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(σύνειχον), συνέξω, συνέσχον, -, -, -
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to cover (ears); to crowd (against); to guard, hold in custody; to compel, urge on; (pass.) to suffer, be distressed; to be devoted to
pr. to hold together; to confine, shut up, close; τὰ ωτα, to stop the ears, Acts 7:57; to confine, as a besieged city, Lk. 19:43; to hold, hold fast, have the custody of any one, Lk. 22:63; to hem in, urge, press upon, Lk. 8:45; to exercise a constraining influence on, 2 Cor. 5:14; pass. to be seized with, be affected with, as fear, disease, etc., Mt. 4:24; Lk. 4:38; 8:37; Acts 28:8; to be in a state of mental constriction, to be hard pressed by urgency of circumstances, Lk. 12:50; Acts 18:5; Phil. 1:23*

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Matthew 4:24 And the report about him spread throughout Syria, and they brought to him all who were suffering with (synechomenous | συνεχομένους | pres pass ptcp acc pl masc) various diseases and pains, demoniacs, epileptics, and paralytics, and he healed them.
Luke 4:38 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus went to Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering (synechomenē | συνεχομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) a severe fever, and they made a request to him on her behalf.
Luke 8:37 Then all the people of the surrounding region of the Gerasenes asked Jesus to go away from them, because they (syneichonto | συνείχοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) were (syneichonto | συνείχοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) seized (syneichonto | συνείχοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) with (syneichonto | συνείχοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) a great fear. So he got into a boat and returned.
Luke 8:45 And Jesus said, “Who was it who touched me?” As everyone denied it, Peter said, “Master, the crowds are pressing (synechousin | συνέχουσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) in on all sides and crowding you.”
Luke 12:50 I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how distressed (synechomai | συνέχομαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) I am until it is completed!
Luke 19:43 For the days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment against you and surround you and close (synexousin | συνέξουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) in on you from every side.
Luke 22:63 Now the men who were holding (synechontes | συνέχοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) Jesus in (synechontes | συνέχοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) custody (synechontes | συνέχοντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) began to mock him and beat him,
Acts 7:57 But they (syneschon | συνέσχον | aor act ind 3 pl) cried out with a loud voice and covered (syneschon | συνέσχον | aor act ind 3 pl) their ears and rushed together at him.
Acts 18:5 When Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was wholly absorbed (syneicheto | συνείχετο | imperf pass ind 3 sg) with preaching the word, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah.
Acts 28:8 It happened that the father of Publius lay sick with (synechomenon | συνεχόμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) bouts (synechomenon | συνεχόμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) of fever and with dysentery. Paul visited him, and when he had prayed, he laid his hands on him and healed him.
2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ controls (synechei | συνέχει | pres act ind 3 sg) us, since we have concluded this: that one has died for all; therefore all have died.
Philippians 1:23 I am hard pressed (synechomai | συνέχομαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) between the two, in that I have the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very better by far,