Strong's Number 2902

krateo {krat-eh'-o}
Word Origin:
from 2904
Part of Speech:
Usage in the KJV:
hold 12, take 9, lay hold on 8, hold fast 5, take by 4, lay hold upon 2, lay hand on 2, misc 5

Total: 47
  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