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  #1949 ἐπιλαμβάνομαι epilambanomai {ep-ee-lam-ban'-om-ahee}

 middle voice from G1909 and G2983; TDNT - 4:9,*; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to take in addition, to lay hold of, take possession of,
    overtake, attain, attain to
    1a) to lay hold of or to seize upon anything with the hands,
        to take hold of, lay hold of
    1b) metaph. to rescue one from peril, to help, succour

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Middle voice from G1909 and G2983; to seize (for help, injury, attainment or any other purpose; literally or figuratively):—catch, lay hold (up-) on, take (by, hold of, on).

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #1949.
  • ε᾿πιλαμβα´νομαι
  • epilambanomai; from 1909 and 2983; to lay hold of:—
  • NASB - catch(2), give help(1), gives help(1), seized(2), take hold(2), taking(1), taking hold(1), took(4), took hold(5).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - take 7, take by 3, catch 2, take on 2, lay hold on 2,
      take hold of 2, lay hold upon 1; 19
Matthew 14:31. Acts 16:19.
Luke 20:20, 26.
1 Timothy 6:12, 19. Hebrews 2:16, 16.
Mark 8:23. Luke 9:47; 14:4. Acts 9:27; 17:19; 18:17; 21:30, 33; 23:19. Hebrews 2:16; 8:9.
Luke 23:26.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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