καταλαμβάνω in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) to lay hold of
1a) to lay hold of so as to make one's own, to obtain, attain to, to make one's own, to take into one's self, appropriate
1b) to seize upon, take possession of
1b1) of evils overtaking one, of the last day overtaking the wicked with destruction, of a demon about to torment one
1b2) in a good sense, of Christ by his holy power and influence laying hold of the human mind and will, in order to prompt and govern it
1c) to detect, catch
1d) to lay hold of with the mind
1d1) to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 4:9, 495

Strong

G2638
From G2596 and G1983; to take eagerly, that is, seize, possess, etc. (literally or figuratively): - apprehend, attain, come upon, comprehend, find, obtain, perceive, (over-) take.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b happen13.119
a learn about27.10
e understand32.18
d overpower37.19
c seize37.108
b attack39.48
a acquire57.56

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

καταλαβέσθαιverb: aorist middle infinitive1
καταλάβῃverb: 3rd person aorist active subjunctive singular3
καταλάβητεverb: 2nd person aorist active subjunctive plural1
καταλαβόμενοιverb: aorist middle participle nominative plural masculine1
καταλάβωverb: 1st person aorist active subjunctive singular1
καταλαμβάνομαιverb: 1st person present middle indicative singular1
κατειληφέναιverb: perfect active infinitive1
κατέλαβενverb: 3rd person aorist active indicative singular2
κατελαβόμηνverb: 1st person aorist middle indicative singular1
κατελήμφθηνverb: 1st person aorist passive indicative singular1
Total13

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