1) to take in addition, to lay hold of, take possession of, overtake, attain, attain to
1a) to lay hold of or to seize upon anything with the hands, to take hold of, lay hold of
1b) metaphorically to rescue one from peril, to help, succour
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 4:9,*
Middle voice from G1909 and G2983; to seize (for help, injury, attainment or any other purpose; literally or figuratively): - catch, lay hold (up-) on, take (by, hold of, on).
|a take hold of||18.2|
|e be concerned for||30.42|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
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