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Lexicon :: Strong's G318 - anagkē

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ἀνάγκη
Transliteration
anagkē
Pronunciation
ä-nä'n-kā (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἀνά (G303) and the base of ἀγκάλη (G43)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:344,55

Strong’s Definitions

ἀνάγκη anánkē, an-ang-kay'; from G303 and the base of G43; constraint (literally or figuratively); by implication, distress:—distress, must needs, (of) necessity(-sary), needeth, needful.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G318 in the following manner: necessity (7x), must needs (3x), distress (3x), must of necessity (2x), need (with G2192) (1x), necessary (1x), needful (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G318 in the following manner: necessity (7x), must needs (3x), distress (3x), must of necessity (2x), need (with G2192) (1x), necessary (1x), needful (1x).
  1. necessity, imposed either by the circumstances, or by law of duty regarding to one's advantage, custom, argument

  2. calamity, distress, straits

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀνάγκη anánkē, an-ang-kay'; from G303 and the base of G43; constraint (literally or figuratively); by implication, distress:—distress, must needs, (of) necessity(-sary), needeth, needful.
STRONGS NT 318: ἀνάγκη
ἀνάγκη, (ης, ;
1. necessity, imposed either by the external condition of things, or by the law of duty, regard to one's advantage, custom, argument: κατ' ἀνάγκην perforce (opposed to κατά ἑκούσιον), Philemon 1:14; ἐξ ἀνάγκης of necessity, compelled, 2 Corinthians 9:7; Hebrews 7:12 (necessarily); ἔχω ἀνάγκην I have (am compelled by) necessity, (also in Greek writings): 1 Corinthians 7:37; Hebrews 7:27; followed by an infinitive, Luke 14:18; Luke 23:17 R L brackets; Jude 1:3; ἀν. μοι ἐπίκειται necessity is laid upon me, 1 Corinthians 9:16; ἀνάγκη (equivalent to ἀναγκαῖον ἐστι) followed by an infinitive: Matthew 18:7; Romans 13:5; Hebrews 9:16, 23 (also in Greek writings).
2. in a sense rare in the classics (Diodorus 4, 43), but very common in Hellenistic writings (also in Josephus, b. j. 5, 13, 7, etc.; see Winers Grammar, 30), calamity, distress, straits: Luke 21:23; 1 Corinthians 7:26; 1 Thessalonians 3:7; plural ἐν ἀνάγκαις, 2 Corinthians 6:4; 2 Corinthians 12:10.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
18:7
Luke
14:18; 21:23; 23:17
Romans
13:5
1 Corinthians
7:26; 7:37; 9:16
2 Corinthians
6:4; 9:7; 12:10
1 Thessalonians
3:7
Philemon
1:14
Hebrews
7:12; 7:27; 9:16; 9:23
Jude
1:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G318 matches the Greek ἀνάγκη (anagkē),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs G318 be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs G318 go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress G318 in the land, and wrath upon this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:17 - (For of necessity G318 he must release one unto them at the feast.)
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:5 - Wherefore ye must needs G318 be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:26 - I suppose therefore that this is good for the present distress, G318 I say, that it is good for a man so to be.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:37 - Nevertheless he that standeth stedfast in his heart, having no necessity, G318 but hath power over his own will, and hath so decreed in his heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity G318 is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, G318 in distresses,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: G318 for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, G318 in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress G318 by your faith:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, G318 but willingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:12 - For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity G318 a change also of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:27 - Who needeth G318 not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:16 - For where a testament is, there must also of necessity G318 be the death of the testator.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - It was therefore necessary G318 that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful G318 for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.
 
 
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