Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
ἐργάτης, -ου, ὁ
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worker, laborer, one who does (something)
a workman, laborer, Mt. 9:37, 38; 20:1, 2, 8; met. a spiritual workman or laborer, 2 Cor. 11:13; an artisan, artificer, Acts 19:25; a worker, practicer, Lk. 13:27

Greek-English Concordance for ἐργάτης

Matthew 9:37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is great but the workers (ergatai | ἐργάται | nom pl masc) are few;
Matthew 9:38 so pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc) into his harvest.”
Matthew 10:10 or a bag for your journey, or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker (ergatēs | ἐργάτης | nom sg masc) deserves to be fed.
Matthew 20:1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out early in the morning to hire men (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc) to work in his vineyard.
Matthew 20:2 After having agreed with the workers (ergatōn | ἐργατῶν | gen pl masc) for a denarius per day, he sent them into his vineyard.
Matthew 20:8 And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call the workers (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc) and pay them their wages, beginning with the last and going back to the first.’
Luke 10:2 And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers (ergatai | ἐργάται | nom pl masc) are few. Therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc) into his harvest.
Luke 10:7 Remain in that house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the worker (ergatēs | ἐργάτης | nom sg masc) is worthy of his wages. Do not move around from house to house.
Luke 13:27 And he will speak, saying to you, ‘I do not know you or where you are from. Depart from me, all you workers (ergatai | ἐργάται | voc pl masc) of unrighteousness!’
Acts 19:25 He called them together with workmen (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc) in similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that from this trade prosperity comes to us.
2 Corinthians 11:13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers (ergatai | ἐργάται | nom pl masc), disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
Philippians 3:2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers (ergatas | ἐργάτας | acc pl masc), beware of those who practice mutilation.
1 Timothy 5:18 For Scripture says, “Do not muzzle an ox that is treading out the grain,” and, “Worthy is the worker (ergatēs | ἐργάτης | nom sg masc) of his wage.”
2 Timothy 2:15 Be diligent to present yourself before God as one tried and true, an unashamed worker (ergatēn | ἐργάτην | acc sg masc), correctly handling the word of truth.
James 5:4 Look, the wages you have held back from the workers (ergatōn | ἐργατῶν | gen pl masc) who mowed your fields are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.