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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 - καὶ ἀπῆλθεν ἀκοὴ αὐτοῦ εἰς ὅλην τὴν Συρίαν· καὶ προσήνεγκαν αὐτῷ πάντας τοὺς κακῶς ἔχοντας ποικίλαις νόσοις καὶ βασάνοις συνεχομένους G4912 καὶ δαιμονιζομένους καὶ σεληνιαζομένους καὶ παραλυτικούς, καὶ ἐθεράπευσεν αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:38 - Ἀναστὰς δὲ ἐκ τῆς συναγωγῆς εἰσῆλθεν εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν Σίμωνος πενθερὰ δὲ τοῦ Σίμωνος ἦν συνεχομένη G4912 πυρετῷ μεγάλῳ καὶ ἠρώτησαν αὐτὸν περὶ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:37 - καὶ ἠρώτησαν αὐτὸν ἅπαν τὸ πλῆθος τῆς περιχώρου τῶν Γαδαρηνῶν ἀπελθεῖν ἀπ᾽ αὐτῶν ὅτι φόβῳ μεγάλῳ συνείχοντο· G4912 αὐτὸς δὲ ἐμβὰς εἰς τὸ πλοῖον ὑπέστρεψεν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:45 - καὶ εἶπεν Ἰησοῦς Τίς ἁψάμενός μου ἀρνουμένων δὲ πάντων εἶπεν Πέτρος καὶ οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ, Ἐπιστάτα οἱ ὄχλοι συνέχουσίν G4912 σε καὶ ἀποθλίβουσιν καὶ λέγεις, Τίς ἁψάμενός μου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:50 - βάπτισμα δὲ ἔχω βαπτισθῆναι καὶ πῶς συνέχομαι G4912 ἕως οὖ τελεσθῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:43 - ὅτι ἥξουσιν ἡμέραι ἐπὶ σὲ καὶ περιβαλοῦσιν οἱ ἐχθροί σου χάρακά σοι καὶ περικυκλώσουσίν σε καὶ συνέξουσίν G4912 σε πάντοθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:63 - Καὶ οἱ ἄνδρες οἱ συνέχοντες G4912 τὸν Ἰησοῦν ἐνέπαιζον αὐτῷ δέροντες
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:57 - κράξαντες δὲ φωνῇ μεγάλῃ συνέσχον G4912 τὰ ὦτα αὐτῶν καὶ ὥρμησαν ὁμοθυμαδὸν ἐπ᾽ αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:5 - Ὡς δὲ κατῆλθον ἀπὸ τῆς Μακεδονίας τε Σιλᾶς καὶ Τιμόθεος συνείχετο G4912 τῷ πνεύματι Παῦλος διαμαρτυρόμενος τοῖς Ἰουδαίοις τὸν Χριστόν Ἰησοῦν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:8 - ἐγένετο δὲ τὸν πατέρα τοῦ Ποπλίου πυρετοῖς καὶ δυσεντερίᾳ συνεχόμενον G4912 κατακεῖσθαι πρὸς ὃν Παῦλος εἰσελθὼν καὶ προσευξάμενος ἐπιθεὶς τὰς χεῖρας αὐτῷ ἰάσατο αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:14 - γὰρ ἀγάπη τοῦ Χριστοῦ συνέχει G4912 ἡμᾶς κρίναντας τοῦτο ὅτι εἰ εἷς ὑπὲρ πάντων ἀπέθανεν ἄρα οἱ πάντες ἀπέθανον·
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - συνέχομαι G4912 γὰρ ἐκ τῶν δύο τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχων εἰς τὸ ἀναλῦσαι καὶ σὺν Χριστῷ εἶναι πολλῷ μᾶλλον κρεῖσσον·

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