|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Slavery; the state of voluntary or compulsory subjection to a master; the condition of being bound to service; the condition of a slave; slavery; bondage; hence, a state of slavish dependence.
2. (n.) Servants, collectively.
3. (n.) A right whereby one thing is subject to another thing or person for use or convenience, contrary to the common right.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See SERVANT; SLAVE.
Servitude (21 Occurrences)
Romans 8:21 that also the creation itself shall be set free from the servitude of the corruption to the liberty of the glory of the children of God; (YLT)
1 Corinthians 7:15 And, if the unbelieving doth separate himself -- let him separate himself: the brother or the sister is not under servitude in such 'cases', and in peace hath God called us; (YLT)
1 Corinthians 9:27 but I chastise my body, and bring 'it' into servitude, lest by any means, having preached to others -- I myself may become disapproved. (YLT)
Galatians 4:3 so also we, when we were babes, under the elements of the world were in servitude, (YLT)
Galatians 4:8 But then, indeed, not having known God, ye were in servitude to those not by nature gods, (YLT)
Galatians 4:9 and now, having known God -- and rather being known by God -- how turn ye again unto the weak and poor elements to which anew ye desire to be in servitude? (YLT)
Galatians 4:24 which things are allegorized, for these are the two covenants: one, indeed, from mount Sinai, to servitude bringing forth, which is Hagar; (YLT)
Galatians 4:25 for this Hagar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and doth correspond to the Jerusalem that now 'is', and is in servitude with her children, (YLT)
Galatians 5:1 In the freedom, then, with which Christ did make you free -- stand ye, and be not held fast again by a yoke of servitude; (YLT)
2 Peter 2:19 liberty to them promising, themselves being servants of the corruption, for by whom any one hath been overcome, to this one also he hath been brought to servitude, (YLT)
Genesis 47:21 And as for the people, he made servants of them, town by town, from one end of Egypt to the other. (See NIV)
1 Kings 12:4 Thy father made our yoke grievous; and now lighten thou the grievous servitude of thy father and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee. (DBY)
2 Chronicles 10:4 Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore ease thou somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that he put upon us, and we will serve thee. (KJV DBY WBS)
Ezra 9:8 And now, as a small moment hath grace been from Jehovah our God, to leave to us an escape, and to give to us a nail in His holy place, by our God's enlightening our eyes, and by giving us a little quickening in our servitude; (YLT)
Ezra 9:9 for servants we 'are', and in our servitude our God hath not forsaken us, and stretcheth out unto us kindness before the kings of Persia, to give to us a quickening to lift up the house of our God, and to cause its wastes to cease, and to give to us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem. (YLT)
Nehemiah 5:18 Now that which was prepared for one day was one ox and six choice sheep, also fowls were prepared for me; and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine; yet for all this I demanded not the bread of the governor, because the service was heavy upon this people. (See NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 27:7 And all the nations shall serve him, and his son, and his son's son, until the time of his land also come, when many nations and great kings shall reduce him to servitude. (DBY)
Jeremiah 28:14 For thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, A yoke of iron I have put on the neck of all these nations to serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and they have served him, and also the beast of the field I have given to him.' (See RSV)
Jeremiah 30:8 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst thy bonds, and strangers shall no more reduce him to servitude. (DBY)
Lamentations 1:3 Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude; she dwells among the nations, she finds no rest: all her persecutors overtook her within the straits. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 34:27 And the tree of the field shall yield its fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase; and they shall be in safety in their land, and shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have broken the bands of their yoke and delivered them out of the hand of those that kept them in servitude. (DBY)