'Wants' in the Bible
If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.
If a resident alien lives with you and wants to observe the LORD's Passover, let him observe it according to the statutes and laws of the Passover. You are to maintain the same statute for the resident alien as you do for the native of the land."
The king asked Ziba, "What are those for?" Ziba replied, "The donkeys are for the king's household to ride, the bread and summer fruit are for your young men to eat, and the wine is for whoever wants to drink if they get weary in the wilderness."
So David ordered Abishai and all of his staff: "Look! My own son wants to kill me! How much more now is this descendant of Benjamin? Leave him alone and let him go on cursing, because the LORD has ordered him to do this.
"But he is One who can change him? He does whatever he wants to do.
Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good?
All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like you? Who delivers the weak from the one who is stronger than he, and the weak and the needy from the one who wants to rob him?"
"Is this man Jehoiachin a despised and shattered jar, a vessel no one wants? Why were he and his descendants hurled away, thrown into a land that they didn't know?
On all the housetops of Moab and in the streets there will be nothing but mourning, for I'll break Moab like a vessel that no one wants," declares the LORD.
Mighty will be his skills, but not from his own abilities. He'll be remarkably destructive, will succeed, and will do whatever he wants, destroying mighty men and the holy people.
""However, the one who invades him will do whatever he wants to do. No one will oppose him. He'll establish himself in the Beautiful Land, wielding devastating power.
If anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, let him have your coat as well.
Give to the person who asks you for something, and do not turn away from the person who wants to borrow something from you."
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously.
Whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it,
That's not the way it should be among you. Instead, whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,
and whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave.
He trusts in God. Let God rescue him, if he wants to do so now. After all, he said, "I am the Son of God.'"
Then Jesus called the crowd to himself along with his disciples and told them, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously,
because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.
So he sat down, called the Twelve, and told them, "If anyone wants to be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."
That's not the way it should be among you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,
and whoever wants to be first among you must be a slave to everyone,
No one who has been drinking old wine wants new wine, because he says, "The old wine is good enough!'"
Then he told all of them, "If anyone wants to come with me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross every day, and follow me continuously,
because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.
At that hour some Pharisees came and told Jesus, "Leave and get away from here, because Herod wants to kill you!"
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?
The wind blows where it wants to. You hear its sound, but you don't know where it comes from or where it is going. That's the way it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit."
since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!"
If anyone wants to do his will, he'll know whether this teaching is from God or whether I'm speaking on my own.
A potter has the right to do what he wants to with his clay, doesn't he? He can make something for a special occasion or something for ordinary use from the same lump of clay.
Now if God wants to demonstrate his wrath and reveal his power, can't he be extremely patient with the objects of his wrath that are made for destruction?
If a man thinks he is not behaving properly toward his virgin, and if his passion is so strong that he feels he ought to marry her, let him do what he wants; he isn't sinning. Let them get married.
But if anyone wants to argue about this, we do not have any custom like this, nor do any of God's churches.
But one and the same Spirit produces all these results and gives what he wants to each person.
But God gives the plant the form he wants it to have, and to each kind of seed its own form.
For what the flesh wants is opposed to the Spirit, and what the Spirit wants is opposed to the flesh. They are opposed to each other, and so you do not do what you want to do.
who wants all people to be saved and to come to know the truth fully.
You adulterers! Don't you know that friendship with the world means hostility with God? So whoever wants to be a friend of this world is an enemy of God.
Instead you should say, "If the Lord wants us to, we will live and do this or that."
"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some people understand slowness, but is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to perish, but wants everyone to repent.
And if anyone should want to hurt them, fire comes out of their mouths and burns up their enemies. If anyone wants to hurt them, he must be killed in this manner.
The Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" Let everyone who hears this say, "Come!" Let everyone who is thirsty come! Let anyone who wants the water of life take it as a gift!