Servant: Figurative
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Leviticus 25:42,55
For they are my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they shall not be sold as slaves.
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Psalm 116:16
O LORD, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, and the son of your handmaid: you have loosed my bonds.
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Matthew 24:45-51
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
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Luke 12:35-48
Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;
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Luke 17:7-9
But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say to him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat?
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John 8:32-35
And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
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Romans 6:16-22
Know you not, that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants you are to whom you obey; whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?
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1 Corinthians 4:1
Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
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1 Corinthians 7:21-23
Are you called being a servant? care not for it: but if you may be made free, use it rather.
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Galatians 5:13
For, brothers, you have been called to liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
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1 Peter 2:16
As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
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2 Peter 2:19
While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
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Revelation 7:3
Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
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Greek
1401. doulos -- a slave
... a slave (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary; frequently, therefore
in a qualified sense of subjection or subserviency) -- bond(-man), servant. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/1401.htm - 7k
Strong's Hebrew
5353. Neqoda -- head of a family of Nethinim
... Nekoda. Feminine of naqod (in the figurative sense of marked); distinction; Nekoda,
a Temple-servant -- Nekoda. see HEBREW naqod. 5352, 5353. Neqoda. 5354 ...
/hebrew/5353.htm - 6k

1121. ben -- son
... name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including ... meet, +
mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X ...
/hebrew/1121.htm - 8k

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The Figurative Language of Scripture.
... of this class of expositors, the maiming of the body is figurative language, and ...
In the parable of the unforgiving servant (Matt.18:23-35), his lord "commanded ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxxv the figurative language.htm

The Second Coming of Christ.
... But this perplexing expression under this theory refers exclusively to the figurative
and not to the ... a 45 Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxiv the second coming of.htm

Prophecy.
... Here is no double sense; no figurative language but what is sufficiently ... words in
the eleventh verse, "by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many ...
//christianbookshelf.org/paley/evidences of christianity/chapter i prophecy.htm

After Christ: with Christ
... this prospect is sufficient, 'Where I am, there shall also My servant be.' One ... imitate
that in its effects, except in a very secondary and figurative fashion. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture i/after christ with christ.htm

On the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
... enter into the inner man, and to pass, from things that are figurative and visible ...
with all his might; just s Abraham left the ass and the servant below, when ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tauler/the inner way/sermon xxi on the exaltation.htm

Sin is Spiritual Slavery
... The word [Greek: doulos] which is translated "servant," in the text, literally ... The
term "spiritual" is too often taken to mean unreal, fanciful, figurative. ...
/.../shedd/sermons to the natural man/sin is spiritual slavery.htm

The Sin-Bearer.
... is comforted since Jesus took upon Himself the form of a servant; the sufferer is ...
Had the sorrow been figurative, the sin-bearing might have been mythical; but ...
//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/till he come/the sin-bearer.htm

Entire Sanctification in Prophecy.
... we find numerous allusions to the subject of holiness, though their language is
often highly figurative. ... The bride is exalted immeasurably above the servant. ...
/.../clark/the theology of holiness/chapter v entire sanctification in.htm

Tenants who Wanted to be Owners
... And again he sent another servant: and they beat him also, and entreated ... The highly
figurative expression is meant to emphasise God's longing for men's hearts ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/tenants who wanted to be.htm

Out of St. Luke's Fifth ChapterAre Found Proofs of Christ's ...
... on the ground that He was once more powerful than a servant of the ... priest, and present
the offering which Moses commanded." [3741] For the figurative signs of ...
/.../tertullian/the five books against marcion/chapter ix out of st lukes.htm

Subtopics

Servant

Servant Girl

Servant Leaders

Servant of Jehovah

Servant of the Lord

Servant of Yahweh

Servant: Bond by Paul

Servant: Bond by the Roman Centurion

Servant: Bond used As Soldiers by Abraham

Servant: Bond: An Abandoned Sick Man

Servant: Bond: Bond Service Threatened, As a National Punishment, for the Disobedience of Israel

Servant: Bond: Bought and Sold

Servant: Bond: Captive Bondservants Shared by Priests and Levites

Servant: Bond: Captives of War Became Slaves

Servant: Bond: Children of Defaulting Debtors Sold As

Servant: Bond: David Erroneously Supposed to be a Fugitive Slave

Servant: Bond: Defaulting Debtors Made

Servant: Bond: Degrading Influences of Bondage Exemplified by Cowardice

Servant: Bond: Emancipation of

Servant: Bond: Equal Status of, With Other Disciples of Jesus

Servant: Bond: Freedmen Called "Libertines"

Servant: Bond: Fugitive, not to be Returned to his Master

Servant: Bond: Given As Dowry

Servant: Bond: Hagar, Commanded by an Angel to Return to Sarah (Sarai), Her Owner

Servant: Bond: Kidnapping Forbidden

Servant: Bond: Kindness To, Commanded

Servant: Bond: Laws of Moses Concerning

Servant: Bond: Must be Circumcised

Servant: Bond: Must Enjoy Religious Privileges With the Master's Household

Servant: Bond: Must Have Rest on the Sabbath

Servant: Bond: Onesimus Interceded For, by Paul

Servant: Bond: Owned by Priests

Servant: Bond: Rights of Those Born to a Master

Servant: Bond: Slaves Owned Slaves

Servant: Bond: Sought by Shimei

Servant: Bond: Taken in Concubinage

Servant: Bond: The Israelites

Servant: Bond: The Master Could Marry, or Give in Marriage

Servant: Bond: Thieves Punished by Being Made

Servant: Bond: Voluntary Servitude of

Servant: Canaanites

Servant: Emancipation of

Servant: Figurative

Servant: Gibeonites

Servant: Good of Abigail

Servant: Good of Abraham

Servant: Good of Boaz

Servant: Good of Cornelius

Servant: Good of David

Servant: Good of Jonathan

Servant: Good of Naaman

Servant: Good of Nehemiah

Servant: Good of the Roman Centurion

Servant: Good of Ziba

Servant: Good: Elisha

Servant: Good: Joseph

Servant: Good: Onesimus

Servant: Good: Servants in the Parable of the Pounds and the Parable of the Talents

Servant: Hired in Kind

Servant: Hired in Money

Servant: Hired: Await Employment in the Marketplace

Servant: Hired: Jacob

Servant: Hired: Re-Employed

Servant: Hired: The Father of the Prodigal Son

Servant: Hired: The Laborers of a Vineyard

Servant: Hired: The Rebellious Son

Servant: Hired: Treatment of, More Considerate than That of Slaves

Servant: Hired: Unclassified Scriptures Relating To

Servant: Israelites

Servant: Joseph

Servant: The Jews in Babylon

Servant: Unclassified Scriptures Relating To

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful in the Parable of the Talents and the Parable of the Pounds

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful in the Parable of the Vineyard

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Abimelech

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Abraham and Lot

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Absalom

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Amon

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Joash

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Job

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Shimei

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful of Ziba

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful: Gehazi

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful: Jeroboam

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful: Onesimus

Servant: Wicked and Unfaithful: Zimri

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