Word: douleuw

Pronounce: dool-yoo'-o

Strongs Number: G1398

Orig: from 1401; to be a slave to (literal or figurative, involuntary or voluntary):--be in bondage, (do) serve(-ice). G1401

Use: TDNT-2:261,182 Verb

Heb Strong: H5647 H6399 H8334

    1) to be a slave, serve, do service
    1a) of a nation in subjection to other nations
    2) metaph. 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