11 occurrences in 11 translations

'Compel' in the Bible

And if thy brother that dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee; thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bondservant:

And the drinking was according to the law; none did compel: for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house, that they should do according to every man's pleasure.

This is why my unsettling thoughts compel me to answer, because I am upset!

And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross.

"Can you compel the bridal party to fast," replied Jesus, "so long as they have the bridegroom among them?

And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

I beseech you not to compel me when present to make a bold display of the confidence with which I reckon I shall show my 'courage' against some who reckon that we are guided by worldly principles.

I have become a fool -- boasting; ye -- ye did compel me; for I ought by you to have been commended, for in nothing was I behind the very chiefest apostles -- even if I am nothing.

But when I saw that they were deviating from the truth of the gospel, I told Cephas in front of everyone, "If you, who are a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you compel Gentiles to live like Jews?"

Those who want to make a good showing in the flesh are the ones who would compel you to be circumcised-but only to avoid being persecuted for the cross of Christ.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנס 
'anac 
Usage: 1

נדח 
Nadach 
Usage: 53

פּרץ 
Parats 
Usage: 49

G29
ἀγγαρεύω 
Aggareuo 
compel to go
Usage: 2

ἀναγκάζω 
Anagkazo 
Usage: 8

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