'Needful' in the Bible
And whatsoever more shall be needful for the house of thy God, which thou shalt have occasion to bestow, bestow it out of the king's treasure house.
Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom; it is needful that God thrust him down, and not man.
Remove far from me falsehood and lies; Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is needful for me:
But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our guilt and iniquities; the chastisement [needful to obtain] peace and well-being for us was upon Him, and with the stripes [that wounded] Him we are healed and made whole.
But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
but to be merry, and to be glad, it was needful, because this thy brother was dead, and did live again, he was lost, and was found.'
Do not wonder that I said to thee, It is needful that ye should be born anew.
Brethren, it was needful that the Scripture should be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spake before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who was guide to them that took Jesus.
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
If it is needful to boast, I will boast in the things which concern my infirmity.
Let no corrupt word out of your mouth go forth, but what is good unto the needful building up, that it may give grace to the hearers;
Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.
It is needful also that he bear a good character with people outside the Church, lest he fall into reproach or a snare of the Devil.
For every high priest is constituted for the offering both of gifts and sacrifices; whence it is needful that this one also should have something which he may offer.
It was needful therefore that the copies of the things in Heaven should be cleansed in this way, but that the heavenly things themselves should be cleansed with more costly sacrifices.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
seeing that His divine power has given us all things that are needful for life and godliness, through our knowledge of Him who has appealed to us by His own glorious perfections.
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.