1163: δεῖ

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G1163 δεῖ

Transliteration: deî

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: it is necessary, inevitable; less frequently: it is a duty, what is proper.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G1163 δεῖ

Transliteration: deî

Derivation: 3rd person singular active present of G1210;

Definition: also δέον (déon) ; neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

δεῖ

G1163 

Occurrences in the NT: 11

δεῖ impersonal (δέω),
[in LXX chiefly for infin. with לְ ;]
one must, it is necessary: c. inf., Mt 26:54, Mk 13:7, Ac 5:29, al.; c. acc. et inf., Mt 16:21, Mk 8:31, Jo 3:7, Ac 25:10, al.; with ellipse of acc., Mt 23:23; of acc., and inf., Mk 13:14, Ro 1:27 8:26; οὐ (μὴ) δεῖ (non licet), ought not, must not: Ac 25:24, II Ti 2:24; impf., ἔδει, of necessity or obligation in past time regarding a past event (Bl., § 63, 4), Mt 18:33, Lk 15:32, Jo 4:4, Ac 27:21, al.; periphr., δέον ἐστίν (as in Attic, χρεών ἐστι = χρή, v.s. δέον), Ac 19:36; id., with ellipse of ἐστίν, I Pe 1:6 τὰ μὴ δέοντα (= ἃ οὐ δεῖ I Ti 5:13.
SYN.: ὀφείλει, expressing moral obligation, as distinct from δεῖ, denoting logical necessity and χρή, a need which results from the fitness of things (v. Tr., Syn., § cvii, 10; Westc. on He 2:1, I Jn 2:6; Hort on Ja 3:10).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition