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Lexicon :: Strong's G1398 - douleuō

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δουλεύω
Transliteration
douleuō (Key)
Pronunciation
dool-yoo'-o (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
25x in 13 unique form(s)
TR
25x in 13 unique form(s)
LXX
125x in 36 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:261,182

Strong’s Definitions

δουλεύω douleúō, dool-yoo'-o; from G1401; to be a slave to (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary):—be in bondage, (do) serve(-ice).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's G1398 in the following manner: serve (18x), be in bondage (4x), do service (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's G1398 in the following manner: serve (18x), be in bondage (4x), do service (3x).
  1. to be a slave, serve, do service

    1. of a nation in subjection to other nations

  2. metaph. to obey, submit to

    1. in a good sense, to yield obedience

    2. in a bad sense, of those who become slaves to some base power, to yield to, give one's self up to

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δουλεύω douleúō, dool-yoo'-o; from G1401; to be a slave to (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary):—be in bondage, (do) serve(-ice).
STRONGS NT 1398: δουλεύω
δουλεύω; future δουλεύσω; 1 aorist ἐδούλευσα; perfect δεδούλευκα; (δοῦλος); Sept. for עָבַד;
1. properly, to be a slave, serve, do service: absolutely, Ephesians 6:7; 1 Timothy 6:2; τινί Matthew 6:24; Luke 16:13; Romans 9:12; said of nations in subjection to other nations, John 8:33; Acts 7:7; men are said δουλεύειν who bear the yoke of the Mosaic law, Galatians 4:25 (see δουλεία).
2. metaphorically, to obey, submit to;
a. in a good sense: absolutely, to yield obedience, Romans 7:6; τινί, to obey one's commands and render to him the services due, Luke 15:29; God: Matthew 6:24; Luke 16:13; 1 Thessalonians 1:9; κυρίῳ and τῷ κυρίῳ, Acts 20:19; Romans 12:11 (not Rec.st, see below); Ephesians 6:7; Christ: Romans 14:18; Colossians 3:24; νόμῳ θεοῦ, according to the context, feel myself bound to, Romans 7:25; τοῖς θεοῖς, to worship gods, Galatians 4:8; τῷ καιρῷ (Anth. 9, 441, 6), wisely adapt oneself to, Romans 12:11 Rec.st (see above), cf. Fritzsche at the passage; perform services of kindness and Christian love: ἀλλήλοις, Galatians 5:13; used of those who zealously advance the interests of anything: ὡς πατρὶ τέκνον σὺν ἐμοὶ ἐδούλευσεν εἰς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον equivalent to ὡς πατρὶ τέκνον δουλεύει, ἐμοὶ ἐδούλευσεν καὶ οὕτω σὺν ἐμοὶ ἐδούλ., etc. Philippians 2:22 [Winers Grammar, 422 (393); 577 (537)].
b. in a bad sense, of those who become slaves to some base power, to yield to, give oneself up to: τῇ ἁμαρτίᾳ, Romans 6:6; νόμῳ ἁμαρτίας, Romans 7:25; ἐπιθυμίαις κ. ἡδοναῖς, Titus 3:3, (Xenophon, mem. 1, 5, 5; Apology Socrates 16; Plato, Phaedrus, p. 238 e.; Polybius 17, 15, 16; Herodian, 1, 17, 22 [9, Bekker edition]); τῇ κοιλίᾳ, Romans 16:18, (γαστρί, Anthol. 11, 410, 4; Xenophon, mem. 1, 6, 8; abdomini servire, Seneca, de benef. 7, 26, 4; ventri obedire, Sall. [Cat. 1:1]); μαμωνᾷ, to devote oneself to getting wealth: Matthew 6:24; Luke 16:13. τοῖς στοιχείοις τοῦ κόσμου, Galatians 4:9.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
6:24; 6:24; 6:24
Luke
15:29; 16:13; 16:13; 16:13
John
8:33
Acts
7:7; 20:19
Romans
6:6; 7:6; 7:25; 7:25; 9:12; 12:11; 12:11; 14:18; 16:18
Galatians
4:8; 4:9; 4:25; 5:13
Ephesians
6:7; 6:7
Philippians
2:22
Colossians
3:24
1 Thessalonians
1:9
1 Timothy
6:2
Titus
3:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1398 matches the Greek δουλεύω (douleuō),
which occurs 26 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:24 - “No one can serve G1398 two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve G1398 God and [fn]wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:29 - “But he answered and said to his father, ‘Look! For so many years I have been serving G1398 you and I have never [fn]neglected a command of yours; and yet you have never given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:13 - “No [fn]servant can serve G1398 two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve G1398 God and [fn]wealth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:33 - They answered Him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never yet been enslaved G1398 to anyone; how is it that You say, ‘You will become free’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:7 - “ ‘AND WHATEVER NATION TO WHICH THEY WILL BE IN BONDAGE G1398 I MYSELF WILL JUDGE,’ said God, ‘AND AFTER THAT THEY WILL COME OUT AND [fn]SERVE ME IN THIS PLACE.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - serving G1398 the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me [fn]through the plots of the Jews;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:6 - knowing this, that our old [fn]self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be [fn]done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves G1398 to sin;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:6 - But now we have been released from the Law, having died to that by which we were bound, so that we serve G1398 in newness of the [fn]Spirit and not in oldness of the letter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving G1398 the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:12 - it was said to her, “THE OLDER WILL SERVE G1398 THE YOUNGER.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:11 - not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving G1398 the Lord;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:18 - For he who in this way serves G1398 Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - For such men are slaves, G1398 not of our Lord Christ but of their own [fn]appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:8 - However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves G1398 to those which by nature are no gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:9 - But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless [fn]elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved G1398 all over again?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:25 - Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery G1398 with her children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve G1398 one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:7 - With good will [fn]render G1398 service, G1398 as to the Lord, and not to men,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:22 - But you know of his proven worth, that he served G1398 with me in the furtherance of the gospel like a child serving his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:24 - knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward [fn]of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ whom you serve. G1398
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - For they themselves report about us what kind of a [fn]reception we had [fn]with you, and how you turned to God from [fn]idols to serve G1398 [fn]a living and true God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:2 - Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve G1398 them all the more, because those who [fn]partake of the benefit are believers and beloved. Teach and [fn]preach these principles.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved G1398 to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
 
 
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