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Darkness Overtook Judas

Word Study

Then Jesus said to them, “A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake [καταλαμβάνω] you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. (John 12:35)

G2638 καταλαμβάνω (from 2596 /katá, “down, according to,” which intensifies 2983 /lambánō, “aggressively take”) – properly, take hold of exactly, with decisive initiative (eager self-interest); to grasp something in a forceful (firm) manner; (figuratively) to apprehend (comprehend), “making it one’s own.”
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