2902: κρατέω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G2902 κρατέω

Transliteration: kratéō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I am strong, mighty, hence: I rule, am master, prevail; I obtain, take hold of; I hold, hold fast.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2902 κρατέω

Transliteration: kratéō

Derivation: from G2904;

Definition: to use strength, i.e. seize or retain (literally or figuratively)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

κρατέω

G2902 

Occurrences in the NT: 47

κρατέω, -ῶ
(< κράτος), [in LXX chiefly for חזק hi., also for אחז, etc.;]
1. to be strong, mighty, hence, to rule, be master, prevail (so chiefly in cl.; in LXX: Es 1:1, I Es 4:38, Wi 14:19, al.).
2. to get possession of, obtain, take hold of (Hdt., Thuc., al.): c. gen. rei (M, Pr., 65), Ac 27:13; τ. χειρός, Mt 9:25, Mk 1:31 5:41 9:27, Lk 8:54; c. acc. rei, Mt 12:11; c. acc. pers., Mt 14:3 18:28 21:46 22:6 26:4, 48 ff., Mk 3:21 6:17 12:12 14:1, 44 ff., Ac 3:11 24:6, Re 20:2 (cf. II Ki 6:6).
3. to hold, hold fast (Æsch., Polyb., al.): c. acc. rei, ἐν τ. δεξιᾷ, Re 2:1. Metaph.: c. acc. pers., pass., Ac 2:24; c. acc. rei, Re 2:13, 25 3:11; τ. κεφαλήν (i.e. Christ), Col 2:19; τ. παράδοσιν (-εις), λόγον, διδαχήν, Mk 7:3, 4, 8 9:10, II Th 2:15, Re 2:14, 15; c. gen. rei, He 4:14 6:18; of sins, to retain, Jo 20:23; of restraint, seq. ἵνα μή, Re 7:1; pass., seq. τοῦ μή, Lk 24:16.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition