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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1756 - ἐνεργής

Transliteration
energḗs
Phonetics
en-er-gace'  
Word Origin
from (1722) and (2041)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
2:652,251
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. active
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
1 Corinthians 1
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Corinthians 1
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Corinthians 1
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-NSF 2
A-NSM 1
A-NSF 2
A-NSM 1
A-NSF 2
A-NSM 1
NA WH
A-NSF 2
A-NSM 1
A-NSF 2
A-NSM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐνεργ-ής, ές,

later form of ἐνεργός, active, effective, μηχανὰς ἐνεργεῖς ποιοῦντες D.S. 17.44, etc.; of medicines, strong, POxy. 1088.56 (i A.D.), Dsc. 5.88, etc.: Comp. -έστερος more effective, πρός τινα Arist. Top. 105a19: Sup. -έστατος, πρός τι D.S. 1.88, cf. Dsc. 1.19, A.D. Synt. 291.9.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ἐνεργής, ἐνεργες (equivalent to ἐνεργός, equivalent to ὤν ἐν τῷ ἔργῳ (English at work)), active: Hebrews 4:12; by a somewhat incongruous figuratively, in 1 Corinthians 16:9 a θύρα ἐνεργής is spoken of, 'an opportunity for the working of the gospel'; ἐνεργής γίνομαι ἐν τίνι, in something, Philemon 1:6. (( Aristotle), Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἐνεργής , -ές

(late form of ἐνεργός , on WH. cf. AR, Eph., 241),

at work, active, effective: 1 Corinthians 16:9, Philemon 1:6, Hebrews 4:12 (Cremer, 261).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

This adj. in the form ἐνεργός is applied to a mill ";in working order";—μυλαῖον ἐνεργόν —in P Ryl II. 167.10 (A.D. 39), cf. ib. 321.5 (ii/A.D.), BGU IV. 1067.4 (A.D. 101–2), and P Oxy XII. 1461.6 (A.D. 222). In P Oxy I. 84.14 (A.D. 316) it is used of ";wrought"; iron—σιδή [ρο ]υ ἐνεργοῦ, and in Syll 929.72 (ii/B.C.) of ";tilled"; land—ὑπάρχουσαν τὴν διαμφισβητουμένην χώραν ἐνεργόν. In PSI IV. 341.5 (B.C. 256–5) the reference is to persons—ἵνα οὖν ἐνεργοὶ ὦμεν : cf. ib. 407.9 (iii/B.C.). For the NT form ἐνεργής, cf. Vett. Val. p. 276.11 ἐν τούτοις γὰρ τὰ ἀποτελέσματα ἐνεργῆ τὴν δύναμιν κέκτηνται, and the new literary text P Oxy VIII. 1088.56 (early i/A.D.), where a medical receipt is described as ἐνεργὲς ἱκανῶς, ";tolerably strong.";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ενεργης ενεργής ἐνεργής ἐνεργὴς ενεργούς energes energēs energḗs energḕs

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