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Lexicon :: Strong's G1398 - douleuō

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δουλεύω
Transliteration
douleuō (Key)
Pronunciation
dool-yoo'-o
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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 25 times in 23 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:24 - οὐδεὶς δύναται δυσὶ κυρίοις δουλεύειν G1398 γὰρ τὸν ἕνα μισήσει καὶ τὸν ἕτερον ἀγαπήσει ἑνὸς ἀνθέξεται καὶ τοῦ ἑτέρου καταφρονήσει οὐ δύνασθε θεῷ δουλεύειν G1398 καὶ μαμωνᾷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:29 - δὲ ἀποκριθεὶς εἶπεν τῷ πατρὶ αὐτοῦ ἰδοὺ τοσαῦτα ἔτη δουλεύω G1398 σοι καὶ οὐδέποτε ἐντολήν σου παρῆλθον καὶ ἐμοὶ οὐδέποτε ἔδωκας ἔριφον ἵνα μετὰ τῶν φίλων μου εὐφρανθῶ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:13 - οὐδεὶς οἰκέτης δύναται δυσὶ κυρίοις δουλεύειν G1398 γὰρ τὸν ἕνα μισήσει καὶ τὸν ἕτερον ἀγαπήσει ἑνὸς ἀνθέξεται καὶ τοῦ ἑτέρου καταφρονήσει οὐ δύνασθε θεῷ δουλεύειν G1398 καὶ μαμωνᾷ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:33 - ἀπεκρίθησαν πρὸς αὐτόν σπέρμα Ἀβραάμ ἐσμεν καὶ οὐδενὶ δεδουλεύκαμεν G1398 πώποτε πῶς σὺ λέγεις ὅτι ἐλεύθεροι γενήσεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:7 - καὶ τὸ ἔθνος ἐὰν δουλεύσουσιν G1398 κρινῶ ἐγώ θεὸς εἶπεν καὶ μετὰ ταῦτα ἐξελεύσονται καὶ λατρεύσουσίν μοι ἐν τῷ τόπῳ τούτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - δουλεύων G1398 τῷ κυρίῳ μετὰ πάσης ταπεινοφροσύνης καὶ δακρύων καὶ πειρασμῶν τῶν συμβάντων μοι ἐν ταῖς ἐπιβουλαῖς τῶν Ἰουδαίων
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:6 - τοῦτο γινώσκοντες ὅτι παλαιὸς ἡμῶν ἄνθρωπος συνεσταυρώθη ἵνα καταργηθῇ τὸ σῶμα τῆς ἁμαρτίας τοῦ μηκέτι δουλεύειν G1398 ἡμᾶς τῇ ἁμαρτίᾳ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:6 - νυνὶ δὲ κατηργήθημεν ἀπὸ τοῦ νόμου ἀποθανόντες ἐν κατειχόμεθα ὥστε δουλεύειν G1398 ἡμᾶς ἐν καινότητι πνεύματος καὶ οὐ παλαιότητι γράμματος
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - χάρις δὲ τῷ θεῷ διὰ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν ἄρα οὖν αὐτὸς ἐγὼ τῷ μὲν νοῒ δουλεύω G1398 νόμῳ θεοῦ τῇ δὲ σαρκὶ νόμῳ ἁμαρτίας
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:12 - ἐρρέθη αὐτῇ ὅτι μείζων δουλεύσει G1398 τῷ ἐλάσσονι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:11 - τῇ σπουδῇ μὴ ὀκνηροί τῷ πνεύματι ζέοντες τῷ κυρίῳ δουλεύοντες G1398
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:18 - γὰρ ἐν τούτῳ δουλεύων G1398 τῷ Χριστῷ εὐάρεστος τῷ θεῷ καὶ δόκιμος τοῖς ἀνθρώποις
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - οἱ γὰρ τοιοῦτοι τῷ κυρίῳ ἡμῶν Χριστῷ οὐ δουλεύουσιν G1398 ἀλλὰ τῇ ἑαυτῶν κοιλίᾳ καὶ διὰ τῆς χρηστολογίας καὶ εὐλογίας ἐξαπατῶσιν τὰς καρδίας τῶν ἀκάκων
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:8 - ἀλλὰ τότε μὲν οὐκ εἰδότες θεὸν ἐδουλεύσατε G1398 τοῖς φύσει μὴ οὖσιν θεοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:9 - νῦν δὲ γνόντες θεόν μᾶλλον δὲ γνωσθέντες ὑπὸ θεοῦ πῶς ἐπιστρέφετε πάλιν ἐπὶ τὰ ἀσθενῆ καὶ πτωχὰ στοιχεῖα οἷς πάλιν ἄνωθεν δουλεύειν G1398 θέλετε
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:25 - τὸ δὲ Ἁγὰρ Σινᾶ ὄρος ἐστὶν ἐν τῇ Ἀραβίᾳ συστοιχεῖ δὲ τῇ νῦν Ἰερουσαλήμ δουλεύει G1398 γὰρ μετὰ τῶν τέκνων αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:13 - ὑμεῖς γὰρ ἐπ᾽ ἐλευθερίᾳ ἐκλήθητε ἀδελφοί μόνον μὴ τὴν ἐλευθερίαν εἰς ἀφορμὴν τῇ σαρκί ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἀγάπης δουλεύετε G1398 ἀλλήλοις
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:7 - μετ᾽ εὐνοίας δουλεύοντες G1398 ὡς τῷ κυρίῳ καὶ οὐκ ἀνθρώποις
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:22 - τὴν δὲ δοκιμὴν αὐτοῦ γινώσκετε ὅτι ὡς πατρὶ τέκνον σὺν ἐμοὶ ἐδούλευσεν G1398 εἰς τὸ εὐαγγέλιον
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:24 - εἰδότες ὅτι ἀπὸ κυρίου ἀπολήμψεσθε τὴν ἀνταπόδοσιν τῆς κληρονομίας τῷ κυρίῳ Χριστῷ δουλεύετε G1398
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:9 - αὐτοὶ γὰρ περὶ ἡμῶν ἀπαγγέλλουσιν ὁποίαν εἴσοδον ἔσχομεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς καὶ πῶς ἐπεστρέψατε πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων δουλεύειν G1398 θεῷ ζῶντι καὶ ἀληθινῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:2 - οἱ δὲ πιστοὺς ἔχοντες δεσπότας μὴ καταφρονείτωσαν ὅτι ἀδελφοί εἰσιν ἀλλὰ μᾶλλον δουλευέτωσαν G1398 ὅτι πιστοί εἰσιν καὶ ἀγαπητοὶ οἱ τῆς εὐεργεσίας ἀντιλαμβανόμενοι ταῦτα δίδασκε καὶ παρακάλει
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - ἦμεν γάρ ποτε καὶ ἡμεῖς ἀνόητοι ἀπειθεῖς πλανώμενοι δουλεύοντες G1398 ἐπιθυμίαις καὶ ἡδοναῖς ποικίλαις ἐν κακίᾳ καὶ φθόνῳ διάγοντες στυγητοί μισοῦντες ἀλλήλους

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