'Interested' in the Bible
were not interested in my counsel,and rejected all my correction,
And corded instruments and wind-instruments and wine are in their feasts: but they give no thought to the work of the Lord, and they are not interested in what his hands are doing.
Look, I am stirring up the Medes to attack them; they are not concerned about silver, nor are they interested in gold.
But they were not able to do anything, because the people all kept near him, being greatly interested in his words.
If, however, Demetrius and the mechanics who support his contention have a grievance against any one, there are Assize-days and there are Proconsuls: let the persons interested accuse one another.
For while he gladly gave ear to our request, he was interested enough to go to you from the impulse of his heart.
For I have no one like him [no one of so kindred a spirit] who will be so genuinely interested in your welfare and devoted to your interests.
For it has come to our ears that there are some among you whose behaviour is uncontrolled, who do no work at all, but are over-interested in the business of others.
And they get into the way of doing no work, going about from house to house; and not only doing no work, but talking foolishly, being over-interested in the business of others, saying things which they have no right to say.
- Interested (10 instances)