3626. oikourgos
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oikourgos: working at home
Original Word: οὐκουρός, οῦ, ὁ, ἡ
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: oikourgos
Phonetic Spelling: (oy-koo-ros')
Short Definition: a housekeeper
Definition: a keeper-at-home, a housekeeper.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from oikos and ergon
working at home
NASB Translation
workers at home (1).

STRONGS NT 3626: οἰκουργός

οἰκουργός, ὀικουργον (οἶκος, ἘΡΓΩ (cf. ἔργον), cf. ἀμπελουργός, γεωργός, etc.), caring for the house, working at home: Titus 2:5 L T Tr WH; see the following word. Not found elsewhere.

STRONGS NT 3626: οἰκουρόςοἰκουρός, ὀικουρου, , (οἶκος, and οὐρός a keeper; see θυρωρός and κηπουρός);

a. properly, the (watch or) keeper of a house (Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Pausanias, Plutarch, others).

b. tropically, keeping at home and taking care of household affairs, domestic: Titus 2:5 R G; cf. Fritzsche, De conformatione N. T. critica etc., p. 29; (Winers Grammar, 100f (95)); (Aeschylus Ag. 1626; Euripides, Hec. 1277; σώφρονας, οἰκουρούς καί φιλάνδρους, Philo de exsecr. § 4).

Domestically inclined

From oikos and ouros (a guard; be "ware"); a stayer at home, i.e. Domestically inclined (a "good housekeeper") -- keeper at home.

see GREEK oikos

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