impersonal (δέω), [in LXX chiefly for infin. with לְ;] one must, it is necessary
: with inf, Mat.26:54, Mrk.13:7, Act.5:29, al; with accusative and inf, Mat.16:21, Mrk.8:31, Jhn.3:7, Act.25:10, al; with ellipse of accusative, Mat.23:23; of accusative, and inf, Mrk.13:14, Rom.1:27 8:26; οὐ (μὴ) δεῖ (non licet), ought not, must not
: Act.25:24, 2Ti.2:24; impf, ἔδει, of necessity or obligation in past time regarding a past event (Bl, § 63, 4), Mat.18:33, Luk.15:32, Jhn.4:4, Act.27:21, al; periphr, δέον ἐστίν (as in Attic, χρεών ἐστι = χρή, see: δέον), Act.19:36; id, with ellipse of ἐστίν, 1Pe.1:6 τὰ μὴ δέοντα (= ἃ οὐ δεῖ 1Ti.5:13. SYN.
: ὀφείλει, expressing moral obligation, as distinct from δεῖ, denoting logical necessity and χρή, a need which results from the fitness of things (see Tr, Syn.
, § cvii, 10; Westc. on Heb.2:1, 1Jn.2:6; Hort on Jas.3:10). (AS