Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Deed, doing, labour, work, toil (as an effort or occupation)

Greek: ἔργον, ergon (G2041)

161 King James Bible Verses


Here are deed, doing, labour, work and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἔργον 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: G2041

Greek Base Word: ἔργον

Usage: Deed, doing, labour, work

Definition: Toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication, an act.

Detailed definition:

  1. Business, employment, that which any one is occupied.
    1. That which one undertakes to do, enterprise, undertaking.
  2. Any product whatever, any thing accomplished by hand, art, industry, or mind.
  3. An act, deed, thing done.

Derived terms: From a primary (but obsolete) ἔργω (to work).

Comments: The idea of working is emphasized in opposition to that which is less than work.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɛr.ɣon
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈe̞r.ɣown
  3. Transliteration: ergon
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ER-gone
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ARE-gone

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