1907. epechó
Strong's Concordance
epechó: to hold fast, to hold toward, to stop
Original Word: ἐπέχω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epechó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ekh'-o)
Definition: to hold fast, to hold toward, to stop
Usage: (a) trans: I hold forth, (b) intrans: I mark, pay attention (heed), note; I delay, stay, wait.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and echó
to hold fast, to hold toward, to stop
NASB Translation
give...attention (1), holding fast (1), noticed (1), pay close attention (1), stayed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1907: ἐπέχω

ἐπέχω; imperfect ἐπειχον; 2 aorist ἐπέσχον;

1. to have or hold upon, apply: namely, τόν νοῦν, to observe, attend to, followed by an indirect question, Luke 14:7; τίνι, dative of person, to give attention to one, Acts 3:5; 1 Timothy 4:16 (with the dative of a thing, Sir. 31:2 (Sir. 34:2); 2 Macc. 9:25; Polybius 3, 43, 2, etc.; fully ὀφθαλμόν τίνι, Lucian, dial. mar. 1, 2).

2. to hold toward, hold forth, present: λόγον ζωῆς, as a light, by which illumined ye are the lights of the world, Philippians 2:16 (others besides, cf. Meyer or Ellicott at the passage).

3. to check ((cf. English hold up), German anhalten): namely, ἐμαυτόν, to delay, stop, stay, Acts 19:22, and in Greek writings from Homer down; (cf. Winers Grammar, § 38, 1; Buttmann, 144 (126); Fritzsche on Sir. 5:1).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
take heed unto, hold forth, mark, stay.

From epi and echo; to hold upon, i.e. (by implication) to retain; (by extension) to detain; (with implication, of nous) to pay attention to -- give (take) heed unto, hold forth, mark, stay.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK echo

see GREEK nous

Forms and Transliterations
επειχεν επείχεν ἐπεῖχεν επέσχε επεσχεν ἐπέσχεν επέσχον επεχε επέχε ἔπεχε επέχει επεχοντες επέχοντες ἐπέχοντες επεχων επέχων ἐπέχων επήκοα επήλυτος επίσχες επίσχης επίσχω επισχών epeche épeche epechon epechōn epéchon epéchōn epechontes epéchontes epeichen epeîchen epeschen epéschen
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 14:7 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: κεκλημένους παραβολήν ἐπέχων πῶς τὰς
NAS: to the invited guests when He noticed how
KJV: those which were bidden, when he marked how
INT: were invited a parable remarking how the

Acts 3:5 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ὁ δὲ ἐπεῖχεν αὐτοῖς προσδοκῶν
NAS: And he [began] to give them his attention, expecting
KJV: And he gave heed unto them, expecting
INT: moreover he gave heed to them expecting

Acts 19:22 V-AIA-3S
GRK: Ἔραστον αὐτὸς ἐπέσχεν χρόνον εἰς
NAS: he himself stayed in Asia
KJV: Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia
INT: Erastus he remained a time in

Philippians 2:16 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: λόγον ζωῆς ἐπέχοντες εἰς καύχημα
NAS: holding fast the word of life,
KJV: Holding forth the word of life;
INT: [the] word of life holding forth for a boast

1 Timothy 4:16 V-PMA-2S
GRK: ἔπεχε σεαυτῷ καὶ
NAS: Pay close attention to yourself
KJV: Take heed unto thyself, and
INT: Give heed to yourself and

Strong's Greek 1907
5 Occurrences

ἔπεχε — 1 Occ.
ἐπέχων — 1 Occ.
ἐπέχοντες — 1 Occ.
ἐπεῖχεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπέσχεν — 1 Occ.

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