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Lexicon :: Strong's G5532 - chreia

χρεία
Transliteration
chreia
Pronunciation
khrā'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

χρεία chreía, khri'-ah; from the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, i.e. an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution:—business, lack, necessary(-ity), need(-ful), use, want.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's G5532 in the following manner: need (25x), need (with G2192) (14x), necessity (3x), use (2x), needful (1x), necessary (1x), business (1x), lack (1x), wants (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's G5532 in the following manner: need (25x), need (with G2192) (14x), necessity (3x), use (2x), needful (1x), necessary (1x), business (1x), lack (1x), wants (1x).
  1. necessity, need

  2. duty, business

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρεία chreía, khri'-ah; from the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, i.e. an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution:—business, lack, necessary(-ity), need(-ful), use, want.
STRONGS NT 5532: χρεία
χρεία, χρείας, (χρή), from Aeschylus and Sophocles down;
1. necessity, need: τά πρός τήν χρείαν (L T Tr WH πρός τάς χρείας (cf. below)), such things as suited the exigency, such things as we needed for sustenance and the journey, Acts 28:10; εἰς τάς ἀναγκαίας χρείας (A. V. for necessary uses), i. e. to supply what is absolutely necessary for life ((cf. Babrius fab. 136, 9); others understand the 'wants' here as comprising those of charity or of worship), Titus 3:14; πρός οἰκοδομήν τῆς χρείας, for the edification of souls, of which there is now special need, Ephesians 4:29 (cf. R. V. and marginal reading); ἐστι χρεία, there is need, followed by an accusative with infinitive Hebrews 7:11; ἐστι χρεία τίνος, there is need of something, Revelation 22:5 Griesbach; Luke 10:42 ((but not WH marginal reading)); ἔχω χρείαν τίνος, to have need of (be in want of) something (often in the Greek writings from Aeschylus down, cf. Passow, under the word, 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 1)), Matthew 6:8; Matthew 21:3; Mark 11:3; Luke (Luke 9:11; 15:7); Mark 19:31,34; 22:71; John 13:29; 1 Corinthians 12:21, 24; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; Hebrews 10:36; Revelation 3:17 R G (see below); Revelation 21:23; 22:5 (not Griesbach); τοῦ with an infinitive Hebrews 5:12 (Winers Grammar, § 44, 4 a.; cf. τίς, 2 b., p. 626a bottom); the genitive of the thing is evident from the context, Acts 2:45; Acts 4:35; with the genitive of a person whose aid, testimony, etc., is needed, Matthew 9:12; Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:17; Mark 14:63; Luke 5:31; ἔχω χρείαν, followed by an infinitive (cf. Buttmann, § 140, 3), I, etc. have need to etc., Matthew 3:14; Matthew 14:16; John 13:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:9 (with which cf. 5:1 (see Winers Grammar, 339 (318); Buttmann, § 140, 3)); followed by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2 c. (Buttmann, § 139, 46; cf. Epictetus diss. 1, 17, 18)), John 2:25; John 16:30; 1 John 2:27; χρείαν ἔχω, absolutely, to have need: Mark 2:25; (Ephesians 4:28); 1 John 3:17; οὐδέν χρείαν ἐηξω, to have need as to nothing (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 10), Revelation 3:17 L T Tr WH. χρεία with a genitive of the subjunctive the condition of one deprived of those things which he is scarcely able to do without, want, need: λειτουργός τῆς χρείας μου (see λειτουργός, 2 at the end), Philippians 2:25; πληροῦν τήν χρείαν τίνος (Thucydides 1. 70), Philippians 4:19; (add, εἰς (Lachmann brackets εἰς) τήν χρείαν μοι ἐπέμψατε, unto (i. e. to relieve, cf. εἰς, B. II. 3 c. γ., p. 185b top) my need, Philippians 4:16); plural one's necessities: ταῖς χρείαις... ὑπηρέτησαν, to provide for one's necessities, Acts 20:34; κοινωνεῖν ταῖς χρείαις (cf. p. 352{a} top), Romans 12:13.
2. duty, business (so especially from Polybius down (cf. Judith 12:10; 1 Macc. 12:45 1 Macc. 13:37; 2 Macc. 7:24, etc.)): Acts 6:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
3:14; 6:8; 9:12; 14:16; 21:3; 26:65
Mark
2:17; 2:25; 11:3; 14:63
Luke
5:31; 9:11; 10:42; 15:7
John
2:25; 13:10; 13:29; 16:30
Acts
2:45; 4:35; 6:3; 20:34; 28:10
Romans
12:13
1 Corinthians
12:21; 12:24
Ephesians
4:28; 4:29
Philippians
2:25; 4:16; 4:19
1 Thessalonians
1:8; 4:9; 4:12
Titus
3:14
Hebrews
5:12; 7:11; 10:36
1 John
2:27; 3:17
Revelation
3:17; 3:17; 21:23; 22:5; 22:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5532 matches the Greek χρεία (chreia),
which occurs 49 times in 47 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:14 - But John forbad him, saying, I have need G5532 to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:8 - Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, G5532 before ye ask him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:12 - But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need G5532 not a physician, but they that are sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:16 - But Jesus said unto them, They need G5532 not depart; give ye them to eat .
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:3 - And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need G5532 of them; and straightway he will send them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:65 - Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need G5532 have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need G5532 of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:25 - And he said unto them, Have ye never read what David did, when he had need, G5532 and was an hungred, he, and they that were with him?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:3 - And if any man say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need G5532 of him; and straightway he will send him hither.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:63 - Then the high priest rent his clothes, and saith, What need G5532 we any further witnesses?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:31 - And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need G5532 not a physician; but they that are sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:11 - And the people, when they knew it, followed him: and he received them, and spake unto them of the kingdom of God, and healed them that had need G5532 of healing.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - But one thing is needful: G5532 and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need G5532 no repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:31 - And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need G5532 of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:34 - And they said, The Lord hath need G5532 of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:71 - And they said, What need we G5532 any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:25 - And needed G5532 not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:10 - Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth G5532 not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:29 - For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of G5532 against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:30 - Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest G5532 not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:45 - And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:35 - And laid them down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:3 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:34 - Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, G5532 and to them that were with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:10 - Who also honoured us with many honours; and when we departed, they laded us with such things as were necessary. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:13 - Distributing to the necessity G5532 of saints; given to hospitality.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:21 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need G5532 of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need G5532 of you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:24 - For our comely parts have no need: G5532 but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:29 - Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use G5532 of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:25 - Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:16 - For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity. G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:19 - But my God shall supply all your need G5532 according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:8 - For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need G5532 not to speak any thing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:9 - But as touching brotherly love ye need G5532 not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:12 - That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack G5532 of nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:1 - But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need G5532 that I write unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:14 - And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, G5532 that they be not unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need G5532 that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need G5532 of milk, and not of strong meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:11 - If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need G5532 was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:36 - For ye have need G5532 of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need G5532 not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:17 - But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, G5532 and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:17 - Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need G5532 of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - And the city had no need G5532 of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - And there shall be no night there; and they need G5532 no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

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