The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4912 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
sunecofrom (4862) and (2192)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
soon-ekh'-o Verb
  1. to hold together
    1. any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it
  2. to hold together with constraint, to compress
    1. to press together with the hand
    2. to hold one's ears, to shut the heavens that it may not rain
    3. to press on every side
      1. of a besieged city
      2. of a strait, that forces a ship into a narrow channel
      3. of a cattle squeeze, that pushing in on each side, forcing the beast into a position where it cannot move so the farmer can administer medication
  3. to hold completely
    1. to hold fast
      1. of a prisoner
    2. metaph.
      1. to be held by, closely occupied with any business
      2. in teaching the word
      3. to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him
      4. to be held with, afflicted with, suffering from
      5. to urge, impel 3b
  4. of the soul
NAS Word Usage - Total: 12
afflicted 1, controls 1, covered 1, crowding 1, devoting...completely 1, distressed 1, gripped 1, hard-pressed 1, hem 1, custody 1, suffering 2
NAS Verse Count
2 Corinthians1

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 Sunecho". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.

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