11 occurrences

'Intention' in the Bible

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

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.

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].

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.

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.]

Making known to us the mystery (secret) of His will (of His plan, of His purpose). [And it is this:] In accordance with His good pleasure (His merciful intention) which He had previously purposed and set forth in Him,

[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.

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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