27 occurrences in 9 translations

'Craving' in the Bible

Contemptible people among them had a strong craving for other food. The Israelites cried again and said, “Who will feed us meat?

David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!"

David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"

And he went out to meet Asa and said to him, Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you while you are with Him. If you seek Him [inquiring for and of Him, craving Him as your soul's first necessity], He will be found by you; but if you [become indifferent and] forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Because he knew no rest in his craving, he shall save nought of what he most desired.

And they tested God in their heart [by] asking food {for their craving}.

But scarce had they stilled their craving, and while their meat was yet in their mouths,

Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

He who is selfish seeks a craving; against all sound judgment he shows contempt.

The mind of the prudent is ever getting knowledge, and the ear of the wise is ever seeking (inquiring for and craving) knowledge.

The craving of a man [is] his steadfast loyalty, and [it is] better [to be] poor than a {liar}.

He is filled with craving all day long,but the righteous give and don’t hold back.

It shall be as when a hungry man dreams that he is eating, but he wakens with his craving not satisfied; or as when a thirsty man dreams that he is drinking, but he wakens and is faint, and his thirst is not quenched. So shall the multitude of all the nations be that fight against Mount Zion.

For the fool speaks folly and his mind plans iniquity: practicing profane ungodliness and speaking error concerning the Lord, leaving the craving of the hungry unsatisfied and causing the drink of the thirsty to fail.

"Woe to those who are craving the Day of the LORD! How is it to your benefit, this Day of the LORD? It's a day of darkness to you, and not light.

Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, and it becomes fruitless.

In like manner the deacons [must be] worthy of respect, not shifty and double-talkers but sincere in what they say, not given to much wine, not greedy for base gain [craving wealth and resorting to ignoble and dishonest methods of getting it].

he is a conceited person and does not understand anything. He has an unhealthy craving for arguments and debates. This produces jealousy, rivalry, slander, evil suspicions,

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

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אכף 
'akaph 
Usage: 1

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

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