δουλεύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
δουλεύω
Greek transliteration: 
douleuō
Simplified transliteration: 
douleuo
Principal Parts: 
δουλεύσω, ἐδούλευσα, δεδούλευκα, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1398
GK Number: 
1526
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
25
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(6)
Gloss: 
to serve (as a slave)
Definition: 
to be a slave, or servant; to be in slavery or subjection, Jn. 8:33; Acts 7:7; Rom. 9:12; to discharge the duties of a slave or servant, Eph. 6:7; 1 Tim. 6:2; to serve, be occupied in the service of, be devoted, subservient, Mt. 6:24; Lk. 15:29; Acts 20:19; Rom. 14:18; 16:18; met. to be enthralled, involved in a slavish service, spiritually or morally, Gal. 4:9, 25; Tit. 3:3

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) God and possessions.
Luke 15:29 but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served (douleuō | δουλεύω | pres act ind 1 sg) you, and I never disregarded a command of yours, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends.
Luke 16:13 “No servant is able to (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) two masters. For either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) God and money.”
John 8:33 They replied to him, “We are descendants of Abraham and have (dedouleukamen | δεδουλεύκαμεν | perf act ind 1 pl) never been (dedouleukamen | δεδουλεύκαμεν | perf act ind 1 pl) slaves (dedouleukamen | δεδουλεύκαμεν | perf act ind 1 pl) to anyone! How can you say, ‘You will become free’?”
Acts 7:7 But, ‘Whatever nation they serve (douleusousin | δουλεύσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) as slaves, I will punish,’ said God, ‘and after this they will come out and they will worship me in this place.’
Acts 20:19 serving (douleuōn | δουλεύων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) the Lord with all humility and with tears, enduring the trials that fell on me by the plots of the Jews;
Romans 6:6 We know that our old self was crucified with him, so that the body of sin would be rendered powerless, so that we would (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) no longer be enslaved (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) by sin;
Romans 7:6 But now we have been released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) in newness of the Spirit and not under the old written code.
Romans 7:25 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself serve (douleuō | δουλεύω | pres act ind 1 sg) the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin.
Romans 9:12 not because of works, but because of his call — it was said to her, “The older will serve (douleusei | δουλεύσει | fut act ind 3 sg) the younger.”
Romans 12:11 do not lag in zeal; be enthusiastic in spirit; serve (douleuontes | δουλεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) the Lord;
Romans 14:18 whoever serves (douleuōn | δουλεύων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.
Romans 16:18 For such people do (douleuousin | δουλεύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) not serve (douleuousin | δουλεύουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) our Lord Christ but their own appetites. By their smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the guileless.
Galatians 4:8 Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved (edouleusate | ἐδουλεύσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) to those who by nature are not gods.
Galatians 4:9 But now that you have come to know God — or rather, are known by God — how can you turn back again to the feeble and inferior elementary principles of the world? How can you want to (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) be (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) their slaves (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) all over again?
Galatians 4:25 Now Hagar represents Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery (douleuei | δουλεύει | pres act ind 3 sg) with her children.
Galatians 5:13 For you, brothers, were called to freedom. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve (douleuete | δουλεύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) one another.
Ephesians 6:7 serving (douleuontes | δουλεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) with enthusiasm as though serving the Lord and not men,
Philippians 2:22 But you know Timothy’s proven character, how as a child with his father he (edouleusen | ἐδούλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) served (edouleusen | ἐδούλευσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) with me in the furtherance of the gospel.
Colossians 3:24 for you know that from Lord you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as your reward. Serve (douleuete | δουλεύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) the Lord Christ. Serve (douleuete | δουλεύετε | pres act imperative 2 pl)
1 Thessalonians 1:9 For they themselves report regarding us what kind of reception we had among you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve (douleuein | δουλεύειν | pres act inf ) the living and true God,
1 Timothy 6:2 And let those who have believing masters not despise them because they are brothers; rather, let (douleuetōsan | δουλευέτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) them (douleuetōsan | δουλευέτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) serve (douleuetōsan | δουλευέτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) all the more since those benefiting from their act of kindness are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.
Titus 3:3 For once we ourselves also were foolish, disobedient, being led astray, being enslaved (douleuontes | δουλεύοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) by desires and various pleasures, living a life of evil and envy, detestable, hating one another.