46 occurrences

'Ought' in the Bible

Then Abimelech called Abraham and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us and in what have I sinned against thee that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom such a great sin? Thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter, a thing which ought not to be done.

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done and shall do any of them,

And if any one of the people of the land sins through ignorance, by doing something against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and is guilty,

And she answered him, No, my brother, do not force me, for no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Do not commit this folly.

And of the sons of Issachar, two hundred chief men, who had understanding of the times and were wise to know what Israel ought to do; and all their brethren followed their word.

Vow and pay unto the LORD your God; let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.

But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation (spoken of by Daniel the prophet) standing where it ought not, he that reads, let him understand, then let those that are in Judaea flee to the mountains;

ought not the Christ to have suffered these things and to enter (like this) into his glory?

If I then, the Lord and the Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet.

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die because he made himself the Son of God.

Being therefore of the lineage of God, we ought not to think that which is Divine is like unto gold or silver or stone, bearing the mark of art and man's imagination.

Seeing then that these things cannot be gainsaid, ye ought to be quiet and to do nothing rashly.

and they are informed of thee that thou teachest all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.

who ought to have been here before thee and object if they had anything against me.

Then said Paul, I stand at Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be judged; to the Jews I have done no wrong, as thou very well knowest.

Then Festus said, King Agrippa, and all men who are here present with us, ye see this man, about whom all the multitude of the Jews have dealt with me, both at Jerusalem and also here, crying that he ought not to live any longer.

I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

And if anyone thinks that they know anything, they know nothing yet as they ought to know.

And I wrote this same unto you, lest when I came, I should have grief from those of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

I have been a fool, glorying; ye have compelled me; for I ought to have been commended of you, for in nothing am I behind the grandiose apostles, though I am nothing.

that I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.

It is in order then, brethren, that we beseech and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that in the manner ye were taught of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would continue to grow.

For you know in what manner you ought to imitate us, for we did not walk disorderly among you,

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

whose mouths it is expedient to stop, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for dishonest gain.

And by reason of this he ought, as for the people so also for himself, to offer for sins.

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,

We, therefore, ought to receive such, that we might be fellow workers to the truth.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
δεῖ 
Dei 
must , ought , must needs , should , , vr ought
Usage: 72

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

ממכּר 
Mimkar 
that ... sold , sale , that which cometh of the sale , ought , ware , sold
Usage: 10

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought , owe , be bound , be duty , be a debtor , be guilty , be indebted ,
Usage: 24

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

χρή 
Chre 
Usage: 1