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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Servant

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  • Distinguish a bondservant (Greek: doulos), who was a slave, from a hired servant (Greek: diakonos), who was not a slave

  • BOND
    • Laws of Moses concerning
      Exodus 21:1-11,20,21,26,27,32; Leviticus 19:20-22; 25:6,10,35-55; Deuteronomy 15:12,14,18; 24:7
    • Kidnapping forbidden
      Deuteronomy 21:10-14; 24:7; 1 Timothy 1:10; Revelation 18:13
    • Fugitive, not to be returned to his master
      Deuteronomy 23:15,16
    • David erroneously supposed to be a fugitive slave
      1 Samuel 25:10
    • Instances of fugitive
      • Hagar, commanded by an angel to return to Sarah (Sarai), her owner
        Genesis 16:9
    • Sought by Shimei
      1 Kings 2:39-41
    • Onesimus interceded for, by Paul
      Philippians 1:21
    • Rights of those born to a master
      Genesis 14:14; 17:13,27; Exodus 21:4; Proverbs 29:21; Ecclesiastes 2:7; Jeremiah 2:14
    • Bought and sold
      Genesis 17:13,27; 37:28,36; 39:17; Deuteronomy 28:68; Esther 7:4; Ezekiel 27:13; Joel 3:6; Amos 8:6; Revelation 18:13
    • Captives of war became slaves
      Deuteronomy 20:14; 21:10-14; 2 Kings 5:2; 2 Chronicles 28:8,10; Lamentations 5:13
    • Captive bondservants shared by priests and Levites
      Numbers 31:28-47
    • Thieves punished by being made
      Genesis 43:18; Exodus 22:3
    • Defaulting debtors made
      Leviticus 25:39; Matthew 18:25
    • Children of defaulting debtors sold as
      2 Kings 4:1-7
    • Voluntary servitude of
      Leviticus 25:47; Deuteronomy 15:16,17; Joshua 9:11-21
    • Given as dowry
      Genesis 29:24,29
    • Owned by priests
      Leviticus 22:11; Mark 14:66
    • Slaves owned slaves
      2 Samuel 9:10
    • The master could marry, or give in marriage
      Exodus 21:7-10; Deuteronomy 21:10-14; 1 Chronicles 2:34,35
    • Taken in concubinage
      Genesis 16:1,2,6; 30:3,9
    • Used as soldiers by Abraham
      Genesis 14:14
    • Must be circumcised
      Genesis 17:13,27; Exodus 12:44
    • Must enjoy religious privileges with the master's household
      Deuteronomy 12:12,18; 16:11,14; 29:10,11
    • Must have rest on the sabbath
      Exodus 20:10; 23:12; Deuteronomy 5:14
    • Equal status of, with other disciples of Jesus
      1 Corinthians 7:21,22; 12:13; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 6:8
    • Kindness to, commanded
      Leviticus 25:43; Ephesians 6:9
    • Bond service threatened, as a national punishment, for the Disobedience of Israel
      Deuteronomy 28:68; Joel 3:7,8
    • Degrading influences of bondage exemplified by cowardice
      Exodus 14:11,12; 16:3; Judges 5:16-18,23
    • Emancipation of
      Ezra 1:1-4; Jeremiah 34:8-22; 1 Corinthians 7:21
    • Freedmen called "Libertines,"
      Acts 6:9
    • Cruelty to
      • The Israelites
        Exodus 1:8-22; 2:1-4; Acts 7:19,34
    • An abandoned sick man
      1 Samuel 30:13
    • Kindness to
      • By the Roman centurion
        Matthew 8:8-13; Luke 7:2-10
      • By Paul
        Philippians 1:21

  • INSTANCES OF
    • Joseph
      Genesis 37:26-28,36
    • Israelites
      Exodus 1:10-22; 5:7-14; Deuteronomy 6:12,21
    • Gibeonites
      Joshua 9:22-27
    • Canaanites
      1 Kings 9:21
    • The Jews in Babylon
      2 Chronicles 36:20; Esther 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10
    • Emancipation of
      2 Chronicles 36:23; Ezra 1:1-4

  • FIGURATIVE
    Leviticus 25:42,55; Psalm 116:16; Matthew 24:45-51; Luke 12:35-48; 17:7-9; John 8:32-35; Romans 6:16-22; 1 Corinthians 4:1; 7:21-23; Galatians 5:13; 1 Peter 2:16; 2 Peter 2:19; Revelation 7:3

  • INSTANCES OF GOOD
    • Joseph
      Genesis 39:2-20; 41:9-57; Acts 7:10
    • Elisha
      2 Kings 2:1-6
    • Servants
      • Of Abraham
        Genesis 24
      • Of Boaz
        Ruth 2:4
      • Of Jonathan
        1 Samuel 14:7
      • Of Abigail
        1 Samuel 25:14-17
      • Of David
        2 Samuel 12:18; 15:15,21
      • Of Ziba
        2 Samuel 9
      • Of Naaman
        2 Kings 5:2,3,13
      • Of Nehemiah
        Nehemiah 4:16,23
      • Of the Roman centurion
        Matthew 8:9
      • Of Cornelius
        Acts 10:7
      • Onesimus
        Philippians 1:11
    • Servants in the parable of the pounds and the parable of the talents
      Matthew 25:14-23; Luke 19:12-19

  • WICKED AND UNFAITHFUL
    • Jeroboam
      1 Kings 11:26
    • Gehazi
      2 Kings 5:20-27
    • Zimri
      1 Kings 16:9,10; 2 Kings 9:31
    • Onesimus
      Philippians 1:11
    • Of Abraham and Lot
      Genesis 13:7
    • Of Abimelech
      Genesis 21:25
    • Of Ziba
      2 Samuel 16:1-4; 19:26,27
    • Of Absalom
      2 Samuel 13:28,29; 14:30
    • Of Shimei
      1 Kings 2:39
    • Of Joash
      2 Kings 12:19-21
    • Of Amon
      2 Kings 21:23
    • Of Job
      Job 19:15,16
    • In the parable of the talents and the parable of the pounds
      Matthew 25:24-30; Luke 19:20-26
    • In the parable of the vineyard
      Matthew 21:33-41; Mark 12:1-9
    • Conspiracy by
    • See CONSPIRACY

  • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
    Genesis 16:6-9; Exodus 20:10; Deuteronomy 5:14; Nehemiah 5:8; Job 19:15,16; 31:13,14; Psalm 123:2; Proverbs 12:9; 13:17; 17:2; 19:10; 25:13; 26:6; 27:18,27; 29:19,21; 30:10,21-23; Ecclesiastes 7:21; Isaiah 52:3; Jeremiah 22:13; 34:8-17; Lamentations 5:8; Zephaniah 1:9; Malachi 1:6; Matthew 8:9; 10:24,25; 24:45-51; Luke 12:35-48; 16:1-13; 17:7-9; 22:27; John 13:16; 1 Corinthians 4:2; 7:21-24; Ephesians 6:5-9; Colossians 3:22-25; 1 Timothy 6:1,2; Titus 2:9,10; 1 Peter 2:18-20

  • HIRED
    • Jacob
      Genesis 29:15; 30:26
    • Re-employed
      Genesis 30:27-34; 31:6,7,41
    • Parable of
      • The laborers of a vineyard
        Matthew 20:1-15
      • The father of the prodigal son
        Luke 15:17,19
    • The rebellious son
      Luke 15:15-19
    • Treatment of, more considerate than that of slaves
      Leviticus 25:53
    • Await employment in the marketplace
      Matthew 20:1-3
    • Wages paid
      • In kind
        Genesis 30:31,32; 2 Chronicles 2:10
      • In money
        Matthew 20:2
    • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
      Leviticus 19:13; 25:39-41; Deuteronomy 24:14,15; Job 7:1,2; 14:6; Malachi 3:5; Matthew 10:9,10; Luke 10:7; Romans 4:4; Colossians 4:1; 1 Timothy 5:18; James 5:4
    • See MASTERS
    • See WAGES

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Servant'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/s/servant.html. 1896.

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