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Lexicon :: Strong's G1398 - douleuō

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δουλεύω
Transliteration
douleuō
Pronunciation
dü-lyü'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 δεδούλευκά; (δοῦλος); the Sept. for עָבַד;
1. properly, to be a slave, serve, do service: absolutely, Ephesians 6:7; 1 Timothy 6:2; τίνι 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; τίνι, 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 πατρί τέκνον σύν ἐμοί ἐδούλευσεν εἰς τό εὐαγγέλιον equivalent to ὡς πατρί τέκνον δουλεύει, ἐμοί ἐδούλευσεν καί οὕτω σύν ἐμοί ἐδούλευσεν, 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 ἁμαρτία, Romans 6:6; νόμῳ ἁμαρτίας, Romans 7:25; ἐπιθυμίαις καί 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 κοιλία, 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 στοιχειοις 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 27 times in 23 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:24 - No man can serve G1398 two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve G1398 God and mammon.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:29 - And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve G1398 thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:13 - No servant can serve G1398 two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve G1398 God and mammon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:33 - They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were G1398 never in bondage G1398 to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:7 - And the nation to whom they shall be in bondage G1398 will I judge, said God: and after that shall they come forth, and serve me in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - Serving G1398 the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:6 - Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should G1398 not serve G1398 sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:6 - But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve G1398 in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve G1398 the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:12 - It was said unto her, The elder shall serve G1398 the younger.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:11 - Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving G1398 the Lord;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:18 - For he that in these things serveth G1398 Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - For they that are such serve G1398 not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:8 - Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service G1398 unto them which by nature are no gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:9 - But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage? G1398
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:25 - For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage G1398 with her children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve G1398 one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:7 - With good will doing service, G1398 as to the Lord, and not to men:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:22 - But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served G1398 with me in the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:24 - Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve G1398 the Lord Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve G1398 the living and true God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:2 - And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, G1398 because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving G1398 divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
 
 
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