anagkaios: necessaryOriginal Word: ἀναγκαῖος, α, ονPart of Speech:
necessary, essential, intimate, right, proper.
Cognate: 316 anagkaíos – necessary. See 318 (anagkē).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
close (1), more necessary (1), necessary (5), pressing (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 316: ἀναγκαῖοςἀναγκαῖος
, , (ἀνάγκη
) (from Homer
down (in various senses)), necessary
a. what one cannot do without, indispensable: 1 Corinthians 12:22 (τά μέλη); Titus 3:14 b. connected by the bonds of nature or of friendship: Acts 10:24 (ἀναγκαῖοι (A. V. near) φίλοι).
c. what ought according to the law of duty to be done, what is required by the condition of things: Philippians 1:24. ἀναγκαῖον ἐστι followed by accusative with the infinitive, Acts 13:46; Hebrews 8:3. ἀναγκαῖον ἡγεῖσθαι to deem necessary, followed by an infinitive, Philippians 2:25; 2 Corinthians 9:5.<1>
From anagke; necessary; by implication, close (of kin) -- near, necessary, necessity, needful.
see GREEK anagke