, -ου, ὁ (κόπτω) [in LXX chiefly for עָמָל, also for אָוֶן, etc;] 1) a striking, beating (in Jer.45:3 = κοπετός) 2) laborious toil, trouble
: Jhn.4:38, 1Co.3:8 15:58, 1Th.3:5; κ. τ. ἀγάπης, 1Th.1:3; ἔργα καὶ κ, Rev.2:2; κ. καὶ μόχθος, 2Co.11:27, 1Th.2:9, 2Th.3:8; pl, ἐν κ, 2Co.6:5 10:15 11:23; ἐκ τ. κ, Rev.14:13; κόπονς (-ον) παρέχειν (in cl. more frequently π. πράγματα, πονον), with dative of person(s), Mat.26:10, Mrk.14:6, Luk.11:7 18:5, Gal.6:17. SYN.
: μόλθος, labour; πόνος (which see), toil, painful effort; in cl, "π. gives prominence to the effort (work as requiring force), κ. to the fatigue, μ. (chiefly poetic) to the hardship" (Thayer, see word κ.) (AS