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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.
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 γάρ ἐστιν ἐλθεῖν τὰ σκάνδαλα πλὴν οὐαὶ τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ ἐκείνῳ δι᾽ οὗ τὸ σκάνδαλον ἔρχεται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - καὶ ἤρξαντο ἀπὸ μιᾶς παραιτεῖσθαι πάντες πρῶτος εἶπεν αὐτῷ Ἀγρὸν ἠγόρασα καὶ ἔχω ἀνάγκην G318 ἐξελθεῖν καὶ ἰδεῖν αὐτόν· ἐρωτῶ σε ἔχε με παρῃτημένον
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:23 - οὐαὶ δὲ ταῖς ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσαις καὶ ταῖς θηλαζούσαις ἐν ἐκείναις ταῖς ἡμέραις· ἔσται γὰρ ἀνάγκη G318 μεγάλη ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ ὀργὴ ἐν τῷ λαῷ τούτῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:17 - ἀνάγκην G318 δέ εἶχεν ἀπολύειν αὐτοῖς κατὰ ἑορτὴν ἕνα
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 ἑδραῖος ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ μὴ ἔχων ἀνάγκην G318 ἐξουσίαν δὲ ἔχει περὶ τοῦ ἰδίου θελήματος καὶ τοῦτο κέκρικεν ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ τοῦ τηρεῖν τὴν ἑαυτοῦ παρθένον καλῶς ποιεῖ·
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 9:16 - ἐὰν γὰρ εὐαγγελίζωμαι οὐκ ἔστιν μοι καύχημα· ἀνάγκη G318 γάρ μοι ἐπίκειται· οὐαὶ δέ μοι ἐστὶν ἐὰν μὴ εὐαγγελίζωμαι,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:4 - ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ συνιστώντες ἑαυτοὺς ὡς θεοῦ διάκονοι ἐν ὑπομονῇ πολλῇ ἐν θλίψεσιν ἐν ἀνάγκαις G318 ἐν στενοχωρίαις
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:7 - ἕκαστος καθὼς προαιρεῖται 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 ἐν στενοχωρίαις ὑπὲρ Χριστοῦ· ὅταν γὰρ ἀσθενῶ τότε δυνατός εἰμι
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:7 - διὰ τοῦτο παρεκλήθημεν ἀδελφοί ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ θλίψει καὶ ἀνάγκῃ G318 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 σωτηρίας ἀνάγκην G318 ἔσχον γράψαι ὑμῖν παρακαλῶν ἐπαγωνίζεσθαι τῇ ἅπαξ παραδοθείσῃ τοῖς ἁγίοις πίστει

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