1 Thess. 2:9 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
For
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
ye remember
mnemoneuo (Greek #3421)
to exercise memory, i.e. recollect; by implication, to punish; also to rehearse
KJV usage: make mention; be mindful, remember.
Pronounce: mnay-mon-yoo'-o
Origin: from a derivative of 3420
, brethren
adephos (Greek #80)
a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like 1)
KJV usage: brother.
Pronounce: ad-el-fos'
Origin: from 1 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς (the womb)
, our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
labor
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kopos (Greek #2873)
a cut, i.e. (by analogy) toil (as reducing the strength), literally or figuratively; by implication, pains
KJV usage: labour, + trouble, weariness.
Pronounce: kop'-os
Origin: from 2875
v and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
travail
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
mochthos (Greek #3449)
toil, i.e. (by implication) sadness
KJV usage: painfulness, travail.
Pronounce: mokh'-thos
Origin: from the base of 3425
: for
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
laboring
ergazomai (Greek #2038)
to toil (as a task, occupation, etc.), (by implication) effect, be engaged in or with, etc.
KJV usage: commit, do, labor for, minister about, trade (by), work.
Pronounce: er-gad'-zom-ahee
Origin: middle voice from 2041
night
nux (Greek #3571)
"night" (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: (mid-)night.
Pronounce: noox
Origin: a primary word
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
day
hemera (Greek #2250)
day, i.e. (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context)
KJV usage: age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly)), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
Pronounce: hay-mer'-ah
Origin: feminine (with 5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476) meaning tame, i.e. gentle
, because
pros (Greek #4314)
a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated)
KJV usage: about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
Pronounce: pros
Origin: a strengthened form of 4253
we would
epibareo (Greek #1912)
to be heavy upon, i.e. (pecuniarily) to be expensive to; figuratively, to be severe towards
KJV usage: be chargeable to, overcharge.
Pronounce: ep-ee-bar-eh'-o
Origin: from 1909 and 916
not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
be chargeable unto
epibareo (Greek #1912)
to be heavy upon, i.e. (pecuniarily) to be expensive to; figuratively, to be severe towards
KJV usage: be chargeable to, overcharge.
Pronounce: ep-ee-bar-eh'-o
Origin: from 1909 and 916
any
tis (Greek #5100)
some or any person or object
KJV usage: a (kind of), any (man, thing, thing at all), certain (thing), divers, he (every) man, one (X thing), ought, + partly, some (man, -body, - thing, -what), (+ that no-)thing, what(-soever), X wherewith, whom(-soever), whose(-soever).
Pronounce: tis
Origin: an enclitic indefinite pronoun
of you
humon (Greek #5216)
of (from or concerning) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Pronounce: hoo-mone'
Origin: genitive case of 5210
, we preached
kerusso (Greek #2784)
to herald (as a public crier), especially divine truth (the gospel)
KJV usage: preacher(-er), proclaim, publish.
Pronounce: kay-roos'-so
Origin: of uncertain affinity
unto
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
you
humas (Greek #5209)
you (as the objective of a verb or preposition)
KJV usage: ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Pronounce: hoo-mas'
Origin: accusative case of 5210
the gospel
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
euaggelion (Greek #2098)
a good message, i.e. the gospel
KJV usage: gospel.
Pronounce: yoo-ang-ghel'-ee-on
Origin: from the same as 2097
of God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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1 Thess. 1:3• 3remembering unceasingly your work of faith, and labour of love, and enduring constancy of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father; (1 Thess. 1:3)
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Acts 18:3• 3and because they were of the same trade abode with them, and wrought. For they were tent-makers by trade. (Acts 18:3)
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Acts 20:34‑35• 34Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me.
35I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
(Acts 20:34‑35)
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1 Cor. 4:12• 12and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, we suffer it; (1 Cor. 4:12)
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1 Cor. 9:6,15• 6Or *I* alone and Barnabas, have we not a right not to work?
15But *I* have used none of these things. Now I have not written these things that it should be thus in my case; for it were good for me rather to die than that any one should make vain my boast.
(1 Cor. 9:6,15)
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2 Cor. 6:5• 5in stripes, in prisons, in riots, in labours, in watchings, in fastings, (2 Cor. 6:5)
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2 Thess. 3:7‑9• 7For ye know yourselves how ye ought to imitate us, because we have not walked disorderly among you;
8nor have we eaten bread from any one without cost; but in toil and hardship working night and day not to be chargeable to any one of you:
9not that we have not the right, but that we might give ourselves as an example to you, in order to your imitating us.
(2 Thess. 3:7‑9)
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1 Tim. 4:10• 10for, for this we labour and suffer reproach, because we hope in a living God, who is preserver of all men, specially of those that believe. (1 Tim. 4:10)
night.
1 Thess. 3:10• 10night and day beseeching exceedingly to the end that we may see your face, and perfect what is lacking in your faith? (1 Thess. 3:10)
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Psa. 32:4• 4For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me; my moisture was turned into the drought of summer. Selah. (Psa. 32:4)
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Psa. 88:1• 1A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite. Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day and in the night before thee. (Psa. 88:1)
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Jer. 9:1• 1Oh that my head were waters, and mine eye a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people! (Jer. 9:1)
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Luke 2:37• 37and herself a widow up to eighty-four years; who did not depart from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers; (Luke 2:37)
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Luke 18:7• 7And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them? (Luke 18:7)
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Acts 20:31• 31Wherefore watch, remembering that for three years, night and day, I ceased not admonishing each one of you with tears. (Acts 20:31)
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1 Tim. 5:5• 5Now she who is a widow indeed, and is left alone, has put her hope in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day. (1 Tim. 5:5)
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2 Tim. 1:3• 3I am thankful to God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, how unceasingly I have the remembrance of thee in my supplications night and day, (2 Tim. 1:3)
chargeable.
1 Thess. 2:6• 6nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have been a charge as Christ's apostles; (1 Thess. 2:6)
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Neh. 5:15,18• 15But the former governors that were before me had been chargeable to the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver: even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God.
18And that which was prepared daily was one ox and six choice sheep; also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days all sorts of wine in abundance. Yet for all this I demanded not the bread of the governor; for the service was heavy upon this people.
(Neh. 5:15,18)
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1 Cor. 9:7,18• 7Who ever carries on war at his own charges? who plants a vineyard and does not eat of its fruit? or who herds a flock and does not eat of the milk of the flock?
18What is the reward then that I have? That in announcing the glad tidings I make the glad tidings costless to others, so as not to have made use, as belonging to me, of my right in announcing the glad tidings.
(1 Cor. 9:7,18)
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2 Cor. 11:9• 9And being present with you and lacking, I did not lazily burden any one, (for the brethren who came from Macedonia supplied what I lacked,) and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will keep myself. (2 Cor. 11:9)
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2 Cor. 12:13‑14• 13For in what is it that ye have been inferior to the other assemblies, unless that I myself have not been in laziness a charge upon you? Forgive me this injury.
14Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be in laziness a charge; for I do not seek yours, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
(2 Cor. 12:13‑14)
the gospel.
 Never was there a greater mind than his who thus labored manually night and day during his brief stay among the Thessalonians. (On 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, not to be chargeable to any one of you, we have preached to you the glad tidings of God.

W. Kelly Translation

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aFor ye remember, brethren, our labour and our toil; working night and day that we might not burden any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.

WK Translation Notes

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^ working: γάρ [is expunged in the RV] (Bible Treasury 14:15)