Working - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Working

[ 1,,G1753, energeia ]
(Eng., energy") is used

(1) of the "power" of God,
(a) in the resurrection of Christ, Ephesians 1:19; Colossians 2:12, RV, "working" (AV, "operation");
(b) in the call and enduement of Paul, Ephesians 3:7; Colossians 1:29;
(c) in His retributive dealings in sending "a working of error" (AV, "strong delusion") upon those under the rule of the Man of Sin who receive not the love of the truth, but have pleasure in unrighteousness, 2 Thessalonians 2:11;

(2) of the "power" of Christ
(a) generally, Philippians 3:21;
(b) in the church, individually, Ephesians 4:16;

(3) of the power of Satan in energizing the Man of Sin in his "parousia," 2 Thessalonians 2:9, "coming."

[ 2,,G1755, energema ]
"what is wrought," the effect produced by No. 1, occurs in 1 Corinthians 12:6, RV, "working" (AV, "operations"); 1 Corinthians 12:10.

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