HOLD / 8610

Original Word: Xpt (verb)
Strong's Definition: a primitive root; to manipulate, i.e. seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably
Translated As: catch, handle, (lay, take) hold (on, over), stop, × surely, surprise, take.
IPD Definition:
  1. to catch, handle, lay hold, take hold of, seize, wield
    1. (Qal)
      1. to lay hold of, seize, arrest, catch
      2. to grasp (in order to) wield, wield, use skilfully
    2. (Niphal) to be seized, be arrested, be caught, be taken, captured
    3. (Piel) to catch, grasp (with the hands)
Transliteration: taphas
Phonetics: taw-fas'