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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1396 - δουλαγωγέω

from a presumed compound of (G1401) and (G71)
Parts of Speech
  1. to lead away into slavery, claim as one's slave
  2. to make a slave and to treat as a slave i.e. with severity, subject to stern and rigid discipline
Frequency Lists  
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  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (1)
1 Corinthians
NAS (2)
1 Corinthians
HCS (1)
1 Corinthians
BSB (1)
1 Corinthians
ESV (1)
1 Corinthians
WEB (1)
1 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


1. make a slave, treat as such, dub. in D.S. 12.24, cf. Arr. Epict. 3.24.76.

2. metaph. of pleasure, etc., δ. τοὺς βίους Longin. 44.6, cf. Charito 2.7; τὸ σῶμα bring it into subjection, 1 Corinthians 9:27.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*† δουλαγωγέω , -

(< δοῦλος , ἄγω ),

to make a slave, bring into bondage: 1 Corinthians 9:27 (Cremer, 703).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For δ. used in a moral sense, as in 1 Corinthians 9:27, we may cite Epict. iii. 24. 76 τί λέγεις πρὸς τοῦτον τὸν δουλαγωγοῦντά σε; ";what sayest thou to this man who is treating thee as a slave?"; Cf. ib. iv. 7. 17 (Sharp Epictetus and the NT, p. 71). For the subst. used literally cf. P Oxy I. 38.10 (A.D. 49–50) (= Selections, p. 53) τοῦ Σύρ [ου ] ἐπικεχειρηκότος ἀποσπάσαι εἰς δουλαγωγία [ν ] τὸν ἀφήλικά μου υἱὸν Ἀπίωνα, ";Syrus having endeavoured to carry off into slavery my young son Apion,"; ib. IX. 1206.11 (A.D. 335) εἰς δουλαγωγείαν ἄγειν, and the dialect inscription, apparently of Roman times, Syll 841.14 εἰ δέ τις ἐπιλανβάνοιτο αὐτῶν ἢ καταδουλίζοιτο, ἅ τε γενηθῖσα δουλαγωγία αὐτῶν ἄκυρος καὶ ἀρεμένα (l. ἀρμένα = ἠρμένη) ἔστω.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
δουλαγωγω δουλαγωγώ δουλαγωγῶ doulagogo doulagogô doulagōgō doulagōgō̂
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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