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ATS Bible Dictionary

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Additional Resources
• Nave's Topical Bible
» Yoke
• Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
» Marriage custom & yoke, no sons: & Divorce
» Yoke
• Easton's Bible Dictionary
» Yoke
» Yoke-fellow
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Greek - yoke
Greek - yoke
Hebrew - yoke
Hebrew - yoke, yoke bars, yokes
Hebrew - yoke
Hebrew - yoke, yoke bar

A symbol of subjection and servitude, 1 Kings 12:4; an iron yoke, of severe oppression, Deuteronomy 28:48. The ceremonial law was a yoke, a burden-some restriction, Acts 15:10 Galatians 5:1. The withdrawing or breaking of a yoke denoted a temporary or an unlimited emancipation form bondage, Isaiah 58:6 Jeremiah 2:20, and sometimes the disowning of rightful authority, Jeremiah 5:5. The iron yoke imposed by our sins, none but God can remove, Lamentations 1:14; but the yoke of Christ’s service is easy and light, Matthew 11:29,30.

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These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'YOKE'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".
<>. 1859.


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