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Lexicon :: Strong's G4912 - synechō

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συνέχω
Transliteration
synechō (Key)
Pronunciation
soon-ekh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:877,1117

Strong’s Definitions

συνέχω synéchō, soon-ekh'-o; from G4862 and G2192; to hold together, i.e. to compress (the ears, with a crowd or siege) or arrest (a prisoner); figuratively, to compel, perplex, afflict, preoccupy:—constrain, hold, keep in, press, lie sick of, stop, be in a strait, straiten, be taken with, throng.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G4912 in the following manner: be taken with (3x), throng (1x), straiten (1x), keep in (1x), hold (1x), stop (1x), press (1x), lie sick of (1x), constrain (1x), be in a strait (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G4912 in the following manner: be taken with (3x), throng (1x), straiten (1x), keep in (1x), hold (1x), stop (1x), press (1x), lie sick of (1x), constrain (1x), be in a strait (1x).
  1. to hold together

    1. any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it

  2. to hold together with constraint, to compress

    1. to press together with the hand

      1. to hold one's ears, to shut the heavens that it may not rain

    2. to press on every side

      1. of a besieged city

      2. of a strait, that forces a ship into a narrow channel

      3. of a cattle squeeze, that pushing in on each side, forcing the beast into a position where it cannot move so the farmer can administer medication

  3. to hold completely

    1. to hold fast

      1. of a prisoner

    2. metaph.

      1. to be held by, closely occupied with any business

      2. in teaching the word

      3. to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him

      4. to be held with, afflicted with, suffering from

      5. to urge, impel

        1. of the soul

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
συνέχω synéchō, soon-ekh'-o; from G4862 and G2192; to hold together, i.e. to compress (the ears, with a crowd or siege) or arrest (a prisoner); figuratively, to compel, perplex, afflict, preoccupy:—constrain, hold, keep in, press, lie sick of, stop, be in a strait, straiten, be taken with, throng.
STRONGS NT 4912: συνέχω
συνέχω; future συνεξω; 2 aorist συνέσχον; passive present συνέχομαι; imperfect συνειχομην; from Homer down;
1. to hold together; any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it: τό συνέχον τά πάντα, the deity as holding all things together, Wis. 1:7 (see Grimm at the passage).
2. to hold together with constraint, to compress, i. e.,
a. to press together with the hand: τά ὦτα, to stop the ears, Acts 7:57 (τό στόμα, Isaiah 52:15; τόν οὐρανόν, to shut, that it may not rain, Deuteronomy 11:17; 1 Kings 8:35).
b. to press on every side: τινα, Luke 8:45; with πάντοθεν added, of a besieged city, Luke 19:43.
3. to hold completely, i. e.
α. to hold fast : properly, a prisoner, Luke 22:63 (τά αἰχμάλωτα, Lucian, Tox. 39); metaphorically, in the passive, to be held by, closely occupied with, any business (Wis. 17:19 (20); Herodian, 1, 17, 22 (9 edition, Bekker); Aelian v. h. 14, 22): τῷ λόγῳ, in teaching the word, Acts 18:5 G L T Tr WH (here R. V. constrained by).
β. to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him; passive, to be holden with equivalent to afflicted with, suffering from": νόσοις, Matthew 4:24; πυρετῷ, Luke 4:38; δυσεντερίῳ, Acts 28:8 (many examples from Greek writings from Aeschylus and Herodotus down are given in Passow, under the word συνέχω, I. a.; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 4)); of affections of the mind: φόβῳ, Luke 8:37 (ὀδύρμω, Aelian v. h. 14, 22; ἀλγηδονι, Plutarch, de fluv. 2, 1; ἀθυμία, ibid. 7, 5; 19, 1; λύπη, 17, 3; for other examples see Grimm on Wis. 17:10).
γ. to urge, impel: tropically, the soul, ἀγάπη... συνέχει ἡμᾶς, 2 Corinthians 5:14 (A. V. constraineth); πῶς (how greatly, how sorely) συνέχομαι, Luke 12:50 (A. V. straitened); τῷ πνεύματι, Acts 18:5 Rec. συνέχομαι ἐκ τῶν δύο, I am hard pressed on both sides, my mind is impelled or disturbed from each side (R. V. I am in a strait betwixt the two), Philippians 1:23.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
11:17
1 Kings
8:35
Isaiah
52:15
Matthew
4:24
Luke
4:38; 8:37; 8:45; 12:50; 19:43; 22:63
Acts
7:57; 18:5; 18:5; 28:8
2 Corinthians
5:14
Philippians
1:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4912 matches the Greek συνέχω (synechō),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:24 - The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering G4912 with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, [fn]epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:38 - Then He got up and left the synagogue, and entered Simon’s home. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering G4912 from a high fever, and they asked Him [fn]to help her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:37 - And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes and the surrounding district asked Him to leave them, for they were gripped G4912 with great fear; and He got into a boat and returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:45 - And Jesus said, “Who is the one who touched Me?” And while they were all denying it, Peter said, “Master, the [fn]people are crowding G4912 and pressing in on You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:50 - “But I have a baptism to [fn]undergo, and how distressed G4912 I am until it is accomplished!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:43 - “For the days will come upon you [fn]when your enemies will throw up a [fn]barricade against you, and surround you and hem G4912 you in on every side,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:63 - Now the men who were holding G4912 [fn]Jesus in custody G4912 were mocking Him and beating Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:57 - But they cried out with a loud voice, and covered G4912 their ears and rushed at him with one impulse.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:5 - But when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul began devoting G4912 himself completely G4912 to the word, solemnly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the [fn]Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:8 - And it happened that the father of Publius was lying in bed afflicted G4912 with recurrent fever and dysentery; and Paul went in to see him and after he had prayed, he laid his hands on him and healed him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - For the love of Christ controls G4912 us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - But I am hard-pressed G4912 from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;

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