Captive in your own mind
Definitions & Insights

Definitions & Insights – Captive

“Captive”

  • Not able to act independently1
  • 2 Timothy 2:26 (NKJV) – “the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will”

“Captivity”

  • Not acting independently of something or someone
  • Under the influence of
  • Bringing forth fruit of someone else’s design, according to their purposes, and using their methods
  • 2 Corinthians 10:5 (KJV)  – “bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ”

1. Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th ed.(Cleveland, Ohio: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2008), 219.

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