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An obligation of any kind (Numbers 30:2, 4, 12). The word means also oppression or affliction (Psalms 116:16; Philippians 1:7). Christian love is the "bond of perfectness" (Colossians 3:14), and the influences of the Spirit are the "bond of peace" (Ephesians 4:3).
To keep the peace
1. Anything that binds, as a cord, a chain, a rope; a band.
2. Ligament; that which holds things together.
3. Union; connection; a binding.
Let walls be so constructed as to make a good bond
4. In the plural, chains; imprisonment; captivity.
He hath done nothing worthy of death or of bonds. Acts.
5. Cause of union; cement which unites; link of connection; as the bonds of affection.
Charity is the bond of perfectness. Colossians 3:11
6. An obligation imposing a moral duty, as by a vow, or promise, by law or other means.
7. In law, an obligation or deed by which a person binds himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, to pay a certain sum, on or before a future day appointed. This is a single bond But usually a condition is added, that ; if the obligor shall do a certain act, or pay a certain sum of money, on or before a time specified, the obligation shall be void; otherwise it shall remain in full force. If the condition is not performed, the bond becomes forfeited, and the obligor and his heirs are liable to the payment of the whole sum.
BOND, adjective [for bound.] In a state of servitude, or slavery; captive.
Whether we be jews or Gentiles; whether we be bond or free. 1 Corinthians 12:13.
BOND, verb transitive To give bond for; as for duties or customs at a custom house; to secure payment of, by giving a bond
On their reshipment and exportation, official clearances were given, in which no mention was made that the cargo consisted of bonded or debentured goods.
In the U.States, it is applied to the goods on which the customs arise, and to the duties secured by bond
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).
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.
BOND'ED, participle passive Secured by bond, as duties. bonded goods are those for the duties on which bonds are given at the custom house.
BOND'MAID, noun [bond and maid.] A female slave, or one bound to service without wages, in opposition to a hired servant.
BOND'MAN, noun [bond and man.] A man slave, or one bound to service without wages. In old English law, a villain, or tenant in villenage.
BOND'SERVANT, noun [bond and servant.] A slave; one who is subjected to the authority of another, or whose person and liberty are restrained.
BOND'SERVICE, noun [bond and service.] The condition of a bond-servant; slavery.
BOND'SLAVE, noun [bond and slave.] A person in a state of slavery; one whose person and liberty are subjected to the authority of a master.
BONDS'MAN, noun [bond and man.] A slave.
1. A surety; one who is bound, or who gives security, for another.
BOND'-WOMAN, noun [bond and woman.] A woman slave.
BON'DUC, noun A species of Guilandina, or nickar tree, the yellow nickar, a climbing plant, a native of the West Indies, bearing a pod containing two hard seeds of the size of a child's marble.