐν with the dative of the thing in which one labors, ἐν λόγῳ καί διδασκαλία, 1 Timothy 5:17; ἐν ὑμῖν,among you, 1 Thessalonians 5:12; ἐν κυρίῳ (see ἐν, I. 6 b., p. 211b middle (L brackets the clause)), Romans 16:12; εἰς τινα, for one, for his benefit, Romans 16:6; Galatians 4:11 (cf. Buttmann, 242 (200); Winer's Grammar, 503 (469)); εἰς τοῦτο, looking to this (viz. that piety has the promise of life), 1 Timothy 4:10; εἰς ὁ, to which end, Colossians 1:29; εἰς κενόν, in vain, Philippians 2:16 (κενῶς ἐκοπίασα, of the frustrated labor of the prophets, Isaiah 49:4).<1>
labor, toil, be wearied.
From a derivative of kopos; to feel fatigue; by implication, to work hard -- (bestow) labour, toil, be wearied.
see GREEK kopos