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Bondage

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bondage

Of Israel in Egypt (Exodus 2:23, 25; 6:5), which is called the "house of bondage" (13:3; 20:2). This word is used also with reference to the captivity in Babylon (Isaiah 14:3), and the oppression of the Persian king (Ezra 9:8, 9).


Naves Topical Index
Bondage

Of Israelites in Egypt
Exodus 1:14; Exodus 2:23; Exodus 6:6

Of Israelites in Persia
Ezra 9:9
Emancipation; Servant


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bondage

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Bondage

BOND'AGE, noun Slavery or involuntary servitude; captivity; imprisonment; restraint of a person's liberty by compulsion. In ancient English law, villenage.

1. Obligation; tie of duty.

He must resolve not to be brought under the bondage of observing oaths.

2. In scripture, spiritual subjection to sin and corrupt passions, or to the yoke of the ceremonial law; servile fear. Hebrews 2:15. Galatians 2:4. Romans 8:15.