57 occurrences in 13 translations

'Lust' in the Bible

The earth was depraved and putrid in God's sight, and the land was filled with violence (desecration, infringement, outrage, assault, and lust for power).

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

And the mixed multitude among them [the rabble who followed Israel from Egypt] began to lust greatly [for familiar and dainty food], and the Israelites wept again and said, Who will give us meat to eat?

and one calleth the name of that place Kibroth-Hattaavah, for there they have buried the people who lust.

"Since his appetite won't quit; he won't let anything escape his lust.

Rebuke the wild beasts dwelling among the reeds [in Egypt], the herd of bulls (the leaders) with the calves of the peoples; trample underfoot those who lust for tribute money; scatter the peoples who delight in war.

And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.

They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,

So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

Whosoever goes astray seeks according to his own lust and shall meddle with every doctrine.

Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the place of destruction) are never satisfied; so [the lust of] the eyes of man is never satisfied.

who burn with lust among the oaks, under every flourishing tree, who slaughter children in the wadis below the clefts of the rocks?

You are like a wild female donkey brought up in the wilderness. In her lust she sniffs the wind to get the scent of a male. No one can hold her back when she is in heat. None of the males need wear themselves out chasing after her. At mating time she is easy to find.

Also on your skirts is found the lifeblood of the persons of the innocent poor; you did not find them housebreaking, nor have I found it out by secret search. But it is because of [your lust for idolatry that you have done] all these things -- "[that is everywhere evident.]

When the revelers are inflamed [with wine and lust during their drinking bouts], I will prepare them a feast [of My wrath] and make them drunk, that they may rejoice and fall asleep to a perpetual sleep and not waken, says the Lord.

Then you committed immorality with your neighbors, the Egyptians, with perverted lust, and by doing so you fornicated even more, provoking me to anger.

And you prostituted with the {Assyrians} on account of {your insatiable lust}, and you prostituted [with] them, and still you were not satisfied.

"How your heart was inflamed [with lust]"-the declaration of the Lord God -"when you did all these things, the acts of a brazen prostitute,

This is what the Lord God says: Because your lust was poured out and your nakedness exposed by your acts of prostitution with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols and the blood of your children that you gave to them,

Turn [O sword] and cut right or cut left, whichever way your lust for blood and your edge direct you.

She didn't give up her promiscuity that began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin nipples, and poured out their lust on her.

"Now her sister Oholibah saw [this], but she was [even] more depraved in her lust than Oholah, and made her promiscuous acts worse than those of her sister.

Then the Babylonians came to her, to the bed of love, and defiled her with their lust. But after she was defiled by them, she turned away from them in disgust.

For she doted upon her paramours there, whose lust was sensuous and vulgar like that of asses or stallions.

Thus will I cause the lust to cease out of the land that all women may be taught not to do after your lewdness.

And they shall recompense your lust upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your idols; and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

adultery, greed, wickedness, cheating, shameless lust, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.

And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

For, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not lust; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this word, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

And in their covetousness (lust, greed) they will exploit you with false (cunning) arguments. From of old the sentence [of condemnation] for them has not been idle; their destruction (eternal misery) has not been asleep.

They have eyes full of harlotry, insatiable for sin. They beguile and bait and lure away unstable souls. Their hearts are trained in covetousness (lust, greed), [they are] children of a curse [ exposed to cursing]!

For some people have slipped in among you unnoticed. They were written about long ago as being deserving of this condemnation because they are ungodly. They turn the grace of our God into uncontrollable lust and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus the Messiah.

And the ripe fruits which were the lust of thy soul have departed from thee, and all fair and splendid things have perished from thee, and they shall not find them any more at all.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

אוּה 
'avvah 
Usage: 7

בּצע 
Betsa` 
Usage: 22

דּבלה 
D@belah 
cake of figs , lump
Usage: 5

הילל 
heylel 
Usage: 1

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

לבּי לוּבי 
Luwbiy 
Usage: 5

לוּד 
Luwd 
Usage: 5

לוּדיּי לוּדי 
Luwdiy 
Usage: 3

לוּז 
Luwz 
Luz
Usage: 8

לחות לוּחיתo 
Luwchiyth 
Usage: 2

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

מחבא מחבא 
Machabe' 
Usage: 2

צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

שׁמן 
Shamen 
Usage: 11

שׁרירוּת 
Sh@riyruwth 
Usage: 10

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

αἰσχροκερδής 
Aischrokerdes 
Usage: 3

αἰσχροκερδῶς 
Aischrokerdos 
Usage: 1

ἐπιθυμέω 
Epithumeo 
Usage: 10

ἐπιθυμητής 
Epithumetes 
Usage: 1

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

ἡδονή 
hedone 
Usage: 4

κέρδος 
Kerdos 
Usage: 3

Λουκᾶς 
Loukas 
Usage: 3

Λούκιος 
Loukios 
Usage: 2

πάθος 
Pathos 
Usage: 3

σεληνιάζομαι 
Seleniazomai 
Usage: 2

φύραμα 
Phurama 
Usage: 5

χλιαρός 
Chliaros 
Usage: 0



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