Constrain, Constraint See also Holy Ghost To be urged strongly to do or not to do something, especially by the influence and power of the Holy Ghost. The spirit within me constrains me, Job 32:18. The love of Christ constraineth us, 2 Cor. 5:14. I was constrained by the Spirit that I should kill Laban, 1 Ne. 4:10. The Spirit constrains me, Alma 14:11. I am constrained according to the covenant, Alma 60:34. Ammaron, being constrained by the Holy Ghost, did hide up the records, 4 Ne. 1:48. That which comes from above must be spoken by constraint of the Spirit, D&C 63:64.