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

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).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
necessary, needful.

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

see GREEK anagke

Forms and Transliterations
αναγκαια αναγκαίά ἀναγκαῖά αναγκαιας αναγκαίας ἀναγκαίας αναγκαιον αναγκαίον ἀναγκαῖον αναγκαιοτερον αναγκαιότερον ἀναγκαιότερον αναγκαιους αναγκαίους ἀναγκαίους anankaia anankaîá anankaias anankaías anankaion anankaîon anankaioteron anankaióteron anankaious anankaíous
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 10:24 Adj-AMP
GRK: καὶ τοὺς ἀναγκαίους φίλους
NAS: his relatives and close friends.
KJV: kinsmen and near friends.
INT: and close friends

Acts 13:46 Adj-NNS
GRK: Ὑμῖν ἦν ἀναγκαῖον πρῶτον λαληθῆναι
NAS: and said, It was necessary that the word
KJV: It was necessary that the word
INT: To you was necessary first to be spoken

1 Corinthians 12:22 Adj-NNP
GRK: ἀσθενέστερα ὑπάρχειν ἀναγκαῖά ἐστιν
NAS: which seem to be weaker are necessary;
KJV: more feeble, are necessary:
INT: weaker to be necessary are

2 Corinthians 9:5 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἀναγκαῖον οὖν ἡγησάμην
NAS: I thought it necessary to urge
KJV: I thought it necessary to exhort
INT: Necessary therefore I esteeemed [it]

Philippians 1:24 Adj-NNS-C
GRK: τῇ σαρκὶ ἀναγκαιότερον δι' ὑμᾶς
NAS: on in the flesh is more necessary for your sake.
KJV: the flesh [is] more needful for
INT: the flesh [is] more necessary for the sake of you

Philippians 2:25 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἀναγκαῖον δὲ ἡγησάμην
NAS: But I thought it necessary to send
KJV: Yet I supposed it necessary to send to
INT: necessary moreover I esteemed [it]

Titus 3:14 Adj-AFP
GRK: εἰς τὰς ἀναγκαίας χρείας ἵνα
NAS: deeds to meet pressing needs,
KJV: works for necessary uses, that
INT: for necessary needs that

Hebrews 8:3 Adj-NNS
GRK: καθίσταται ὅθεν ἀναγκαῖον ἔχειν τι
NAS: so it is necessary that this
KJV: wherefore [it is] of necessity that this man
INT: is appointed from where [it is] necessary to have something

Strong's Greek 316
8 Occurrences

ἀναγκαῖά — 1 Occ.
ἀναγκαίας — 1 Occ.
ἀναγκαῖον — 4 Occ.
ἀναγκαιότερον — 1 Occ.
ἀναγκαίους — 1 Occ.

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