'Earnestly' in the Bible
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou shalt earnestly rebuke thy neighbour, lest thou bear sin on account of him.
And Balak said to Balaam, Did I not earnestly send to thee to call thee? why didst thou not come to me? am I not surely able to honour thee?
If thy father should actually miss me, then say, David earnestly asked leave of me that he might run to Bethlehem his city; for there is a yearly sacrifice there for all the family.
And Jonathan answered Saul, David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem,
After him Baruch the son of Zabbai earnestly repaired another piece, from the angle to the entry of the house of Eliashib the high priest.
As a bondman earnestly desireth the shadow, and a hireling expecteth his wages,
If thou seek earnestly unto God, and make thy supplication to the Almighty,
therefore came I forth to meet thee, to seek earnestly thy face, and I have found thee.
For I earnestly protested unto your fathers, in the day that I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, unto this day, rising early and protesting, saying, Hearken unto my voice.
But, earnestly charging them, he enjoined them to say this to no man,
for I have five brothers, so that he may earnestly testify to them, that they also may not come to this place of torment.
But desire earnestly the greater gifts, and yet shew I unto you a way of more surpassing excellence.
Epaphras, who is one of you, the bondman of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always combating earnestly for you in prayers, to the end that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,
Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;
Of these things put in remembrance, testifying earnestly before the Lord not to have disputes of words, profitable for nothing, to the subversion of the hearers.
But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;
for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.
as newborn babes desire earnestly the pure mental milk of the word, that by it ye may grow up to salvation,
Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.