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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Placed in a lower order, class, or rank; holding a lower or inferior position.

2. (a.) Inferior in order, nature, dignity, power, importance, or the like.

3. (n.) One who stands in order or rank below another; -- distinguished from a principal.

4. (v. t.) To place in a lower order or class; to make or consider as of less value or importance; as, to subordinate one creature to another.

5. (v. t.) To make subject; to subject or subdue; as, to subordinate the passions to reason.

1481. ethnarches -- an ethnarch, a governor (not king) of a ...
... ethnarches Phonetic Spelling: (eth-nar'-khace) Short Definition: an ethnarch, tribal
lord Definition: an ethnarch, tribal lord, a subordinate ruler. ...
// - 6k

5259. hupo -- by, under
... about. 5259 (a preposition) -- properly, , often meaning " authority" of
someone working as a subordinate ( someone/something else). ...
// - 7k

5256. hupereteo -- to serve as a rower, to minister to, serve
... minister unto, serve. From huperetes; to be a subordinate, ie (by implication)
subserve -- minister (unto), serve. see GREEK huperetes. ...
// - 7k

4892. sunedrion -- a sitting together, hence a council, spec. the ...
... derivative of a compound of sun and the base of hedraios; a joint session, ie
(specially), the Jewish Sanhedrin; by analogy, a subordinate tribunal -- council. ...
// - 8k

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 ...
// - 9k

5257. huperetes -- an underling, servant
... From hupo and a derivative of eresso (to row); an under-oarsman, ie (generally)
subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable) -- minister, officer, servant. ...
// - 7k

5225. huparcho -- to begin, to be ready or at hand, to be
... exist. From hupo and archomai; to begin under (quietly), ie Come into existence
(be present or at hand); expletively, to exist (as copula or subordinate to an ...
// - 8k

5219. hupakouo -- to listen, attend to
... From hupo and akouo; to hear under (as a subordinate), ie To listen attentively;
by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority -- hearken, be ...
// - 8k


The New Testament Definitely Protected the Old Testament as a Book ...
... ORIGIN OF THE NEW TESTAMENT 3. The New Testament definitely protected the Old Testament
as a book of the Church, but thrust it into a subordinate position and ...
/.../harnack/the origin of the new testament/ 3 the new testament.htm

Inspiration of Scripture. --Gospel Difficulties. --The Word of God ...
/.../inspiration and interpretation/sermon iii inspiration of scripture gospel.htm

Choice and Training of the Apostles to be Subordinate Teachers.
Section 63. Choice and Training of the Apostles to be subordinate Teachers. ...
/.../section 63 choice and training.htm

Whether Prudence About One's Own Good is Specifically the Same as ...
... Objection 3: Further, a habit is not diversified in species or essence by things
which are subordinate to one another. But the particular ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether prudence about ones own.htm

... I take this figure of a man who so contentedly and continually took such a subordinate
place"played second fiddle quite willingly all his days, and who ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/sylvanus.htm

Whether the Goodness and Malice of the External Action are the ...
... Now it may happen, in things that are subordinate to something else, that a thing
is good merely from being subordinate; thus a bitter draught is good merely ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the goodness and malice.htm

Whether "Eubulia, Synesis, and Gnome" are virtues Annexed to ...
... I answer that, Wherever several powers are subordinate to one another, that
power is the highest which is ordained to the highest act. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether eubulia synesis and gnome.htm

The Holy Spirit -56 and the Church (57-60)
... in holy Church." By this we are given to understand that the rational creation
belonging to the free Jerusalem ought to be mentioned in a subordinate order to ...
/.../augustine/handbook on faith hope and love/chapter xv the holy spirit.htm

Whether the Gift of Understanding is Compatible with Faith?
... such as the mystery to three Persons in one God, and the incarnation of God the
Son; whereas other things come under faith, through being subordinate, in one ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the gift of understanding.htm

For what Reason the Prophet Isaiah is Said to have Been Purified ...
... and by conducting Its own gift of Light to the most reverend Beings, through them,
as first, It distributes in due order to the subordinate, according to the ...
/.../dionysius/on the heavenly hierarchy/caput xiii for what reason.htm

Subordinate (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To place in a lower order or class; to make or consider as of less value
or importance; as, to subordinate one creature to another. ...
/s/subordinate.htm - 7k

Deacon (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to
perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. ...
/d/deacon.htm - 14k

Minister (150 Occurrences)
... (3.) Greek leitourgos, a subordinate public administrator, and in this sense applied
to magistrates (Romans 13:6). It is applied also to our Lord (Hebrews 8:2 ...
/m/minister.htm - 40k

Under (4325 Occurrences)
... 6. (adv.) In a lower, subject, or subordinate condition; in subjection; -- used
chiefly in a few idiomatic phrases; as, to bring under, to reduce to subjection ...
/u/under.htm - 8k

Levite (43 Occurrences)
... This name is, however, generally used as the title of that portion of the tribe
which was set apart for the subordinate offices of the sanctuary service (1 ...
/l/levite.htm - 26k

Inferior (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Lower in place, rank, excellence, etc.; less
important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath. ...
/i/inferior.htm - 11k

Innocents (2 Occurrences)
... Here, again, the subordinate position assigned to the story of the Magi together
with the absence of Old Testament material is conclusive. ...
/i/innocents.htm - 20k

Massacre (1 Occurrence)
... Here, again, the subordinate position assigned to the story of the Magi together
with the absence of Old Testament material is conclusive. ...
/m/massacre.htm - 20k

Authority (326 Occurrences)
... reference to which anything called ultimate, absolute and supreme, could apply for
its credentials, it would therefore become relative and subordinate to that ...
/a/authority.htm - 69k

Divorce (18 Occurrences)
... di-vors': 1. Subordinate Position of Woman: Woman, among the Hebrews, as among
most nations of antiquity, occupied a subordinate position. ...
/d/divorce.htm - 41k

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Subordinate (2 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 14:34
Let married women be silent in the Churches, for they are not permitted to speak. They must be content with a subordinate place, as the Law also says;

Nehemiah 13:13
And I made storekeepers over the storehouses: Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah; and subordinate to them, Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were esteemed faithful, and their office was to distribute to their brethren.



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