Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice from 1909 and 2983

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 4:9

KJV Translation Count — 19x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: take (7), take by (3), catch (2), take on (2), lay hold on (2), take hold of (2), lay hold upon (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

ep-ee-lam-ban'-om-ahee; middle from (1909) (ἐπί) and (2983) (λαμβάνω); to seize (for help, injury, attainment or any other purpose; literal or figurative): — catch, lay hold (up-) on, take (by, hold of, on).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou G1949 little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?


And he took the blind man G1949 the hand, and led him out G1949 the town; and when he had spit G1949 his eyes, and put his hands G1949 him, he asked him if he saw ought.


And Jesus, perceiving the thought G1949 their heart, took a child, and set him G1949 him,


And they held their peace. And he took him, and healed him, and let him go;


And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might G1949 G1949 G1949 his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority G1949 the governor.


And they could not G1949 G1949 G1949 his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.


And as they led him away, they laid G1949 G1949 G1949e SimG1949, a Cyrenian, coming out G1949 the country, and G1949 him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.


But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name G1949 Jesus.


And when her masters saw that the hope G1949 their gains was gG1949e, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers,


And they took him, and brought him unto Areopagus, saying, May we know what this new doctrine, whereG1949 thou speakest, is?


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