Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on TwitterConnect on FacebookConnect on InstagramConnect on PinterestConnect on Google Plus

Receive our Blue Letter Bible Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G2722 - katechō

κατέχω
Transliteration
katechō
Pronunciation
kä-te'-khō (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:829,286

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G2722 in the following manner: hold (3x), hold fast (3x), keep (2x), possess (2x), stay (1x), take (1x), have (1x), make (1x), miscellaneous (5x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to hold back, detain, retain

    1. from going away

    2. to restrain, hinder (the course or progress of)

      1. that which hinders, Antichrist from making his appearance

      2. to check a ship's headway i.e. to hold or head the ship

    3. to hold fast, keep secure, keep firm possession of

  2. to get possession of, take

    1. to possess

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατέχω katéchō, kat-ekh'-o; from G2596 and G2192; to hold down (fast), in various applications (literally or figuratively):—have, hold (fast), keep (in memory), let, × make toward, possess, retain, seize on, stay, take, withhold.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon [?]

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G2722 matches the Greek κατέχω (katechō),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Mat 21:38

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:38

But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us seize G2722 on his inheritance.

Tools specific to Luk 4:42

Unchecked Copy Box Luk 4:42

And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed G2722 him, that he should not depart from them.

Tools specific to Luk 8:15

Unchecked Copy Box Luk 8:15

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep G2722 it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Tools specific to Luk 14:9

Unchecked Copy Box Luk 14:9

And he that bade thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place; and thou begin with shame to take G2722 the lowest room.

Tools specific to Jhn 5:4

Unchecked Copy Box Jhn 5:4

For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. G2722

Tools specific to Act 27:40

Unchecked Copy Box Act 27:40

And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made G2722 toward shore.

Tools specific to Rom 1:18

Unchecked Copy Box Rom 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold G2722 the truth in unrighteousness;

Tools specific to Rom 7:6

Unchecked Copy Box Rom 7:6

But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; G2722 that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

Tools specific to 1Co 7:30

Unchecked Copy Box 1Co 7:30

And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed G2722 not;

Tools specific to 1Co 11:2

Unchecked Copy Box 1Co 11:2

Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep G2722 the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.

Tools specific to 1Co 15:2

Unchecked Copy Box 1Co 15:2

By which also ye are saved, if ye keep G2722 in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.

Tools specific to 2Co 6:10

Unchecked Copy Box 2Co 6:10

As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing G2722 all things.

Tools specific to 1Th 5:21

Unchecked Copy Box 1Th 5:21

Prove all things; hold fast G2722 that which is good.

Tools specific to 2Th 2:6

Unchecked Copy Box 2Th 2:6

And now ye know what withholdeth G2722 that he might be revealed in his time.

Tools specific to 2Th 2:7

Unchecked Copy Box 2Th 2:7

For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth G2722 will let, until he be taken out of the way.

Tools specific to Phm 1:13

Unchecked Copy Box Phm 1:13

Whom I would have retained G2722 with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:

Tools specific to Heb 3:6

Unchecked Copy Box Heb 3:6

But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast G2722 the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.

Tools specific to Heb 3:14

Unchecked Copy Box Heb 3:14

For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold G2722 the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end;

Tools specific to Heb 10:23

Unchecked Copy Box Heb 10:23

Let us hold fast G2722 the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)
 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the KJV
Version Selector Up Arrow KJV - King James Version NKJV - New King James Version NLT - New Living Translation NIV - New International Version ESV - English Standard Version HCSB - Holman Christian Standard Bible NASB - New American Standard Bible NET - New English Translation RSV - Revised Standard Version ASV - American Standard Version YLT - Young's Literal Translation DBY - Darby Translation WEB - Webster's Bible HNV - Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 - Reina-Valera 1960VUL - Latin VulgatemGNT - Morphological Greek New TestamentTR - Textus Receptus
Go to Top There is no Go To Top button on mobile devices and tablets
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format
Chicago format
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

InterlinearInterlinear
BiblesBibles
Cross-RefsCross-Refs
CommentariesCommentaries
DictionariesDictionaries
MiscellaneousMiscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2017 Blue Letter Bible