Definitions of enslave



make (someone) a slave.

If you have a religion, a belief system or a traditional practice that enslaves people, puts them in servitude and reduces their dignity, then you violate our national constitution.


subjugate suppress tyrannize oppress dominate exploit persecute enthrall bind yoke disenfranchise

Synonyms of enslave


subjugate suppress tyrannize oppress dominate exploit persecute enthrall bind yoke disenfranchise

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Galatians 4:8-12 - Do Not Be Enslaved Again

8 However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods. 9 But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again? 10 You observe days and months and seasons and years. 11 I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

12 I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;

Galatians 2:15-21 - Justified By Faith In Christ

Galatians 3:19-29 - The Addition Of The Law

Galatians 4:12-20 - What Happened To Your Positive Attitude?

Galatians 5:16-26 - Live By The Spirit And Reject The Deeds Of The Flesh

Galatians 6:7-10 - Life Is Like Planting A Field

Galatians 4:8-12 - Do Not Be Enslaved Again

Ephesians 1:1-2 - Greeting

Ephesians 2:1-10 - Made Alive In Christ

Ephesians 3:1-13 - The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

Ephesians 4:25-32 - Old Behavior, New Behavior, And Motivation

Ephesians 5:1-6 - Imitators Of God

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Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

Exodus 21:32

"If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

Titus 2:9

Urge bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

Matthew 10:24

"A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master.

John 13:16

"Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.

John 15:20

"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master ' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

Matthew 10:25

"It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!

Luke 17:7-8

"Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Come immediately and sit down to eat'? "But will he not say to him, 'Prepare something for me to eat, and properly clothe yourself and serve me while I eat and drink; and afterward you may eat and drink'?

Matthew 20:27

and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave;

Mark 10:44

and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all.

Galatians 4:1

Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave although he is owner of everything,

Colossians 3:22

Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

Colossians 4:1

Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, knowing that you too have a Master in heaven.

Proverbs 30:10

Do not slander a slave to his master, Or he will curse you and you will be found guilty.

Leviticus 22:11

'But if a priest buys a slave as his property with his money, that one may eat of it, and those who are born in his house may eat of his food.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves rule over us; There is no one to deliver us from their hand.

Job 7:2

"As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,

Proverbs 30:22

Under a slave when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,

Ecclesiastes 10:7

I have seen slaves riding on horses and princes walking like slaves on the land.

Galatians 4:8

However at that time, when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ's slave.

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:11

a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

John 15:15

"No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.

Galatians 4:7

Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God.

1 Corinthians 7:21

Were you called while a slave? Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, rather do that.

From Thematic Bible

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Genesis 37:36

Meanwhile, the Midianites sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, Pharaoh's officer, the captain of the bodyguard.

Genesis 37:28

Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.

Deuteronomy 24:7

"If a man is caught kidnapping any of his countrymen of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him violently or sells him, then that thief shall die; so you shall purge the evil from among you.

Topics on Slaves

Groups Of Slaves


Therefore he treated Abram well for her sake; and gave him sheep and oxen and donkeys and male and female servants and female donkeys and camels.

Making Slaves


but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

People Freeing Slaves


"If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.

Slaves Of God


The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,