Word: dei

Pronounce: die

Strongs Number: G1163

Orig: 3d person singular active present of 1210; also deon deh-on'; neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is (was, etc.) necessary (as binding):--behoved, be meet, must (needs), (be) need(-ful), ought, should. G1210

Use: TDNT-2:21,140 Verb

Heb Strong: H3899 H6595 H7607

    1) it is necessary, there is need of, it behooves, is right and proper
    1a) necessity lying in the nature of the case
    1b) necessity brought on by circumstances or by the conduct of others toward us.
    1c) necessity in reference to what is required to attain some end
    1d) a necessity of law and command, of duty, equity
    1e) necessity established by the counsel and decree of God, especially by that purpose of his which relates to the salvation of men by the intervention of Christ and which is disclosed in the Old Testament prophecies
    1e1) concerning what Christ was destined finally to undergo, his sufferings, death, resurrection, ascension

    For Synonyms see entry G5829 & G5940