33 occurrences in 7 translations

'Intention' in the Bible

Why did you hide [your intention] to flee and {trick me}, and did not tell me so that I would have sent you away with joy and song and tambourine and lyre?

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Why should the Egyptians say, "He brought them out with an evil intention to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your anger and change your mind about the calamity against your people.

If he shoves him in hatred, or he throws something at him with intention, and he dies,

" 'Or if in an instant he shoved him, not in hostility, or threw something at him without intention,

For it was the Lord's intention to harden their hearts, so that they would engage Israel in battle, be completely destroyed without mercy, and be annihilated, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

But David's brother Shimeah's son Jonadab reported, "Your majesty, don't assume they've killed all of the young men the king's sons only Amnon has died, since that was Absalom's intention from the day Amnon raped his sister Tamar.

That is not [my] intention. There is a man named Sheba son of Bichri, from the hill country of Ephraim, who has rebelled against King David. Deliver this one man, and I will withdraw from the city." The woman replied to Joab, "All right. His head will be thrown over the wall to you."

even though violence is not my intention, and my prayer is pure."

The one whose deeds are blameless and whose motives are pure, who does not lie, or make promises with no intention of keeping them.

Why does a fool have money in his hand with no intention of buying wisdom?

The sacrifice of the wicked is exceedingly disgusting and abhorrent [to the Lord] -- "how much more when he brings it with evil intention?

He brought me to the house of the wine, and his intention [was] love toward me.

However, this is not his intention [nor is the Assyrian aware that he is doing this at My bidding], neither does his mind so think and plan; but it is in his mind to destroy and cut off many nations.

He will speak words against the Most High. He will harass the holy ones of the Most High continually. His intention will be to change times established by law. They will be delivered into his hand For a time, times, and half a time.

His intention will be to come with the strength of his entire kingdom, and he will form alliances. He will give the king of the south a daughter in marriage in order to destroy the kingdom, but it will not turn out to his advantage.

Then shall [the vile conqueror from the North] return into his land with much booty; and his heart and purpose shall be set against [God's] holy covenant [with His people], and he shall accomplish [his malicious intention] and return to his own land [Syria].

where there was a man with a shrivelled arm. And they questioned Him, "Is it right to cure people on the Sabbath?" Their intention was to bring a charge against Him.

"Friend," said Jesus, "carry out your intention." Then they came and laid their hands on Jesus and seized Him firmly.

"Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you.

but information of their intention was given to him. They even watched the gates, day and night, in order to murder him;

But since it is merely a question [of doctrine] about words and names and your own law, see to it yourselves; I decline to be a judge of such matters and I have no intention of trying such cases.

but the centurion, wanting to bring Paul safely through, kept them from their intention, and commanded that those who could swim should jump overboard first and get to land,

For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will what is right, but I cannot perform it. [I have the intention and urge to do what is right, but no power to carry it out.]

With regard to our brother Apollos: I strongly encouraged him to visit you with the other brothers, but it was simply not his intention to come now. He will come when he has the opportunity.

His intention was the perfecting and the full equipping of the saints (His consecrated people), [that they should do] the work of ministering toward building up Christ's body (the church),

Fill up and complete my joy by living in harmony and being of the same mind and one in purpose, having the same love, being in full accord and of one harmonious mind and intention.

[Or] you do ask [God for them] and yet fail to receive, because you ask with wrong purpose and evil, selfish motives. Your intention is [when you get what you desire] to spend it in sensual pleasures.

For it is God's will and intention that by doing right [your good and honest lives] should silence (muzzle, gag) the ignorant charges and ill-informed criticisms of foolish persons.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּברה 
Dibrah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

מזמּה 
M@zimmah 
Usage: 19

מען 
Ma`an 
that, for, to, to the end, because of, lest, to the intent
Usage: 271

עבר עבוּר 
`abuwr 
sake, that, because of, to, to the intent that
Usage: 49

βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will , would , be minded , intend , be disposed , be willing , list , of his own will
Usage: 31

ἔννοια 
Ennoia 
Usage: 2



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