dei <1163>

dei dei

Origin:third person singular active present of 1210
Reference:TDNT - 2:21,140
In Greek:deh 2, dei 78, dein 3, deon 2, deonta 1, edei 16
In NET:must 53, should 12, ought 7, he must 7, must be 2, It is necessary 2, had to 2, had to be 1, Should you 1, It was appropriate 1, be 1, it must 1, may have to 1, would have had 1, it should be 1, it necessary 1, he needs 1, you must 1, he must be 1
In AV:must 58, ought 31, must needs 5, should 4, misc 7, vr ought 1
Definition:1) it is necessary, there is need of, it behooves, is right and proper
1a) necessity lying in the nature of the case
1b) necessity brought on by circumstances or by the conduct of
others toward us.
1c) necessity in reference to what is required to attain some end
1d) a necessity of law and command, of duty, equity
1e) necessity established by the counsel and decree of God,
especially by that purpose of his which relates to the
salvation of men by the intervention of Christ and which is
disclosed in the Old Testament prophecies
1e1) concerning what Christ was destined finally to undergo, his
sufferings, death, resurrection, ascension

Synonym : See Definition 5829
and 5940
3d person singular active present of 1210; also deon deh-on'; neuter
active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was,
etc.) necessary (as binding):-behoved, be meet, must (needs), (be)
need(-ful), ought, should.
see GREEK for 1210

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