Number 2722

Transliteration:
katecho {kat-ekh'-o}
Word Origin:
from 2596 and 2192
TDNT:
2:829,286
Part of Speech:
verb
Usage in the KJV:
hold 3, hold fast 3, keep 2, possess 2, stay 1, take 1, have 1, make 1, misc 5

Total: 19
Definition:
  1. to hold back, detain, retain
    1. from going away
    2. to restrain, hinder (the course or progress of)
      1. that which hinders, Antichrist from making his appearance
      2. to check a ship's headway i.e. to hold or head the ship
    3. to hold fast, keep secure, keep firm possession of
  2. to get possession of, take
    1. to possess