316. anagkaios
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anagkaios: necessary
Original Word: ἀναγκαῖος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: anagkaios
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ang-kah'-yos)
Short Definition: necessary, essential
Definition: necessary, essential, intimate, right, proper.

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Cognate: 316 anagkaíos – necessary. See 318 (anagkē).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anagké
NASB Translation
close (1), more necessary (1), necessary (5), pressing (1).

STRONGS NT 316: ἀναγκαῖος

ἀναγκαῖος, , (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.

necessary, needful.

From anagke; necessary; by implication, close (of kin) -- near, necessary, necessity, needful.

see GREEK anagke

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