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κατισχύω , fut. -ύσω Ev.Matt.16.18:—
A.overpower, prevail over, τινα Men.Epit.74, Aristeas 21, LXX 2 Ch.8.3, al.; “ὅταν τῆς πείρας ἀκρίβεια -ισχύῃ τὴν τῶν λόγων πιθανότηταD.S.1.39: also c. gen., LXX Je.15.18, Top.248.19; [τῆς ἐκκλησίας] Ev.Matt.l.c.; “τινὸς σοφίᾳAel.NA5.19; Ἄρης κ. τῆς Σελήνης Vett. Val.104.10; γενναίας φύσεως Rev.Phil.1.57:—Pass., to be worsted, “ὑπ᾽ ἔρωτοςD.S.1.71; “τῇ μάχῃId.17.45.
2. abs., have the upper hand, prevail, LXX Ex.17.11, al.; κ. τῷ πλήθει to be superior in . . , Plb.11.13.3; “κατίσχυον αἱ φωναὶ αὐτῶνEv.Luc.23.23.
II. come to one's full strength, δέμας in body, S.OC346, cf. Phld.Rh.1.189 S.
III. trans., strengthen, encourage, c. acc., LXX De.1.38, al.; τὰς χεῖράς τινων ib.1 Es.7.15; “οὐδετέραν τῶν στάσεωνD.H.6.65.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.45
    • New Testament, Matthew, 16.18
    • Old Testament, 2 Chronicles, 8.3
    • New Testament, Luke, 23.23
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 346
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.13.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.4.6
    • Old Testament, 1 Esdras, 7.15
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 1.38
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 17.11
    • Old Testament, Jeremiah, 15.18
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.39
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.71
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 6.65
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 5.19
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