24 occurrences

'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).

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?

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.

So I gave them up to their own hearts' lust and let them go after their own stubborn will, that they might follow their own counsels.

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.

You who burn with lust [inflaming yourselves with idols] among the oaks, under every green tree, you who slay the children [in sacrifice] in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

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.

How weak and spent with longing and lust is your heart and mind, says the Lord God, seeing you do all these things, the work of a bold, domineering harlot,

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

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

And the men also turned from natural relations with women and were set ablaze (burning out, consumed) with lust for one another -- "men committing shameful acts with men and suffering in their own bodies and personalities the inevitable consequences and penalty of their wrong-doing and going astray, which was [their] fitting retribution.

But sin, finding opportunity in the commandment [to express itself], got a hold on me and aroused and stimulated all kinds of forbidden desires (lust, covetousness). For without the Law sin is dead [the sense of it is inactive and a lifeless thing].

Now these things are examples (warnings and admonitions) for us not to desire or crave or covet or lust after evil and carnal things as they did.

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!]

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.

And particularly those who walk after the flesh and indulge in the lust of polluting passion and scorn and despise authority. Presumptuous [and] daring [self-willed and self-loving creatures]! They scoff at and revile dignitaries (glorious ones) without trembling,

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]!

And the world passes away and disappears, and with it the forbidden cravings (the passionate desires, the lust) of it; but he who does the will of God and carries out His purposes in his life abides (remains) forever.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
αἰσχροκερδής 
Aischrokerdes 
Usage: 3

ἐπιθυμέω 
Epithumeo 
Usage: 10

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

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

αἰσχροκερδῶς 
Aischrokerdos 
Usage: 1

ἐπιθυμητής 
Epithumetes 
Usage: 1

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