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Apprehend

APPREHEND

ap-re-hend':

Occurs in the New Testament in two meanings: "to arrest" (piazo; Acts 12:4; 2 Corinthians 11:32 the Revised Version (British and American), "take"); and "to seize," "grasp," "take into one's possession," "attain," "inquire eagerly" (katalambano, the American Standard Revised Version "laid hold on," "laid fast hold of," Philippians 3:12,13; Ephesians 3:18). In John 1:5, "The darkness apprehended it not," the Revised Version, margin gives "overcame not." See COMPREHEND.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'APPREHEND'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.