ζυγός in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a yoke
1a) a yoke that is put on draught cattle
1b) metaphorically, used of any burden or bondage
1b1) as that of slavery
1b2) of troublesome laws imposed on one, especially of the Mosaic law, hence the name is so transferred to the commands of Christ as to contrast them with the commands of the Pharisees which were a veritable 'yoke'; yet even Christ's commands must be submitted to, though easier to be kept
2) a balance, pair of scales
Part of Speech: noun masculine
Citing in TDNT: 2:896, 301

Strong

G2218
From the root of ζεύγνυμι zeugnumi (to join, especially by a "yoke"); a coupling, that is, (figuratively) servitude (a law or obligation); also (literally) the beam of the balance (as connecting the scales): - pair of balances, yoke.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a yoke6.8
b balance scale6.214
(ἐπιτίθημι ζυγὸν ἐπὶ τὸν τράχηλον) load down with obligations22.27
(εἰμὶ ὑπὸ ζυγόν) be a slave87.80

Classical Greek Dictionaries

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

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ζυγόνnoun: accusative singular masculine1
ζυγὸνnoun: accusative singular masculine3
ζυγόςnoun: nominative singular masculine1
ζυγῷnoun: dative singular masculine1
Total6

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