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Lexicon :: Strong's G2638 - katalambanō

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καταλαμβάνω
Transliteration
katalambanō (Key)
Pronunciation
kat-al-am-ban'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
15x in 12 unique form(s)
TR
15x in 12 unique form(s)
LXX
72x in 25 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:9,495

Strong’s Definitions

καταλαμβάνω katalambánō, kat-al-am-ban'-o; from G2596 and G2983; to take eagerly, i.e. seize, possess, etc. (literally or figuratively):—apprehend, attain, come upon, comprehend, find, obtain, perceive, (over-)take.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G2638 in the following manner: take (3x), apprehend (3x), comprehend (2x), perceive (2x), come upon (1x), attain (1x), find (1x), overtake (1x), obtain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G2638 in the following manner: take (3x), apprehend (3x), comprehend (2x), perceive (2x), come upon (1x), attain (1x), find (1x), overtake (1x), obtain (1x).
  1. to lay hold of

    1. to lay hold of so as to make one's own, to obtain, attain to, to make one's own, to take into one's self, appropriate

    2. to seize upon, take possession of

      1. of evils overtaking one, of the last day overtaking the wicked with destruction, of a demon about to torment one

      2. in a good sense, of Christ by his holy power and influence laying hold of the human mind and will, in order to prompt and govern it

    3. to detect, catch

    4. to lay hold of with the mind

      1. to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καταλαμβάνω katalambánō, kat-al-am-ban'-o; from G2596 and G2983; to take eagerly, i.e. seize, possess, etc. (literally or figuratively):—apprehend, attain, come upon, comprehend, find, obtain, perceive, (over-)take.
STRONGS NT 2638: καταλαμβάνω
καταλαμβάνω: 2 aorist κατέλαβον; perfect infinitive κατειληφέναι; passive, perfect 3 person singular κατείληπται (John 8:4 as given in L T Tr WH text), perfect participle κατειλημμένος; 1 aorist κατειληφθην (John 8:4 Rst bez elz G) (on the augment cf. Winer's Grammar, § 12, 6), and κατελήφθην (Philippians 3:12 R G), and κατελήμφθην (ibid. L T Tr WH; on the mu μ' see under the word Mu); middle, present καταλαμβάνομαι; 2 aorist κατελαβόμην; cf. Kühner, i., p. 856; (Veitch, under the word λαμβάνω); the Sept. for הִשִּׂיג, לָכַד, also for מָצָא, etc.; (from Homer down); to lay hold of; i. e.:
1. to lay hold of so as to make one's own, to obtain, attain to: with the accusative of the thing; the prize of victory, 1 Corinthians 9:24; Philippians 3:12f; τήν δικαιοσύνην, Romans 9:30; equivalent to to make one's own, to take into oneself, appropriate: σκοτία αὐτό (i. e. τό φῶς) οὐ κατέλαβεν, John 1:5.
2. to seize upon, take possession of (Latinoccupare);
a. of evils overtaking one (so in Greek writings from Homer down): τινα σκοτία, John 12:35; (so physically, John 6:17 Tdf.); of the last day overtaking the wicked with destruction, 1 Thessalonians 5:4; of a demon about to torment one, Mark 9:18.
b. in a good sense, of Christ by his holy power and influence laying hold of the human mind and will, in order to prompt and govern it, Philippians 3:12.
3. to detect, catch: τινα ἐν τίνι, in passive John 8:3 (WH ἐπί τίνι); with a participle indicating the crime, John 8:4.
4. to lay hold of with the mind; to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend (Plato, Phaedr., p. 250d.; Axioch., p. 370a.; Polybius 8, 4, 6; Philo, vita contempl. § 10; Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 5, 46); middle (Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 2, 66; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 253 (238))), followed by ὅτι, Acts 4:13; Acts 10:34; followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Acts 25:25; followed by indirect discourse, Ephesians 3:18.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
9:18
John
1:5; 6:17; 8:3; 8:4; 8:4; 8:4; 12:35
Acts
4:13; 10:34; 25:25
Romans
9:30
1 Corinthians
9:24
Ephesians
3:18
Philippians
3:12; 3:12; 3:12
1 Thessalonians
5:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2638 matches the Greek καταλαμβάνω (katalambanō),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:18 - καὶ ὅπου ἐὰν αὐτὸν καταλάβῃ G2638 ῥήσσει αὐτόν καὶ ἀφρίζει καὶ τρίζει τοὺς ὀδόντας καὶ ξηραίνεται καὶ εἶπα τοῖς μαθηταῖς σου ἵνα αὐτὸ ἐκβάλωσιν καὶ οὐκ ἴσχυσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:5 - καὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει καὶ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν G2638
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:3 - ἄγουσιν δὲ οἱ γραμματεῖς καὶ οἱ Φαρισαῖοι γυναῖκα ἐπὶ μοιχείᾳ κατειλημμένην G2638 καὶ στήσαντες αὐτὴν ἐν μέσῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:4 - λέγουσιν αὐτῷ διδάσκαλε αὕτη γυνὴ κατείληπται G2638 ἐπ᾽ αὐτοφώρῳ μοιχευομένη
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:35 - εἶπεν οὖν αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς ἔτι μικρὸν χρόνον τὸ φῶς ἐν ὑμῖν ἐστιν περιπατεῖτε ὡς τὸ φῶς ἔχετε ἵνα μὴ σκοτία ὑμᾶς καταλάβῃ G2638 καὶ περιπατῶν ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ οὐκ οἶδεν ποῦ ὑπάγει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:13 - θεωροῦντες δὲ τὴν τοῦ Πέτρου παρρησίαν καὶ Ἰωάννου καὶ καταλαβόμενοι G2638 ὅτι ἄνθρωποι ἀγράμματοί εἰσιν καὶ ἰδιῶται ἐθαύμαζον ἐπεγίνωσκόν τε αὐτοὺς ὅτι σὺν τῷ Ἰησοῦ ἦσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:34 - ἀνοίξας δὲ Πέτρος τὸ στόμα εἶπεν ἐπ᾽ ἀληθείας καταλαμβάνομαι G2638 ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν προσωπολήμπτης θεός
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:25 - ἐγὼ δὲ κατελαβόμην G2638 μηδὲν ἄξιον αὐτὸν θανάτου πεπραχέναι αὐτοῦ δὲ τούτου ἐπικαλεσαμένου τὸν Σεβαστὸν ἔκρινα πέμπειν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:30 - τί οὖν ἐροῦμεν ὅτι ἔθνη τὰ μὴ διώκοντα δικαιοσύνην κατέλαβεν G2638 δικαιοσύνην δικαιοσύνην δὲ τὴν ἐκ πίστεως
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:24 - οὐκ οἴδατε ὅτι οἱ ἐν σταδίῳ τρέχοντες πάντες μὲν τρέχουσιν εἷς δὲ λαμβάνει τὸ βραβεῖον οὕτως τρέχετε ἵνα καταλάβητε G2638
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:18 - ἵνα ἐξισχύσητε καταλαβέσθαι G2638 σὺν πᾶσιν τοῖς ἁγίοις τί τὸ πλάτος καὶ μῆκος καὶ ὕψος καὶ βάθος
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:12 - οὐχ ὅτι ἤδη ἔλαβον ἤδη τετελείωμαι διώκω δὲ εἰ καὶ καταλάβω G2638 ἐφ᾽ καὶ κατελήμφθην G2638 ὑπὸ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:13 - ἀδελφοί ἐγὼ ἐμαυτὸν οὐ λογίζομαι κατειληφέναι G2638 ἓν δέ τὰ μὲν ὀπίσω ἐπιλανθανόμενος τοῖς δὲ ἔμπροσθεν ἐπεκτεινόμενος
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:4 - ὑμεῖς δέ ἀδελφοί οὐκ ἐστὲ ἐν σκότει ἵνα ἡμέρα ὑμᾶς ὡς κλέπτης καταλάβῃ G2638

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