1) to hold back, detain, retain
1a) from going away
1b) to restrain, hinder (the course or progress of)
1b1) that which hinders, Antichrist from making his appearance
1b2) to check a ship's headway, i.e. to hold or head the ship
1c) to hold fast, keep secure, keep firm possession of
2) to get possession of, take
2b) to possess
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:829, 286
From G2596 and G2192; 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.
|b continue belief||31.48|
|(κατέχω εἰς) head for||54.22|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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