Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5293: hupotasso (pronounced hoop-ot-as'-so)

from 5259 and 5021; to subordinate; reflexively, to obey:--be under obedience (obedient), put under, subdue unto, (be, make) subject (to, unto), be (put) in subjection (to, under), submit self unto.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to arrange under, to subordinate

2) to subject, put in subjection

3) to subject one' s self, obey

4) to submit to one' s control

5) to yield to one' s admonition or advice

6) to obey, be subject

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: from G5259 and G5021

Citing in TDNT: 8:39, 1156


This word is used 40 times:

Luke 2:51: "Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother"
Luke 10:17: "even the devils are subject unto us through thy name."
Luke 10:20: "that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice,"
Romans 8:7: "against God: for it is not subject to the law of God,"
Romans 8:20: "For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but"
Romans 8:20: "willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,"
Romans 10:3: "their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God."
Romans 13:1: "Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no"
Romans 13:5: "Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but"
1 Corinthians 14:32: "And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets."
1 Corinthians 14:34: "unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the"
1 Corinthians 15:27: "For he hath put all things under his feet. But when"
1 Corinthians 15:27: "when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted,"
1 Corinthians 15:27: "are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him."
1 Corinthians 15:28: "And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son"
1 Corinthians 15:28: "Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that"
1 Corinthians 15:28: "also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God"
1 Corinthians 16:16: "That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with"
Ephesians 1:22: "And hath put all things under his feet, and gave"
Ephesians 5:21: " Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God."
Ephesians 5:22: "Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord."
Ephesians 5:24: "as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives"
Philippians 3:21: "he is able even to subdue all things unto himself."
Colossians 3:18: "Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord."
Titus 2:5: "chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the"
Titus 2:9: "Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all"
Titus 3:1: "Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be"
Hebrews 2:5: "For unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the world to come, whereof"
Hebrews 2:8: " Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under"
Hebrews 2:8: "under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left"
Hebrews 2:8: "But now we see not yet all things put under him."
Hebrews 12:9: "shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and"
James 4:7: " Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee"
1 Peter 2:13: " Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake:"
1 Peter 2:18: "Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only"
1 Peter 3:1: "Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not"
1 Peter 3:5: "God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:"
1 Peter 3:22: "authorities and powers being made subject unto him."
1 Peter 5:5: "Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another,"
1 Peter 5:5: "unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility:"

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