Bill Mounce

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ἀναγκαστῶς

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀναγκαστῶς
Greek transliteration: 
anankastōs
Simplified transliteration: 
anankastos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
317
GK Number: 
339
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
a must, by compulsion
Definition: 
by constraint, or compulsion, unwillingly, opposite to ἑκουσιως, 1 Pet. 5:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Peter 5:2 shepherd the flock of God among you, watching over it — not because you have to (anankastōs | ἀναγκαστῶς | adverb), but voluntarily, as God would have it; not for shameful gain but eagerly.