Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) That which is due; payment.
2. (n.) That which a person is bound by moral obligation to do, or refrain from doing; that which one ought to do; service morally obligatory.
3. (n.) Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman, or a soldier; to be on duty.
4. (n.) Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors.
5. (n.) Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage.
6. (n.) The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaDUTY
du'-ti (dabhar; opheilo):
Greek3782. opheile -- a debt
... a debt. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: opheile Phonetic Spelling:
(of-i-lay') Short Definition: a debt, duty Definition: a debt, a duty, what ...
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651. apostole -- a sending away
2405. hierateia -- priesthood
1885. eparchia -- a province
203. akrobustia -- the prepuce, foreskin, hence uncircumcision
3195. mello -- to be about to
1163. dei -- it is necessary
3019. Leuites -- a Levite, a descendant of Levi
812. atakteo -- to be out of order, be remiss
15. agathopoieo -- to do good
Strong's Hebrew2992. yabam -- to perform the duty of a husband's brother
... 2991, 2992. yabam. 2993 . to perform the duty of a husband's brother.
Transliteration: yabam Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-bam') Short Definition: brother. ...
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1697. dabar -- speech, word
5772. ownah -- guilt
4931. mishmereth -- a guard, watch, charge, function
5921. al -- upon, above, over
5411. nethinim -- temple servants
7847. satah -- to turn aside
The Life of Duty, a Year's Plain Sermons, v. 2
Duty. December 5.
Motives to this Duty
The Duty of Every Day
The Duty of Searching the Scriptures
Duty of the Historian.
A Duty is to be Chosen from what is virtuous...
the Duty of Personal Catechizing and Instructing the Flock ...
The Duty of Remembering the Poor
It is the Duty, Then, of the Interpreter and Teacher of Holy ...
ThesaurusDuty (90 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman,
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Responsibilities (5 Occurrences)
Duties (46 Occurrences)
Obligation (17 Occurrences)
Office (64 Occurrences)
Alms (13 Occurrences)
Service (317 Occurrences)
Obligations (10 Occurrences)
Discharge (30 Occurrences)
Neglect (19 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceDuty (90 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:15 "Let it be so on this occasion," Jesus replied; "for so we ought to fulfil every religious duty." Then he consented;
Matthew 6:12 and forgive us our shortcomings, as we also have forgiven those who have failed in their duty towards us;
Matthew 17:25 He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"
Matthew 25:27 Your duty then was to deposit my money in some bank, and so when I came I should have got back my property with interest.
Mark 13:34 It is like a man living abroad who has left his house, and given the management to his servants--to each one his special duty--and has ordered the porter to keep awake.
Luke 1:8 Now while he was doing priestly duty before God in the prescribed course of his class,
Luke 2:49 "Why is it that you have been searching for me?" He replied; "did you not know that it is my duty to be engaged upon my Father's business?"
Luke 11:4 and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive every one who fails in his duty to us; and bring us not into temptation.'"
Luke 13:4 Or those eighteen on whom the tower at Siloam fell, do you suppose they had failed in their duty more than all the rest of the people who live in Jerusalem?
Luke 17:10 Even so you also, when you have done all the things that are commanded you, say,'We are unworthy servants. We have done our duty.'"
John 13:14 If I then, your Master and Rabbi, have washed your feet, it is also your duty to wash one another's feet.
John 18:16 but Peter was standing at the door outside. So the other disciple, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to her who kept the door, and brought in Peter.
Acts 6:3 Therefore, brethren, pick out from among yourselves seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, and we will appoint them to undertake this duty.
Acts 12:6 Now when Herod was on the point of taking him out of prison, that very night Peter was asleep between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards were on duty outside the door.
Acts 20:22 "And now, impelled by a sense of duty, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there,
Acts 20:24 But even the sacrifice of my life I count as nothing, if only I may perfect my earthly course, and be faithful to the duty which the Lord Jesus has entrusted to me of proclaiming, as of supreme importance, the Good News of God's grace.
Acts 23:1 Paul, looking steadfastly at the council, said, "Brothers, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day."
Acts 26:9 "I myself, however, thought it a duty to do many things in hostility to the name of Jesus, the Nazarene.
Romans 15:1 As for us who are strong, our duty is to bear with the weaknesses of those who are not strong, and not seek our own pleasure.
Romans 15:16 that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles, doing priestly duties in connexion with God's Good News so that the sacrifice--namely the Gentiles--may be acceptable to Him, being (as it is)
Romans 15:27 It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things.
Romans 15:28 So after discharging this duty, and making sure that these kind gifts reach those for whom they are intended, I shall start for Spain, passing through Rome on my way there;
1 Corinthians 7:3 Let the husband render to his wife the affection owed her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
Ephesians 6:1 Children, be obedient to your parents as a Christian duty, for it is a duty.
Ephesians 6:7 With right good will, be faithful to your duty as service rendered to the Lord and not to man.
Colossians 4:4 Then I shall proclaim it fully, as it is my duty to do.
2 Thessalonians 3:7 For you yourselves know that it is your duty to follow our example. There was no disorder in our lives among you,
2 Thessalonians 3:13 But you, brethren, must not grow weary in the path of duty;
1 Timothy 5:4 But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
2 Timothy 2:4 No soldier on duty entangles himself in the affairs of life, that he may please him who enrolled him as a soldier.
2 Timothy 4:5 But as for you, you must exercise habitual self-control, and not live a self-indulgent life, but do the duty of an evangelist and fully discharge the obligations of your office.
1 Peter 2:19 For it is an acceptable thing with God, if, from a sense of duty to Him, a man patiently submits to wrong, when treated unjustly.
Genesis 38:8 Judah said to Onan, "Go in to your brother's wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her, and raise up seed to your brother."
Exodus 1:16 and he said, "When you perform the duty of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them on the birth stool; if it is a son, then you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."
Exodus 21:10 If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
Numbers 3:25 The duty of the sons of Gershon in the Tent of Meeting shall be the tabernacle, and the tent, its covering, and the screen for the door of the Tent of Meeting,
Numbers 3:31 Their duty shall be the ark, the table, the lamp stand, the altars, the vessels of the sanctuary with which they minister, and the screen, and all its service.
Numbers 3:36 The appointed duty of the sons of Merari shall be the tabernacle's boards, its bars, its pillars, its sockets, all its instruments, all its service,
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.
Numbers 4:16 "The duty of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest shall be the oil for the light, the sweet incense, the continual meal offering, and the anointing oil, the requirements of all the tabernacle, and of all that is in it, the sanctuary, and its furnishings."
Numbers 4:27 At the commandment of Aaron and his sons shall be all the service of the sons of the Gershonites, in all their burden, and in all their service; and you shall appoint their duty to them in all their responsibilities.
Numbers 4:28 This is the service of the families of the sons of the Gershonites in the Tent of Meeting: and their duty shall be under the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.
Numbers 4:31 This is the duty of their burden, according to all their service in the Tent of Meeting: the tabernacle's boards, its bars, its pillars, its sockets,
Numbers 4:32 and the pillars of the court around it, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords, with all their instruments, and with all their service: and by name you shall appoint the instruments of the duty of their burden.
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."
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.
Numbers 18:5 "You shall perform the duty of the sanctuary, and the duty of the altar; that there be wrath no more on the children of Israel.
Numbers 31:30 Of the children of Israel's half, you shall take one drawn out of every fifty, of the persons, of the cattle, of the donkeys, and of the flocks, even of all the livestock, and give them to the Levites, who perform the duty of the tabernacle of Yahweh."
Numbers 31:47 even of the children of Israel's half, Moses took one drawn out of every fifty, both of man and of animal, and gave them to the Levites, who performed the duty of the tabernacle of Yahweh; as Yahweh commanded Moses.
Deuteronomy 24:5 When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out in the army, neither shall he be assigned any business: he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer his wife whom he has taken.
Deuteronomy 25:5 If brothers dwell together, and one of them die, and have no son, the wife of the dead shall not be married outside to a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in to her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.
Deuteronomy 25:7 If the man doesn't want to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders, and say, "My husband's brother refuses to raise up to his brother a name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother to me."
Joshua 22:3 You have not left your brothers these many days to this day, but have performed the duty of the commandment of Yahweh your God.
1 Kings 4:28 Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds brought they to the place where the officers were, every man according to his duty.
1 Kings 14:27 King Rehoboam made in their place shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.
2 Kings 11:5 He commanded them, saying, "This is the thing that you shall do: a third part of you, who come in on the Sabbath, shall be keepers of the watch of the king's house;
2 Kings 11:7 The two companies of you, even all who go out on the Sabbath, shall keep the watch of the house of Yahweh around the king.
2 Kings 11:9 The captains over hundreds did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded; and they took every man his men, those who were to come in on the Sabbath, with those who were to go out on the Sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest.
1 Chronicles 9:27 They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.
1 Chronicles 9:33 These are the singers, heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, who lived in the chambers and were
1 Chronicles 16:37 And he left there, before the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, Asaph and his brethren, to do the service before the ark continually, as every day's duty required;
1 Chronicles 23:28 For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Yahweh, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God;
1 Chronicles 23:32 and that they should keep the duty of the Tent of Meeting, and the duty of the holy place, and the duty of the sons of Aaron their brothers, for the service of the house of Yahweh.
1 Chronicles 24:19 This was the ordering of them in their service, to come into the house of Yahweh according to the ordinance given to them by Aaron their father, as Yahweh, the God of Israel, had commanded him.
1 Chronicles 27:1 Now the children of Israel after their number, the heads of fathers' houses and the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and their officers who served the king, in any matter of the divisions which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year-of every division were twenty-four thousand.
2 Chronicles 5:13 it happened, when the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking Yahweh; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised Yahweh, saying, For he is good; for his loving kindness endures forever; that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of Yahweh,
2 Chronicles 8:13 even as the duty of every day required, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the Sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the set feasts, three times in the year, even in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tents.
2 Chronicles 8:14 He appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their offices, to praise, and to minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required; the doorkeepers also by their divisions at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.
2 Chronicles 12:10 King Rehoboam made in their place shields of brass, and committed them to the hands of the captains of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.
2 Chronicles 23:4 This is the thing that you shall do: a third part of you, who come in on the Sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds;
2 Chronicles 23:6 But let none come into the house of Yahweh, save the priests, and those who minister of the Levites; they shall come in, for they are holy: but all the people shall keep the instruction of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 23:8 So the Levites and all Judah did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded: and they took every man his men, those who were to come in on the Sabbath; with those who were to go out on the Sabbath; for Jehoiada the priest didn't dismiss the shift.
2 Chronicles 31:16 besides those who were reckoned by genealogy of males, from three years old and upward, even everyone who entered into the house of Yahweh, as the duty of every day required, for their service in their offices according to their divisions;
Ezra 3:4 They kept the feast of tents, as it is written, and offered the daily burnt offerings by number, according to the ordinance, as the duty of every day required;
Ezra 4:13 Be it known now to the king that if this city is built, and the walls finished, they will not pay tribute, custom, or toll, and in the end it will be hurtful to the kings.
Ezra 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all the country beyond the River; and tribute, custom, and toll, was paid to them.
Ezra 7:24 Also we inform you, that touching any of the priests and Levites, the singers, porters, Nethinim, or servants of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose tribute, custom, or toll, on them.
Ezra 10:12 Then all the assembly answered with a loud voice, As you have said concerning us, so must we do.
Nehemiah 7:3 I said to them, Don't let the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand on guard, let them shut the doors, and you bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, everyone in his watch, and everyone to be over against his house.
Nehemiah 12:45 They performed the duty of their God, and the duty of the purification, and so did the singers and the porters, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
Nehemiah 13:13 I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were counted faithful, and their business was to distribute to their brothers.
Job 33:23 If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his duty;
Ecclesiastes 12:13 This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.
Jeremiah 32:7 Behold, Hanamel the son of Shallum your uncle shall come to you, saying, Buy my field that is in Anathoth; for the right of redemption is yours to buy it.
Ezekiel 40:45 He said to me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the duty of the house;
Ezekiel 40:46 and the chamber whose prospect is toward the north is for the priests, the keepers of the duty of the altar: these are the sons of Zadok, who from among the sons of Levi come near to Yahweh to minister to him.
Ezekiel 44:8 You have not performed the duty of my holy things; but you have set performers of my duty in my sanctuary for yourselves.
Ezekiel 44:14 Yet will I make them performers of the duty of the house, for all its service, and for all that shall be done therein.
Ezekiel 44:15 But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, who performed the duty of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister to me; and they shall stand before me to offer to me the fat and the blood, says the Lord Yahweh:
Ezekiel 45:17 It shall be the prince's part to give the burnt offerings, and the meal offerings, and the drink offerings, in the feasts, and on the new moons, and on the Sabbaths, in all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel: he shall prepare the sin offering, and the meal offering, and the burnt offering, and the peace offerings, to make atonement for the house of Israel.
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