'Willing' in the Bible
And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?
And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.
Take ye from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and brass,
And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy garments.
The children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the LORD, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
And, behold, the courses of the priests and the Levites, even they shall be with thee for all the service of the house of God: and there shall be with thee for all manner of workmanship every willing skilful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people will be wholly at thy commandment.
The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of artificers. And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the LORD?
Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?
Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.
If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:
Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified.
But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.
Pilate therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake again to them.
He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.
But after two years Porcius Festus came into Felix' room: and Felix, willing to shew the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.
But Festus, willing to do the Jews a pleasure, answered Paul, and said, Wilt thou go up to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these things before me?
But the centurion, willing to save Paul, kept them from their purpose; and commanded that they which could swim should cast themselves first into the sea, and get to land:
What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:
Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.