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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 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 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.
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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 17 times in 17 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - “Woe to the world because of its [fn]stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable G318 that [fn]stumbling blocks come; but woe to the person through whom the [fn]stumbling block comes!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - “And yet they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, ‘I purchased a field and I need G318 to go out to look at it; [fn]please consider me excused.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - “Woe to those women who are pregnant, and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress G318 upon the [fn]land, and wrath to this people;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:5 - Therefore it is necessary G318 to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for the sake of conscience.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:26 - I think, then, that this is good in view of the [fn]present distress G318, that it is good for a man [fn]to remain as he is.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:37 - But the one who stands firm in his heart, [fn]if he is not under constraint G318, but has authority [fn]over his own will, and has decided this in his own heart, to keep his own virgin, he will do well.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast about, for I am under compulsion G318; for woe to me if I do not preach the gospel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - but in everything commending ourselves as [fn]servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships G318, in difficulties,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - Each one must do just as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion G318, for God loves a cheerful giver.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I delight in weaknesses, in [fn]insults, in distresses G318, in persecutions, in difficulties, in behalf of Christ; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - for this reason, brothers and sisters, in all our distress G318 and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - but I did not want to do anything without your consent, so that your goodness would not be, in effect, by compulsion G318, but of your own free will.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:12 - For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity G318 there takes place a change of law also.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:27 - who has no daily need G318, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because He did this once for all time when He offered up Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:16 - For where there is a [fn]covenant, there must of necessity G318 [fn]be the death of the one who made it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - Therefore it was necessary G318 for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these things, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:3 - Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity G318 to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith that was once for all time handed down to the [fn]saints.

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