Human Desires

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Genesis 34:3-8

He was attached to Dinah, Jacob's daughter, since he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her. Then Shechem told his father Hamor, "Get this young woman for me to be my wife." Because Jacob learned that Shechem had dishonored his daughter Dinah while his sons were still out with their cattle on the open range, he remained silent until they returned. read more.
Meanwhile, Shechem's father Hamor arrived to talk to Jacob. Just then Jacob's sons arrived from the field. When they heard what had happened, they were distraught with grief and livid with anger toward Shechem, because he had committed a disgraceful deed in Israel by forcing Jacob's daughter to have sex, an act that never should have happened. But Hamor said this: "My son is deeply attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.

Deuteronomy 17:17

Also, he must not accumulate wives for himself (otherwise, his affection will become diverted), nor accumulate for himself excessive quantities of silver and gold.

Job 31:9

"If my heart has been seduced by a woman and I've laid in wait at my friend's door,

Numbers 15:39

That way, when you see the tassel, you'll remember all the commands of the LORD and you'll observe them. Then you won't seek your own interests and desires that lead you to be unfaithful.

1 Chronicles 29:18

LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our ancestors, keep your purposes and thoughts constantly in the hearts of your people and direct their hearts toward you,

Job 19:27

whom I will see for myself. My own eyes will look at him there won't be anyone else for me! He is the culmination of my innermost desire."

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