'Eagerly' in the Bible
When he came, behold, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road eagerly watching, because his heart was trembling for the ark of God. So the man came to tell it in the city, and all the city cried out.
"As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,
Why not forgive my sin and pardon my transgression? For soon I will lie down in the grave. You will eagerly seek me, but I will be gone.
In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.
God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for You; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.
When he struck them, they sought him; they repented, and eagerly sought God.
The Lord's deeds are great, eagerly awaited by all who desire them.
I eagerly race along the way of your commands, for you enable me to do so. He
I keep your commands eagerly and without delay.
I am hoping and waiting [eagerly] for Your salvation, O Lord, and I do Your commandments.
They shall eagerly utter the memory of Your abundant goodness And will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.
She seeks wool and flax, and works eagerly with her hands.
And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.
Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.
Indeed, the coastlands look eagerly for me, the large ships are in the lead, bringing your sons from far away, along with their silver and gold, to honor the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has bestowed honor on you.
For long ago [in Egypt] I broke your yoke and burst your bonds [not that you might be free, but that you might serve Me] and long ago you shattered the yoke and snapped the bonds [of My law which I put upon you]; you said, I will not serve and obey You! For upon every high hill and under every green tree you [eagerly] prostrated yourself [in idolatrous worship], playing the harlot.
How can you say, I am not defiled; I have not gone after the Baals [other gods]? Look at your way in the valley; know what you have done. You are a restive young female camel [in the uncontrollable violence of her brute passion eagerly] running hither and thither,
A voice is heard on the bare heights, the weeping and pleading of the sons of Israel, because they have perverted their ways, they have [eagerly] forgotten the Lord their God.
"I will leave and go back to my place until they admit their offense and seek my face. When affliction comes to them, they will eagerly seek me."
They shall walk after the Lord, Who will roar like a lion; He Himself will roar and [His] sons shall come trembling and eagerly from the west.
And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.
They all come for violence; their faces turn eagerly forward, and they gather prisoners together like sand.
I thought, 'Certainly you will respect me! Now you will accept correction!' If she had done so, her home would not be destroyed by all the punishments I have threatened. But they eagerly sinned in everything they did.
For the idolaters eagerly seek all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
So he went straight to Jesus and said, "Peace to you, Rabbi!" And he kissed Him eagerly.
And Simon [Peter] and those who were with him followed Him [ pursuing Him eagerly and hunting Him out],
For the Gentile world eagerly seeks all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.
He [eagerly] desired to be satisfied with what fell from the rich man's table; moreover, the dogs even came and licked his sores.
He told them, "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover meal with you before I suffer,
Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad, for he had eagerly desired to see Him for a long time because of what he had heard concerning Him, and he was hoping to witness some sign (some striking evidence or spectacular performance) done by Him.
However, when He came into Galilee, the Galileans also welcomed Him and took Him to their hearts eagerly, for they had seen everything that He did in Jerusalem during the Feast; for they too had attended the Feast.
These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.
So, for my part, I am willing and eagerly ready to preach the Gospel to you also who are in Rome.
For the creation eagerly waits with anticipation for God's sons to be revealed.
And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits-we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.
So let us then definitely aim for and eagerly pursue what makes for harmony and for mutual upbuilding (edification and development) of one another.
so that you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Eagerly pursue and seek to acquire [this] love [make it your aim, your great quest]; and earnestly desire and cultivate the spiritual endowments (gifts), especially that you may prophesy ( interpret the divine will and purpose in inspired preaching and teaching).
[Yes] and not only by his coming but also by [his account of] the comfort with which he was encouraged and refreshed and cheered as to you, while he told us of your yearning affection, of how sorry you were [for me] and how eagerly you took my part, so that I rejoiced still more.
to finish what you started, so that just as you wanted to do it eagerly, you can also complete it according to your means.
He welcomed my request and eagerly went to visit you by his own free will.
Moreover, along with them we are sending our brother, whom we have often put to the test and have found him zealous (devoted and earnest) in many matters, but who is now more [eagerly] earnest than ever because of [his] absolute confidence in you.
They eagerly seek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.
But it is good always to be eagerly sought in a commendable manner, and not only when I am present with you.
For by the Spirit we eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness from faith.
I rejoice because I eagerly expect and hope that I will have nothing to be ashamed of, because through my boldness the Messiah will be exalted through me, now as always, whether I live or die.
Who, although being essentially one with God and in the form of God [ possessing the fullness of the attributes which make God God], did not think this equality with God was a thing to be eagerly grasped or retained,
The more eagerly, therefore, I did send him, that having seen him again ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful;
but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
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.
The saying is true and irrefutable: If any man [eagerly] seeks the office of bishop (superintendent, overseer), he desires an excellent task (work).
but when he was in Rome, he eagerly searched for me and found me--
The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.
so the Messiah was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people. And he will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly wait for him.
Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain.
Let him turn away from wickedness and shun it, and let him do right. Let him search for peace (harmony; undisturbedness from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts) and seek it eagerly. [Do not merely desire peaceful relations with God, with your fellowmen, and with yourself, but pursue, go after them!]
shepherd God's flock among you, not overseeing out of compulsion but freely, according to God's [will]; not for the money but eagerly;
For when we made known to you the power and Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, we were not eagerly following cleverly devised legends, but we had been eye-witnesses of His majesty.
Forsaking the straight road, they have gone astray, having eagerly followed in the steps of Balaam, the son of Beor, who was bent on securing the wages of unrighteousness.
eagerly looking forward to the coming of the day of God, by reason of which the heavens, all ablaze, will be destroyed, and the elements will melt in the fierce heat?
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