The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2902 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
krateofrom (2904)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
krat-eh'-o Verb
  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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 47
arrested 3, attained 1, clinging 1, held 1, hold 4, hold fast 4, holding back 1, holding fast 1, holds 1, laid hold 1, observe 1, observing 1, prevented 1, retain 1, retained 1, seize 8, seized 7, take custody 1, take hold 2, taking 2, took 3, took hold 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Thessalonians1

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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.