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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Ought (Verb)

Dictionaries :: Ought (Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1163 Greek: dei

Ought (Verb):

denotes "it is necessary," "one must;" in Luk 24:26, AV, "ought" (RV "behoved it"); the neuter of the present participle, used as a noun, is translated "things which they ought (not)" in 1Ti 5:13; in Act 19:36, "ye ought" (see NEED).
See MUST, No. 1.

2 Strong's Number: g3784 Greek: opheilo

Ought (Verb):

"to owe," is translated "ought," with various personal pronouns, in Jhn 13:14; 19:7; Act 17:29; Rom 15:1; Hbr 5:3, AV (RV, "he is bound"); Hbr 5:12; 1Jo 3:16; 4:11; 3Jo 1:8; with other subjects in 1Cr 11:7, 10; 2Cr 12:14; Eph 5:28; 1Jo 2:6.
See BEHOVE, OWE, etc.

3 Strong's Number: g5534 Greek: chre

Ought (Verb):

an impersonal verb (akin to chaomai, "to use"), occurs in Jam 3:10, "(these things) ought (not so to be)," lit., "it is not befitting, these things so to be."


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