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4912 συνέχω sunecho soon-ekh’-o

from 4862 and 2192; Verb

AV-be taken with 3, throng 1, straiten 1, keep in 1, hold 1, stop 1, press 1, lie sick of 1, constrain 1, be in a strait 1; 12

1) to hold together
1a) any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it
2) to hold together with constraint, to compress
2a) to press together with the hand
2a) to hold one’s ears, to shut the heavens that it may not rain
2b) to press on every side
2b1) of a besieged city
2b2) of a strait, that forces a ship into a narrow channel
2b3) 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

3a) to hold fast
3a1) of a prisoner
3b) metaph.
3b1) to be held by, closely occupied with any business
3b2) in teaching the word
3b3) to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him
3b4) to be held with, afflicted with, suffering from
3b5) to urge, impel
3b51) of the soul

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