Yoke See also Disciple A device put around the necks of animals or men to harness them together. The yoke of Christ is a symbol for discipleship, whereas the yoke of bondage is a symbol for oppression. My yoke is easy, and my burden is light, Matt. 11:29–30. Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, 2 Cor. 6:14. Be not entangled with the yoke of bondage, Gal. 5:1. Neither do we desire to bring any one to the yoke of bondage, Alma 44:2. The sufferings of the Saints is an iron yoke, a strong band, and the chains of hell, D&C 123:1–3, 7–8.