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  • Distinguish a bondservant (Greek: doulos), who was a slave, from a hired servant (Greek: diakonos), who was not a slave

  • BOND
    • Laws of Moses concerning
      Exodus 21:1-11,20,21,26,27,32 ; Leviticus 19:20-22 ; 25:6,10,35-55 ; Deuteronomy 15:12,14,18 ; 24:7
    • Kidnapping forbidden
      Deuteronomy 21:10-14 ; 24:7 ; 1 Timothy 1:10 ; Revelation 18:13
    • Fugitive, not to be returned to his master
      Deuteronomy 23:15,16
    • David erroneously supposed to be a fugitive slave
      1 Samuel 25:10
    • Instances of fugitive
      • Hagar, commanded by an angel to return to Sarah (Sarai), her owner
        Genesis 16:9
    • Sought by Shimei
      1 Kings 2:39-41
    • Onesimus interceded for, by Paul
      Philippians 1:21
    • Rights of those born to a master
      Genesis 14:14 ; 17:13,27 ; Exodus 21:4 ; Proverbs 29:21 ; Ecclesiastes 2:7 ; Jeremiah 2:14
    • Bought and sold
      Genesis 17:13,27 ; 37:28,36 ; 39:17 ; Deuteronomy 28:68 ; Esther 7:4 ; Ezekiel 27:13 ; Joel 3:6 ; Amos 8:6 ; Revelation 18:13
    • Captives of war became slaves
      Deuteronomy 20:14 ; 21:10-14 ; 2 Kings 5:2 ; 2 Chronicles 28:8,10 ; Lamentations 5:13
    • Captive bondservants shared by priests and Levites
      Numbers 31:28-47
    • Thieves punished by being made
      Genesis 43:18 ; Exodus 22:3
    • Defaulting debtors made
      Leviticus 25:39 ; Matthew 18:25
    • Children of defaulting debtors sold as
      2 Kings 4:1-7
    • Voluntary servitude of
      Leviticus 25:47 ; Deuteronomy 15:16,17 ; Joshua 9:11-21
    • Given as dowry
      Genesis 29:24,29
    • Owned by priests
      Leviticus 22:11 ; Mark 14:66
    • Slaves owned slaves
      2 Samuel 9:10
    • The master could marry, or give in marriage
      Exodus 21:7-10 ; Deuteronomy 21:10-14 ; 1 Chronicles 2:34,35
    • Taken in concubinage
      Genesis 16:1,2,6 ; 30:3,9
    • Used as soldiers by Abraham
      Genesis 14:14
    • Must be circumcised
      Genesis 17:13,27 ; Exodus 12:44
    • Must enjoy religious privileges with the master's household
      Deuteronomy 12:12,18 ; 16:11,14 ; 29:10,11
    • Must have rest on the sabbath
      Exodus 20:10 ; 23:12 ; Deuteronomy 5:14
    • Equal status of, with other disciples of Jesus
      1 Corinthians 7:21,22 ; 12:13 ; Galatians 3:28 ; Ephesians 6:8
    • Kindness to, commanded
      Leviticus 25:43 ; Ephesians 6:9
    • Bond service threatened, as a national punishment, for the Disobedience of Israel
      Deuteronomy 28:68 ; Joel 3:7,8
    • Degrading influences of bondage exemplified by cowardice
      Exodus 14:11,12 ; 16:3 ; Judges 5:16-18,23
    • Emancipation of
      Ezra 1:1-4 ; Jeremiah 34:8-22 ; 1 Corinthians 7:21
    • Freedmen called "Libertines,"
      Acts 6:9
    • Cruelty to
      • The Israelites
        Exodus 1:8-22 ; 2:1-4 ; Acts 7:19,34
    • An abandoned sick man
      1 Samuel 30:13
    • Kindness to
      • By the Roman centurion
        Matthew 8:8-13 ; Luke 7:2-10
      • By Paul
        Philippians 1:21

  • INSTANCES OF
    • Joseph
      Genesis 37:26-28,36
    • Israelites
      Exodus 1:10-22 ; 5:7-14 ; Deuteronomy 6:12,21
    • Gibeonites
      Joshua 9:22-27
    • Canaanites
      1 Kings 9:21
    • The Jews in Babylon
      2 Chronicles 36:20 ; Esther 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 7 ; 8 ; 9 ; 10
    • Emancipation of
      2 Chronicles 36:23 ; Ezra 1:1-4

  • FIGURATIVE
    Leviticus 25:42,55 ; Psalm 116:16 ; Matthew 24:45-51 ; Luke 12:35-48 ; 17:7-9 ; John 8:32-35 ; Romans 6:16-22 ; 1 Corinthians 4:1 ; 7:21-23 ; Galatians 5:13 ; 1 Peter 2:16 ; 2 Peter 2:19 ; Revelation 7:3

  • INSTANCES OF GOOD
    • Joseph
      Genesis 39:2-20 ; 41:9-57 ; Acts 7:10
    • Elisha
      2 Kings 2:1-6
    • Servants
      • Of Abraham
        Genesis 24
      • Of Boaz
        Ruth 2:4
      • Of Jonathan
        1 Samuel 14:7
      • Of Abigail
        1 Samuel 25:14-17
      • Of David
        2 Samuel 12:18 ; 15:15,21
      • Of Ziba
        2 Samuel 9
      • Of Naaman
        2 Kings 5:2,3,13
      • Of Nehemiah
        Nehemiah 4:16,23
      • Of the Roman centurion
        Matthew 8:9
      • Of Cornelius
        Acts 10:7
      • Onesimus
        Philippians 1:11
    • Servants in the parable of the pounds and the parable of the talents
      Matthew 25:14-23 ; Luke 19:12-19

  • WICKED AND UNFAITHFUL
    • Jeroboam
      1 Kings 11:26
    • Gehazi
      2 Kings 5:20-27
    • Zimri
      1 Kings 16:9,10 ; 2 Kings 9:31
    • Onesimus
      Philippians 1:11
    • Of Abraham and Lot
      Genesis 13:7
    • Of Abimelech
      Genesis 21:25
    • Of Ziba
      2 Samuel 16:1-4 ; 19:26,27
    • Of Absalom
      2 Samuel 13:28,29 ; 14:30
    • Of Shimei
      1 Kings 2:39
    • Of Joash
      2 Kings 12:19-21
    • Of Amon
      2 Kings 21:23
    • Of Job
      Job 19:15,16
    • In the parable of the talents and the parable of the pounds
      Matthew 25:24-30 ; Luke 19:20-26
    • In the parable of the vineyard
      Matthew 21:33-41 ; Mark 12:1-9
    • Conspiracy by
    • See CONSPIRACY

  • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
    Genesis 16:6-9 ; Exodus 20:10 ; Deuteronomy 5:14 ; Nehemiah 5:8 ; Job 19:15,16 ; 31:13,14 ; Psalm 123:2 ; Proverbs 12:9 ; 13:17 ; 17:2 ; 19:10 ; 25:13 ; 26:6 ; 27:18,27 ; 29:19,21 ; 30:10,21-23 ; Ecclesiastes 7:21 ; Isaiah 52:3 ; Jeremiah 22:13 ; 34:8-17 ; Lamentations 5:8 ; Zephaniah 1:9 ; Malachi 1:6 ; Matthew 8:9 ; 10:24,25 ; 24:45-51 ; Luke 12:35-48 ; 16:1-13 ; 17:7-9 ; 22:27 ; John 13:16 ; 1 Corinthians 4:2 ; 7:21-24 ; Ephesians 6:5-9 ; Colossians 3:22-25 ; 1 Timothy 6:1,2 ; Titus 2:9,10 ; 1 Peter 2:18-20

  • HIRED
    • Jacob
      Genesis 29:15 ; 30:26
    • Re-employed
      Genesis 30:27-34 ; 31:6,7,41
    • Parable of
      • The laborers of a vineyard
        Matthew 20:1-15
      • The father of the prodigal son
        Luke 15:17,19
    • The rebellious son
      Luke 15:15-19
    • Treatment of, more considerate than that of slaves
      Leviticus 25:53
    • Await employment in the marketplace
      Matthew 20:1-3
    • Wages paid
      • In kind
        Genesis 30:31,32 ; 2 Chronicles 2:10
      • In money
        Matthew 20:2
    • UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
      Leviticus 19:13 ; 25:39-41 ; Deuteronomy 24:14,15 ; Job 7:1,2 ; 14:6 ; Malachi 3:5 ; Matthew 10:9,10 ; Luke 10:7 ; Romans 4:4 ; Colossians 4:1 ; 1 Timothy 5:18 ; James 5:4
    • See MASTERS
    • See WAGES

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Servant'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ntb/s/servant.html. 1896.

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