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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Possess, Possession

Dictionaries :: Possess, Possession

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2722 Greek: katecho

Possess, Possession:

"to hold fast, hold back," signifies "to possess," in 1Cr 7:30; 2Cr 6:10.
See HOLD.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2932 Greek: ktaomai

Possess, Possession:

"to procure for oneself, acquire, obtain," hence, "to possess" (akin to B, No. 1), has this meaning in Luk 18:12; 1Th 4:4; in Luk 21:19, RV, "ye shall win" (AV, "possess ye"), where the probable meaning is "ye shall gain the mastery over your souls," i.e., instead of giving way to adverse circumstances.
See OBTAIN.

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g5225 Greek: huparcho

Possess, Possession:

"to be in existence," and, in a secondary sense, "to belong to," is used with this meaning in the neuter plural of the present participle with the article signifying one's "possessions," "the things which he possesseth," Luk 12:15; Act 4:32; in Hbr 10:34, RV, "possessions" (AV, "goods"); cp. B, No. 4.
See GOODS.

A-4 Verb Strong's Number: g1139 Greek: diamonizomai

Possess, Possession:

"to be possessed of a demon or demons:" see DEMON, B.

Note: In Act 8:7; 16:16, AV, echo, "have," is translated "to be possessed of," in the sense of No. 4, above, RV, "had" and "having."

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2933 Greek: ktema

Possess, Possession:

akin to A, No. 2, denotes "a possession, property," Mat 19:22; Mar 10:22; Act 2:45; 5:1.

B-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2697 Greek: kataschesis

Possess, Possession:

primarily "a holding back" (akin to A, No. 1), then, "a holding fast," denotes "a possession," Act 7:5, or "taking possession," Act 7:45, with the article, lit., "in the (i.e., their) taking possession."

B-3 Noun Strong's Number: g4047 Greek: peripoiesis

Possess, Possession:

"an obtaining, an inquisition," is translated "(God's own) possession" in Eph 1:14, RV, which may mean "acquisition," AV, "purchased possession;" 1Pe 2:9, RV, "God's own possession," AV, "a peculiar (people)."
See OBTAIN.

B-4 Noun Strong's Number: g5223 Greek: huparxis

Possess, Possession:

primarily "subsistence" (akin to A, No. 3), later denoted "substance, property, possession" in Hbr 10:34, RV (AV, "substance").
See GOODS, SUBSTANCE.

Note: In Act 28:7, AV, choria, "lands" (RV), is translated "possessions."

C-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g4041 Greek: periousios

Possess, Possession:

"of one's own possession, one's own," qualifies the noun laos, "people," in Tts 2:14, AV, "peculiar," see RV. In the Sept., Exd 19:5; 23:22; Deu 7:6; 14:2; 26:18.

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