'Earnestly' in the Bible
"If your father misses me at all, then say, 'David earnestly asked leave of me to run to Bethlehem his city, because it is the yearly sacrifice there for the whole family.'
Jonathan then answered Saul, "David earnestly asked leave of me to go to Bethlehem,
All Judah rejoiced concerning the oath, for they had sworn with their whole heart and had sought Him earnestly, and He let them find Him. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.
O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.
"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.
Then they called on the LORD and said, "We earnestly pray, O LORD, do not let us perish on account of this man's life and do not put innocent blood on us; for You, O LORD, have done as You have pleased."
"But both man and beast must be covered with sackcloth; and let men call on God earnestly that each may turn from his wicked way and from the violence which is in his hands.
And He earnestly warned them not to tell who He was.
And he began to implore Him earnestly not to send them out of the country.
and implored Him earnestly, saying, "My little daughter is at the point of death; please come and lay Your hands on her, so that she will get well and live."
When they came to Jesus, they earnestly implored Him, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this to him;
And He said to them, "I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer;
the promise to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly serve God night and day And for this hope, O King, I am being accused by Jews.
But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way.
Pursue love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Therefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues.
Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.
as we night and day keep praying most earnestly that we may see your face, and may complete what is lacking in your faith?
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.