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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G2902 - On

Strong's No.:G2902

Greek:κρατέω

Transliteration:krateō

Phonetic:krat-eh'-o

Word Origin:From G2904

Bible Usage:hold (by fast) keep lay hand (hold) on obtain retain take (by).

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to use strength that is seize or retain (literally or figuratively)


Thayers
Definition:

1. to have power, be powerful

a. to be chief, be master of, to rule

2. to get possession of

a. to become master of, to obtain

b. to take hold of

c. to take hold of, take, seize

1. to lay hands on one in order to get him into one's power

3. to hold

a. to hold in the hand

b. to hold fast, i.e. not discard or let go

1. to keep carefully and faithfully

c. to continue to hold, to retain

1. of death continuing to hold one

2. to hold in check, restrain


Bible References:
On

Translation
Occurrences:
fast ( 5 )
hands ( 2 )
held ( 2 )
hold ( 8 )
holden ( 2 )
holdeth ( 1 )
holding ( 3 )
kept ( 1 )
obtained ( 1 )
on ( 5 )
retain ( 1 )
retained ( 1 )
take ( 3 )
took ( 10 )
upon ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.