Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:168
KJV Translation Count — 38x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. desire, craving, longing, desire for what is forbidden, lust
For Synonyms see entry 5845 & 5906
ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah; from (1937) (ἐπιθυμέω); a longing (especially for what is forbidden): — concupiscence, desire, lust (after).
Concordance Results Using KJV
And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the G1939s of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
And he said unto them, With G1939 I have G1939d to eat this passover with you before I suffer:
Ye are of your father the devil, and the G1939s of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the G1939s of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the G1939s thereof.
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 G1939, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.
But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of G1939. For without the law sin was dead.
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the G1939s thereof.
This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the G1939 of the flesh.
And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and G1939s.