From katecho; a holding down, i.e. Occupancy -- possession.
see GREEK katecho
1. a holding back, hindering: anonymous in Walz, Rhetor. i., p. 616, 20.
2. a holding fast, possession: γῆν δοῦναι εἰς κατάσχεσιν, to give in possession the land, Acts 7:5, as in Genesis 17:8; Deuteronomy 32:49 Alex.; Ezekiel 33:24; Ezekiel 36:2f, 5; Josephus, Antiquities 9, 1, 2; (Test xii. Patr., test. Benj. § 10); with the genitive of the subjunctive τῶν ἐθνῶν, of the territory possessed by (the possession of) the nations, Acts 7:45; (a portion given to keep, Philo, rer. div. haer. § 40 (cf. Psalm 2:8)).