'Earnestly' in the Bible
if thy father at all look after me, and thou hast said, David asked earnestly of me to run to Beth-Lehem his city, for a sacrifice of the days is there for all the family.
And Jonathan answereth Saul, 'David hath been earnestly asked of me unto Beth-Lehem,
And Elihu hath waited earnestly beside Job with words, for they are older than he in days.
A Psalm of David, in his being in the wilderness of Judah. O God, Thou art my God, earnestly do I seek Thee, Thirsted for Thee hath my soul, Longed for Thee hath my flesh, In a land dry and weary, without waters.
If He slew them, then they sought Him, And turned back, and sought God earnestly,
Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.
Therefore I have come forth to meet thee, To seek earnestly thy face, and I find thee.
I love those loving me, And those seeking me earnestly do find me.
Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.
With my soul I desired Thee in the night, Also, with my spirit within me I seek Thee earnestly, For when Thy judgments are on the earth, The inhabitants of the world have learned righteousness.
O the blessedness of him who is waiting earnestly, and doth come to the days, a thousand, three hundred, thirty and five.
And Jesus having earnestly beheld, said to them, 'With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'
And they, having come near unto Jesus, were calling upon him earnestly, saying -- 'He is worthy to whom thou shalt do this,
and having been in agony, he was more earnestly praying, and his sweat became, as it were, great drops of blood falling upon the ground.
and a certain maid having seen him sitting at the light, and having earnestly looked at him, she said, 'And this one was with him!'
and Peter having seen, answered unto the people, 'Men, Israelites! why wonder ye at this? or on us why look ye so earnestly, as if by our own power or piety we have made him to walk?
and he having looked earnestly on him, and becoming afraid, said, 'What is it, Lord?' And he said to him, 'Thy prayers and thy kind acts came up for a memorial before God,
And Paul having earnestly beheld the sanhedrim, said, 'Men, brethren, I in all good conscience have lived to God unto this day;'
and desire earnestly the better gifts; and yet a far excelling way do I shew to you:
Pursue the love, and seek earnestly the spiritual things, and rather that ye may prophecy,
so also ye, since ye are earnestly desirous of spiritual gifts, for the building up of the assembly seek that ye may abound;
so that, brethren, earnestly desire to prophesy, and to speak with tongues do not forbid;
for also in this we groan, with our dwelling that is from heaven earnestly desiring to clothe ourselves,
Do ye think that emptily the Writing saith, 'To envy earnestly desireth the spirit that did dwell in us,'
Your souls having purified in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to brotherly love unfeigned, out of a pure heart one another love ye earnestly,