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The New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  2902krate—w
Original WordWord Origin
 krate—w from (2904)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Krateo krat-eh'-o
Parts of SpeechTDNT
 Verb 3:910,466
  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
 Translated Words
 KJV (47) - hold, 12; hold fast, 5; lay hand on, 2; lay hold on, 8; lay hold upon, 2; misc, 5; take, 9; take by, 4;

NAS (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;

 Verse Count
2 Thessalonians1
2 Thessalonians1
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Abbreviations Legend:
TDNT - Theological Dictionary of the New Testament;

Copyright Statement
The New Testament 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.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

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


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