Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1909 and 2372

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:168

KJV Translation Count — 16x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: desire (8), covet (3), lust (3), lust after (1), fain (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to turn upon a thing
2. to have a desire for, long for, to desire
3. to lust after, covet
a. of those who seek things forbidden

Strong's Definitions

ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o; from (1909) (ἐπί) and (2372) (θυμός); to set the heart upon, i.e. long for (rightfully or otherwise): — covet, desire, would fain, lust (after).

Concordance Results Using KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to G1937 G1937 her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.


For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous men have G1937d to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.


And he would G1937 have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.


And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.


And he said unto the disciples, The days will come, when ye shall G1937 to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it.


And he said unto them, With G1937 I have G1937d to eat this passover with you before I suffer:


I have G1937ed no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.


What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known G1937, except the law had said, Thou shalt not G1937.


For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not G1937; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.


Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not G1937 G1937 evil things, as they also G1937ed.