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Lexicon :: Strong's G2218 - zygos

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ζυγός
Transliteration
zygos
Pronunciation
zü-go's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the root of zeugnumi (to join, especially by a "yoke")
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:896,301

Strong’s Definitions

ζυγός zygós, dzoo-gos'; from the root of ζεύγνυμι zeúgnymi (to join, especially by a "yoke"); a coupling, i.e. (figuratively) servitude (a law or obligation); also (literally) the beam of the balance (as connecting the scales):—pair of balances, yoke.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2218 in the following manner: yoke (5x), pair of balances (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2218 in the following manner: yoke (5x), pair of balances (1x).
  1. a yoke

    1. a yoke that is put on draught cattle

    2. metaph., used of any burden or bondage

      1. as that of slavery

      2. of troublesome laws imposed on one, esp. of the Mosaic law, hence the name is so transferred to the commands of Christ as to contrast them with the commands of the Pharisees which were a veritable 'yoke'; yet even Christ's commands must be submitted to, though easier to be kept

  2. a balance, pair of scales

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζυγός zygós, dzoo-gos'; from the root of ζεύγνυμι zeúgnymi (to join, especially by a "yoke"); a coupling, i.e. (figuratively) servitude (a law or obligation); also (literally) the beam of the balance (as connecting the scales):—pair of balances, yoke.
STRONGS NT 2218: ζυγός
ζυγός, -οῦ, , for which in Greek writings before Polybius τὸ ζυγόν was more common, (from ζεύγνυμι);
1. a yoke;
a. properly, such as is put on draught-cattle.
b. metaphorically, used of any burden or bondage: as that of slavery, 1 Timothy 6:1 (Leviticus 26:13), δουλείας, Galatians 5:1 (Sophocles Aj. 944; δουλοσύνης, Demosthenes 322, 12); of troublesome laws imposed on one, especially of the Mosaic law, Acts 15:10; Galatians 5:1; hence, the name is so transferred to the commands of Christ as to contrast them with the commands of the Pharisees which were a veritable 'yoke'; yet even Christ's commands must be submitted to, though easier to be kept: Matthew 11:29f (less aptly in Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 16, 17 Christians are called οἱ ὑπὸ τὸν ζυγὸν τῆς χάριτος ἐλθόντες [cf. Harnack at the passage]).
2. a balance, pair of scales: Revelation 6:5 (as in Isaiah 40:12; Leviticus 19:36; Plato, rep. 8, 550 e.; Aelian v. h. 10, 6; others).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
19:36; 26:13
Isaiah
40:12
Matthew
11:29
Acts
15:10
1 Corinthians
16; 16:17
Galatians
5:1; 5:1
1 Timothy
6:1
Revelation
6:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2218 matches the Greek ζυγός (zygos),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:29 - Take my yoke G2218 upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:30 - For my yoke G2218 is easy, and my burden is light.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:10 - Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke G2218 upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:1 - Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke G2218 of bondage.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - Let as many servants as are under the yoke G2218 count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:5 - And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances G2218 in his hand.
 
 
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