Bill Mounce

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ἐργασία, ας, ἡ
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trade, business, making money; indulgence
work, labor;, in NT ἐργασιαν διδόναι, to endeavor, strive, Lk. 12:58; performance, practice, Eph. 4:19; a trade, business, craft, Acts 19:25, gain acquired by labor or trade, profit, Acts 16:16, 19; 19:24*

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Luke 12:58 So when you go with your opponent before the magistrate, make an effort (ergasian | ἐργασίαν | acc sg fem) to receive a settlement from him on the way; otherwise he will drag you off to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff will throw you into prison.
Acts 16:16 Now as we were going to the place of prayer, a slave girl who had a spirit of divination, met us. She brought great profit (ergasian | ἐργασίαν | acc sg fem) to her masters by fortune-telling.
Acts 16:19 When her owners saw that their hope of profit (ergasias | ἐργασίας | gen sg fem) was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
Acts 19:24 For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business (ergasian | ἐργασίαν | acc sg fem) to the craftsmen.
Acts 19:25 He called them together with workmen in similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that from this trade (ergasias | ἐργασίας | gen sg fem) prosperity comes to us.
Ephesians 4:19 Having lost all feeling of shame, they have given themselves over to debauchery for the practice (ergasian | ἐργασίαν | acc sg fem) of every kind of impurity with covetousness.