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1. (n.) The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a criminal.

2. (n.) The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.

3. (n.) The thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem; a prize; prey.

4. (v. t.) To seize or take possession of by force, surprise, or stratagem; to overcome and hold; to secure by effort.

259. halosis -- a taking, capture
... a taking, capture. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: halosis Phonetic
Spelling: (hal'-o-sis) Short Definition: capture, capturing Definition ...
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2221. zogreo -- to catch alive
... to catch alive. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: zogreo Phonetic Spelling:
(dzogue-reh'-o) Short Definition: I capture alive Definition: I capture alive ...
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64. agreuo -- to catch, take by hunting
... to catch, take by hunting. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: agreuo Phonetic
Spelling: (ag-rew'-o) Short Definition: I catch, capture Definition: I catch ...
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2339. thera -- a hunting, prey
... Transliteration: thera Phonetic Spelling: (thay'-rah) Short Definition: hunting,
entrapping Definition: hunting, entrapping; prey, game; a net, means of capture ...
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162. aichmaloteuo -- to lead captive
... lead captive. From aichmalotos; to capture (like aichmalotizo) -- lead captive.
see GREEK aichmalotos. see GREEK aichmalotizo. (echmaloteusen) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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1425. dusnoetos -- hard to understand
... and , "understanding," see 3539 ) -- properly, hard-to-understand; to grasp; hard
to mentally , ie what is intellectually difficult to capture the true sense ...
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4815. sullambano -- to collect, ie to take, by impl. to take part ...
... From sun and lambano; to clasp, ie Seize (arrest, capture); specially, to conceive
(literally or figuratively); by implication, to aid -- catch, conceive, help ...
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4084. piazo -- to lay hold of, to take
... Probably another form of biazo; to squeeze, ie Seize (gently by the hand (press),
or officially (arrest), or in hunting (capture)) -- apprehend, catch, lay ...
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2638. katalambano -- to lay hold of, seize
... kat-al-am-ban'-o) Short Definition: I seize tight hold of, overtake, comprehend
Definition: (a) I seize tight hold of, arrest, catch, capture, appropriate, (b ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3920. lakad -- to capture, seize, take
... 3919c, 3920. lakad. 3921 . to capture, seize, take. Transliteration: lakad
Phonetic Spelling: (law-kad') Short Definition: captured. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3921. leked -- a taking, capture
... 3920, 3921. leked. 3922 . a taking, capture. Transliteration: leked
Phonetic Spelling: (leh'ked) Short Definition: caught. Word ...
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7997b. shalal -- to spoil, plunder
... 7997a, 7997b. shalal. 7998 . to spoil, plunder. Transliteration: shalal
Short Definition: capture. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
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8610. taphas -- to lay hold of, wield
... root Definition to lay hold of, wield NASB Word Usage arrested (2), capture (2),
captured (8), caught (5), grasp (1), grasps (1), handle (4), handled (1), hold ...
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3947. laqach -- to take
... root Definition to take NASB Word Usage accept (8), accepted (3), accepts (2), bring
(18), brought (13), buy (1), buys (1), capture (2), captured (2), carry (3 ...
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4686. matsuwd -- net, prey
... Or (feminine) mtsuwdah {mets-oo-daw'}; or mtsudah {mets-oo-daw'}; for matsowd; a
net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness; --castle, defense, fort(-ress ...
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7292. rahab -- to act stormily, boisterously or arrogantly
... A primitive root; to urge severely, ie (figuratively) importune, embolden, capture,
act insolently -- overcome, behave self proudly, make sure, strengthen. ...
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The Capture of Chrysostom
... BOOK II CHAPTER XV THE CAPTURE OF CHRYSOSTOM. Fortune? There is no fortune! All
is trial, or punishment, or recompense, or foresight."Voltaire. ...
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The Capture of Jericho and Ai
gates because of the Israelites, and no one went in or out. ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/the capture of jericho and.htm

Concerning Gerontius, Maximus, and the Troops of Honorius. Capture ...
... Book IX. Chapter XIII."Concerning Gerontius, Maximus, and the Troops of
Honorius. Capture of Gerontius and his Wife; their Death. ...
/.../chapter xiii concerning gerontius maximus and.htm

... iii.8-10, which are historically the most concrete verses in the prophecy, imply
the capture of Thebes, which we now know to have been taken by the Assyrians ...
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The Last Agony
... could be reasonably set forth as purely political without a single reference to
Israel's sins or God's judgment; but none the less was its capture the divine ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the last agony.htm

"Being Accustomed to Eat Fish at the Time of Easter...
... Then Cato, the deacon, to whom the outward management of the monastery belonged,
and who was himself a skillful fisher, tells him that no capture had fallen to ...
/.../life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter x being accustomed to.htm

The Story of Panthea.
... captive."Valuable spoil."Its division."Share of Cyrus."Panthea given to
Cyrus."Araspes."Abradates."Account of Panthea's capture."Her great ...
// the great/chapter x the story of.htm

A Nation's Struggle for a Home and Freedom.
... cities which the Hebrews failed to conquer. III. THE CAPTURE OF THE OUTPOSTS
OF PALESTINE. In the light of our present knowledge ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study xii a nations struggle.htm

The Martyr-Bishop, 1548-1560.
... Among the inhabitants of Leitomischl were certain renegade Brethren, and these now
said to the Royal Commissioners: "If the King could only capture and torture ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/chapter x the martyr-bishop 1548-1560.htm

Table of Contents.
... Odoacer and Theodorick, 36. Odoacer succeeded by Theodorick after the capture
of Ravenna, 38. ... Third capture of Rome by Belisarius, in 547, 217. ...
/.../allies/the formation of christendom volume vi/table of contents.htm

Capture (53 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power
or by stratagem; as, the capture of an enemy, a vessel, or a criminal. ...
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Captured (143 Occurrences)
... & pp) of Capture. ... Numbers 21:32 and Moses sendeth to spy out Jaazer, and they capture
its villages, and dispossess the Amorite who 'is' there, (See NAS NIV). ...
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Jerusalem (782 Occurrences)
... Hazael King of Syria Bought Off (797 BC) 12. Capture of the City by Jehoash of
Israel 13. ...Capture of the City (170 BC) 30. Capture of 168 BC 31. ...
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Siege (63 Occurrences)
... 4) Battering-Rams (5) Storming of Walls and Rushing of Breach 5. Siege Operations:
Defense 6. Raising of Siege 7. Horrors of Siege and Capture 8. Siege in the ...
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Take (11064 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To obtain possession of by force or artifice; to get the custody or control
of; to reduce into subjection to one's power or will; to capture; to seize ...
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... The records of Thothmes III (15th century BC) describing the capture of Megiddo
in the plain of Esdraelon with its vast stores of "chariots wrought with gold ...
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Ahikam (20 Occurrences)
... prominent. Ahikam was the father of Gedaliah, whom, on the capture of
Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar made governor of the land. Ahikam ...
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Devote (36 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 2:34 and we capture all his cities at that time, and devote the whole
city, men, and the women, and the infants -- we have not left a remnant; (YLT ...
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... Inauguration of His Image 4. The Capture of Rim-Sin 5. Various Works, and an Expedition
to Mesopotamia 6. His Final Years 7. No Record of His Expedition to ...
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Cyrus (20 Occurrences)
... Origin (Ctesias) 7. Babylonian Records of His Reign-the Cylinder of Nabonidus 8.
The Babylonian Chronicle 9. The Babylonian Chronicle-The Capture of Babylon 10 ...
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Capture (53 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:55
In that hour Jesus said to the multitudes, "Have you come out as against a robber with swords and clubs to seize me? I sat daily in the temple teaching, and you didn't arrest me.

Mark 14:48
Jesus answered them, "Have you come out, as against a robber, with swords and clubs to seize me?

2 Timothy 3:6
for of these there are those coming into the houses and leading captive the silly women, laden with sins, led away with desires manifold,
(See RSV)

Numbers 21:32
and Moses sendeth to spy out Jaazer, and they capture its villages, and dispossess the Amorite who 'is' there,

Numbers 32:39
And sons of Machir son of Manasseh go to Gilead, and capture it, and dispossess the Amorite, who 'is' in it;

Deuteronomy 2:34
and we capture all his cities at that time, and devote the whole city, men, and the women, and the infants -- we have not left a remnant;

Deuteronomy 3:4
and we capture all his cities at that time, there hath not been a city which we have not taken from them, sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

Deuteronomy 20:19
When thou layest siege unto a city many days, to fight against it, to capture it, thou dost not destroy its trees to force an axe against them, for of them thou dost eat, and them thou dost not cut down -- for man's 'is' the tree of the field -- to go in at thy presence in the siege.

Joshua 6:20
And the people shout, and blow with the trumpets, and it cometh to pass when the people hear the voice of the trumpet, that the people shout -- a great shout, and the wall falleth under it, and the people goeth up into the city, each over-against him, and they capture the city;

Joshua 7:14
and ye have been brought near in the morning by your tribes, and it hath been, the tribe which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by families, and the family which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by households, and the household which Jehovah doth capture doth draw near by men;

Joshua 8:8
and it hath been, when ye capture the city, ye burn the city with fire, according to the word of Jehovah ye do, see, I have commanded you.'

Joshua 8:19
and the ambush hath risen 'with' haste, out of its place, and they run at the stretching out of his hand, and go into the city, and capture it, and hasten, and burn the city with fire.

Joshua 10:35
and capture it on that day, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and every person who 'is' in it on that day he hath devoted, according to all that he did to Lachish.

Joshua 10:37
and capture it, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and its king, and all its cities, and every person who 'is' in it -- he hath not left a remnant -- according to all that he did to Eglon -- and doth devote it, and every person who 'is' in it.

Joshua 15:17
And Othniel son of Kenaz, brother of Caleb, doth capture it, and he giveth to him Achsah his daughter for a wife.

Joshua 19:47
And the border of the sons of Dan goeth out from them, and the sons of Dan go up and fight with Leshem, and capture it, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and possess it, and dwell in it, and call Leshem, Dan, according to the name of Dan their father.

Judges 1:8
And the sons of Judah fight against Jerusalem, and capture it, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and the city they have sent into fire;

Judges 1:13
And Othniel son of Kenaz, younger brother of Caleb, doth capture it, and he giveth to him Achsah his daughter for a wife.

Judges 3:28
and he saith unto them, 'Pursue after me, for Jehovah hath given your enemies, the Moabites, into your hand;' and they go down after him, and capture the passages of the Jordan towards Moab, and have not permitted a man to pass over.

Judges 7:24
And messengers hath sent Gideon into all the hill-country of Ephraim, saying, 'Come down to meet Midian, and capture before them the waters unto Beth-Barah, and the Jordan;' and every man of Ephraim is called, and they capture the waters unto Beth-Barah, and the Jordan,

Judges 7:25
and they capture two of the heads of Midian, Oreb, and Zeeb, and slay Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb they have slain at the wine-vat of Zeeb, and they pursue unto Midian; and the heads of Oreb and Zeeb they have brought in unto Gideon beyond the Jordan.

1 Samuel 4:21
Israel has sinned. Yes, they have even transgressed my covenant which I commanded them. Yes, they have even taken of the devoted things, and have also stolen, and also deceived. They have even put it among their own stuff.

1 Samuel 19:14
When Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, "He is sick."
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 23:26
Saul's servants said to him, "See now, an evil spirit from God troubles you.

2 Samuel 12:28
and now, gather the rest of the people, and encamp against the city, and capture it, lest I capture the city, and my name hath been called upon it.'

2 Kings 6:13
He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."
(See NIV)

2 Kings 7:12
The king arose in the night, and said to his servants, "I will now show you what the Syrians have done to us. They know that we are hungry. Therefore are they gone out of the camp to hide themselves in the field, saying,'When they come out of the city, we shall take them alive, and get into the city.'"
(See NAS)

2 Kings 18:10
and they capture it at the end of three years; in the sixth year of Hezekiah -- it 'is' the ninth year of Hoshea king of Israel -- hath Samaria been captureth,

2 Chronicles 14:15
and also tents of cattle they have smitten, and they capture sheep in abundance, and camels, and turn back to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 22:9
And he seeketh Ahaziah, and they capture him, (and he is hiding himself in Samaria), and bring him in unto Jehu, and put him to death, and bury him, for they said, 'He 'is' son of Jehoshaphat, who sought Jehovah with all his heart;' and there is none to the house of Ahaziah to retain power for the kingdom.

2 Chronicles 28:18
And the Philistines have rushed against the cities of the low country, and of the south of Judah, and capture Beth-Shemesh, and Aijalon, and Gederoth, and Shocho and its villages, and Timnah and its villages, and Gimzo and its villages, and dwell there,

2 Chronicles 32:18
And they call with a great voice 'in' Jewish, against the people of Jerusalem who 'are' on the wall, to frighten them, and to trouble them, that they may capture the city,

2 Chronicles 33:11
and Jehovah bringeth in against them the heads of the host that the king of Asshur hath, and they capture Manasseh among the thickets, and bind him with brazen fetters, and cause him to go to Babylon.

Nehemiah 9:25
And they capture fenced cities, and fat ground, and possess houses full of all good, digged-wells, vineyards, and olive-yards, and fruit-trees in abundance, and they eat, and are satisfied, and become fat, and delight themselves in Thy great goodness.

Job 40:24
Shall any take him when he is on the watch, or pierce through his nose with a snare?

Proverbs 3:26
For Jehovah is at thy side, And He hath kept thy foot from capture.

Proverbs 5:22
His own iniquities do capture the wicked, And with the ropes of his sin he is holden.

Proverbs 6:25
Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; neither let her captivate thee with her eyelids.

Isaiah 10:6
I will send him against a nation of wrongdoers, and against the people of my wrath I will give him orders, to take their wealth in war, crushing them down like the dust in the streets.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 5:26
For the wicked have been found among My people. It looketh about the covering of snares, They have set up a trap -- men they capture.

Jeremiah 18:22
A cry is heard from their houses, For Thou bringest against them suddenly a troop, For they dug a pit to capture me, And snares they have hidden for my feet.

Jeremiah 32:3
Where Zedekiah king of Judah hath shut him up, saying, 'Wherefore art thou prophesying, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Lo, I am giving this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he hath captured it;
(Root in YLT NIV)

Jeremiah 32:24
Lo, the mounts -- they have come in to the city to capture it, and the city hath been given into the hand of the Chaldeans who are fighting against it, because of the sword, and the famine, and the pestilence; and that which Thou hast spoken hath come to pass, and lo, Thou art seeing;

Jeremiah 32:28
Therefore, thus said Jehovah, Lo, I am giving this city into the hand of the Chaldeans, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he hath captured it;
(Root in YLT NIV)

Jeremiah 37:8
and the Chaldeans have turned back, and fought against this city, and captured it, and burnt it with fire.
(Root in YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 38:3
Thus said Jehovah: This city is certainly given into the hand of the force of the king of Babylon, and he hath captured it.'
(Root in YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 50:46
From the voice: Captured was Babylon, Hath the earth been shaken, And a cry among nations hath been heard!
(Root in YLT RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 52:9
and they capture the king, and bring him up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah, in the land of Hamath, and he speaketh with him -- judgments.

Ezekiel 29:19
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and he shall carry off her multitude, and take her spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be the wages for his army.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 38:13
Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions of it, shall tell you, Have you come to take the spoil? have you assembled your company to take the prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take great spoil?
(See NAS)

Daniel 11:15
And the king of the north cometh in, and poureth out a mount, and hath captured fenced cities; and the arms of the south do not stand, nor the people of his choice, yea, there is no power to stand.
(Root in YLT NAS NIV)

Daniel 11:18
And he turneth back his face to the isles, and hath captured many; and a prince hath caused his reproach of himself to cease; without his reproach he turneth 'it' back to him.
(Root in YLT NAS)

Habakkuk 1:10
And at kings it doth scoff, And princes 'are' a laughter to it, At every fenced place it doth laugh, And it heapeth up dust, and captureth it.
(Root in YLT NAS NIV)



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