Zugos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2218  
Original WordWord Origin
zugoßfrom the root of zeugnumi (to join, especially by a "yoke")
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Zugos2:896,301
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
dzoo-gos'   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. a yoke
    1. a yoke that is put on draught cattle
    2. metaph., used of any burden or bondage
      1. as that of slavery
      2. of troublesome laws imposed on one, esp. 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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
pair of scales 1, yoke 5
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew2
Acts1
Galatians1
1 Timothy1
Revelation1


Total6
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Zugos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.