panourgos: ready to do anything, crafty, skillfulOriginal Word: πανοῦργος, ονPart of Speech:
cunning, crafty, skilful, clever.
Cognate: 3835 panoúrgos – properly, a person doing anything to get their way ("anything it takes"). 3935 /paríēmi ("crafty-fellow") is used only in 2 Cor 12:16 where it describes a scoundrel (an unscrupulous person) who will do any evil to "succeed." See 3834 (panourgia).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
ready to do anything, crafty, skillfulNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3835: πανοῦργοςπανοῦργος
equivalent to ἐργάζομαι
; on the accent, see κακοῦργος
), the Sept.
; skillful, clever,
1. in a good sense, fit to undertake and accomplish anything, dexterous; wise, sagacious, skillful (Aristotle, Polybius, Plutarch, others; the Sept. Proverbs 13:1; Proverbs 28:2). But far more frequent.
2. in a bad sense, crafty, cunning, knavish, treacherous, deceitful, (Tragg., Aristophanes, Plato, Plutarch, others; the Sept.; Sir. 6:32 (31) (but here in a good sense); , etc.): 2 Corinthians 12:16.<1>
From pas and ergon; all-working, i.e. Adroit (shrewd) -- crafty.
see GREEK pas
see GREEK ergon