bondservant


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bond·ser·vant

 (bŏnd′sûr′vənt)
n.
1. A person obligated to serve without wages.
2. A slave or serf.

bondservant

(ˈbɒndˌsɜːvənt)
n
(Historical Terms) a serf or slave
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The question arises concretely: Can the state in Europe afford to be anything but a bondservant to the actors of free trade and global commerce?
When the prince takes onto himself the dishonor and social ostracism of an executioner, he imitates Christ, who left his heavenly kingdom in order to take on the dishonorable form of a bondservant and sacrifice himself for his people.
When the Wu general Li Shenfu (56) attacked the military prefecture of Yijin [near modern-day Hangzhou], he passed through Huzhou, took Bian captive, and made him a bondservant.
Though a bondservant, he clearly enjoyed a higher status.
Chapters address what it truly means to be a faithful bondservant to Christ, and how it transforms one's life; why Christ's bondservants have a duty to labor and struggle for the greater good even though salvation is assured; the role that "works" play in one's journey as a believer; and much more.
Philippians 2 tells us that He: "Made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men.
There is great enmity within the noble family, and the second brother is expelled, leaving a bloody footprint on the threshold of the family mansion; he is then sent to America as a bondservant.
The application of the word would thus be analogous to that which has rendered the name of a Slav, captured and made a bondservant, the word for such a bondservant in many European tongues.
This was an incident in which the Wheelers' bondservant, Jane Johnson, escaped while passing through Philadelphia with Wheeler.
The same apostle who writes, "For freedom Christ has set us free," repeatedly describes himself as Christ's bondservant.
YIN AND THE K'ANG-HIS EMPEROR: BONDSERVANT AND MASTER 179-84