Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Commit, do, labor for, minister about, work, to toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc

Greek: ἐργάζομαι, ergazomai (G2038)

37 King James Bible Verses


Here are commit, do, labor for, minister about and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἐργάζομαι mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2038

Greek Base Word: ἐργάζομαι

Usage: Commit, do, labor for, minister about, trade (by), work

Definition: To toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc.

Detailed definition:

  1. To work, labor, do work.
  2. To trade, to make gains by trading, "do business".
  3. To do, work out.
    1. Exercise, perform, commit.
    2. To cause to exist, produce.
  4. To work for, earn by working, to acquire.

Derived terms: Middle voice from G2041.

See also:

  1. G2041


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛrˈɣɑ.zo.mɛ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞rˈɣɑ
  3. Transliteration: ergazomai
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: er-GA-zoh-meh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: are-GA-zoh-may

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