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Lexicon :: Strong's G2722 - katechō

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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.
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, checks, 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 firm 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 Latin obtinere, 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

4:42; 8:15; 14:9
1:18; 7:6
1 Corinthians
7:30; 11:2; 15:2
2 Corinthians
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
3:6; 3:14; 10:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2722 matches the Greek κατέχω (katechō),
which occurs 41 times in 38 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - καὶ ἀναβλέψας Αβρααμ τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς αὐτοῦ εἶδεν καὶ ἰδοὺ κριὸς εἷς κατεχόμενος G2722 ἐν φυτῷ σαβεκ τῶν κεράτων καὶ ἐπορεύθη Αβρααμ καὶ ἔλαβεν τὸν κριὸν καὶ ἀνήνεγκεν αὐτὸν εἰς ὁλοκάρπωσιν ἀντὶ Ισαακ τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:56 - δὲ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς μὴ κατέχετέ G2722 με καὶ κύριος εὐόδωσεν τὴν ὁδόν μου ἐκπέμψατέ με ἵνα ἀπέλθω πρὸς τὸν κύριόν μου
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - καὶ λαβὼν κύριος Ιωσηφ ἐνέβαλεν αὐτὸν εἰς τὸ ὀχύρωμα εἰς τὸν τόπον ἐν οἱ δεσμῶται τοῦ βασιλέως κατέχονται G2722 ἐκεῖ ἐν τῷ ὀχυρώματι
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:19 - εἰ εἰρηνικοί ἐστε ἀδελφὸς ὑμῶν εἷς κατασχεθήτω G2722 ἐν τῇ φυλακῇ αὐτοὶ δὲ βαδίσατε καὶ ἀπαγάγετε τὸν ἀγορασμὸν τῆς σιτοδοσίας ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:13 - μνησθεὶς Αβρααμ καὶ Ισαακ καὶ Ιακωβ τῶν σῶν οἰκετῶν οἷς ὤμοσας κατὰ σεαυτοῦ καὶ ἐλάλησας πρὸς αὐτοὺς λέγων πολυπληθυνῶ τὸ σπέρμα ὑμῶν ὡσεὶ τὰ ἄστρα τοῦ οὐρανοῦ τῷ πλήθει καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν ταύτην ἣν εἶπας δοῦναι τῷ σπέρματι αὐτῶν καὶ καθέξουσιν G2722 αὐτὴν εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:11 - εἰσέλθατε κατὰ μέσον τῆς παρεμβολῆς τοῦ λαοῦ καὶ ἐντείλασθε τῷ λαῷ λέγοντες ἑτοιμάζεσθε ἐπισιτισμόν ὅτι ἔτι τρεῖς ἡμέραι καὶ ὑμεῖς διαβαίνετε τὸν Ιορδάνην τοῦτον εἰσελθόντες κατασχεῖν G2722 τὴν γῆν ἣν κύριος θεὸς τῶν πατέρων ὑμῶν δίδωσιν ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:13 - μὴ αὐτοὺς προσδέξεσθε ἕως οὗ ἁδρυνθῶσιν ἢ αὐτοῖς κατασχεθήσεσθε G2722 τοῦ μὴ γενέσθαι ἀνδρί μὴ δή θυγατέρες μου ὅτι ἐπικράνθη μοι ὑπὲρ ὑμᾶς ὅτι ἐξῆλθεν ἐν ἐμοὶ χεὶρ κυρίου
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:9 - καὶ εἶπεν πρός με στῆθι δὴ ἐπάνω μου καὶ θανάτωσόν με ὅτι κατέσχεν G2722 με σκότος δεινόν ὅτι πᾶσα ψυχή μου ἐν ἐμοί
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Αβεννηρ ἔκκλινον σὺ εἰς τὰ δεξιὰ εἰς τὰ ἀριστερὰ καὶ κάτασχε G2722 σαυτῷ ἓν τῶν παιδαρίων καὶ λαβὲ σεαυτῷ τὴν πανοπλίαν αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἠθέλησεν Ασαηλ ἐκκλῖναι ἐκ τῶν ὄπισθεν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:10 - ὅτι ἀπαγγείλας μοι ὅτι τέθνηκεν Σαουλ καὶ αὐτὸς ἦν ὡς εὐαγγελιζόμενος ἐνώπιόν μου καὶ κατέσχον G2722 αὐτὸν καὶ ἀπέκτεινα ἐν Σεκελακ ᾧ ἔδει με δοῦναι εὐαγγέλια
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:6 - καὶ παραγίνονται ἕως ἅλω Νωδαβ καὶ ἐξέτεινεν Οζα τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὴν κιβωτὸν τοῦ θεοῦ κατασχεῖν G2722 αὐτὴν καὶ ἐκράτησεν αὐτήν ὅτι περιέσπασεν αὐτὴν μόσχος τοῦ κατασχεῖν G2722 αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:51 - καὶ ἀνηγγέλη τῷ Σαλωμων λέγοντες ἰδοὺ Αδωνιας ἐφοβήθη τὸν βασιλέα Σαλωμων καὶ κατέχει G2722 τῶν κεράτων τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου λέγων ὀμοσάτω μοι σήμερον βασιλεὺς Σαλωμων εἰ οὐ θανατώσει τὸν δοῦλον αὐτοῦ ἐν ῥομφαίᾳ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:28 - καὶ ἀκοὴ ἦλθεν ἕως Ιωαβ τοῦ υἱοῦ Σαρουιας ὅτι Ιωαβ ἦν κεκλικὼς ὀπίσω Αδωνιου καὶ ὀπίσω Σαλωμων οὐκ ἔκλινεν καὶ ἔφυγεν Ιωαβ εἰς τὸ σκήνωμα τοῦ κυρίου καὶ κατέσχεν G2722 τῶν κεράτων τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:29 - καὶ ἀπηγγέλη τῷ Σαλωμων λέγοντες ὅτι ἔφυγεν Ιωαβ εἰς τὴν σκηνὴν τοῦ κυρίου καὶ ἰδοὺ κατέχει G2722 τῶν κεράτων τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου καὶ ἀπέστειλεν Σαλωμων πρὸς Ιωαβ λέγων τί γέγονέν σοι ὅτι πέφευγας εἰς τὸ θυσιαστήριον καὶ εἶπεν Ιωαβ ὅτι ἐφοβήθην ἀπὸ προσώπου σου καὶ ἔφυγον πρὸς κύριον καὶ ἀπέστειλεν Σαλωμων ὁ βασιλεὺς τὸν Βαναιου υἱὸν Ιωδαε λέγων πορεύου καὶ ἄνελε αὐτὸν καὶ θάψον αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:12 - (LXX 12:13)καὶ τοῖς τειχισταῖς καὶ τοῖς λατόμοις τῶν λίθων τοῦ κτήσασθαι ξύλα καὶ λίθους λατομητοὺς τοῦ κατασχεῖν G2722 τὸ βεδεκ οἴκου κυρίου εἰς πάντα ὅσα ἐξωδιάσθη ἐπὶ τὸν οἶκον τοῦ κραταιῶσαι
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:9 - καὶ ἤλθοσαν ἕως τῆς ἅλωνος καὶ ἐξέτεινεν Οζα τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ τοῦ κατασχεῖν G2722 τὴν κιβωτόν ὅτι ἐξέκλινεν αὐτὴν μόσχος
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:8 - καὶ ἐν τῷ ἀκοῦσαι τοὺς λόγους τούτους καὶ τὴν προφητείαν Αδαδ τοῦ προφήτου καὶ κατίσχυσεν καὶ ἐξέβαλεν τὰ βδελύγματα ἀπὸ πάσης τῆς γῆς Ιουδα καὶ Βενιαμιν καὶ ἀπὸ τῶν πόλεων ὧν κατέσχεν G2722 ἐν ὄρει Εφραιμ καὶ ἐνεκαίνισεν τὸ θυσιαστήριον κυρίου ἦν ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ ναοῦ κυρίου
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:4 - καὶ ἐπὶ χεῖρα αὐτῶν κατέσχεν G2722 ἀπὸ Ραμωθ υἱὸς Ουρια υἱοῦ Ακως καὶ ἐπὶ χεῖρα αὐτῶν κατέσχεν G2722 Μοσολλαμ υἱὸς Βαραχιου υἱοῦ Μασεζεβηλ καὶ ἐπὶ χεῖρα αὐτῶν κατέσχεν G2722 Σαδωκ υἱὸς Βαανα
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:5 - καὶ ἐπὶ χεῖρα αὐτῶν κατέσχοσαν G2722 οἱ Θεκωιν καὶ αδωρηεμ οὐκ εἰσήνεγκαν τράχηλον αὐτῶν εἰς δουλείαν αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:24 - ἀνάγκη δὲ καὶ θλῖψις αὐτὸν καθέξει G2722 ὥσπερ στρατηγὸς πρωτοστάτης πίπτων
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:9 - ἀριστερὰ ποιήσαντος αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐ κατέσχον G2722 περιβαλεῖ δεξιά καὶ οὐκ ὄψομαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - ταῦτα πάντα δίκαιοι περιποιήσονται τὰ δὲ χρήματα αὐτοῦ ἀληθινοὶ καθέξουσιν G2722
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:14 - εἰ γὰρ βούλοιτο συνέχειν καὶ τὸ πνεῦμα παρ᾽ αὐτῷ κατασχεῖν G2722
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:36 - (LXX 68:37)καὶ τὸ σπέρμα τῶν δούλων αὐτοῦ καθέξουσιν G2722 αὐτήν καὶ οἱ ἀγαπῶντες τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ κατασκηνώσουσιν ἐν αὐτῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:12 - (LXX 72:12)ἰδοὺ οὗτοι ἁμαρτωλοὶ καὶ εὐθηνοῦνται εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα κατέσχον G2722 πλούτου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:53 - (LXX 118:53)ἀθυμία κατέσχεν G2722 με ἀπὸ ἁμαρτωλῶν τῶν ἐγκαταλιμπανόντων τὸν νόμον σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - (LXX 138:10)καὶ γὰρ ἐκεῖ χείρ σου ὁδηγήσει με καὶ καθέξει G2722 με δεξιά σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:22 - ὃς εὗρεν γυναῖκα ἀγαθήν εὗρεν χάριτας ἔλαβεν δὲ παρὰ θεοῦ ἱλαρότητα
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - δειλία κατέχει G2722 ἀνδρογύναιον ψυχὴ δὲ ἀεργοῦ πεινάσει
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:8 - πάντες κατέχοντες G2722 ῥομφαίαν δεδιδαγμένοι πόλεμον ἀνὴρ ῥομφαία αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ μηρὸν αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ θάμβους ἐν νυξίν
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:22 - κατέχων G2722 τὸν γῦρον τῆς γῆς καὶ οἱ ἐνοικοῦντες ἐν αὐτῇ ὡς ἀκρίδες στήσας ὡς καμάραν τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ διατείνας ὡς σκηνὴν κατοικεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:24 - ἠκούσαμεν τὴν ἀκοὴν αὐτῶν παρελύθησαν αἱ χεῖρες ἡμῶν θλῖψις κατέσχεν G2722 ἡμᾶς ὠδῖνες ὡς τικτούσης
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:21 - τί ἐρεῖς ὅταν ἐπισκέπτωνταί σε καὶ σὺ ἐδίδαξας αὐτοὺς ἐπὶ σὲ μαθήματα εἰς ἀρχήν οὐκ ὠδῖνες καθέξουσίν G2722 σε καθὼς γυναῖκα τίκτουσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:6 - (LXX 37:6)ἐρωτήσατε καὶ ἴδετε εἰ ἔτεκεν ἄρσεν καὶ περὶ φόβου ἐν καθέξουσιν G2722 ὀσφὺν καὶ σωτηρίαν διότι ἑώρακα πάντα ἄνθρωπον καὶ αἱ χεῖρες αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τῆς ὀσφύος αὐτοῦ ἐστράφησαν πρόσωπα εἰς ἴκτερον
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:16 - (LXX 27:16)ἐξολεθρεύσατε σπέρμα ἐκ Βαβυλῶνος κατέχοντα G2722 δρέπανον ἐν καιρῷ θερισμοῦ ἀπὸ προσώπου μαχαίρας Ἑλληνικῆς ἕκαστος εἰς τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ ἀποστρέψουσιν καὶ ἕκαστος εἰς τὴν γῆν αὐτοῦ φεύξεται
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:24 - υἱὲ ἀνθρώπου οἱ κατοικοῦντες τὰς ἠρημωμένας ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς τοῦ Ισραηλ λέγουσιν εἷς ἦν Αβρααμ καὶ κατέσχεν G2722 τὴν γῆν καὶ ἡμεῖς πλείους ἐσμέν ἡμῖν δέδοται γῆ εἰς κατάσχεσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:18 - καὶ παραλήμψονται τὴν βασιλείαν ἅγιοι ὑψίστου καὶ καθέξουσιν G2722 αὐτὴν ἕως αἰῶνος τῶν αἰώνων
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:22 - ἕως οὗ ἦλθεν παλαιὸς τῶν ἡμερῶν καὶ τὸ κρίμα ἔδωκεν ἁγίοις ὑψίστου καὶ καιρὸς ἔφθασεν καὶ τὴν βασιλείαν κατέσχον G2722 οἱ ἅγιοι
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