chré: it is necessary, fittingOriginal Word: χρή
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (khray)
Short Definition: it is necessary, proper
Definition: it is necessary, proper, fitting.
a prim. word
it is necessary, fitting
STRONGS NT 5534: χρή
χρή; (from χράω, χραει contracted χρή); impors. verb, it is necessary; it behooves: followed by an infinitive James 3:10 ((Buttmann, §§ 131, 3; 132, 12). From Homer on. Synonym: see δεῖ, at the end.)<1>
Third person singular of the same as chraomai or chrao used impersonally; it needs (must or should) be -- ought.
see GREEK chraomai
see GREEK chrao χρη χρή chre chrē chrḗ