Subdue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To bring under; to conquer by force or the exertion of superior power, and bring into permanent subjection; to reduce under dominion; to vanquish.

2. (v. t.) To overpower so as to disable from further resistance; to crush.

3. (v. t.) To destroy the force of; to overcome; as, medicines subdue a fever.

4. (v. t.) To render submissive; to bring under command; to reduce to mildness or obedience; to tame; as, to subdue a stubborn child; to subdue the temper or passions.

5. (v. t.) To overcome, as by persuasion or other mild means; as, to subdue opposition by argument or entreaties.

6. (v. t.) To reduce to tenderness; to melt; to soften; as, to subdue ferocity by tears.

7. (v. t.) To make mellow; to break, as land; also, to destroy, as weeds.

8. (v. t.) To reduce the intensity or degree of; to tone down; to soften; as, to subdue the brilliancy of colors.

Greek
1396. doulagogeo -- to enslave, fig. subdue
... subdue. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: doulagogeo Phonetic Spelling:
(doo-lag-ogue-eh'-o) Short Definition: I enslave Definition: I bring into subjection ...
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1150. damazo -- to tame
... to tame. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: damazo Phonetic Spelling:
(dam-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I tame, subdue Definition: I tame, subdue, involving ...
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2610. katagonizomai -- to struggle against
... to struggle against. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katagonizomai Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I subdue Definition: I ...
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2289. thanatoo -- to put to death
... to put to death. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: thanatoo Phonetic Spelling:
(than-at-o'-o) Short Definition: I put to death, subdue Definition: I put to ...
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163. aichmalotizo -- to take or lead captive
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: aichmalotizo Phonetic Spelling: (aheekh-mal-
o-tid'-zo) Short Definition: I take captive, subdue, ensnare Definition: I ...
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3528. nikao -- to conquer, prevail
... Verb Transliteration: nikao Phonetic Spelling: (nik-ah'-o) Short Definition: I conquer,
overcome Definition: I conquer, am victorious, overcome, prevail, subdue ...
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3499. nekroo -- to put to death
... be dead, mortify. From nekros; to deaden, ie (figuratively) to subdue -- be
dead, mortify. see GREEK nekros. (nekrosate) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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5299. hupopiazo -- to strike under the eye
... optanomai; to hit under the eye (buffet or disable an antagonist as a pugilist),
ie (figuratively) to tease or annoy (into compliance), subdue (one's passions ...
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5293. hupotasso -- to place or rank under, to subject, mid. to ...
... From hupo and tasso; to subordinate; reflexively, to obey -- be under obedience
(obedient), put under, subdue unto, (be, make) subject (to, unto), be (put) in ...
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4717. stauroo -- to fence with stakes, to crucify
... crucify. From stauros; to impale on the cross; figuratively, to extinguish
(subdue) passion or selfishness -- crucify. see GREEK stauros. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3533. kabash -- to subdue, bring into bondage
... 3532, 3533. kabash. 3534 . to subdue, bring into bondage. Transliteration:
kabash Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-bash') Short Definition: subdued. Word Origin a prim ...
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7286. radad -- to beat out, beat down, subdue
... 7285b, 7286. radad. 7287 . to beat out, beat down, subdue. Transliteration:
radad Phonetic Spelling: (raw-dad') Short Definition: gone. ... spend, spread, subdue ...
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3711. kaphah -- to subdue
... kaphah. 3712 . to subdue. Transliteration: kaphah Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-faw')
Short Definition: subdues. ... root Definition to subdue NASB Word Usage subdues (1 ...
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3665. kana -- to be humble
... root Definition to be humble NASB Word Usage becomes humbled (1), done (1), humble
(4), humbled (12), humbled yourself (3), subdue (4), subdued (11). ...
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8214. shephel -- to be low
... Word Origin (Aramaic) corresponding to shaphel Definition to be low NASB Word Usage
humble (1), humbled (2), subdue (1). abase, humble, put down, subdue. ...
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2827. chashal -- to shatter
... subdue. (Aramaic) a root corresponding to chashal; to weaken, ie Crush -- subdue.
see HEBREW chashal. 2826, 2827. chashal. 2828 . Strong's Numbers.
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1696. dabar -- to speak
... A primitive root; perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words),
to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue -- answer, appoint, bid ...
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3766. kara -- to bow down
... by implication, to sink, to prostrate -- bow (down, self), bring down (low), cast
down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling, sink, smite (stoop) down, subdue, X very ...
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3238. yanah -- to oppress, maltreat, perhaps suppress
... suppress NASB Word Usage do him wrong (1), mistreat (2), oppress (3), oppresses
(1), oppressing (1), oppressor (2), oppressors (1), subdue (1), thrusting (1 ...
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4272. machats -- to smite through, wound severely, shatter
... A primitive root; to dash asunder; by implication, to crush, smash or violently
plunge; figuratively, to subdue or destroy -- dip, pierce (through), smite ...
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Library

Thus did God Subdue all those who Persecuted his Name...
... Chap. L. Thus did God subdue all those who persecuted His name´┐Ż Thus did
God subdue all those who persecuted His name, so that ...
/.../lactantius/of the manner in which the persecutors died/chap l thus did god.htm

Of the Cause of Cain's Crime and his Obstinacy, which not Even the ...
... Book XV. Chapter 7."Of the Cause of Cain's Crime and His Obstinacy, Which
Not Even the Word of God Could Subdue. But though God ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 7 of the cause of.htm

Here Beginneth the Story of Judith
... avenge him on them all, and thereupon called all his dukes, princes, and men of
war, and held a counsel in which was decreed that he should subdue all the ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/here beginneth the story of.htm

Twenty-Third Sunday after Trinity. For Our Conversation is in ...
... who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashined like unto His glorious body,
according to the working whereby He is able even to subdue all things unto ...
/.../lyra germanica the christian year/twenty-third sunday after trinity for.htm

For those who First, when the Persecution Waxed Warm...
... drawn aside and lapsed, on their account they were roused mightily within, and,
as it were by some inward voice, impelled to war down and subdue the adversary ...
/.../peter/the writings of peter of alexandria/canon xi for those who.htm

The Blessed Hope and Its Power
... ones in their bliss; +according to+, in ways and measures conditioned only by,
+the forth-putting+ (energeia) +of His ability actually to subdue to Himself all ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/moule/philippian studies/chapter x the blessed hope.htm

Exhortations.
... If thou lovest the good disciples, no thanks are due to thee on that account;
but rather seek by meekness to subdue the more troublesome. ...
/.../chapter ii exhortations.htm

Noxious Animals Worshipped by the Egyptians; Man by Arts an Evil ...
... also, according to them, man is for this reason held in especial honour, because
most of all, by his subtle inventions and arts, he is wont to subdue most of ...
/.../alexander/of the manichaeans/chapter xiv noxious animals worshipped by.htm

The Truth of God
... [1] The power of God, whereby he is able to fulfil the promise. God has promised
to subdue our corruption. He will subdue our iniquities.' Micah 7:19. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watson/a body of divinity/10 the truth of god.htm

Blessed be He that Ordained Baptism, for the Atonement of the Sons ...
... 10. For with the armour that David put on, after the anointing he
fought"and laid low the giant who sought to subdue Israel. 11. Lo! ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn v blessed be he.htm

Thesaurus
Subdue (26 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To overpower so as to disable from further resistance; to crush. 3. (vt)
To destroy the force of; to overcome; as, medicines subdue a fever. ...
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Maid-servants (25 Occurrences)
... (WBS). 2 Chronicles 28:10 and now, sons of Judah and Jerusalem ye are saying to
subdue for men-servants and for maid-servants to you; but are there not with you ...
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Overpower (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish;
to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes. 2. (n.) A dominating power. ...
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Judith (1 Occurrence)
... had ceased to be, and its capital was destroyed.) He calls upon the peoples living
in the western country, including Palestine, to help him to subdue a rival ...
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Girdedst (3 Occurrences)
... (ASV DBY). 2 Samuel 22:40 And thou girdedst me with strength to battle: Thou
didst subdue under me those that rose up against me. (DBY). ...
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Charm (5 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) To make music upon; to tune. 7. (n.) To subdue, control, or summon
by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic. ...
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Conquer (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to
gain dominion over; to subdue by physical means; to reduce; to overcome by ...
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Men-servants (22 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 34:11 and they turn afterwards, and cause the men-servants and the
maid-servants to return, whom they had sent forth free, and they subdue them for ...
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Parthians (1 Occurrence)
... This was the last attempt of the Seleucid kings to subdue Parthia, and
it was acknowledged as the dominant power in Western Asia. ...
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Subdued (41 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Subdue. 2. (a.) Conquered; overpowered;
crushed; submissive; mild. 3. (a.) Not glaring in color; soft in tone. ...
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Bible Concordance
Subdue (26 Occurrences)

Mark 5:4 because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn asunder by him, and the fetters were shattered; and no one was able to subdue him.
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 9:27 but I beat my body and bring it into submission, lest by any means, after I have preached to others, I myself should be rejected.
(See RSV)

Philippians 3:21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.
(KJV DBY WBS)

Hebrews 11:33 who, through faith subdued kingdoms, worked out righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
(Root in WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)

James 3:8 and the tongue no one of men is able to subdue, 'it is' an unruly evil, full of deadly poison,
(YLT)

Genesis 1:28 God blessed them. God said to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the sky, and over every living thing that moves on the earth."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 24:24 But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim. They shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber. He also shall come to destruction."
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 9:3 Know therefore this day, that Yahweh your God is he who goes over before you as a devouring fire; he will destroy them, and he will bring them down before you: so you shall drive them out, and make them to perish quickly, as Yahweh has spoken to you.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 16:5 And the lords of the Philistines came to her and said to her, "Entice him, and see wherein his great strength lies, and by what means we may overpower him, that we may bind him to subdue him; and we will each give you eleven hundred pieces of silver."
(DBY RSV NIV)

Judges 16:6 And Deli'lah said to Samson, "Please tell me wherein your great strength lies, and how you might be bound, that one could subdue you."
(DBY RSV NIV)

Judges 16:19 She made him sleep on her knees; and she called for a man, and shaved off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from him.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 22:40 For you have armed me with strength for the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

1 Chronicles 17:10 and from the day that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel; and I will subdue all your enemies. Moreover I tell you that Yahweh will build you a house.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 28:10 and now, sons of Judah and Jerusalem ye are saying to subdue for men-servants and for maid-servants to you; but are there not with you causes of guilt before Jehovah your God?
(YLT)

Nehemiah 9:24 So the children went in and possessed the land, and you subdued before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, and gave them into their hands, with their kings, and the peoples of the land, that they might do with them as they would.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Esther 7:8 And the king hath turned back out of the garden of the house unto the house of the banquet of wine, and Haman is falling on the couch on which Esther 'is', and the king saith, 'Also to subdue the queen with me in the house?' the word hath gone out from the mouth of the king, and the face of Haman they have covered.
(YLT)

Psalms 18:39 For you have girded me with strength to the battle. You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Psalms 47:3 He subdues nations under us, and peoples under our feet.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 74:8 They said in their heart, "We will crush them completely." They have burned up all the places in the land where God was worshiped.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 81:14 I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn my hand against their adversaries.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 45:1 Thus says Yahweh to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have held, to subdue nations before him, and strip kings of their armor; to open the doors before him, and the gates shall not be shut:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 34:11 and they turn afterwards, and cause the men-servants and the maid-servants to return, whom they had sent forth free, and they subdue them for men-servants and for maid-servants.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 34:16 And -- ye turn back, and pollute My name, and ye cause each his man-servant and each his maid-servant, whom he had sent forth free, (at their pleasure,) to return, and ye subdue them to be to you for men-servants and for maid-servants.
(YLT)

Daniel 7:24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.
(KJV DBY WBS NAS NIV)

Micah 7:19 He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
(KJV JPS WBS YLT)

Zechariah 9:15 The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink, and make a noise as through wine; and they shall be filled like bowls, and as the corners of the altar.
(KJV WBS YLT)

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