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hupotasso ^5293^, primarily a military term, "to rank under" (hupo, "under," tasso, "to arrange") in this context it is in the middle or passive voice, meaning to subject oneself, to obey, be subject to, <Luke 2:51; 10:17,20; Rom. 8:7; 10:3>, RV, "did (not) subject themselves" [KJV, "have (not) submitted themselves"]; <13:1,5; 1 Cor. 14:34>, RV, "be in subjection" (KJV, "be under obedience"); <15:28> (2nd clause); <16:16> RV, "be in subjection" (KJV, "submit, etc."); so <Col. 3:18; Eph. 5:21>, RV, "subjecting yourselves" (KJV, "submitting, etc."); <v. 22>, RV in italics, according to the best texts; <v. 24>, "is subject"; <Titus 2:5,9>, RV, "be in subjection" (KJV, "be obedient"); <3:1>, RV, "to be in subjection" (KJV, "to be subject"); <Heb. 12:9>, "be in subjection"; <Jas. 4:7>, RV, "be subject" (KJV, "submit yourselves"); so <1 Pet. 2:13; v. 18>, RV, "be in subjection"; so <3:1>, KJV and RV; <v. 5>, similarly; <3:22>, "being made subject"; <5:5>, RV, "be subject" (KJV, "submit yourselves").

(from Vine's Expository Dictionary of Biblical Words)

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