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Entry for Strong's #5532 - χρεία

Transliteration
chreía
Phonetics
khri'-ah  
Word Origin
from the base of (5530) or (5534)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. necessity, need
  2. duty, business
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2818 ‑ חֲשַׁח (khash‑akh');  2819 ‑ חַשְׁחוּ (khash‑khooth');  6878 ‑ צֹרֶךְ (tso'‑rek);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (49) NAS (49) HCS (49)
Matthew 6
Mark 4
Luke 7
John 4
Acts 5
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 2
Philippians 3
1 Thessalonians 4
Titus 1
Hebrews 3
1 John 2
Revelation 3
Matthew 6
Mark 4
Luke 7
John 4
Acts 5
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 2
Ephesians 2
Philippians 3
1 Thessalonians 4
Titus 1
Hebrews 3
1 John 2
Revelation 3
Matthew 6
Mark 4
Luke 7
John 4
Acts 5
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 3
Ephesians 2
Philippians 3
1 Thessalonians 4
Titus 1
Hebrews 4
1 John 2
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-APF 1
N-ASF 42
N-DPF 2
N-GSF 3
N-NSF 3
N-APF 2
N-ASF 40
N-DPF 2
N-GSF 3
N-NSF 2
N-APF 1
N-ASF 41
N-DPF 2
N-GSF 3
N-NSF 2
NA WH
N-APF 2
N-ASF 40
N-DPF 2
N-GSF 3
N-NSF 1
N-APF 2
N-ASF 45
N-DPF 2
N-GSF 4
N-NSF 3


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 χρεία, χρείας, (χρή), from Aeschylus and Sophocles down;

1. necessity, need: τά πρός τήν χρείαν ( L T Tr WH πρός τάς χρείας (cf. below)), such things as suited the exigency, such things as we needed for sustenance and the journey, Acts 28:10; εἰς τάς ἀναγκαίας χρείας ( A. V. for necessary uses), i. e. to supply what is absolutely necessary for life ((cf. Babrius fab. 136,9); others understand the 'wants' here as comprising those of charity or of worship), Titus 3:14; πρός οἰκοδομήν τῆς χρείας, for the edification of souls, of which there is now special need, Ephesians 4:29 (cf. R. V. and marginal reading); ἐστι χρεία, there is need, followed by an accusative with infinitive Hebrews 7:11; ἐστι χρεία τίνος, there is need of something, Revelation 22:5 Griesbach; Luke 10:42 ((but not WH marginal reading)); ἔχω χρείαν τίνος, to have need of (be in want of) something (often in the Greek writings from Aeschylus down, cf. Passow, under the word, 1; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II:1)), Matthew 6:8; Matthew 21:3; Mark 11:3; Luke (Luke 9:11; 15:7>); Mark 19:31,34; 22:71>; John 13:29; 1 Corinthians 12:21,24; 1 Thessalonians 4:12; Hebrews 10:36; Revelation 3:17 R G (see below); Revelation 21:23; 22:5> (not Griesbach); τοῦ with an infinitive Hebrews 5:12 ( Winer s Grammar, § 44,4a.; cf. τίς, 2b., p. 626a bottom); the genitive of the thing is evident from the context, Acts 2:45; Acts 4:35; with the genitive of a person whose aid, testimony, etc., is needed, Matthew 9:12; Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:17; Mark 14:63; Luke 5:31; ἔχω χρείαν, followed by an infinitive (cf. Buttmann, § 140,3), I, etc. have need to etc., Matthew 3:14; Matthew 14:16; John 13:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; 1 Thessalonians 4:9 (with which cf. 5:1 (see Winer s Grammar, 339 (318); Buttmann, § 140,3)); followed by ἵνα (see ἵνα, II:2c. ( Buttmann, § 139,46; cf. Epictetus diss. 1,17, 18)), John 2:25; John 16:30; 1 John 2:27; χρείαν ἔχω, absolutely, to have need: Mark 2:25; ( Ephesians 4:28); 1 John 3:17; οὐδέν χρείαν ἐηξω, to have need as to nothing (cf. Buttmann, § 131,10), Revelation 3:17 L T Tr WH. χρεία with a genitive of the subjunctive the condition of one deprived of those things which he is scarcely able to do without, want, need: λειτουργός τῆς χρείας μου (see λειτουργός, 2at the end), Philippians 2:25; πληροῦν τήν χρείαν τίνος ( Thucydides 1. 70), Philippians 4:19; (add, εἰς (Lachmann brackets εἰς) τήν χρείαν μοι ἐπέμψατε, unto (i. e. to relieve, cf. εἰς, B. II:3c. γ., p. 185b top) my need, Philippians 4:16); plural one's necessities: ταῖς χρείαις ... ὑπηρέτησαν, to provide for one's necessities, Acts 20:34; κοινωνεῖν ταῖς χρείαις (cf. p. 352{a} top), Romans 12:13.

2. duty, business (so especially from Polybius down (cf. Judith 12:10; 1 Maccabees 12:45 1 Maccabees 13:37; 2 Maccabees 7:24, etc.)): Acts 6:3.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χρεία , -ας , ,

[in LXX: (15) (H6878), (H2819) freq. in -2 Mac;]

1. need, necessity: , ; πρὸς οἰκοδομὴν τῆς χ . (RV, txt., for edifying as the need may be; but v. Field, Notes, 192), ; ἕστι χ ., , ; χ . ἔχειν , c. gen., ; , , ; ; ; ; , , ; , , , ; ; seq. τοῦ , c. inf. (Bl., § 71, 3), ; absol. (sc. gen.), ; ; c. gen. pers., ; , ; , ; c. inf. (Bl., § 69, 5), ; , , ; ; seq. ἵνα , , ; absol., , , ; οὐδὲν χ . ἔχειν , ; ἡ χ ., c. gen. subjc., ; ; ; pl., , .

2. matter, business (so esp. in late writers, Polyb., al.; , al.): .

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εχρεμέτιζεν χρεια χρεία χρειαις χρείαις χρειαν χρείαν χρειας χρείας χρεμετίσατε χρεμετισμός χρεμετισμού χρεμετισμώ χρεμέτισον χρέος χρέους chreia chreía chreiais chreíais chreian chreían chreias chreías

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