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Strongs Number: G2192


Greek Word
ἔχω
Transliteration
echō
Phonetic
ekh'-o
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to hold (used in very various applications literally or figuratively direct or remote; such as possession ability: contiguity relation or condition)

Thayers Definition

1. to have, i.e. to hold

a. to have (hold) in the hand, in the sense of wearing, to have (hold) possession of the mind (refers to alarm, agitating emotions, etc.), to hold fast keep, to have or comprise or involve, to regard or consider or hold as

2. to have i.e. own, possess

a. external things such as pertain to property or riches or furniture or utensils or goods or food etc.

b. used of those joined to any one by the bonds of natural blood or marriage or friendship or duty or law etc, of attendance or companionship

3. to hold one's self or find one's self so and so, to be in such or such a condition

4. to hold one's self to a thing, to lay hold of a thing, to adhere or cling to

a. to be closely joined to a person or a thing

Origin
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω scheō skheh'-o used in certain tenses only)
Bible Usage
be (able X-(idiom) hold possessed with) accompany + begin to amend can (+ -not) X-(idiom) conceive count diseased do + eat + enjoy + fear following have hold keep + lack + go to law lie + must needs + of necessity + need next + recover + reign + rest return X-(idiom) sick take for + tremble + uncircumcised use.