tah-Trans. & freq. in the AV- aw'

Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 183 (abbrev)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 40d

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: desire (13), lust (1), greedily (1), pleasent (1), misc. (4)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. desire
a. desire, wish, longings of one's heart
1. lust, appetite, covetousness (bad sense)
b. thing desired, object of desire

Strong's Definitions

ta'avah, tah-av-aw'; from 183 (abbreviated); a longing; by implication, a delight (subjectively, satisfaction, objectively, a charm): — dainty, desire, X exceedingly, X greedily, lust(ing), pleasant. See also 6914.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be H8378d to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.


And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a H8378ing: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?


So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat.


For the wicked boasteth of his heart's H8378, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.


LORD, thou hast heard the H8378 of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:


Thou hast given him his heart's H8378, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.


Lord, all my H8378 is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.


So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own H8378;


They were not estranged from their H8378. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,


But H8378ed exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.


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