Word Summary
ergasia: work (noun)
Original Word: ἐργασία
Transliteration: ergasia
Phonetic Spelling: (er-gas-ee'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: work (noun)
Meaning: work (noun)
Strong's Concordance
craft, diligence, gain, work.

From ergates; occupation; by implication, profit, pains -- craft, diligence, gain, work.

see GREEK ergates

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2039: ἐργασία

ἐργασία, ἐργασίας, , (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).