Trans. & freq. in the AV- vaw'

Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 183

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 40b

KJV Translation Count — 7x

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

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. desire, lust, will (not necessarily evil)

Strong's Definitions

'avvah, av-vaw'; from 183; longing: — desire, lust after, pleasure.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul H185eth H185, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart.


When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul H185eth H185.


If the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatsoever thy soul H185eth H185.


And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the H185 of his mind unto the place which the LORD shall choose;


Now therefore, O king, come down according to all the H185 of thy soul to come down; and our part shall be to deliver him into the king's hand.


A wild ass used to the wilderness, that snuffeth up the wind at her H185; in her occasion who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.


It is in my H185 that I should chastise them; and the people shall be gathered against them, when they shall bind themselves in their two furrows.