Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to hold back/fast
Strongs:
g2722
Word:
κατέχω
Tyndale
Word:
κατέχω
Transliteration:
katechō
Gloss:
to hold back/fast
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
κατ-έχω [in LXX for אָחַז, חָזַק hi, etc;] 1) perfective of ἔχω (M, Pr., 116; M, Th., 155), (a) to possess, hold fast: Luk.8:15, Jhn.5:4, Rom.1:18 (Lft, Notes, 251), 1Co.7:30 11:2, 2Co.6:10, 1Th.5:21, Heb.3:6, 14 10:23; (b) to lay hold of, get possession of: Luk.14:9. 2) to hold back, detain, restrain (M, Th., 156 f.): with accusative before τοῦ μή with inf, Luk.4:42; before πρός, with accusative, Phm 13; absol, τὸ κατέχον (ὁ κ.), 2Th.2:6-7. 3) Intrans, as nautical term, to put in, make for (LS, see word): Act.27:40. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
κατέχω
Transliteration:
katechō
Gloss:
to hold back/fast
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
κατέχω, future καθέξω (of duration) [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist κατέσχον, poetry A) κατέσχεθον [Refs 8th c.BC+]; Epic dialect 3rd.pers. singular κάσχεθε [Refs 8th c.BC+], Aeolic dialect κατέσκ [εθε] [Refs 7th c.BC+]; late aorist κατέσχα [Refs 4th c.AD+] A.I) transitive, hold fast, καλύπτρην χείρεσσι [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.I.b) hold back, withhold, εἴ με βίῃ ἀέκοντα καθέξει [Refs 8th c.BC+]: check, restrain, bridle, ἑωυτόν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; [γυναῖκε] [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ὀργήν, θυμόν, ὕβριν, etc, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κ. τὴν ἀγωγήν put it off, [Refs]; κ. τὸ πλῆθος ἐλευθέρως, ἰσχύϊ, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὖρον hold in, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἑαυτὸν κατέχει μὴ ἐπιπηδᾶν restrains himself from, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, to be held down, γλῶσσα κατείχετο [Refs 5th c.BC+]; to be bound, ὁρκίοισι μεγάλοισι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τοῖς τινων ὀφειλήμασιν [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; of a nation, to be kept under (by tyrants), [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.I.c) detain, κ. [αὐτοὺς] ἐνιαυτόν [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, to be detained, stay, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.I.d) in imprecations, inhibit (compare καταδέω[Refs 4th c.BC+] A.I.e) place under arrest, [Refs 1st c.AD+] A.I.f) keep an oath, ὅρκον [Refs 3rd c.BC+] A.I.2) c.genitive, gain possession of, be master of, τῶν ἐπιστημῶν μὴ πάνυ κ. [Refs 4th c.BC+]; control, τινων [LXX]; ἑαυτῶν Erot.see entry προπετή; μηκέτι κατέχων ἑαυτοῦ [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; cling to, τῶν κεράτων τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου [LXX] A.II) possess, occupy, especiallyof rulers, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; σῴζειν ἅπερ ἃν ἅπαξ κατάσχωσι whatever they have got, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially of property. enjoy possession of, [Refs 2nd c.BC+], etc. (but also, sequestrate, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]; ὡς μηδὲν ἔχοντες καὶ πάντα κατέχοντες [NT] A.II.b) dwell in, occupy, Ὀλύμπου αἴγλαν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially of tutelary gods, Παρνασίαν ὃς κ. πέτραν, of Dionysus, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of a place, μέσον ὀμφαλὸν γᾶς Φοίβου κ. δόμος [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of the dead. θήκας Ἰλιάδος γᾶς. κατέχουσι occupy, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.2) of sound, fill, οἱ δ᾽ ἀλαλητῷ πᾶν πεδίον κατέχουσι [Refs 8th c.BC+]; κ. στρατόπεδον δυσφημίαις fill it with his grievous cries, [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, οἶκος κλαυθμῷ κατείχετο [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.3) πανδάκρυτον βιοτὰν κ. continue to live a life, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.4) to be spread over, cover, νὺξ. δνοφερὴ κάτεχ᾽ οὐρανόν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; τίνες αὖ πόντον κατέχουσ᾽ αὖρα; [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, σελήνη. κατείχετο. νεφέεσσιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]:—middle, Epic dialect aorist, κατέσχετο χερσὶ πρόσωπα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; κατασχομένη ἑανῷ having covered her face, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.5) of the grave, confine, cover, τοὺς δ᾽ ἤδη κάτεχεν φυσίζοος αἶα [Refs 8th c.BC+]; as a threat, πάρος τινὰ γαῖα καθέξει sooner shall earth cover many a one, [Refs 8th c.BC+] A.II.6) of circumstances, etc, hold fast, have one in their power, μιν κατὰ γῆρας ἔχει χεῖράς τε πόδας τε [Refs 8th c.BC+]; ὃν θάνατος δακρυόεις καθέχει (sic) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τύχη, πόλεμος κ. τινά, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κ. κίνδυνος Σικελίαν[Refs 2nd c.AD+]:—passive, ὑπὸ μεγάλης ἀνάγκης κατεχόμενοι [Refs 5th c.BC+]: rarely in good sense, ὁ δ᾽ ὄλβιος, ὃν φᾶμαι κατέχοντ᾽ ἀγαθαί [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.6.b) of circumstances, etc, prevail, prevail among, engage, ἄλλα τῶν κατεχόντων πρηγμάτων χαλεπώτερα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μεγάλοι θόρυβοι κατέχουσ᾽ ἡμᾶς murmurs are rife among us, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; φήμης ἀθρόας -σχούσης τὸ Ἑλληνικόν a sudden rumour having overspread Greece, [Refs 2nd c.AD+] A.II.7) seize, occupy, in right of conquest, τὸ Καδμείων πέδον uncertain in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; especially in historical writers, -σχήσειν [τὴν ἀκρόπολιν] [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.8) achieve, effect an object, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.II.9) master, understand, οὐ κατέχω τί βούλει φράζειν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; κ. νοῦν στίχων grasp the sense of, [Refs] A.II.9.b) keep in mind, remember, χρήσιμον καὶ τοῦτο κατασχεῖν τὸ στοιχεῖον [Refs 4th c.BC+]; κ. τινὰ ὀψοφάγον Chrysipp.Tyan. cited in [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; κ. ὅτι, διότι, [Refs 3rd c.BC+]:—passive, [Refs 4th c.BC+] A.II.10) possess, of a god, εἰ θεός ἐστιν ὁ σὰς κατέχων φρένας [Refs]; τοιοῦτος ἔρως κατεῖχε τὴν ἄνθρωπον she was so infatuated, [Refs 1st c.AD+]; of an actor, κ. τὸ θέατρον held the audience spellbound, [Refs 1st c.AD+] (but, kept the audience waiting, Phoc.[Refs]; of poets, μύθοις [τοὺς ἀκούοντας] κ. [Refs 2nd c.AD+]:—mostly in passive, of persons, to be possessed, inspired, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἐξ Ὁμήρου[Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ θέατρον κατείχετο the audience was spellbound, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; of hydrophobia patients, [Refs 3rd c.AD+]; of a lover, τῷ αὐτῷ θεῷ (i.e. Ἔρωτι) κατέσχημαι [Refs 2nd c.AD+]:—also in aorist middle, [Refs 5th c.BC+] A.III) follow close upon, press hard, [Refs 5th c.BC+] —passive [Refs] A.IV) bring a ship to land, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B) intransitive, B.1) (i.e. ἑαυτόν) control oneself, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with infinitive, κ. τὸ μὴ δακρύειν [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.1.b) stop, cease, of the wind, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.2) come from the high sea to shore, put in (see. supr. IV), νηΐ Θορικόνδε [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τίνες ποτ᾽ ἐς γῆν τήνδε. κατέσχετ; [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of a journey by land, rest, προξένων δ᾽ ἔν του κατέσχε; [Refs 2nd c.BC+] shall come safe to land, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.3) prevail, ὁ λόγος κ. the report prevails, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.4) gain the upper hand, παρά τινι [Refs 6th c.BC+]; gain one's purpose, [Refs 5th c.BC+] C) middle, keep back for oneself, embezzle, [τὰ χρήματα] [Refs 5th c.BC+] C.2) cover oneself, see above [Refs 4th c.BC+] C.3) hold, contain, [Refs 2nd c.BC+] C.II) aorist middle, ={κατέχω} [Refs 8th c.BC+] C.II.2) in passive sense, τεαῖς ῥιπαῖσι κατασχόμενος subdued, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; καρδίαν κατέσχετο ἔρωτι was seized with, possessed by, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; see above[Refs 4th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
κατέχω
Transliteration:
katéchō
Pronounciation:
kat-ekh'-o
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to hold down (fast), in various applications (literally or figuratively); have, hold (fast), keep (in memory), let, X make toward, possess, retain, seize on, stay, take, withhold; from g2596 (κατά) and g2192 (ἔχω);