'Subjection' in the Bible
“God seals (brings to a standstill, stops) [by severe weather] the hand of every man,That all men [whom He has made] may know His work [that is, His sovereign power and their subjection to it].
Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand.
My son, do not reject or take lightly the discipline of the Lord [learn from your mistakes and the testing that comes from His correction through discipline];Nor despise His rebuke,
For this is what the Lord says,“The products of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush (ancient Ethiopia)And the Sabeans, men of stature,Will come over to you and they will be yours;They will walk behind you, in chains [of subjection to you] they will come over,And they will bow down before you;They will make supplication to you, [humbly and earnestly] saying,‘Most certainly God is with you, and there is no other,No other God [besides Him].’”
But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
that the kingdom might be in subjection, not exalting itself, but keeping his covenant that it might continue.
behold (hear this), therefore, I am against you and against your rivers (the Nile, its tributaries), and I will make the land of Egypt a complete waste and a desolation, from [northern] Migdol to [southern] Syene, even as far as the border of Ethiopia (Cush).
So I will make the land of Egypt a desolation [plundered and ruined] among desolated lands; and her cities, among cities that are laid waste, will be desolate forty years. I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations and [I will] disperse them through the lands.”
“And they will be desolateIn the midst of countries that are desolated;And her cities will beAmong cities that are devastated [by plunder and slavery].
My people consult their [lifeless] wooden idol, and their [diviner’s] wand gives them oracles.For a spirit of prostitution has led them astray [morally and spiritually],And they have played the prostitute, withdrawing themselves from their God.
But Jesus called them to Himself and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles have absolute power and lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them [tyrannizing them].
Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, “You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their powerful men exercise authority over them [tyrannizing them].
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was in subjection to them. And his mother kept all these things in her heart.
Let not Sin therefore reign as king in your mortal bodies, causing you to be in subjection to their cravings;
For when you were the bondservants of sin, you were under no sort of subjection to Righteousness.
For the Creation fell into subjection to failure and unreality (not of its own choice, but by the will of Him who so subjected it)
Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
Therefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience’ sake.
But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
That is why a woman ought to have on her head a symbol of subjection, because of the angels.
Let your women be silent in the assemblies, for it is not permitted to them to speak; but to be in subjection, as the law also says.
For he has put all things in subjection under his feet. But when he says that all things are put in subjection, it is evident that it is except him who put all things in subjection to him.
But when all things shall have been brought into subjection to him, then the Son also himself shall be placed in subjection to him who put all things in subjection to him, that God may be all in all.)
that you also be in subjection to such men and to everyone who helps in the work and labors.
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;
To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
For even the circumcised [Jews] themselves do not [really] keep the Law, but they want to have you circumcised so that they may boast in your flesh [that is, in the fact that they convinced you to be circumcised].
And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,
Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;
And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them because they are brethren; but let them the rather serve them with subjection, because they are faithful and beloved, who profit by the good and ready service rendered. These things teach and exhort.
to be'sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:
Exhort'servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in all things; not gainsaying;
Put them in mind to be in subjection to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready unto every good work,
For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof we speak.
Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him.
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
For brute nature under all its forms--beasts and birds, reptiles and fishes--can be subjected and kept in subjection by human nature.
Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme,
Servants, be in subjection to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;
For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands: