H270 אחז - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to seize (often with the accessory idea of holding in possession)

KJV Usage: + be affrighted, bar, (catch, lay, take) hold (back), come upon, fasten, handle, portion, (get, have or take) possess (-ion).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. grasp, take hold, seize, take possession
a. (Qal) to grasp, take hold of
b. (Niphal) to be caught, grasped, be settled
c. (Piel) to enclose, overlay
d. (Hophal) fastened
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 64
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H270 אחז is used in the Bible

First 30 of 62 occurrences of H270 אחז

Genesis 22:13
Genesis 25:26
Genesis 34:10
Genesis 47:27
Exodus 4:4
Exodus 15:14
Exodus 15:15
Numbers 31:30
Numbers 31:47
Numbers 32:30
Deuteronomy 32:41
Joshua 22:9
Joshua 22:19
Judges 1:6
Judges 12:6
Judges 16:3
Judges 16:21
Judges 20:6
Ruth 3:15
2 Samuel 1:9
2 Samuel 2:21
2 Samuel 4:10
2 Samuel 6:6
2 Samuel 20:9
1 Kings 1:51
1 Kings 6:6
1 Kings 6:10
1 Chronicles 13:9
1 Chronicles 24:6
2 Chronicles 9:18

Corresponding Greek Words

achaz G680,681 hapto
achaz see G1949 st. epi lambano
achaz see G472 st. ant echo
achaz G881 achaz
achaz G2064 erchomai
achaz G2192 echo
achaz G2638 kata lambano
achaz G2983 lambano
achaz G4084 piazo
achaz G4912 sun echo
achaz G5021 tasso
achaz G5274 hupo lambano
achaz ni. G2624a kata kleronomeo
achaz ni. G2816 kleronomeo
achaz qal,ni G2340 thereuo
achaz qal.,ni. G2722 kat echo
achaz qal.,pi. G2902 krateo