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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Such as must be; impossible to be otherwise; not to be avoided; inevitable.

2. (a.) Impossible to be otherwise, or to be dispensed with, without preventing the attainment of a desired result; indispensable; requiste; essential.

3. (a.) Acting from necessity or compulsion; involuntary; -- opposed to free; as, whether man is a necessary or a free agent is a question much discussed.

4. (n.) A thing that is necessary or indispensable to some purpose; something that one can not do without; a requisite; an essential; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the necessaries of life.

5. (n.) A privy; a water-closet.

6. (n.) Such things, in respect to infants, lunatics, and married women, as are requisite for support suitable to station.

316. anagkaios -- necessary
... necessary. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: anagkaios Phonetic Spelling:
(an-ang-kah'-yos) Short Definition: necessary, essential Definition: necessary ...
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1163. dei -- it is necessary
... it is necessary. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dei Phonetic Spelling: (die)
Short Definition: it is necessary, inevitable Definition: it is necessary ...
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2006. epitedeios -- convenient, necessary
... convenient, necessary. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epitedeios Phonetic
Spelling: (ep-ee-tay'-di-os) Short Definition: necessary Definition ...
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1876. epanagkes -- necessary, of necessity
... necessary, of necessity. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: epanagkes Phonetic
Spelling: (ep-an'-ang-kes) Short Definition: necessarily Definition ...
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5534. chre -- it is necessary, fitting
... it is necessary, fitting. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: chre Phonetic Spelling:
(khray) Short Definition: it is necessary, proper Definition: it is ...
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5046. teleios -- having reached its end, ie complete, by ext. ...
... Cognate: 5046 (an adjective, derived from 5056 , "consummated goal") -- (consummated)
from going through the necessary stages to reach the -, ie into a ...
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1967. epiousios -- for the coming day, for subsistence
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epiousios Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-oo'-see-os) Short Definition: for the morrow, necessary, sufficient Definition ...
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5532. chreia -- need, business
... Word Origin akin to chraomai Definition need, business NASB Word Usage necessary
(1), need (40), needed (1), needs (6), task (1). need, want. ...
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3807. paidagogos -- a trainer of boys, ie a tutor
... properly, a , authorized to train (bring) up a child by administering discipline,
chastisement, and instruction, ie doing what was necessary to promote . ...
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1299. diatasso -- to arrange thoroughly, ie to charge, appoint
... 1299 ("to command with detailed instructions") means to issue a command with
authority because it takes into account all that is necessary to. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2706. choq -- something prescribed or owed, a statute
... 5), boundaries (1), boundary (2), conditions (1), custom (1), decree (5), due (5),
fixed order (1), limit (2), limits (1), measure (1), necessary food (1 ...
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1103. balas -- to gather figs
... gatherer. A primitive root; to pinch sycamore figs (a process necessary to ripen
them) -- gatherer. 1102, 1103. balas. 1104 . Strong's Numbers.
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2818. chashach -- to need
... careful, have need of. (Aramaic) a collateral root to one corresponding to chuwsh
in the sense of readiness; to be necessary (from the idea of convenience) or ...
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Whether Rectitude of the Will is Necessary for Happiness?
rectitude of the will is necessary for happiness? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether rectitude of the will.htm

Whether it is Necessary to Confess to a Priest?
... OF THE MINISTER OF CONFESSION (SEVEN ARTICLES) Whether it is necessary to confess
to a priest? ... Therefore it is not necessary to confess to a priest. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is necessary to 3.htm

Whether it was Necessary for the Restoration of the Human Race ...
Whether it was necessary for the restoration of the human race that the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was necessary for.htm

Whether it was Necessary for Christ to Suffer for the Deliverance ...
... THE PASSION OF CHRIST (TWELVE ARTICLES) Whether it was necessary for Christ
to suffer for the deliverance of the human race? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it was necessary for 2.htm

Whether Habits are Necessary?
(FOUR ARTICLES) Whether habits are necessary? Objection 1 ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether habits are necessary.htm

In what Sense "Necessary. "
... Book XIII. 23. In What Sense "Necessary.". Next we must test accurately
the meaning of the word "necessity" in the passage, "For ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/23 in what sense necessary.htm

Whether Confession is Necessary for Salvation?
is necessary for salvation? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether confession is necessary for.htm

Whether it is Necessary for the Salvation of All, that they Should ...
... OF THE ACT OF FAITH (TEN ARTICLES) Whether it is necessary for the salvation of
all, that they should believe explicitly in the mystery of Christ? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is necessary for 3.htm

Whether Perfection of the Body is Necessary for Happiness?
perfection of the body is necessary for happiness? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether perfection of the body.htm

How it is Necessary to be United with and Render Praise to Him who ...
... THE MYSTICAL THEOLOGY CHAPTER II How it is necessary to be united with and
render praise to Him Who is the cause of all and above all. ...
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Necessary (75 Occurrences)
... 3. (a.) Acting from necessity or compulsion; involuntary; -- opposed to free; as,
whether man is a necessary or a free agent is a question much discussed. ...
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Need (914 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) That which is needful; anything necessary to be done; (pl.) necessary things;
business. ... 6. (vi) To be wanted; to be necessary. 7. (adv.) of necessity. ...
/n/need.htm - 7k

Obedience (61 Occurrences)
... captivity to the obedience of Christ." 1. As an Element of Conduct and Character:
His subjection to His parents (Luke 2:51) was a necessary manifestation of ...
/o/obedience.htm - 43k

Creator (19 Occurrences)
... This theistic postulation of His freedom, as Creator, rules out all theories
of necessary emanation. His creative action was in ...
/c/creator.htm - 15k

Offerings (480 Occurrences)
... Hebrews 2:17 Because of this it was necessary for him to be made like his brothers
in every way, so that he might be a high priest full of mercy and keeping ...
/o/offerings.htm - 38k

Epicureans (1 Occurrence)
... Man's desires are of various kinds: "Some are natural, some are groundless; of the
natural, some are necessary as well as natural, and some are natural only. ...
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Creation (35 Occurrences)
... First Cause a Necessary Presupposition 14. ... Of His own freedom He creates, so that
Gnostic theories of natural and necessary emanation are left far behind. ...
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Preaching (116 Occurrences)
... 14), euaggellizo, "to announce good news" (Matthew 11:5)): 1. Definition 2. The
Preacher's Limitations 3. A Man with a Message 4. Preaching a Necessary Agency 5 ...
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Salt (45 Occurrences)
... solt (berith melach; halas, classical Greek hals): As salt was regarded as a necessary
ingredient of the daily food, and so of all sacrifices offered to Yahweh ...
/s/salt.htm - 34k

... On account of the ever-changing conditions of life new ordinances became necessary. ...
The increase of such material made it necessary to arrange it. ...
/t/talmud.htm - 37k

Bible Concordance
Necessary (75 Occurrences)

Matthew 16:21 From that time began Jesus to shew to his disciples that it is necessary for him to go away to Jerusalem, and to suffer many things from the elders, and chief priests, and scribes, and to be put to death, and the third day to rise.

Matthew 18:7 A curse is on the earth because of trouble! for it is necessary for trouble to come; but unhappy is that man through whom the trouble comes.

Matthew 26:35 Peter saith to him, 'Even if it may be necessary for me to die with thee, I will not deny thee;' in like manner also said all the disciples.

Mark 14:31 And he spake the more vehemently, 'If it may be necessary for me to die with thee -- I will in nowise deny thee;' and in like manner also said they all.

Luke 2:22 And when the necessary days for making them clean by the law of Moses had come to an end, they took him to Jerusalem to give him to the Lord

Luke 10:42 and yet only one thing is really necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion and she shall not be deprived of it."

Luke 14:18 And they all gave reasons why they were not able to come. The first said to him, I have got a new field, and it is necessary for me to go and see it: I am full of regret that I am unable to come.

Luke 17:1 And he said to his disciples, It is necessary for causes of trouble to come about, but unhappy is he by whom they come.

Luke 23:17 for it was necessary for him to release to them one at every feast,

Luke 24:26 Was it not necessary for the Christ to go through these things, and to come into his glory?

Luke 24:44 And he said to them, These are the words which I said to you when I was still with you, how it was necessary for all the things which are in the writings of Moses and the prophets and in the Psalms about me, to be put into effect.

Luke 24:46 He said to them, "Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day,

John 3:7 Do not be surprised that I say to you, It is necessary for you to have a second birth.

John 3:14 As the snake was lifted up by Moses in the waste land, even so it is necessary for the Son of man to be lifted up:

John 4:4 And it was necessary for him to go through Samaria.

John 12:34 Then the people in answer said to him, The law says that the Christ will have life without end: how say you then that it is necessary for the Son of man to be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?

Acts 1:16 "Brothers, it was necessary that this Scripture should be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who was guide to those who took Jesus.

Acts 1:21 "It is necessary, therefore, that of the men who have been with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--

Acts 13:46 Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, and said, "It was necessary that God's word should be spoken to you first. Since indeed you thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.

Acts 15:5 But some of the sect of the Pharisees who believed rose up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses."

Acts 15:28 For it seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us, to lay no greater burden on you than these necessary things:

Acts 17:3 which he clearly explained, pointing out that it had been necessary for the Christ to suffer and rise again from the dead, and insisting, "The Jesus whom I am announcing to you is the Christ."

Acts 19:36 These things therefore being undeniable, it is necessary that ye should be calm and do nothing headlong.

Acts 20:34 You yourselves have seen that with these hands I got what was necessary for me and those who were with me.

Acts 21:24 Go with these, and make yourself clean with them, and make the necessary payments for them, so that they may be free from their oath: and everyone will see that the statements made about you are not true, but that you put yourself under rule, and keep the law.

Acts 21:26 Then Paul took the men, and on the day after, making himself clean with them, he went into the Temple, giving out the statement that the days necessary for making them clean were complete, till the offering was made for every one of them.

Acts 28:10 Who also honoured us with many honours; and when we departed, they laded us with such things as were necessary.

Romans 13:5 Wherefore it is necessary to be subject, not only on account of wrath, but also on account of conscience.

1 Corinthians 11:19 For divisions are necessary among you, in order that those who have God's approval may be clearly seen among you.

1 Corinthians 12:22 No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary.

1 Corinthians 13:10 But when that which is complete is come, then that which is in part will be no longer necessary.

1 Corinthians 15:36 Foolish man, it is necessary for the seed which you put into the earth to undergo death in order that it may come to life again:

1 Corinthians 16:2 On the first day of the week, let every one of you put by him in store, in measure as he has done well in business, so that it may not be necessary to get money together when I come.

2 Corinthians 9:5 I thought it necessary therefore to entreat the brothers that they would go before to you, and arrange ahead of time the generous gift that you promised before, that the same might be ready as a matter of generosity, and not of greediness.

2 Corinthians 12:1 As it is necessary for me to take glory to myself, though it is not a good thing, I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Ephesians 4:29 Let no evil talk come out of your mouth, but only what is good for giving necessary teaching, and for grace to those who give ear.

Philippians 1:24 Still, to go on in the flesh is more necessary because of you.

Philippians 2:25 But I counted it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, fellow soldier, and your apostle and servant of my need;

1 Thessalonians 4:9 But on the subject of love for the brotherhood it is unnecessary for me to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another;
(Root in WEY BBE)

1 Timothy 3:7 But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Titus 1:5 I did not take you with me when I went away from Crete, so that you might do what was necessary to put things in order there, placing men in authority over the churches in every town, as I said to you;

Titus 1:7 For it is necessary for a Bishop to be a man of virtue, as God's servant; not pushing himself forward, not quickly moved to wrath or blows, not desiring profit for himself;

Titus 3:14 Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 2:17 And for this purpose it was necessary that in all respects He should be made to resemble His brothers, so that He might become a compassionate and faithful High Priest in things relating to God, in order to atone for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 7:12 Because if the priests are changed, it is necessary to make a change in the law.

Hebrews 8:3 For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore it is necessary that this high priest also have something to offer.

Hebrews 9:16 for where a covenant 'is', the death of the covenant-victim to come in is necessary,

Hebrews 9:23 It was necessary therefore that the copies of the things in the heavens should be cleansed with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:11 And every priest takes his place at the altar day by day, doing what is necessary, and making again and again the same offerings which are never able to take away sins.

Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is not possible to be well-pleasing to him, for it is necessary for anyone who comes to God to have the belief that God is, and that he is a rewarder of all those who make a serious search for him.

James 2:16 and one of you tells them, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled;" and yet you didn't give them the things the body needs, what good is it?
(See NAS)

1 Peter 1:6 You have cause for great joy in this, though it may have been necessary for you to be troubled for a little time, being tested in all sorts of ways,

2 Peter 1:3 Because by his power he has given us everything necessary for life and righteousness, through the knowledge of him who has been our guide by his glory and virtue;

Jude 1:3 My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.

Genesis 50:2 And Joseph gave orders to his servants who had the necessary knowledge, to make his father's body ready, folding it in linen with spices, and they did so.

Exodus 12:16 And on the first day there is to be a holy meeting and on the seventh day a holy meeting; no sort of work may be done on those days but only to make ready what is necessary for everyone's food.

Exodus 36:1 So let Bezalel and Oholiab get to work, with every wise-hearted man to whom the Lord has given wisdom and knowledge, to do whatever is necessary for the ordering of the holy place, as the Lord has given orders.

Exodus 37:23 And he made the seven vessels for the lights, and all the necessary instruments for it, of gold.

Exodus 39:40 The hangings for the open space, with the pillars and their bases, and the curtain for the doorway, and the cords and nails, and all the instruments necessary for the work of the House of the Tent of meeting;

Leviticus 14:32 This is the law for the man who has the disease of the leper on him, and who is not able to get that which is necessary for making himself clean.

Leviticus 16:20 And when he has done whatever is necessary to make the holy place and the Tent of meeting and the altar free from sin, let him put the living goat before the Lord;

Leviticus 16:32 And the man on whose head the holy oil has been put, and who has been marked out to be a priest in his father's place, will do what is necessary to take away sin, and will put on the linen clothing, even the holy robes:

Leviticus 27:18 But if he gives his field after the year of Jubilee, the amount of the money will be worked out by the priest in relation to the number of years till the coming year of Jubilee, and the necessary amount will be taken off your value.

Numbers 3:8 And they will have the care of all the vessels of the Tent of meeting, and will do for the children of Israel all the necessary work of the House.

Numbers 6:13 And this is the law for him who is separate, when the necessary days are ended: he is to come to the door of the Tent of meeting,

Judges 7:4 Then the Lord said to Gideon, There are still more people than is necessary; take them down to the water so that I may put them to the test for you there; then whoever I say is to go with you will go, and whoever I say is not to go will not go.

1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to his son Solomon, Be strong and of a good heart and do your work; have no fear and do not be troubled, for the Lord God, my God, is with you; he will not give you up, and his face will not be turned away from you, till all the work necessary for the house of the Lord is complete.

Ezra 6:4 With three lines of great stones and one line of new wood supports; and let the necessary money be given out of the king's store-house;

Ezra 6:9 And whatever they have need of, young oxen and sheep and lambs, for burned offerings to the God of heaven, grain, salt, wine, and oil, whatever the priests in Jerusalem say is necessary, is to be given to them day by day regularly:

Nehemiah 5:9 And I said, What you are doing is not good: is it not the more necessary for you to go in the fear of our God, because of the shame which the nations may put on us?

Esther 2:12 Now every girl, when her turn came, had to go in to King Ahasuerus, after undergoing, for a space of twelve months, what was ordered by the law for the women (for this was the time necessary for making them clean, that is, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with sweet perfumes and such things as are needed for making women clean):

Job 23:12 I haven't gone back from the commandment of his lips. I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Proverbs 20:25 It is a danger to a man to say without thought, It is holy, and, after taking his oaths, to be questioning if it is necessary to keep them.

Ezekiel 4:16 And he said to me, Son of man, see, I will take away from Jerusalem her necessary bread: they will take their bread by weight and with care, measuring out their drinking-water with fear and wonder:

Ezekiel 5:16 When I send on you the evil arrows of disease, causing destruction, which I will send to put an end to you; and, further, I will take away your necessary food.



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