ergasia: work (noun)Original Word: ἐργασία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gas-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: working, activity, trade, performance
Definition: working, activity, work, service, trade, business, gains of business, performance, practice.
business (2), effort (1), practice (1), profit (2).
STRONGS NT 2039: ἐργασία
ἐργασία, ἐργασίας, ἡ, (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).<1>
craft, diligence, gain, work.
From ergates; occupation; by implication, profit, pains -- craft, diligence, gain, work.
see GREEK ergates εργασία εργασίαι εργασιαν εργασίαν ἐργασίαν εργασιας εργασίας ἐργασίας εργασίμω ergasian ergasían ergasias ergasías
Strong's Greek 2039
ἐργασίαν — 4 Occ.
ἐργασίας — 2 Occ.
Luke 12:58 N-AFS
BIB: ὁδῷ δὸς ἐργασίαν ἀπηλλάχθαι ἀπ'
NAS: [there] make an effort to settle
KJV: give diligence that thou mayest be delivered
INT: way give earnestness to be set free from
Acts 16:16 N-AFS
BIB: ἡμῖν ἥτις ἐργασίαν πολλὴν παρεῖχεν
NAS: much profit by fortune-telling.
KJV: masters much gain by soothsaying:
INT: us who gain much brought
Acts 16:19 N-GFS
BIB: ἐλπὶς τῆς ἐργασίας αὐτῶν ἐπιλαβόμενοι
NAS: that their hope of profit was gone,
KJV: of their gains was gone,
INT: hope of the profit of them having taken hold of
Acts 19:24 N-AFS
BIB: οὐκ ὀλίγην ἐργασίαν
NAS: no little business to the craftsmen;
KJV: no small gain unto the craftsmen;
INT: no little business
Acts 19:25 N-GFS
BIB: ταύτης τῆς ἐργασίας ἡ εὐπορία
NAS: depends upon this business.
KJV: by this craft we have our
INT: this business the riches
Ephesians 4:19 N-AFS
BIB: ἀσελγείᾳ εἰς ἐργασίαν ἀκαθαρσίας πάσης
NAS: to sensuality for the practice of every kind
KJV: to work all
INT: sensuality for [the] working of uncleaness all