61 occurrences in 12 translations

'Wanting' in the Bible

Abner advised the elders of Israel, "Previously you were wanting David to be your king.

Then Ahimaaz the son of Zadok again said to Joab, "{Come what may}, please let me also run after the Cushite." Joab asked, "Why [are] you wanting to run, my son, when for you there is no {messenger's reward}?"

And those officers provided food for king Solomon, and for all who came to king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they let nothing be wanting.

Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let none be wanting: for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtilty, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.

All of them were wanting to scare us, supposing, "Their hands will grow slack from the work, and it won't get done." So now, strengthen my hands!

All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.

That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.

Thy body is like a round goblet, Wherein no mingled wine is wanting: Thy waist is like a heap of wheat Set about with lilies.

He was still speaking to the crowds when suddenly His mother and brothers were standing outside wanting to speak to Him.

Someone told Him, "Look, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to You."

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you shut the kingdom of heaven before people! For you do not enter, nor permit those wanting to go in to enter.

Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers' sins to the brim [so that nothing may be wanting to a full measure].

And he saw them being beaten in their rowing because the wind was against them. Around the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he was wanting to pass by them.

Jesus left that place and went to the territory of Tyre and Sidon. He went into a house, not wanting anyone to know he was there. However, it couldn't be kept a secret.

And it happened that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they were wanting to name him {after} his father Zechariah.

He was told, "Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wanting to see You."

And Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he was wanting to see him.

"For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

And there will be signs in the sun and moon and stars; and upon the earth [there will be] distress (trouble and anguish) of nations in bewilderment and perplexity [ without resources, left wanting, embarrassed, in doubt, not knowing which way to turn] at the roaring ( the echo) of the tossing of the sea,

Now Herod was very glad to see Jesus, because he had been wanting to see him for a long time on account of what he had heard about him. He was also hoping to see some sign done by him.

Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,

So they were wanting to take him into the boat, and immediately the boat came to the land to which they were going.

Some however of the people of Jerusalem said, "Is not this the man they are wanting to kill?

Some of them were wanting to seize him, but no one laid hands on him.

But now [instead] you are wanting and seeking to kill Me, a Man Who has told you the truth which I have heard from God. This is not the way Abraham acted.

Jesus knew that they were wanting to ask him, and he said to them, "Are you deliberating with one another about this--that I said, 'A little [while], and you will not see me, and again a little [while] and you will see me'?

Now [when] they heard [this], they were infuriated, and were wanting to execute them.

And the priest of the [temple] of Zeus that was just outside the city brought bulls and garlands to the gates [and] was wanting to offer sacrifice, along with the crowds.

But Paul said to them, "They beat us in public without due process--men who are Roman citizens--[and] threw [us] into prison, and now they are wanting to release us secretly? Certainly not! Rather let them come themselves [and] bring us out!"

Some of the crowd concluded it was about Alexander because the Jews had pushed him to the front. Alexander, gesturing with his hand, was wanting to make a defense before the public assembly.

Wanting to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down before their Sanhedrin.

But after two years Felix received Porcius Festus as successor; and Felix, wanting to win the grace of the Jews, left Paul bound.

Then Festus, wanting to do a favor for the Jews, replied to Paul, "Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem, there to be tried before me on these charges?"

but the centurion, wanting to bring Paul safely through, kept them from their intention, and commanded that those who could swim should jump overboard first and get to land,

who, [when they] had examined me, were wanting to release [me], because there was no basis for an accusation [worthy] of death with me.

To the weak (wanting in discernment) I have become weak (wanting in discernment) that I might win the weak and overscrupulous. I have [in short] become all things to all men, that I might by all means (at all costs and in any and every way) save some [by winning them to faith in Jesus Christ].

It is a joy to me that Stephanas, Fortunatus and Achaicus have now arrived, because what was wanting so far as you are concerned they have supplied.

And with this confidence, I was wanting to come to you previously, in order that you may have a second proof of my goodwill,

Therefore, [when I] was wanting [to do] this, perhaps then was I making use of vacillation? Or was I deciding what I was deciding according to the flesh, in order that with me my "yes" may be "yes" and my "no" [may be] "no" [at the same time]?

not that there really is another gospel, but there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ.

Tell me, [you] who are wanting to be under the law, do you not understand the law?

As many as are wanting to make a good showing in the flesh, these are attempting to compel you to be circumcised, only so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.

But now Timothy has come to us from you and brought us good news about your faith and love, and that you always have good memories of us, wanting to see us, as we also want to see you.

wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.

And those who have believing masters should not be wanting in respect towards them because they are their brethren, but should serve them all the more willingly because those who profit by the faithful service rendered are believers and are friends.

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them.

Pray for us; for we are convinced that we have a clear conscience, wanting to conduct ourselves honorably in everything.

Therefore, if I come, I will call attention to {the deeds he is doing}, disparaging us with evil words. And not being content with these, he does not receive the brothers himself, and he hinders those wanting [to do so] and throws [them] out of the church.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

שׂקר 
Saqar 
Usage: 1

ἀσέλγεια 
Aselgeia 
Usage: 8

καταστρηνιάω 
Katastreniao 
Usage: 1

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

σπαταλάω 
Spatalao 
live in pleasure , be wanton
Usage: 2

ὑστερέω 
Hustereo 
lack , be behind , want , come short , be in want , fail , come behind , be destitute ,
Usage: 13

ὑστέρημα 
Husterema 
Usage: 8

ὑστέρησις 
Husteresis 
Usage: 1

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36



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