72 occurrences

'Need' in the Bible

Laban asked, “What should I give you?”And Jacob said, “You don’t need to give me anything. If you do this one thing for me, I will continue to shepherd and keep your flock.

Please take my present that was brought to you, because God has been gracious to me and I have everything I need.” So Jacob urged him until he accepted.

Make an appeal to Yahweh. There has been enough of God’s thunder and hail. I will let you go; you don’t need to stay any longer.”

You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day and another sacred assembly on the seventh day. No work may be done on those days except for preparing what people need to eat—you may do only that.

it is a chronic disease on the skin of his body, and the priest must pronounce him unclean. He need not quarantine him, for he is unclean.

the priest is to examine the person. If the scaly outbreak has spread on the skin, the priest does not need to look for yellow hair; the person is unclean.

Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him enough for whatever need he has.

“Peace to you,” said the old man. “I’ll take care of everything you need. Only don’t spend the night in the square.”

She and her daughters-in-law prepared to leave the land of Moab, because she had heard in Moab that the Lord had paid attention to His people’s need by providing them food.

The Lord paid attention to Hannah’s need, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the Lord.

Saul told David, “Here is my oldest daughter Merab. I’ll give her to you as a wife, if you will be a warrior for me and fight the Lord’s battles.” But Saul was thinking, “My hand doesn’t need to be against him; let the hand of the Philistines be against him.”

“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the Lord—3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver, and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.

Also, the Levites no longer need to carry the tabernacle or any of the equipment for its service”—

We will cut logs from Lebanon, as many as you need, and bring them to you as rafts by sea to Joppa. You can then take them up to Jerusalem.

God does not need to examine a person further,that one should approach Him in court.

and your poverty will come like a robber,your need, like a bandit.

If you find honey, eat only what you need;otherwise, you’ll get sick from it and vomit.

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied to the king, “Nebuchadnezzar, we don’t need to give you an answer to this question.

The Lord has removed your punishment;He has turned back your enemy.The King of Israel, Yahweh, is among you;you need no longer fear harm.

But John tried to stop Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and yet You come to me?”

“They don’t need to go away,” Jesus told them. “You give them something to eat.”

Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “He has blasphemed! Why do we still need witnesses? Look, now you’ve heard the blasphemy!

When Jesus heard this, He told them, “Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do need one. I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

He said to them, “Have you never read what David and those who were with him did when he was in need and hungry—

Jesus replied to them, “The healthy don’t need a doctor, but the sick do.

For the Gentile world eagerly seeks all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

“Why do we need any more testimony,” they said, “since we’ve heard it ourselves from His mouth?”

“Who are you, then?” they asked. “We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What can you tell us about yourself?”

and because He did not need anyone to testify about man; for He Himself knew what was in man.

“One who has bathed,” Jesus told him, “doesn’t need to wash anything except his feet, but he is completely clean. You are clean, but not all of you.”

Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor.

Now we know that You know everything and don’t need anyone to question You. By this we believe that You came from God.”

and laid them at the apostles’ feet. This was then distributed for each person’s basic needs.

So the eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” Or again, the head can’t say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”

But our presentable parts have no need of clothing. Instead, God has put the body together, giving greater honor to the less honorable,

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some, letters of recommendation to you or from you?

at the present time your surplus is available for their need, so their abundance may also become available for our need, so there may be equality.

I beg you that when I am present I will not need to be bold with the confidence by which I plan to challenge certain people who think we are behaving in an unspiritual way.

When I was present with you and in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my needs. I have kept myself, and will keep myself, from burdening you in any way.

But I considered it necessary to send you Epaphroditus—my brother, coworker, and fellow soldier, as well as your messenger and minister to my need

I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being content—whether well fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.

For even in Thessalonica you sent gifts for my need several times.

For the Lord’s message rang out from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place that your faith in God has gone out. Therefore, we don’t need to say anything,

About the times and the seasons: Brothers, you do not need anything to be written to you.

Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food.

If then, perfection came through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there for another priest to appear, said to be in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?

He doesn’t need to offer sacrifices every day, as high priests do—first for their own sins, then for those of the people. He did this once for all when He offered Himself.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאר 
Sh@'er 
Usage: 16

πώποτε 
Popote 
Usage: 3

חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

מחרתם מחרת 
Mochorath 
Usage: 32

נפישׁ 
Naphiysh 
Usage: 3

נצח נצח 
Netsach 
Usage: 43

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

ערף 
`araph 
Usage: 5

קרב 
Q@reb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

קרב 
Qareb 
Usage: 12

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

רקם 
Raqam 
Usage: 9

תּחתּי 
Tachtiy 
Usage: 19

ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
draw nigh , be at hand , come nigh , come near , draw near ,
Usage: 28

ἑξῆς 
hexes 
Usage: 5

ἐπαύριον 
Epaurion 
Usage: 17

ἐπιοῦσα 
Epiousa 
Usage: 5

νέος νεώτερος 
Neos 
Usage: 11

οὐδέπω 
Oudepo 
never before , never yet , nothing yet , not yet , as yet not
Usage: 5

χρῄζω 
Chrezo 
Usage: 2

H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

H61
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 11

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

אכן 
'aken 
Usage: 18

אל 
'al 
never , nay , neither , no , none , nor , not , nothing , rather than , whither , nothing worth
Usage: 727

אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

אצל 
'etsel 
by , beside , by ... , near , at , with ... , from ... , against , close , to , toward , unto , with
Usage: 61

בּכר 
Bakar 
Usage: 5

בּל 
Bal 
none, not, nor, lest, nothing, not, neither, no
Usage: 69

בּר 
Bor 
Usage: 6

בּריאה 
B@riy'ah 
Usage: 1

בּרם 
B@ram (Aramaic) 
but , yet , nevertheless
Usage: 5

גּרגּרות 
Garg@rowth 
Usage: 4

גּרן גּרון 
Garown 
Usage: 8

דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

חדת 
Chadath (Aramaic) 
new
Usage: 1

חור 
Chowr 
Usage: 1

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

חרל חרוּל 
Charuwl 
Usage: 3

חרם חרם 
Cherem 
Usage: 38

חשׁח 
Chashach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

חשׁחוּת 
Chashchuwth 
Usage: 1

טרי 
Tariy 
Usage: 2

טרם 
Terem 
Usage: 55

לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 37

מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

מכמר מכמר 
Makmar 
net
Usage: 2

מכמרת מכמרת 
Mikmereth 
drag , net
Usage: 3

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מפרקת 
Miphreketh 
Usage: 1

מצהלה 
Matshalah 
Usage: 2

מצדה מצודה מצוד 
Matsowd 
Usage: 5

מצדה מצוּדה מצוּד 
Matsuwd 
Usage: 22

משׁנה 
Mishneh 
Usage: 35

נבו 
N@bow 
Usage: 13

נבוּזראדן 
N@buwzaradan 
Usage: 15

נבוּכדנאצּר 
N@buwkadne'tstsar 
Usage: 60

נבוּכדנצּר 
N@buwkadnetstsar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 31

נבוּשׁזבּן 
N@buwshazban 
Usage: 1

נבט 
N@bat 
Usage: 25

נבית נביות 
N@bayowth 
Usage: 5

נגינת נגינה 
N@giynah 
Usage: 14

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
..near , come , ..nigh , bring , ... hither , offer , approach , forth ,
Usage: 125

נחוּם 
N@chuwm 
Usage: 1

נחלמי 
Nechelamiy 
Usage: 3

נחמיה 
N@chemyah 
Usage: 8

נחשׁתּא 
N@chushta' 
Usage: 1

נטפה 
N@tophah 
Usage: 2

נטפתי 
N@tophathiy 
Usage: 11

נכד 
Neked 
Usage: 3

נכו 
N@kow 
Usage: 3

נמוּאל 
N@muw'el 
Usage: 3

נמוּאלי 
N@muw'eliy 
Usage: 1

נעיאל 
N@`iy'el 
Usage: 1

נעריה 
Ne`aryah 
Usage: 3

נפג 
Nepheg 
Usage: 4

נפתּוח 
Nephtowach 
Usage: 2

נציח 
N@tsiyach 
Usage: 2

נקב 
Neqeb 
Usage: 1

נקודא 
N@qowda' 
Usage: 4

נר 
Ner 
Ner
Usage: 16

נרגּל 
Nergal 
Usage: 1

נרגּל שׁראצר 
Nergal Shar'etser 
Usage: 3

נריּהוּ נריּה 
Neriyah 
Usage: 10

נתוּן נתיןo 
Nathiyn 
Usage: 17

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