'Wish' in the Bible
And the king of Egypt said to them, Why do ye, Moses and Aaron, wish to have the people go off from their works? Away, to your burdens!
And Pharaoh said, Behold the people of the land are now many, and ye wish to make them rest from their burdens.
When she came to him, she urged him to ask her father for a field; and she alighted from her ass, and Caleb said to her, "What do you wish?"
Mine enemies wish me evil: When will he die, and his name perish?
And they made signs to his father as to what he might wish it to be called.
And as ye wish that men should do to you, do ye also to them in like manner.
He answered them, I told you already and ye did not hear: why do ye desire to hear again? do ye also wish to become his disciples?
Dost thou wish to kill me as thou killedst the Egyptian yesterday?
For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears. We wish therefore to know what these things may mean.
But I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that I often proposed to come to you, (and have been hindered until the present time,) that I might have some fruit among you too, even as among the other nations also.
For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;
For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.
Now I wish all men to be even as myself: but every one has his own gift of God: one man thus, and another thus.
But I wish you to be without care. The unmarried cares for the things of the Lord, how he shall please the Lord;
But that what the nations sacrifice they sacrifice to demons, and not to God. Now I do not wish you to be in communion with demons.
But I wish you to know that the Christ is the head of every man, but woman's head is the man, and the Christ's head God.
But concerning spiritual manifestations, brethren, I do not wish you to be ignorant.
But if they wish to learn anything, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is a shame for a woman to speak in assembly.
For we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our tribulation which happened to us in Asia, that we were excessively pressed beyond our power, so as to despair even of living.
For indeed we who are in the tabernacle groan, being burdened; while yet we do not wish to be unclothed, but clothed, that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.
For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that I be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;
This only I wish to learn of you, Have ye received the Spirit on the principle of works of law, or of the report of faith?
and I should wish to be present with you now, and change my voice, for I am perplexed as to you.
For neither do they that are circumcised themselves keep the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.
But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are fallen asleep, to the end that ye be not grieved even as also the rest who have no hope.