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Lexicon :: Strong's G5532 - chreia

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χρεία
Transliteration
chreia (Key)
Pronunciation
khri'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

χρεία chreía, khri'-ah; from the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, i.e. an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution:—business, lack, necessary(-ity), need(-ful), use, want.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's G5532 in the following manner: need (25x), need (with G2192) (14x), necessity (3x), use (2x), needful (1x), necessary (1x), business (1x), lack (1x), wants (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's G5532 in the following manner: need (25x), need (with G2192) (14x), necessity (3x), use (2x), needful (1x), necessary (1x), business (1x), lack (1x), wants (1x).
  1. necessity, need

  2. duty, business

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρεία chreía, khri'-ah; from the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, i.e. an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution:—business, lack, necessary(-ity), need(-ful), use, want.
STRONGS NT 5532: χρεία
χρεία, χρείας, (χρή), from Aeschylus and Sophocles down;
1. necessity, need: τά πρός τήν χρείαν (L T Tr WH πρός τάς χρείας (cf. below)), such things as suited the exigency, such things as we needed for sustenance and the journey, Acts 28:10; εἰς τάς ἀναγκαίας χρείας (A. V. for necessary uses), i. e. to supply what is absolutely necessary for life ((cf. Babrius fab. 136, 9); others understand the 'wants' here as comprising those of charity or of worship), Titus 3:14; πρός οἰκοδομήν τῆς χρείας, for the edification of souls, of which there is now special need, Ephesians 4:29 (cf. R. V. and marginal reading); ἐστι χρεία, there is need, followed by an accusative with infinitive Hebrews 7:11; ἐστι χρεία τίνος, there is need of something, Revelation 22:5 Griesbach; Luke 10:42 ((but not WH marginal reading)); ἔχω χρείαν τίνος, to have need of (be in want of) something (often in the Greek writings from Aeschylus down, cf. Passow, under the word, 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 1)), Matthew 6:8; Matthew 21:3; Mark 11:3; Luke (Luke 9:11; 15:7); Mark 19:31,34; 22:71; John 13:29; 1 Corinthians 12:21, 24; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; Hebrews 10:36; Revelation 3:17 R G (see below); Revelation 21:23; 22:5 (not Griesbach); τοῦ with an infinitive Hebrews 5:12 (Winers Grammar, § 44, 4 a.; cf. τίς, 2 b., p. 626a bottom); the genitive of the thing is evident from the context, Acts 2:45; Acts 4:35; with the genitive of a person whose aid, testimony, etc., is needed, Matthew 9:12; Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:17; Mark 14:63; Luke 5:31; ἔχω χρείαν, followed by an infinitive (cf. Buttmann, § 140, 3), I, etc. have need to etc., Matthew 3:14; Matthew 14:16; John 13:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:9 (with which cf. 5:1 (see Winers Grammar, 339 (318); Buttmann, § 140, 3)); followed by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2 c. (Buttmann, § 139, 46; cf. Epictetus diss. 1, 17, 18)), John 2:25; John 16:30; 1 John 2:27; χρείαν ἔχω, absolutely, to have need: Mark 2:25; (Ephesians 4:28); 1 John 3:17; οὐδέν χρείαν ἐηξω, to have need as to nothing (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 10), Revelation 3:17 L T Tr WH. χρεία with a genitive of the subjunctive the condition of one deprived of those things which he is scarcely able to do without, want, need: λειτουργός τῆς χρείας μου (see λειτουργός, 2 at the end), Philippians 2:25; πληροῦν τήν χρείαν τίνος (Thucydides 1. 70), Philippians 4:19; (add, εἰς (Lachmann brackets εἰς) τήν χρείαν μοι ἐπέμψατε, unto (i. e. to relieve, cf. εἰς, B. II. 3 c. γ., p. 185b top) my need, Philippians 4:16); plural one's necessities: ταῖς χρείαις... ὑπηρέτησαν, to provide for one's necessities, Acts 20:34; κοινωνεῖν ταῖς χρείαις (cf. p. 352{a} top), Romans 12:13.
2. duty, business (so especially from Polybius down (cf. Judith 12:10; 1 Macc. 12:45 1 Macc. 13:37; 2 Macc. 7:24, etc.)): Acts 6:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
3:14; 6:8; 9:12; 14:16; 21:3; 26:65
Mark
2:17; 2:25; 11:3; 14:63
Luke
5:31; 9:11; 10:42; 15:7
John
2:25; 13:10; 13:29; 16:30
Acts
2:45; 4:35; 6:3; 20:34; 28:10
Romans
12:13
1 Corinthians
12:21; 12:24
Ephesians
4:28; 4:29
Philippians
2:25; 4:16; 4:19
1 Thessalonians
1:8; 4:9; 4:12
Titus
3:14
Hebrews
5:12; 7:11; 10:36
1 John
2:27; 3:17
Revelation
3:17; 3:17; 21:23; 22:5; 22:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5532 matches the Greek χρεία (chreia),
which occurs 49 times in 47 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:14 - δὲ Ἰωάννης διεκώλυεν αὐτὸν λέγων ἐγὼ χρείαν G5532 ἔχω ὑπὸ σοῦ βαπτισθῆναι καὶ σὺ ἔρχῃ πρός με
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:8 - μὴ οὖν ὁμοιωθῆτε αὐτοῖς οἶδεν γὰρ πατὴρ ὑμῶν ὧν χρείαν G5532 ἔχετε πρὸ τοῦ ὑμᾶς αἰτῆσαι αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:12 - δὲ ἀκούσας εἶπεν οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχουσιν οἱ ἰσχύοντες ἰατροῦ ἀλλ᾽ οἱ κακῶς ἔχοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:16 - δὲ Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν αὐτοῖς οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχουσιν ἀπελθεῖν δότε αὐτοῖς ὑμεῖς φαγεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:3 - καὶ ἐάν τις ὑμῖν εἴπῃ τι ἐρεῖτε ὅτι κύριος αὐτῶν χρείαν G5532 ἔχει εὐθὺς δὲ ἀποστελεῖ αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:65 - τότε ἀρχιερεὺς διέρρηξεν τὰ ἱμάτια αὐτοῦ λέγων ἐβλασφήμησεν τί ἔτι χρείαν G5532 ἔχομεν μαρτύρων ἴδε νῦν ἠκούσατε τὴν βλασφημίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - καὶ ἀκούσας Ἰησοῦς λέγει αὐτοῖς ὅτι οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχουσιν οἱ ἰσχύοντες ἰατροῦ ἀλλ᾽ οἱ κακῶς ἔχοντες οὐκ ἦλθον καλέσαι δικαίους ἀλλὰ ἁμαρτωλούς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:25 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς οὐδέποτε ἀνέγνωτε τί ἐποίησεν Δαυίδ ὅτε χρείαν G5532 ἔσχεν καὶ ἐπείνασεν αὐτὸς καὶ οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:3 - καὶ ἐάν τις ὑμῖν εἴπῃ τί ποιεῖτε τοῦτο εἴπατε κύριος αὐτοῦ χρείαν G5532 ἔχει καὶ εὐθὺς αὐτὸν ἀποστέλλει πάλιν ὧδε
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:63 - δὲ ἀρχιερεὺς διαρρήξας τοὺς χιτῶνας αὐτοῦ λέγει τί ἔτι χρείαν G5532 ἔχομεν μαρτύρων
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:31 - καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχουσιν οἱ ὑγιαίνοντες ἰατροῦ ἀλλὰ οἱ κακῶς ἔχοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:11 - οἱ δὲ ὄχλοι γνόντες ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῷ καὶ ἀποδεξάμενος αὐτοὺς ἐλάλει αὐτοῖς περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ τοὺς χρείαν G5532 ἔχοντας θεραπείας ἰᾶτο
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - ἑνὸς δέ ἐστιν χρεία G5532 Μαριὰμ γὰρ τὴν ἀγαθὴν μερίδα ἐξελέξατο ἥτις οὐκ ἀφαιρεθήσεται αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὕτως χαρὰ ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ ἔσται ἐπὶ ἑνὶ ἁμαρτωλῷ μετανοοῦντι ἐπὶ ἐνενήκοντα ἐννέα δικαίοις οἵτινες οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχουσιν μετανοίας
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:31 - καὶ ἐάν τις ὑμᾶς ἐρωτᾷ διὰ τί λύετε οὕτως ἐρεῖτε ὅτι κύριος αὐτοῦ χρείαν G5532 ἔχει
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:34 - οἱ δὲ εἶπαν ὅτι κύριος αὐτοῦ χρείαν G5532 ἔχει
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:71 - οἱ δὲ εἶπαν τί ἔτι ἔχομεν μαρτυρίας χρείαν G5532 αὐτοὶ γὰρ ἠκούσαμεν ἀπὸ τοῦ στόματος αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:25 - καὶ ὅτι οὐ χρείαν G5532 εἶχεν ἵνα τις μαρτυρήσῃ περὶ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου αὐτὸς γὰρ ἐγίνωσκεν τί ἦν ἐν τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:10 - λέγει αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς λελουμένος οὐκ ἔχει χρείαν G5532 εἰ μὴ τοὺς πόδας νίψασθαι ἀλλ᾽ ἔστιν καθαρὸς ὅλος καὶ ὑμεῖς καθαροί ἐστε ἀλλ᾽ οὐχὶ πάντες
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:29 - τινὲς γὰρ ἐδόκουν ἐπεὶ τὸ γλωσσόκομον εἶχεν Ἰούδας ὅτι λέγει αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς ἀγόρασον ὧν χρείαν G5532 ἔχομεν εἰς τὴν ἑορτήν τοῖς πτωχοῖς ἵνα τι δῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:30 - νῦν οἴδαμεν ὅτι οἶδας πάντα καὶ οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχεις ἵνα τίς σε ἐρωτᾷ ἐν τούτῳ πιστεύομεν ὅτι ἀπὸ θεοῦ ἐξῆλθες
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:45 - καὶ τὰ κτήματα καὶ τὰς ὑπάρξεις ἐπίπρασκον καὶ διεμέριζον αὐτὰ πᾶσιν καθότι ἄν τις χρείαν G5532 εἶχεν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:35 - καὶ ἐτίθουν παρὰ τοὺς πόδας τῶν ἀποστόλων διεδίδετο δὲ ἑκάστῳ καθότι ἄν τις χρείαν G5532 εἶχεν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:3 - ἐπισκέψασθε δέ ἀδελφοί ἄνδρας ἐξ ὑμῶν μαρτυρουμένους ἑπτὰ πλήρεις πνεύματος καὶ σοφίας οὓς καταστήσομεν ἐπὶ τῆς χρείας G5532 ταύτης
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:34 - αὐτοὶ γινώσκετε ὅτι ταῖς χρείαις G5532 μου καὶ τοῖς οὖσιν μετ᾽ ἐμοῦ ὑπηρέτησαν αἱ χεῖρες αὗται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:10 - οἳ καὶ πολλαῖς τιμαῖς ἐτίμησαν ἡμᾶς καὶ ἀναγομένοις ἐπέθεντο τὰ πρὸς τὰς χρείας G5532
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:13 - ταῖς χρείαις G5532 τῶν ἁγίων κοινωνοῦντες τὴν φιλοξενίαν διώκοντες
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:21 - οὐ δύναται δὲ ὀφθαλμὸς εἰπεῖν τῇ χειρί χρείαν G5532 σου οὐκ ἔχω πάλιν κεφαλὴ τοῖς ποσίν χρείαν G5532 ὑμῶν οὐκ ἔχω
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:24 - τὰ δὲ εὐσχήμονα ἡμῶν οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχει ἀλλὰ θεὸς συνεκέρασεν τὸ σῶμα τῷ ὑστερουμένῳ περισσοτέραν δοὺς τιμήν
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:28 - κλέπτων μηκέτι κλεπτέτω μᾶλλον δὲ κοπιάτω ἐργαζόμενος ταῖς ἰδίαις χερσὶν τὸ ἀγαθόν ἵνα ἔχῃ μεταδιδόναι τῷ χρείαν G5532 ἔχοντι
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:29 - πᾶς λόγος σαπρὸς ἐκ τοῦ στόματος ὑμῶν μὴ ἐκπορευέσθω ἀλλὰ εἴ τις ἀγαθὸς πρὸς οἰκοδομὴν τῆς χρείας G5532 ἵνα δῷ χάριν τοῖς ἀκούουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:25 - ἀναγκαῖον δὲ ἡγησάμην Ἐπαφρόδιτον τὸν ἀδελφὸν καὶ συνεργὸν καὶ συστρατιώτην μου ὑμῶν δὲ ἀπόστολον καὶ λειτουργὸν τῆς χρείας G5532 μου πέμψαι πρὸς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:16 - ὅτι καὶ ἐν Θεσσαλονίκῃ καὶ ἅπαξ καὶ δὶς εἰς τὴν χρείαν G5532 μοι ἐπέμψατε
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:19 - δὲ θεός μου πληρώσει πᾶσαν χρείαν G5532 ὑμῶν κατὰ τὸ πλοῦτος αὐτοῦ ἐν δόξῃ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:8 - ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν γὰρ ἐξήχηται λόγος τοῦ κυρίου οὐ μόνον ἐν τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἀχαΐᾳ ἀλλ᾽ ἐν παντὶ τόπῳ πίστις ὑμῶν πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἐξελήλυθεν ὥστε μὴ χρείαν G5532 ἔχειν ἡμᾶς λαλεῖν τι
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:9 - περὶ δὲ τῆς φιλαδελφίας οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχετε γράφειν ὑμῖν αὐτοὶ γὰρ ὑμεῖς θεοδίδακτοί ἐστε εἰς τὸ ἀγαπᾶν ἀλλήλους
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:12 - ἵνα περιπατῆτε εὐσχημόνως πρὸς τοὺς ἔξω καὶ μηδενὸς χρείαν G5532 ἔχητε
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:1 - περὶ δὲ τῶν χρόνων καὶ τῶν καιρῶν ἀδελφοί οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχετε ὑμῖν γράφεσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:14 - μανθανέτωσαν δὲ καὶ οἱ ἡμέτεροι καλῶν ἔργων προΐστασθαι εἰς τὰς ἀναγκαίας χρείας G5532 ἵνα μὴ ὦσιν ἄκαρποι
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:12 - καὶ γὰρ ὀφείλοντες εἶναι διδάσκαλοι διὰ τὸν χρόνον πάλιν χρείαν G5532 ἔχετε τοῦ διδάσκειν ὑμᾶς τινὰ τὰ στοιχεῖα τῆς ἀρχῆς τῶν λογίων τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ γεγόνατε χρείαν G5532 ἔχοντες γάλακτος καὶ οὐ στερεᾶς τροφῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:11 - εἰ μὲν οὖν τελείωσις διὰ τῆς Λευιτικῆς ἱερωσύνης ἦν λαὸς γὰρ ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς νενομοθέτηται τίς ἔτι χρεία G5532 κατὰ τὴν τάξιν Μελχισέδεκ ἕτερον ἀνίστασθαι ἱερέα καὶ οὐ κατὰ τὴν τάξιν Ἀαρὼν λέγεσθαι
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:36 - ὑπομονῆς γὰρ ἔχετε χρείαν G5532 ἵνα τὸ θέλημα τοῦ θεοῦ ποιήσαντες κομίσησθε τὴν ἐπαγγελίαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:27 - καὶ ὑμεῖς τὸ χρῖσμα ἐλάβετε ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ μένει ἐν ὑμῖν καὶ οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχετε ἵνα τις διδάσκῃ ὑμᾶς ἀλλ᾽ ὡς τὸ αὐτοῦ χρῖσμα διδάσκει ὑμᾶς περὶ πάντων καὶ ἀληθές ἐστιν καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ψεῦδος καὶ καθὼς ἐδίδαξεν ὑμᾶς μένετε ἐν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:17 - ὃς δ᾽ ἂν ἔχῃ τὸν βίον τοῦ κόσμου καὶ θεωρῇ τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ χρείαν G5532 ἔχοντα καὶ κλείσῃ τὰ σπλάγχνα αὐτοῦ ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ πῶς ἀγάπη τοῦ θεοῦ μένει ἐν αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:17 - ὅτι λέγεις ὅτι πλούσιός εἰμι καὶ πεπλούτηκα καὶ οὐδὲν χρείαν G5532 ἔχω καὶ οὐκ οἶδας ὅτι σὺ εἶ ταλαίπωρος καὶ ἐλεεινὸς καὶ πτωχὸς καὶ τυφλὸς καὶ γυμνός
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:23 - καὶ πόλις οὐ χρείαν G5532 ἔχει τοῦ ἡλίου οὐδὲ τῆς σελήνης ἵνα φαίνωσιν αὐτῇ γὰρ δόξα τοῦ θεοῦ ἐφώτισεν αὐτήν καὶ λύχνος αὐτῆς τὸ ἀρνίον
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:5 - καὶ νὺξ οὐκ ἔσται ἔτι καὶ οὐκ ἔχουσιν χρείαν G5532 φωτὸς λύχνου καὶ φωτὸς ἡλίου ὅτι κύριος θεὸς φωτίσει ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς καὶ βασιλεύσουσιν εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων

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