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Captivity

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CAPTIVITY, n.

1. The state of being a prisoner, or of being in the power of an enemy by force or the fate of war.
2. Subjection to love.
3. Subjection a state of being under control.

Bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. 2 Corinthians 10 .

4. Subjection servitude slavery.

But I see another law in my members--bringing me into captivity to the law of sin. Romans 7 .

To lead captivity captive, in scripture, is to subdue those who have held others in slavery, or captivity. Psalms 98 .

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Entry for 'Captivity'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/captivity.html.

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