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Lexicon :: Strong's G318 - anagkē

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ἀνάγκη
Transliteration
anagkē (Key)
Pronunciation
an-ang-kay'
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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 G318:
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 κατὰ 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 ἀναγκαῖόν 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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - οὐαὶ τῷ κόσμῳ ἀπὸ τῶν σκανδάλων ἀνάγκη G318 γὰρ ἐλθεῖν τὰ σκάνδαλα πλὴν οὐαὶ τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ δι᾽ οὗ τὸ σκάνδαλον ἔρχεται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - καὶ ἤρξαντο ἀπὸ μιᾶς πάντες παραιτεῖσθαι πρῶτος εἶπεν αὐτῷ ἀγρὸν ἠγόρασα καὶ ἔχω ἀνάγκην G318 ἐξελθὼν ἰδεῖν αὐτόν ἐρωτῶ σε ἔχε με παρῃτημένον
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - οὐαὶ ταῖς ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσαις καὶ ταῖς θηλαζούσαις ἐν ἐκείναις ταῖς ἡμέραις ἔσται γὰρ ἀνάγκη G318 μεγάλη ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ ὀργὴ τῷ λαῷ τούτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:5 - διὸ ἀνάγκη G318 ὑποτάσσεσθαι οὐ μόνον διὰ τὴν ὀργὴν ἀλλὰ καὶ διὰ τὴν συνείδησιν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:26 - νομίζω οὖν τοῦτο καλὸν ὑπάρχειν διὰ τὴν ἐνεστῶσαν ἀνάγκην G318 ὅτι καλὸν ἀνθρώπῳ τὸ οὕτως εἶναι
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:37 - ὃς δὲ ἕστηκεν ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἑδραῖος μὴ ἔχων ἀνάγκην G318 ἐξουσίαν δὲ ἔχει περὶ τοῦ ἰδίου θελήματος καὶ τοῦτο κέκρικεν ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ καρδίᾳ τηρεῖν τὴν ἑαυτοῦ παρθένον καλῶς ποιήσει
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - ἐὰν γὰρ εὐαγγελίζωμαι οὐκ ἔστιν μοι καύχημα ἀνάγκη G318 γάρ μοι ἐπίκειται οὐαὶ γάρ μοί ἐστιν ἐὰν μὴ εὐαγγελίσωμαι
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ συνίσταντες ἑαυτοὺς ὡς θεοῦ διάκονοι ἐν ὑπομονῇ πολλῇ ἐν θλίψεσιν ἐν ἀνάγκαις G318 ἐν στενοχωρίαις
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - ἕκαστος καθὼς προῄρηται τῇ καρδίᾳ μὴ ἐκ λύπης ἐξ ἀνάγκης G318 ἱλαρὸν γὰρ δότην ἀγαπᾷ θεός
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - διὸ εὐδοκῶ ἐν ἀσθενείαις ἐν ὕβρεσιν ἐν ἀνάγκαις G318 ἐν διωγμοῖς καὶ στενοχωρίαις ὑπὲρ Χριστοῦ ὅταν γὰρ ἀσθενῶ τότε δυνατός εἰμι
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - διὰ τοῦτο παρεκλήθημεν ἀδελφοί ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ ἀνάγκῃ G318 καὶ θλίψει ἡμῶν διὰ τῆς ὑμῶν πίστεως
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - χωρὶς δὲ τῆς σῆς γνώμης οὐδὲν ἠθέλησα ποιῆσαι ἵνα μὴ ὡς κατὰ ἀνάγκην G318 τὸ ἀγαθόν σου ἀλλὰ κατὰ ἑκούσιον
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:12 - μετατιθεμένης γὰρ τῆς ἱερωσύνης ἐξ ἀνάγκης G318 καὶ νόμου μετάθεσις γίνεται
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:27 - ὃς οὐκ ἔχει καθ᾽ ἡμέραν ἀνάγκην G318 ὥσπερ οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς πρότερον ὑπὲρ τῶν ἰδίων ἁμαρτιῶν θυσίας ἀναφέρειν ἔπειτα τῶν τοῦ λαοῦ τοῦτο γὰρ ἐποίησεν ἐφάπαξ ἑαυτὸν ἀνενέγκας
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:16 - ὅπου γὰρ διαθήκη θάνατον ἀνάγκη G318 φέρεσθαι τοῦ διαθεμένου
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - ἀνάγκη G318 οὖν τὰ μὲν ὑποδείγματα τῶν ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς τούτοις καθαρίζεσθαι αὐτὰ δὲ τὰ ἐπουράνια κρείττοσιν θυσίαις παρὰ ταύτας
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - ἀγαπητοί πᾶσαν σπουδὴν ποιούμενος γράφειν ὑμῖν περὶ τῆς κοινῆς ἡμῶν σωτηρίας ἀνάγκην G318 ἔσχον γράψαι ὑμῖν παρακαλῶν ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι τῇ ἅπαξ παραδοθείσῃ τοῖς ἁγίοις πίστει
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