147 occurrences in 11 translations

'Wanted' in the Bible

The young man did not delay in doing what they asked because he wanted Jacob's daughter Dinah badly. (Now he was more important than anyone in his father's household.)

Now in Midian the Lord told Moses, “Return to Egypt, for all the men who wanted to kill you are dead.”

It happened on the way at a lodging place, that Yahweh met Moses and wanted to kill him.

The Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, and they gave them whatever they wanted, and so they plundered Egypt.

The Israelites said to them, “If only we had died by the Lord’s hand in the land of Egypt, when we sat by pots of meat and ate all the bread we wanted. Instead, you brought us into this wilderness to make this whole assembly die of hunger!”

And they measured with the omer: then he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little wanted nothing: they had gathered every man according to the measure of his eating.

Now Moses took a tent and set it up outside the camp, far away from the camp; he called it the tent of meeting. Anyone who wanted to consult the Lord would go to the tent of meeting that was outside the camp.

for the Lord determined to make them obstinate so they would attack Israel. He wanted Israel to annihilate them without mercy, as he had instructed Moses.

Joshua left those nations to test Israel. I wanted to see whether or not the people would carefully walk in the path marked out by the Lord, as their ancestors were careful to do."

These were the nations the Lord permitted to remain so he could use them to test Israel -- he wanted to test all those who had not experienced battle against the Canaanites.

He left those nations simply because he wanted to teach the subsequent generations of Israelites, who had not experienced the earlier battles, how to conduct holy war.

But his wife said to him, "If the Lord wanted to kill us, he would not have accepted the burnt offering and the grain offering from us. He would not have shown us all these things, or have spoken to us like this just now."

Then he went and spoke to the woman, because Samson wanted her.

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever he wanted.

The leaders of Gibeah attacked me and at night surrounded the house where I was staying. They wanted to kill me; instead they abused my concubine so badly that she died.

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever he wanted.

If a man sins against a man, then God can intercede for him. But if a man sins against Yahweh, who can intercede for him?" But they did not {obey} their father, because Yahweh wanted to kill them.

But they would not follow the advice of their father; for the LORD wanted to put them to death. But the boy Samuel continued to grow both physically and in favor with the LORD and the people.

Abner conferred with the elders of Israel: “In the past you wanted David to be king over you.

So Hiram provided Solomon with all the cedar and cypress timber he wanted,

"My father David wanted to build a temple for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

Later, after Solomon had finished building the LORD's Temple, the royal palace, and everything else that Solomon wanted to do,

after which King Solomon gave Hiram 20 cities in the land of Galilee, because King Hiram of Tyre had provided Solomon with as much cedar, cypress timber, and gold that he wanted.

all the storage cities that belonged to him, and the cities where chariots and horses were kept. He built whatever he wanted in Jerusalem, Lebanon, and throughout his entire kingdom.

In return, King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba everything she wanted and had requested in addition to what he had given her consistent with his generosity. Afterward, she returned to her own land with her servants.

The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

Despite everything that happened, Jeroboam never did repent of his evil practices. Instead, he appointed even more people to act as priests for the high places. Anyone who wanted to be a priest was ordained to be a priest in the high places.

The army of Israel was divided into two parties: half of the army were loyal to Ginath's son Tibni and wanted to make him king, and half were loyal to Omri.

David said to Solomon: "My son, I really wanted to build a temple to honor the Lord my God.

King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. I wanted to build a temple where the ark of the Lord's covenant could be placed as a footstool for our God. I have made the preparations for building it.

"My father David wanted to build a temple for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

and built up Baalath, all the storage cities that belonged to him, and all the cities where chariots and horses were kept. He built whatever he wanted in Jerusalem, Lebanon, and throughout his entire kingdom.

In return, King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba everything she wanted and requested in addition to what she had brought for the king. Afterward, she returned to her own land, accompanied by her servants.

All the kings of the world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years; and he departed with no one’s regret (sorrow). They buried him in the City of David, but not in the tombs of the kings.

But Amaziah did not heed the warning, for God wanted to hand them over to Joash because they followed the gods of Edom.

When Azariah the high priest and the other priests looked at him, there was a skin disease on his forehead. They hurried him out of there; even the king himself wanted to leave quickly because the Lord had afflicted him.

For they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, “They will become discouraged with the work and it will not be done.” But now, [O God,] strengthen my hands.

My God, remember Tobiah and Sanballat for what they have done, and also Noadiah the prophetess and the other prophets who wanted to intimidate me.

and no restraint was placed on the drinking. The king had ordered every wine steward in his household to serve as much as each person wanted.

to bring Queen Vashti before him with her royal crown. He wanted to show off her beauty to the people and the officials, because she was very beautiful.

In the evening she would go into the palace and in the morning she would return to the second harem, into the care of Shaashgaz, the king's eunuch who was in charge of the mistresses. She would not go again to the king unless the king wanted her and she was called for by name.

Mordecai gave Hathach a copy of the written decree ordering the Jews' destruction that had been issued in Susa. Mordecai wanted him to show it to Esther, to explain it to her, and then to instruct her to go in to the king to seek his favor and plead with him for her people.

the Jews gathered themselves together in their cities throughout all the provinces of the King Ahasuerus, to lay hands on those who wanted to harm them. No one could withstand them, because the fear of them had fallen on all the people.

The Jews struck all their enemies with the stroke of the sword, and with slaughter and destruction, and did what they wanted to those who hated them.

If one wanted to take Him to court,he could not answer God once in a thousand times.

Do not let them say in their hearts,“Aha! Just what we wanted.”Do not let them say,“We have swallowed him up!”

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

(The Chorus)“Where has your beloved gone,O most beautiful among women?Where is your beloved hiding himself,That we may seek him with you?”

The Lord wanted to exhibit his justice by magnifying his law and displaying it.

"I said, "How I wanted to treat you like children, and give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful inheritance of the nations.' I said, "You will call me, my father, and won't turn back from following me.'

But you have changed your minds and profaned My name. Each has taken back his male and female slaves who had been freed to go wherever they wanted, and you have again subjugated them to be your slaves.

Jeremiah started to leave Jerusalem to go to the territory of Benjamin. He wanted to make sure he got his share of the property that was being divided up among his family there.

But since we left off to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her, we have wanted all things, and have been consumed by the sword and by the famine.

This is what the Lord says: I am about to hand over Pharaoh Hophra, Egypt’s king, to his enemies, to those who want to take his life, just as I handed over Judah’s King Zedekiah to Babylon’s King Nebuchadnezzar, who was his enemy, the one who wanted to take his life.’”

If grape harvesters came to you,wouldn’t they leave some gleanings?Were thieves to come in the night,they would destroy only what they wanted.

Each creature went straight ahead. Wherever the Spirit wanted to go, they went without turning as they moved.

Wherever the Spirit wanted to go, the creatures went in the direction the Spirit was moving. The wheels rose alongside them, for the spirit of the living creatures was in the wheels.

They moved around whenever they wanted to move around, and they stood still whenever they wanted to stand still; and whenever they rose from the earth, the wheels remained close beside them, because the wheels were also alive.

Because of the greatness He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages were terrified and fearful of him. He killed anyone he wanted and kept alive anyone he wanted; he exalted anyone he wanted and humbled anyone he wanted.

“Then I wanted to know the true meaning of the fourth beast, the one different from all the others, extremely terrifying, with iron teeth and bronze claws, devouring, crushing, and trampling with its feet whatever was left.

I also wanted to know about the 10 horns on its head and about the other horn that came up, before which three fell—the horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spoke arrogantly, and that was more visible than the others.

I saw the ram charging to the west, the north, and the south. No animal could stand against him, and there was no rescue from his power. He did whatever he wanted and became great.

If thieves came to you,if marauders by night—how ravaged you would be!—wouldn’t they steal only what they wanted?If grape pickers came to you,wouldn’t they leave some grapes?

So they cried out to Yahweh, and they said, "O Yahweh! Please do not let us perish because of this man's life, and {do not make us guilty of innocent blood}, because you, O Yahweh, did what you wanted."

As the sun was rising, God appointed a scorching east wind. The sun beat down so much on Jonah’s head that he almost fainted, and he wanted to die. He said, “It’s better for me to die than to live.”

As the strong horses went out, they wanted to go patrol the earth, and the Lord said, “Go, patrol the earth.” So they patrolled the earth.

And I tell you that Elijah has already come. Yet they did not recognize him, but did to him whatever they wanted. In the same way, the Son of Man will suffer at their hands."

For this reason, the kingdom of heaven can be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.

Although they wanted to arrest him, they were afraid of the crowds, who considered Jesus to be a prophet.

At the festival the governor’s custom was to release to the crowd a prisoner they wanted.

Then He went up the mountain and summoned those He wanted, and they came to Him.

He saw them being battered as they rowed, because the wind was against them. Around three in the morning He came toward them walking on the sea and wanted to pass by them.

Jesus got up and went away from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know of it; yet He could not escape notice.

But I tell you that Elijah really has come, and they did whatever they pleased to him, just as it is written about him.”

Now they wanted to arrest him (but they feared the crowd), because they realized that he told this parable against them. So they left him and went away.

So they motioned to his father to find out what he wanted him to be called.

“I beheaded John,” Herod said, “but who is this I hear such things about?” And he wanted to see Him.

For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see yet didn’t see them; to hear the things you hear yet didn’t hear them.”

"Alas for you expounders of the Law! for you have taken away the key of knowledge: you yourselves have not entered, and those who wanted to enter you have hindered."

That servant who knew what his master wanted but didn't prepare himself or do what was wanted will receive a severe beating.

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!

He wanted to fill his belly with the husks that the pigs ate, but no one gave him any.

When he returned after receiving the kingdom, he summoned these slaves to whom he had given the money. He wanted to know how much they had earned by trading.

So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,

Herod was very glad to see Jesus; for a long time he had wanted to see Him because he had heard about Him and was hoping to see some miracle performed by Him.

But Pilate wanted to let Jesus go, so he appealed to them again,

So they approached the village where they were going. He acted as though he wanted to go farther,

On the next day Jesus wanted to set out for Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, "Follow me."

And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑστερέω 
Hustereo 
lack , be behind , want , come short , be in want , fail , come behind , be destitute ,
Usage: 13

חדל 
Chadal 
Usage: 58

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

חסר 
Checer 
Usage: 2

חסר 
Chocer 
Usage: 3

חסרון 
Checrown 
Usage: 1

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

נוּד 
Nuwd 
Usage: 24

נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

צעה 
Tsa`ah 
Usage: 5

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

שׂקר 
Saqar 
Usage: 1

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
err , astray , wander , seduced , stagger , out of the way , away , deceived ,
Usage: 50

ἀσέλγεια 
Aselgeia 
Usage: 8

καταστρηνιάω 
Katastreniao 
Usage: 1

λείπω 
Leipo 
lack , be wanting , want , be destitute
Usage: 5

περιέρχομαι 
Perierchomai 
Usage: 4

πλανάω 
Planao 
deceive , err , go astray , seduce , wander , be out of the way
Usage: 25

πλανήτης 
Planetes 
Usage: 1

σπαταλάω 
Spatalao 
live in pleasure , be wanton
Usage: 2

ὑστέρημα 
Husterema 
Usage: 8

ὑστέρησις 
Husteresis 
Usage: 1

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

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