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Entry for Strong's #4912 - συνέχω

Transliteration
synéchō
Phonetics
soon-ekh'-o  
Word Origin
from (4862) and (2192)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
7:877,1117
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 270 ‑ אָחַז (aw‑khaz');  1121 ‑ בֵּן (bane);  2263 ‑ חָבַק (khaw‑bak');  2266 ‑ חָבַר (khaw‑bar');  2388 ‑ חָזַק (khaw‑zak');  3557 ‑ כּוּל (kool);  3607 ‑ כָּלָא (kaw‑law');  3920 ‑ לָכַד (law‑kad');  4513 ‑ מָנַע (maw‑nah');  5674 ‑ עָבַר (aw‑bar');  5956 ‑ עָלַם (aw‑lam');  6113 ‑ עָצַר (aw‑tsar');  6279 ‑ עָתַר (aw‑thar');  6616 ‑ פָּתִיל (paw‑theel');  6696 ‑ צוּר (tsoor);  6887 ‑ צָרַר (tsaw‑rar');  7092 ‑ קָפַץ (kaw‑fats');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
Matthew 1
Luke 6
Acts 3
2 Corinthians 1
Philippians 1
Matthew 1
Luke 6
Acts 3
2 Corinthians 1
Philippians 1
Matthew 1
Luke 6
Acts 3
2 Corinthians 1
Philippians 1
BYZ TIS TR
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3P 1
V-IPI-3P 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PPI-1S 2
V-PPP-APM 1
V-PPP-ASM 1
V-PPP-NSF 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3P 1
V-IPI-3P 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PPI-1S 1
V-PPP-APM 1
V-PPP-ASM 1
V-PPP-NSF 1
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3P 1
V-IPI-3P 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PPI-1S 2
V-PPP-APM 1
V-PPP-ASM 1
V-PPP-NSF 1
NA WH
V-2AAI-3P 1
V-FAI-3P 1
V-IPI-3P 1
V-IPI-3S 1
V-PAI-3P 1
V-PAI-3S 1
V-PAP-NPM 1
V-PPI-1S 2
V-PPP-APM 1
V-PPP-ASM 1
V-PPP-NSF 1


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 συνέχω; future συνεξω; 2aorist συνέσχον; passive present συνέχομαι; imperfect συνειχομην; from Homer down;

1. to hold together; any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it: τό συνέχον τά πάντα, the deity as holding all things together, Wisdom of Solomon 1:7 (see Grimm at the passage).

2. to hold together with constraint, to compress, i. e., a. to press together with the hand: τά ὦτα, to stop the ears, Acts 7:57 (τό στόμα, Isaiah 52:15; τόν οὐρανόν, to shut, that it may not rain, Deuteronomy 11:17; 1 Kings 8:35).

b. to press on every side: τινα, Luke 8:45; with πάντοθεν added, of a besieged city, Luke 19:43.

3. to hold completely, i. e.

a. to hold fast : properly, a prisoner, Luke 22:63 (τά αἰχμάλωτα, Lucian, Tox. 39); metaphorically, in the passive, to be held by, closely occupied with, any business ( Wisdom of Solomon 17:19 (20); Herodian, 1,17, 22 (9 edition, Bekker); Aelian v. h. 14,22): τῷ λόγῳ, in teaching the word, Acts 18:5 G L T Tr WH (here R. V. constrained by). β. to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him; passive, to be holden with equivalent to afflicted with, suffering from": νόσοις, Matthew 4:24; πυρετῷ, Luke 4:38; δυσεντερίῳ, Acts 28:8 (many examples from Greek writings from Aeschylus and Herodotus down are given in Passow, under the word συνέχω, I. a.; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I:4)); of affections of the mind: φόβῳ, Luke 8:37 (ὀδύρμω, Aelian v. h. 14,22; ἀλγηδονι, Plutarch, de fluv. 2,1; ἀθυμία, ibid. 7,5; 19,1; λύπη, 17,3; for other examples see Grimm on Wisdom of Solomon 17:10). γ. to urge, impel: tropically, the soul, ἀγάπη ... συνέχει ἡμᾶς, 2 Corinthians 5:14 ( A. V. constraineth); πῶς (how greatly, how sorely) συνέχομαι, Luke 12:50 ( A. V. straitened); τῷ πνεύματι, Acts 18:5 Rec. συνέχομαι ἐκ τῶν δύο, I am hard pressed on both sides, my mind is impelled or disturbed from each side ( R. V. I am in a strait betwixt the two), Philippians 1:23.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

συν -έχω ,

[in LXX for H6113, H2266, etc.;]

1. to hold together (τ . συνέχον τ . πάντα , ): of closing the ears, (τ . στόμα , ); to hem in, press on every side: ; .

2. to hold fast;

(a) of a prisoner, to hold in charge (Luc.; cf. exx. in Deiss., BS, 160; MM, xxiv): ;

(b) to constrain: ; pass., , (τ . λόγῳ ; cf. Field, Notes, 128), ; in pass., of ills, to be seized or afflicted by, suffering from: , ; , .

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
συνειχετο συνείχετο συνειχοντο συνείχοντο συνέξει συνέξουσι συνέξουσί συνεξουσιν συνέξουσίν συνέσχε συνεσχέθη συνεσχον συνέσχον συνεχει συνέχει συνέχειν συνεχομαι συνέχομαι συνεχόμενα συνεχόμεναι συνεχομενη συνεχομένη συνεχομενον συνεχόμενον συνεχόμενος συνεχομένου συνεχομενους συνεχομένους συνέχονται συνεχοντες συνέχοντες συνέχου συνέχουσα συνεχούσας συνέχουσί συνεχουσιν συνέχουσίν συνέχων συσχεθή συσχεθήναι συσχεθήσονται συσχείν συσχέτω συσχή συσχώ sunechei sunechomai sunechomene sunechomenē sunechomenon sunechomenous sunechontes sunechousin suneicheto suneichonto suneschon sunexousin synechei synéchei synechomai synéchomai synechomene synechomenē synechoméne synechoménē synechomenon synechómenon synechomenous synechoménous synechontes synéchontes synechousin synéchousín syneicheto syneícheto syneichonto syneíchonto syneschon synéschon synexousin synéxousín

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