5534. chré
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chré: it is necessary, fitting
Original Word: χρή
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chré
Phonetic Spelling: (khray)
Short Definition: it is necessary, proper
Definition: it is necessary, proper, fitting.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
it is necessary, fitting
NASB Translation
ought (1).

STRONGS NT 5534: χρή

χρή; (from χράω, χραει contracted χρή); impors. verb, it is necessary; it behooves: followed by an infinitive James 3:10 ((Buttmann, §§ 131, 3; 132, 12). From Homer on. Synonym: see δεῖ, at the end.)


Third person singular of the same as chraomai or chrao used impersonally; it needs (must or should) be -- ought.

see GREEK chraomai

see GREEK chrao

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