1405. drassomai
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drassomai: to grasp, fig. entrap
Original Word: δράσσομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: drassomai
Phonetic Spelling: (dras'-som-ahee)
Short Definition: I take hold of, grasp
Definition: I take hold of, grasp, catch.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to grasp, fig. entrap
NASB Translation
catches (1).

STRONGS NT 1405: δράσσομαι

δράσσομαι; to grasp with the hand, to take: τινα, 1 Corinthians 3:19 (Buttmann, 291 (250); Winers Grammar, 352 (330)). (In Greek writings from Homer down; the Sept..)

to catch, seize

Perhaps akin to the base of drakon (through the idea of capturing); to grasp, i.e. (figuratively) entrap -- take.

see GREEK drakon

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