Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1210

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:261

KJV Translation Count — 127x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: servant (120), bond (6), bondman (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a slave, bondman, man of servile condition
a. a slave
b. metaph., one who gives himself up to another's will those whose service is used by Christ in extending and advancing his cause among men
c. devoted to another to the disregard of one's own interests
2. a servant, attendant
For Synonyms see entry 5928

Strong's Definitions

doo'-los; from (1210) (δέω); a slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently therefore in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency): — bond (-man), servant.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my G1401, Do this, and he doeth it.


The disciple is not above his master, nor the G1401 above his lord.


It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the G1401 as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?


So the G1401s of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares?


He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The G1401s said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?


Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his G1401s.


The G1401 therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.


Then the lord of that G1401 was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.


But the same G1401 went out, and found one of his fellowG1401s, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.


Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked G1401, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: