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Lexicon :: Strong's G726 - harpazō

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här-pä'-zō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of αἱρέω (G138)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:472,80

Strong’s Definitions

ἁρπάζω harpázō, har-pad'-zo; from a derivative of G138; to seize (in various applications):—catch (away, up), pluck, pull, take (by force).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's G726 in the following manner: catch up (4x), take by force (3x), catch away (2x), pluck (2x), catch (1x), pull (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's G726 in the following manner: catch up (4x), take by force (3x), catch away (2x), pluck (2x), catch (1x), pull (1x).
  1. to seize, carry off by force

  2. to seize on, claim for one's self eagerly

  3. to snatch out or away

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἁρπάζω harpázō, har-pad'-zo; from a derivative of G138; to seize (in various applications):—catch (away, up), pluck, pull, take (by force).
STRONGS NT 726: ἁρπάζω
ἁρπάζω; future ἁρπάσω [Veitch, under the word; cf. Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 407]; 1 aorist ἥρπασα; passive, 1 aorist ἡρπάσθην; 2 aorist ἡρπάγην (2 Corinthians 12:2, 4; Wis. 4:11; cf. Winers Grammar, 83 (80); [Buttmann, 54 (47); WH's Appendix, p. 170]); 2 future ἁρπαγήσομαι; [(Latin rapio; Curtius, § 331); from Homer down]; to seize, carry off by force: τί [Matthew 12:29 not R G (see διαρπάζω)]; John 10:12; to seize on, claim for oneself eagerly: τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ θεοῦ, Matthew 11:12 (Xenophon, an. 6, 5, 18, etc.); to snatch out or away: τί, Matthew 13:19; τὶ ἐκ χειρός τινος, John 10:28f; τινὰ ἐκ πυρός, proverbial, to rescue from the danger of destruction, Jude 1:23 (Amos 4:11; Zechariah 3:2); τινα, to seize and carry off speedily, John 6:15; Acts 23:10; used of divine power transferring a person marvellously and swiftly from one place to another, to snatch or catch away: Acts 8:39; passive, πρὸς τ. θεόν, Revelation 12:5; followed by ἕως with the genitive of place, 2 Corinthians 12:2; εἰς τ. παράδεισον, 2 Corinthians 12:4; εἰς ἀέρα, 1 Thessalonians 4:17.
[Compare: δι-, συναρπάζω.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

11:12; 12:29; 13:19
6:15; 10:12; 10:28
8:39; 23:10
2 Corinthians
12:2; 12:2; 12:4; 12:4
1 Thessalonians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G726 matches the Greek ἁρπάζω (harpazō),
which occurs 17 times in 13 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:12 - And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take G726  it by force. G726
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:19 - When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away G726 that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:15 - When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take G726  him by force, G726 to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:12 - But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth G726 them, and scattereth the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:28 - And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall G726  any man pluck G726 them out of my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:29 - My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck G726 them out of my Father's hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:39 - And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away G726 Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:10 - And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take G726  him by force G726 from among them, and to bring him into the castle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:2 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up G726 to the third heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:4 - How that he was caught up G726 into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:17 - Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up G726 together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:23 - And others save with fear, pulling G726 them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:5 - And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up G726 unto God, and to his throne.
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