δοῦλος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
δοῦλος, -ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
doulos
Simplified transliteration: 
doulos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1400
GK Number: 
1528
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
126
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 

servant, slave

Definition: 

In the NT a person owned as a possession for various lengths of times (Hebrew slaves no more than seven years, Gentile slaves without time limit), of lower social status than free persons or masters; slaves could earn or purchase their freedom

A male slave, or servant, of various degrees, Mt. 8:9, et al. freq.; a servitor, person of mean condition, Phil. 2:7; fem. δούλη, a female slave; a handmaiden, Lk. 1:38, 48; Acts 2:18; δοῦλος, used figuratively, in a bad sense, one involved in moral or spiritual thraldom, Jn. 8:34; Rom. 6:17, 20; 1 Cor. 7:23; 2 Pet. 2:19; in a good sense, a devoted servant or minister, Acts 16:17; Rom. 1:1; one pledged or bound to serve, 1 Cor. 7:22; 2 Cor. 4:5

Greek-English Concordance for δοῦλος

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