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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g726 Greek: harpazo

Catch:

"to snatch or catch away," is said of the act of the Spirit of the Lord in regard to Philip in Act 8:39; of Paul in being "caught" up to Paradise, 2Cr 12:2, 4; of the Rapture of the saints at the return of the Lord, 1Th 4:17; of the rapture of the man child in the vision of Rev 12:5. This verb conveys the idea of force suddenly exercised, as in Mat 11:12, "take (it) by force;" Mat 12:29, "spoil" (some mss. have diarpazo here); in Mat 13:19, RV, "snatcheth;" for forceful seizure, see also Jhn 6:15; 10:12, 28, 29; Act 23:10; in Jud 1:23, RV, "snatching."
See PLUCK, PULL, SNATCH, TAKE (by force).

2 Strong's Number: g2983 Greek: lambano

Catch:

"to receive," is once used of "catching" by fraud, circumventing, 2Cr 12:16. In Mat 21:39; Mar 12:3, RV "took," for AV "caught."
See ACCEPT, No. 4.

3 Strong's Number: g64 Greek: agreuo

Catch:

"to take by hunting" (from agra, "a hunt, a catch"), is used metaphorically, of the Pharisees and Herodians in seeking to catch Christ in His talk, Mar 12:13.

4 Strong's Number: g2340 Greek: thereuo

Catch:

"to hunt or catch wild beasts" (therion, "a wild beast"), is used by Luke of the same event as in No. 3, Luk 11:54.

5 Strong's Number: g2221 Greek: zogreo

Catch:

"to take alive": see CAPTIVE, B, No. 3.

6 Strong's Number: g4084 Greek: piazo

Catch:

"to capture": see APPREHEND, No. 2.

7 Strong's Number: g4884 Greek: sunarpazo

Catch:

sun, used intensively, and No. 1, "to snatch, to seize, to keep a firm grip of," is used only by Luke, and translated "caught" in the AV of Luk 8:29, of demon-possession; in Act 6:12, of the act of the elders and scribes in seizing Stephen, RV, more suitably, "seized." So in Act 19:29. In Act 27:15, it is used of the effects of wind upon a ship.
See SEIZE.

8 Strong's Number: g4815 Greek: sullambano

Catch:

sun, and No. 2, "to seize," is used, similarly to No. 7, in Act 26:21, of the act of the Jews in seizing Paul in the temple.
See CONCEIVE, HELP, SEIZE, TAKE.

9 Strong's Number: g1949 Greek: epilambano

Catch:

"to lay hold" (epi, intensive, and No. 2), is translated "caught" in Act 16:19, AV; RV, "laid hold."
See HOLD, TAKE.

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