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Comprehend
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Comprehend
Comprehend [Heb. yāḏa‘ (Job 37:5), bîn (38:18), šāmē (a)‘ (Isa. 33:19); Gk. ginṓskō (1 Cor. 2:11), katalambánō (Eph. 3:18)]; AV also PERCEIVE, KNOW; NEB also “(that pass our) knowledge” (Job 37:5), CATCH (Isa. 33:19), KNOW, GRASP. See Know.In the AV “comprehend” has certain archaic uses.
Apprehend
Apprehend In Phil. 3:12f, AV, an archaic rendering of GK. katalambánō; the RSV renders “make (one’s) own,” the NEB “take (get) hold of”; cf. Eph. 3:18, “comprehend.” The same word in Jn. 1:5 is translated “overcome” in the RSV.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMPREHEND
COMPREHEND<kom-pre-hend’>: Used in a twofold sense in both the Old Testament and New Testament. This double meaning appears in two Hebrew and two Greek words which signify in turn1. mental or spiritual perception,2. capacity to hold or contain, as in a measure or in an all-inclusive principle, e.g.:
APPREHEND
APPREHEND<ap-re-hend’>: Occurs in the New Testament in two meanings: “to arrest” ([πιάζω, piazo]; Acts 12:4; 2 Corinthians 11:32 the Revised Version (British and American), “take”); and “to seize,” “grasp,” “take into one’s possession,” “attain,” “inquire eagerly” ([καταλαμβάνω,
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Comprehend
COMPREHEND, kom-prē̇-hendʹ: Used in a twofold sense in both the OT and NT. This double meaning appears in two Heb and two Gr words which signify in turn (1) mental or spiritual perception, (2) capacity to hold or contain, as in a measure or in an all-inclusive principle, e.g.:(1) יָדַע‎, yādha‛, “to
Apprehend
APPREHEND, ap-rē̇-hendʹ: Occurs in the NT in two meanings: “to arrest” (πιάζω, piázō; Acts 12:4; 2 Cor 11:32 RV, “take”); and “to seize,” “grasp,” “take into one’s possession,” “attain,” “inquire eagerly” (καταλαμβάνω, katalambánō, ARV “laid hold on,” “laid fast hold of,” Phil 3:12, 13; Eph 3:18).