The meaning of Apprehend in the Bible
(From International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)
ap-re-hend': Occurs in the New Testament in two meanings: "to arrest" (piazo; Acts 12:4; II Corinthians 11:32 the Revised Version (British and American), "take"); and "to seize," "grasp," "take into one's possession," "attain," "inquire eagerly" (katalambano, the American Standard Revised Version "laid hold on," "laid fast hold of," Philippians 3:12-13; Ephesians 3:18). In John 1:5, "The darkness apprehended it not," the Revised Version, margin gives "overcame not."
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