Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 303 and the base of 43

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:344

KJV Translation Count — 18x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: necessity (7), must needs (3), distress (3), must of necessity (2), need 2192 (1), necessary (1), needful (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. necessity, imposed either by the circumstances, or by law of duty regarding to one's advantage, custom, argument
2. calamity, distress, straits

Strong's Definitions

an-ang-kay'; from (303) (ἀνά) and the base of (43) (ἀγκάλη); constraint (literal or figurative); by implication distress: — distress, must needs, (of) necessity (-sary), needeth, needful.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Woe unto the world because G318 G318fences! for it G318 G318 be that G318fences come; but woe to that man by whom the G318fence cometh!


And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece G318 ground, and I G318 G318 go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.


But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great G318 in the land, and wrath upon this people.


(For G318 G318 he G318 release one unto them at the feast.)


Wherefore ye G318 G318 be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.


I suppose therefore that this is good for the present G318, I say, that it is good for a man so to be.


Nevertheless he that standeth stedfast in his heart, having no G318, but hath power over his own will, and hath so decreed in his heart that he will keep his virgin, doeth well.


For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory G318: for G318 is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!


But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers G318 God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in G318es,


Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or G318 G318: for God loveth a cheerful giver.