Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

from a primary (but obsolete) ergo (to work)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:635

KJV Translation Count — 176x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: work (152), deed (22), doing (1), labour (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. business, employment, that which any one is occupied
a. 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: the idea of working is emphasised in opp. to that which is less than work

Strong's Definitions

er'-gon; from a primary (but obsolete) ἔργον (to work); toil (as an effort or occupation); by implication an act: — deed, doing, labour, work.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good G2041s, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.


Now when John had heard in the prison the G2041s of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,


All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their G2041s: for they say, and do not.


But all their G2041s they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,


When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good G2041 upon me.


For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his G2041, and commanded the porter to watch.


And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath wrought a good G2041 on me.


Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the G2041s of your fathers: for they inG2041 killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.


And he said unto them, What things? And they said unto him, Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in G2041 and word before God and all the people:


And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their G2041s were evil.