'Yearn' in the Bible
And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.
"Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do.
Seek the Lord and His strength; yearn for and seek His face and to be in His presence continually!
And he did evil because he did not set his heart to seek (inquire of, yearn for) the Lord with all his desire.
And they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers, and to yearn for Him with all their heart's desire and with all their soul;
Who sets his heart to seek and yearn for God -- "the Lord, the God of his fathers -- "even though not complying with the purification regulations of the sanctuary.
For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young [sixteen], he began to seek after and yearn for the God of David his father [forefather]; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, and the carved and molten images.
For Ezra had prepared and set his heart to seek the Law of the Lord [to inquire for it and of it, to require and yearn for it], and to do and teach in Israel its statutes and its ordinances.
[Then] You would call and I would answer You; You would yearn for [me] the work of Your hands.
The wicked one in the pride of his countenance will not seek, inquire for, and yearn for God; all his thoughts are that there is no God [so He never punishes].
"Because the poor are being oppressed, because the needy are sighing, I will now arise," says the LORD, "I will establish in safety those who yearn for it."
I long and yearn for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.
I yearn for the Lord, more than watchmen do for the morning, yes, more than watchmen do for the morning.
But to the land to which they will yearn to return, there they will not return.
"Is Ephraim my dear son? Is he a darling child? Indeed, as often as I've spoken about him, I surely still remember him. Therefore I deeply yearn for him. I'll surely have great compassion on him," declares the LORD.
I will gather those belonging to you [those Israelites in captivity] who yearn and grieve for the solemn assembly [and the festivals], on whom [their exile and inability to attend services at Jerusalem have brought derision and] the reproach of it is a burden.
Here indeed, in this [present abode, body], we sigh and groan inwardly, because we yearn to be clothed over [we yearn to put on our celestial body like a garment, to be fitted out] with our heavenly dwelling,
while they also, by prayer on your behalf, yearn for you because of the surpassing grace of God in you.
For God is my witness how I yearn over all of you with tender Christian affection.
Therefore, my brethren, whom I love and yearn to see, my delight and crown (wreath of victory), thus stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.
And when, as I recall your tears, I yearn to see you so that I may be filled with joy.
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
And in those days people will seek death and will not find it; and they will yearn to die, but death evades and flees from them.