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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 18 times in 18 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:7 - “Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable G318 that stumbling blocks come; but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - “But they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, ‘I have bought a [fn]piece of land and I need G318 to go out and look at it; [fn]please consider me excused.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - “Woe to those 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 BoxLuk 23:17 - [[fn]Now he was obliged G318 to release to them at the feast one prisoner.]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:5 - Therefore it is necessary G318 to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience’ sake.
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 he who stands firm in his heart, [fn]being under no constraint, G318 but has authority [fn]over his own will, and has decided this in his own heart, to keep his own virgin daughter, he will do well.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; G318 for woe is 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 distresses,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, G318 for God loves a cheerful giver.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with [fn]insults, with distresses, G318 with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - for this reason, brethren, in all our distress G318 and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - but without your consent I did not want to do anything, 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 does not need G318 daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:16 - For where a [fn]covenant is, 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, 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 which was once for all handed down to the [fn]saints.

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