31 occurrences in 14 translations

'Desire' in the Bible

For I greatly desire to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to establish you;

Now I don't desire to have you unaware, brothers, that I often planned to come to you, and was hindered so far, that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.

For which reason I have the desire, as far as I am able, to give the knowledge of the good news to you who are in Rome.

and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.

For when the Gentiles without the law have a natural desire to do the things in the law, they are a law to themselves;

Are you not conscious that you are the servants of him to whom you give yourselves to do his desire? if to sin, the end being death, or if to do the desire of God, the end being righteousness.

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! Certainly, I would not have known sin except through the law. For indeed I would not have known what it means to desire something belonging to someone else if the law had not said, "Do not covet."

But sin, taking its chance through that which was ordered by the law, was working in me every form of desire: because without the law sin is dead.

For that which I do, I do not understand, and not even the good that I desire is what I do; but what I hate, that is what I do.

Now if I do [habitually] what is contrary to my desire, [that means that] I acknowledge and agree that the Law is good (morally excellent) and that I take sides with it.

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For the desire to do what is good is with me, but there is no ability to do it.

For I fail to practice the good deeds I desire to do, but the evil deeds that I do not desire to do are what I am [ever] doing.

Now if I do what I do not desire to do, it is no longer I doing it [it is not myself that acts], but the sin [principle] which dwells within me [ fixed and operating in my soul].

I find, then, the law, that when I desire to do what is right, with me the evil is present,

For the strong desire of every living thing is waiting for the revelation of the sons of God.

For every living thing was put under the power of change, not by its desire, but by him who made it so, in hope

But he that searches the hearts knows what is the desire of the Spirit, that according to the will of God, he makes entreaty for the saints.

So then, it does not depend on human desire or exertion, but on God who shows mercy.

For I give witness of them that they have a strong desire for God, but not with knowledge.

For I don't desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,

For rulers are not a terror to a good work, but to an evil one. Dost thou desire then not to be afraid of the authority? practise what is good, and thou shalt have praise from it;

The commandments, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not covet (have an evil desire), and any other commandment, are summed up in the single command, You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

But now having no more place in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come unto you;

It is my desire to say a good word for Phoebe, who is a servant of the church in Cenchreae:

For your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.

Reverse Interlinear

Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

H15
אבה 
'abeh 
Usage: 1

H35
אביּונה 
'abiyownah 
Usage: 1

או או 
'ow 
Usage: 320

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

אוּה 
'avvah 
Usage: 7

בּעה בּעא 
B@`a' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

חמד 
Chemed 
Usage: 6

חמדּה 
Chemdah 
Usage: 16

חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

חשׁק 
Chashaq 
Usage: 11

חשׁק 
Chesheq 
Usage: 3

כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

שׁאף 
Sha'aph 
Usage: 14

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

תּו 
Tav 
Usage: 3

תּשׁוּקה 
T@shuwqah 
Usage: 3

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

ἀξιόω 
Axioo 
Usage: 7

ἐξαιτέομαι 
Exaiteomai 
Usage: 0

ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

ἐπιζητέω 
Epizeteo 
Usage: 8

ἐπιθυμέω 
Epithumeo 
Usage: 10

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

ἐπιπόθησις 
Epipothesis 
Usage: 2

ἐπιποθία 
Epipothia 
Usage: 1

ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
good pleasure , good will , seem good 9 , desire
Usage: 7

ζηλόω 
Zeloo 
Usage: 10

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79

θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would , will/would have , desire , desirous , list , to will ,
Usage: 136

ἱμείρομαι 
himeiromai 
Usage: 1

κενόδοξος 
Kenodoxos 
Usage: 1

ὀρέγομαι 
Oregomai 
Usage: 3

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102



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