Krateo

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2902 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
kratevwfrom (2904)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Krateo3:910,466
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
krat-eh'-o Verb
Definition
  1. to have power, be powerful
    1. to be chief, be master of, to rule
  2. to get possession of
    1. to become master of, to obtain
    2. to take hold of
    3. to take hold of, take, seize
      1. to lay hands on one in order to get him into one's power
  3. to hold
    1. to hold in the hand
    2. to hold fast, i.e. not discard or let go
      1. to keep carefully and faithfully
    3. to continue to hold, to retain
      1. of death continuing to hold one
      2. to hold in check, restrain
King James Word Usage - Total: 47
hold 12, take 9, lay hold on 8, hold fast 5, take by 4, lay hold upon 2, lay hand on 2, miscellaneous 5
KJV Verse Count
Matthew12
Mark15
Luke2
John1
Acts4
Colossians1
2 Thessalonians1
Hebrews2
Revelation8


Total46
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Krateo". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .