1) to be a slave, serve, do service
1a) of a nation in subjection to other nations
2) metaphorically to obey, submit to
2a) in a good sense, to yield obedience
2b) in a bad sense, of those who become slaves to some base power, to yield to, give one's self up to
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:261, 182
From G1401; to be a slave to (literally or figuratively, involuntarily or voluntarily): - be in bondage, (do) serve (-ice).
|b be controlled by||37.25|
|a be a slave||87.79|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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