Obligation
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Greek
1658. eleutheros -- free, ie not a slave or not under restraint
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: eleutheros Phonetic Spelling:
(el-yoo'-ther-os) Short Definition: free, delivered from obligation Definition: ...
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3782. opheile -- a debt
... Cognate: 3782 (a feminine noun) -- a (applied) kind of indebtedness, implying an
"applied obligation" due to the debt (what is owed). See 3781 (). ...
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1432. dorean -- as a gift, to no purpose
... adverbial form of 1431/) -- something done (as ), ie ""; unearned (undeserved);
freely given (without cost) hence not done out of mere obligation or compulsion ...
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595. apothesis -- a putting away
... 595 (from 659 , "put away, let go") -- properly, a putting off (letting go) to
(set something aside); a from a previous obligation; (figuratively) removal, by ...
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859. aphesis -- dismissal, release, fig. pardon
... Cognate: 859 (from 863 , "send away, forgive" ) -- properly, "something "; ie remission
("forgiveness"), releasing someone from obligation or debt. See 863 (). ...
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3783. opheilema -- that which is owed, a debt
... sin. Cognate: 3783 (a neuter noun) -- the of having a debt, focusing on
the after-effect of the obligation (note the suffix). Word ...
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2218. zugos -- a yoke
... From the root of zeugnumi (to join, especially by a "yoke"); a coupling, ie
(figuratively) servitude (a law or obligation); also (literally) the beam of the ...
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3784. opheilo -- to owe
... opheileo (of-i-leh'-o) probably from the base of ophelos (through the idea of accruing);
to owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must ...
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3781. opheiletes -- a debtor
... Word Origin from opheilo Definition a debtor NASB Word Usage culprits (1),
debtors (1), indebted (1), owed (1), under obligation (3). ...
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433. aneko -- to be fit, be proper
... (Col 3:18) (433 ) -- Note the imperfect tense ("was fitting"). [JB Lightfoot, "The
tense involved perhaps implies an essential () obligation" of what was "."]. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
632. issar -- a bond, binding obligation
... 631, 632. issar. 633 . a bond, binding obligation. Transliteration: issar
Phonetic Spelling: (es-sawr') Short Definition: obligation. ...
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4687. mitsvah -- commandment
... from tsavah Definition commandment NASB Word Usage command (15), commanded (7),
commandment (34), commandments (118), commands (2), obligation (1), prescribed ...
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3867. lavah -- to join, be joined
... A primitive root; properly, to twine, ie (by implication) to unite, to remain; also
to borrow (as a form of obligation) or (caus.) To lend -- abide with, borrow ...
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5355a. naqi -- clean, free from, exempt
... Word Origin from naqah Definition clean, free from, exempt NASB Word Usage clean
(1), exempt (1), free (5), free of obligation (1), go unpunished (1 ...
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4931. mishmereth -- a guard, watch, charge, function
... Usage allegiance (1), charge (27), duties (15), duty (2), guard post (2), guard*
(1), guards (2), keep (1), keep* (1), kept (5), obligation (4), obligations (4 ...
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Library

Privilege and Obligation
... ROMANS PRIVILEGE AND OBLIGATION. ... The one is a statement of a universal prerogative,
the other an enforcement of a universal obligation. ...
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Moral Obligation.
... LECTURE III. MORAL OBLIGATION. Man is a subject of moral obligation. ... Man, by a
law of necessity, affirms himself to be under moral obligation. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture iii moral obligation.htm

Of the Obligation of the English Benedictines to the Mission...
... CHAPTER X. Of the obligation of the English Benedictines to the Mission´┐Ż Sec. Sec.
1, 2. Of the obligation of the English Benedictines to the Mission. ...
/.../chapter x of the obligation.htm

Foundation of Moral Obligation.
... LECTURE V. FOUNDATION OF MORAL OBLIGATION. The theory of Right as the foundation
of obligation. ... Rightarians say that right is the ground of such obligation. ...
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Foundation of Moral Obligation.
... FOUNDATION OF MORAL OBLIGATION. In the discussion of this question, I will first
state what is intended by the foundation, or ground, of obligation. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture iv foundation of moral.htm

Covenanting Confers Obligation.
... CHAPTER V. COVENANTING CONFERS OBLIGATION. As it has been shown that all
duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant ...
/.../the ordinance of covenanting/chapter v covenanting confers obligation.htm

Foundation of Moral Obligation.
... LECTURE VI. FOUNDATION OF MORAL OBLIGATION. I now enter upon the discussion
of the theory, that the goodness, or moral excellence ...
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Foundation of Moral Obligation.
... LECTURE VIII. FOUNDATION OF MORAL OBLIGATION. ... 1. I will begin with the theory that
regards the sovereign will of God as the foundation of moral obligation. ...
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Foundation of Moral Obligation.
... LECTURE VII. FOUNDATION OF MORAL OBLIGATION. I now come to consider the philosophy
which teaches that moral order is the foundation of moral obligation. ...
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Letter xii. Improvement of Time. Present Obligation.
... LETTERS, &c. LETTER XII. Improvement of Time. Present Obligation. ... 3. This duty is
enforced by our obligation to employ all our time for the glory of God. ...
/.../letter xii improvement of time.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of obligating.

2. (n.) That which obligates or constrains; the binding power of a promise, contract, oath, or vow, or of law; that which constitutes legal or moral duty.

3. (n.) Any act by which a person becomes bound to do something to or for another, or to forbear something; external duties imposed by law, promise, or contract, by the relations of society, or by courtesy, kindness, etc.

4. (n.) The state of being obligated or bound; the state of being indebted for an act of favor or kindness; as, to place others under obligations to one.

5. (n.) A bond with a condition annexed, and a penalty for nonfulfillment. In a larger sense, it is an acknowledgment of a duty to pay a certain sum or do a certain things.

Thesaurus
Obligation (17 Occurrences)
...Obligation (17 Occurrences). ... Romans 8:12 Therefore, brethren, it is not to our lower
natures that we are under obligation that we should live by their rule. ...
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Discharge (30 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To of something weighing upon or impeding over one, as a debt, claim,
obligation, responsibility, accusation, etc.; to absolve; to acquit; to clear. ...
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Quit (12 Occurrences)
... See Guitguit. 2. (v.) Released from obligation, charge, penalty, etc.;
free; clear; absolved; acquitted. 3. (imp. & pp) of Quit. ...
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Ought (130 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (v.) To be under obligation to do something. 2. (imp.,
pp, or auxiliary) Was or were under obligation to pay; owed. ...
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Indebted (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Indebt. 2. (a.) Brought into debt;
being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden. ...
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Release (61 Occurrences)
... let go. 3. (n.) To relieve from something that confines, burdens, or oppresses,
as from pain, trouble, obligation, penalty. 4. (n ...
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Redeem (56 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To regain by performing the obligation or condition stated; to discharge
the obligation mentioned in, as a promissory note, bond, or other evidence of ...
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Pay (212 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To satisfy, or content; specifically, to satisfy (another person) for service
rendered, property delivered, etc.; to discharge one's obligation to; to ...
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Bond (32 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary An obligation of any kind (Numbers 30:2, 4, 12). The
word ... fellowship. 4. (n.) Moral or political duty or obligation. 5 ...
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Bilhan (3 Occurrences)
... (2) A question much discussed is, Was "the bond" (the Revised Version (British and
American)) merely an acknowledgment of debt, or was it an obligation to pay ...
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Bible Concordance
Obligation (17 Occurrences)

Romans 1:14 I am already under obligations alike to Greek-speaking races and to others, to cultured and to uncultured people:
(Root in WEY NAS RSV)

Romans 4:4 Now to him who works, the reward is not counted as grace, but as debt.
(See NIV)

Romans 8:12 Therefore, brethren, it is not to our lower natures that we are under obligation that we should live by their rule.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Romans 15:27 Yes, they have kindly done this, and, in fact, it was a debt they owed them. For seeing that the Gentiles have been admitted in to partnership with the Jews in their spiritual blessings, they in turn are under an obligation to render sacred service to the Jews in temporal things.
(WEY)

Galatians 5:3 I once more protest to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law of Moses.
(WEY NAS)

Numbers 3:38 Those who encamp before the tabernacle eastward, in front of the Tent of Meeting toward the sunrise, shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary for the duty of the children of Israel. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death.
(See NAS)

Numbers 8:26 but shall minister with their brothers in the Tent of Meeting, to perform the duty, and shall do no service. You shall do thus to the Levites concerning their duties."
(See NAS)

Numbers 18:3 They shall keep your commands, and the duty of all the Tent: only they shall not come near to the vessels of the sanctuary and to the altar, that they not die, neither they, nor you.
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:2 When a man vows a vow to Yahweh, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:3 "Also when a woman vows a vow to Yahweh, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house, in her youth,
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:4 and her father hears her vow, and her bond with which she has bound her soul, and her father holds his peace at her; then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she has bound her soul shall stand.
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:9 "But the vow of a widow, or of her who is divorced, even everything with which she has bound her soul, shall stand against her.
(See NIV)

Numbers 30:10 "If she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath,
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:11 and her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and didn't disallow her; then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she bound her soul shall stand.
(See NAS)

Numbers 30:12 But if her husband made them null and void in the day that he heard them, then whatever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband has made them void; and Yahweh will forgive her.
(See NAS)

Numbers 32:22 and the land is subdued before Yahweh; then afterward you shall return, and be guiltless towards Yahweh, and towards Israel; and this land shall be to you for a possession before Yahweh.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 10:32 Also we made ordinances for us, to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel for the service of the house of our God;
(See NAS RSV)

Subtopics

Obligation

Obligation: A Motive of Obedience

Obligation: Acknowledgment of

Related Terms

Discharge (30 Occurrences)

Quit (12 Occurrences)

Ought (130 Occurrences)

Indebted (4 Occurrences)

Release (61 Occurrences)

Redeem (56 Occurrences)

Pay (212 Occurrences)

Bond (32 Occurrences)

Bilhan (3 Occurrences)

Righteousness (442 Occurrences)

Redeemer (42 Occurrences)

Redemption (46 Occurrences)

Owe (10 Occurrences)

Recognize (52 Occurrences)

Exempt (4 Occurrences)

Payment (168 Occurrences)

Bind (68 Occurrences)

Condition (38 Occurrences)

Shall (64703 Occurrences)

Surety (21 Occurrences)

Security (41 Occurrences)

Debt (48 Occurrences)

Adoption (5 Occurrences)

Lord's (548 Occurrences)

Sabbath (126 Occurrences)

Obligations (10 Occurrences)

Baptist (16 Occurrences)

Interpretation (45 Occurrences)

Quarrel (22 Occurrences)

Keys (2 Occurrences)

Kindly (57 Occurrences)

Education (4 Occurrences)

Neighbor (123 Occurrences)

Natures (12 Occurrences)

Nazarite (8 Occurrences)

Under (4325 Occurrences)

Undertake (16 Occurrences)

Owing (7 Occurrences)

Oblige (1 Occurrence)

Obligates (4 Occurrences)

Order (809 Occurrences)

Obligated (9 Occurrences)

Onus

Obliging (2 Occurrences)

Owed (10 Occurrences)

Just (1529 Occurrences)

Legal (13 Occurrences)

Lower (72 Occurrences)

Loose (219 Occurrences)

Lay (524 Occurrences)

Guest (24 Occurrences)

Guilt (180 Occurrences)

Whitewash (7 Occurrences)

Impose (12 Occurrences)

Incumbent (1 Occurrence)

Independent (1 Occurrence)

Fail (130 Occurrences)

Force (250 Occurrences)

Forfeit (12 Occurrences)

Term (4 Occurrences)

Thank (68 Occurrences)

Temporal (4 Occurrences)

Tie (18 Occurrences)

Tribute (67 Occurrences)

Trust (201 Occurrences)

Tender (66 Occurrences)

Refuge (111 Occurrences)

Remit (3 Occurrences)

Remission (18 Occurrences)

Responsibility (17 Occurrences)

Renew (16 Occurrences)

Redeemable (1 Occurrence)

Excuse (13 Occurrences)

Engage (20 Occurrences)

Espouse (2 Occurrences)

Even (10971 Occurrences)

Duty (90 Occurrences)

Defy (10 Occurrences)

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