5534. chré
Strong's Concordance
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
Definition
it is necessary, fitting
NASB Translation
ought (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ought.

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

Forms and Transliterations
χρη χρή chre chrē chrḗ
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Strong's Greek 5534
1 Occurrence


χρή — 1 Occ.

James 3:10 V-PIA-3S
GRK: κατάρα οὐ χρή ἀδελφοί μου
NAS: these things ought not to be this way.
KJV: brethren, these things ought not so
INT: cursing Not ought brothers of me

1 Occurrence

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