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Lexicon :: Strong's G2722 - katechō

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κατέχω
Transliteration
katechō
Pronunciation
kä-te'-khō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:829,286

Strong’s Definitions

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.


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).

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).
  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.
STRONGS NT 2722: κατέχω
κατέχω; imperfect κατεῖχον; 2 aorist subjunctive κατάσχω; imperfect passive κατειχομην;
1. to hold back, detain, retain;
a. τινα, from going away, followed by τοῦ μή with an infinitive, Luke 4:42 (Buttmann, § 140, 16 β.; cf. Winer's Grammar, 604 (561)); τινα πρός ἐμαυτόν, Philemon 1:13. Passive (as often in Greek writings from Homer down; cf. Passow, under the word, p. 1677a; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 6)), of some troublesome condition or circumstance by which one is held as it were bound: νοσήματι, John 5:4 (G T Tr WH omit the passage); ἐν τίνι, Romans 7:6.
b. to restrain, hinder (the course or progress of): τήν ἀλήθειαν ἐν ἀδικία, Romans 1:18; absolutely, τό κατέχον, that which hinders, namely, Antichrist from making his appearance (see ἀντίχριστος); the power of the Roman empire is meant; κατέχων, he that hinders, cheeks, namely, the advent of Antichrist, denotes the one in whom that power is lodged, the Roman emperor: 2 Thessalonians 2:6f (cf., besides DeWette and Lünemann at the passage (Lightfoot in B. D. under Thessalonians, Second Epistle to the), especially Schneckenburger in the Jahrbücher f. deutsche Theol. for 1859, p. 421f). κατέχω (namely, τήν ναῦν) εἰς τήν αἰγιαλόν, to check the ship's headway (better (cf. the preceding context) "to hold or head the ship, cf. Herodotus 7, 59.188 etc.; Bos, Ellips. (edited by Schaefer), p. 318; see, too, Odyssey 11, 455f (cf. Eustathius 1629, 18; Thomas Magister, Ritschl edition, p. 310, 7ff); but Passow (as below), et al., take the verb as intransitive in such a connection, viz. to make for; cf. Kypke, Observations, 2:144) in order to land, Acts 27:40 (Xenophon, Hell. 2, 1, 29 κατασχων ἐπί τήν Ἀβερνιδα; many other examples are given in Passow, under the word, II. 3; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, B. 2)).
c. to hold fast, keep secure, keep from possession of: with the accusative of the thing, τόν λόγον, Luke 8:15; followed by the orat. obliq., 1 Corinthians 15:2 (Buttmann, §§ 139,58; 150, 20; Winer's Grammar, 561 (522)); τάς παραδόσεις, 1 Corinthians 11:2; τό καλόν, 1 Thessalonians 5:21; τήν παρρησίαν (τήν ἀρχήν etc.) μέχρι τέλους βεβαίαν κατασχεῖν, Hebrews 3:6, 14; τήν ὁμολογίαν τῆς ἐλπίδος ἀκλινῆ, Hebrews 10:23. 2. equivalent to Latinobtinere, i. e.
a. to get possession of, take: Matthew 21:38 R G; Luke 14:9.
b. to possess: 1 Corinthians 7:30; 2 Corinthians 6:10.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
21:38
Luke
4:42; 8:15; 14:9
John
5:4
Acts
27:40
Romans
1:18; 7:6
1 Corinthians
7:30; 11:2; 15:2
2 Corinthians
6:10
1 Thessalonians
5:21
2 Thessalonians
2:6
Philemon
1:13
Hebrews
3:6; 3:14; 10:2; 10:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:38 - “But when the vinedressers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir. Come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:42 - Now when it was day, He departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowd sought Him and came to Him, and tried to keep Him from leaving them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - “But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:9 - “and he who invited you and him come and say to you, ‘Give place to this man,’ and then you begin with shame to take the lowest place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:4 - For an angel went down at a certain time into the pool and stirred up the water; then whoever stepped in first, after the stirring of the water, was made well of whatever disease he had.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:40 - And they let go the anchors and left them in the sea, meanwhile loosing the rudder ropes; and they hoisted the mainsail to the wind and made for shore.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:18 - For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:6 - But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:30 - those who weep as though they did not weep, those who rejoice as though they did not rejoice, those who buy as though they did not possess,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:2 - Now I praise you, brethren, that you remember me in all things and keep the traditions just as I delivered them to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:2 - by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:10 - as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:21 - Test all things; hold fast what is good.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:6 - And now you know what is restraining, that he may be revealed in his own time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:7 - For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He[fn] who now restrains will do so until He[fn] is taken out of the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:13 - whom I wished to keep with me, that on your behalf he might minister to me in my chains for the gospel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:6 - but Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:14 - For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:23 - Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.
 
 
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