Why has to use "He Himself need" but not "He Himself needs" or "He Himself needed"?

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Why has to use "He Himself need" but not "He Himself needs" or "He Himself needed"?

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but we cannot share God's dying unless God's dies; and He cannot die except by being a man. That is the sense in which He pays our debt, and suffers for us what He Himself need not suffer at all.
 

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Re: Why has to use "He Himself need" but not "He Himself needs" or "He Himself needed

It's correct as is. It's subjunctive.
 
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