ἀνάγκη in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) necessity, imposed either by the circumstances, or by law of duty regarding to one's advantage, custom, argument
2) calamity, distress, straits
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 1:344, 55

Strong

G318
From G303 and the base of G43; constraint (literally or figuratively); by implication distress: - distress, must needs, (of) necessity (-sary), neededth, needful.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a trouble22.1
b complete obligation71.30
c inevitability71.38

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ἀνάγκαιςnoun: dative plural feminine2
ἀνάγκηnoun: nominative singular feminine6
ἀνάγκῃnoun: dative singular feminine1
ἀνάγκηνnoun: accusative singular feminine6
ἀνάγκηςnoun: genitive singular feminine2
Total17

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