'Desire' in the Bible
"You are not to desire your neighbor's house, nor your neighbor's wife, his male or female servant, his ox, his donkey, nor anything else that pertains to your neighbor."
""You are not to desire your neighbor's wife nor crave your neighbor's house, his fields, his male and female servants, his ox, his donkey, nor anything that pertains to your neighbor.'"
Burn the images of their gods in the fire. Desire neither the silver nor the gold that adorns them, nor take them for yourselves, so you won't be ensnared by them, because the gold and silver is detestable to the LORD your God.
"Now Israel, what does the LORD your God desire from you? Only this: fear him, walk in all his ways, love him, serve him with all your heart and in all your life,
"You may slaughter and eat as much meat as you desire, according to the blessing of the LORD your God, when he provides for you in all your cities. Both ritually unqualified and qualified people may eat it as they would gazelle and deer.
When the LORD your God enlarges your territory just as he told you and you say "I want to eat meat' since you desire to eat it, you may do so as much as you please.
You may spend the money to your heart's content to buy livestock, flocks, wine, strong drink, and whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God."
If you see among the prisoners a beautiful woman and you desire her, then you may take her as your wife.
If the man told him, "They must surely burn up the fat first, and then take for yourself whatever you desire," the servant would say, "No, give it now, and if you don't, I'll take it by force!"
And I'll raise up for myself a faithful priest who will do according to what is in my heart and according to my desire. I'll build for him an enduring house and he will walk before my anointed one forever.
For the sake of your word and consistent with your desire, you have done all of these great things, informing your servant.
I'm going to take you and have you reign over whatever you desire. You will be king over Israel.
Furthermore, the balance remaining of the silver and gold may be used for whatever other purpose you and your people desire, as long as such use is consistent with the will of your God.
Haman told himself, "Whom would the king desire to honor more than me?" Haman answered the king, "For a man whom the king desires to honor,
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."
"They say to God, "Turn away from us! We have no desire to know your ways.
"If I refused to grant the desire of the poor or exhausted the eyes of the widow,
He cannot stand his food, and he has no desire for appetizing food.
For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.
LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,
Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.
You have granted him the desire of his heart, and have not withheld what his lips requested. Interlude
As for all who hate me, they whisper together against me; they desire to do me harm.
and the king will greatly desire your beauty. Because he is your lord, you should bow in respect before him.
Indeed, you do not delight in sacrifices, or I would give them, nor do you desire burnt offerings.
Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire nothing on this earth.
So they ate and were very satisfied, because he granted their desire.
However, before they had fulfilled their desire, while their food was still in their mouths,
I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God.
Great are the acts of the LORD; they are within reach of all who desire them.
The wicked person sees this and flies into a rage; his teeth gnash and wear away. The desire of the wicked will amount to nothing.
"This is my resting place forever. Here I will live, because I desire to do so.
You open your hand and keep on satisfying the desire of every living thing.
He fulfills the desire of those who fear him, hearing their cry and saving them.
She is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire compares with her.
because wisdom is better than precious gems and nothing you desire can compare to it."
The desire of the righteous is to seek good, but the hope of the wicked results in wrath.
Don't consume food provided by a miserly person, and don't desire his delicacies,
It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor.
Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.
At that time they will fear climbing heights and dangers along the road while the almond tree will blossom, and the grasshopper is weighed down. Desire will cease, because the person goes to his eternal home, and mourners will gather in the marketplace.
I belong to my beloved, and his desire is for me.
Yes, LORD, in the path of your judgments we wait; your name and your Law are the soul's desire.
For he grew up before him like a tender plant, and like a root out of a dry ground; he had no form and he had no majesty that we should look at him, and there is no attractiveness that we should desire him.
so will my message be that goes out of my mouth it won't return to me empty. Instead, it will accomplish what I desire, and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
You grew tired with your many wanderings, but you wouldn't say: "It is hopeless.' You found new strength for your desire, and so you did not falter.
But then you turned around and profaned my name when each of you took back his male and female slaves whom you had set free according to their desire, and you forced them to become male and female slaves."'
"Tell the house of Israel that this is what the Lord GOD says: "Look! I'm about to profane my sanctuary, the source of your proud strength, the desire of your eyes, and the object of your affection. Your sons and daughters, whom you've left behind, will die by the sword.
"Watch out! I'm sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly, the LORD you are looking for will come to his Temple. He is the messenger of the covenant whom you desire. Watch out! He is coming!" says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.
who were born, not merely in a genetic sense, nor from lust, nor from man's desire, but from the will of God.
For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but I cannot carry it out.
Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God about the Jews is that they would be saved.
Therefore, my brothers, desire the ability to prophesy, and do not prevent others from speaking in foreign languages.
Indeed, I cannot decide between the two. I have the desire to leave this life and be with the Messiah, for that is far better.
For it is God who is producing in you both the desire and the ability to do what pleases him.
So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).
Brothers, although we have been separated from you for a little while in person but not in heart we eagerly desire to see you again face to face.
With this in mind, we always pray for you, asking that our God might make you worthy of his calling and that through his power he might help you accomplish every good desire and faithful action.
20Yes, brother, I desire this favor from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in the Messiah!
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.
Instead, each person is tempted by his own desire, being lured and trapped by it.
When that desire becomes pregnant, it gives birth to sin; and when that sin grows up, it gives birth to death.
It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you in regard to the things that have now been announced to you by those who brought you the good news through the Holy Spirit sent from heaven. These are things that even the angels desire to look into.
For everything that is in the world the desire for fleshly gratification, the desire for possessions, and worldly arrogance is not from the Father but is from the world.
These witnesses have authority to close the heavens in order to keep rain from falling while they are prophesying. They also have authority to turn bodies of water into blood and to strike the earth with any plague, as often as they desire.
for God has placed within them a desire to carry out his purpose by uniting to give their kingdom to the beast until God's words are fulfilled.