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Lexicon :: Strong's G2309 - thelō


the'-lō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently strengthened from the alternate form of αἱρέω (G138)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:44,318

Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. to will, have in mind, intend

    1. to be resolved or determined, to purpose

    2. to desire, to wish

    3. to love

      1. to like to do a thing, be fond of doing

    4. to take delight in, have pleasure

KJV Translation Count — Total: 210x
The KJV translates Strongs G2309 in the following manner: will/would (159x), will/would have (16x), desire (13x), desirous (3x), list (3x), to will (2x), misc (4x).
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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G2309 matches the Greek θέλω (thelō),
which occurs 42 times in 41 verses in your custom selection 'Mat' in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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Tools specific to Mat 1:19

Mat 1:19

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing G2309 to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.

Tools specific to Mat 2:18

Mat 2:18

In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would G2309 not be comforted, because they are not.

Tools specific to Mat 5:40

Mat 5:40

And if any man will G2309 sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

Tools specific to Mat 5:42

Mat 5:42

Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would G2309 borrow of thee turn not thou away.

Tools specific to Mat 7:12

Mat 7:12

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would G2309 that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Tools specific to Mat 8:2

Mat 8:2

And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, G2309 thou canst make me clean.

Tools specific to Mat 8:3

Mat 8:3

And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; G2309 be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Tools specific to Mat 9:13

Mat 9:13

But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will G2309 have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Tools specific to Mat 11:14

Mat 11:14

And if ye will G2309 receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.

Tools specific to Mat 12:7

Mat 12:7

But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have G2309 mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.

Tools specific to Mat 12:38

Mat 12:38

Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would G2309 see a sign from thee.

Tools specific to Mat 13:28

Mat 13:28

He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou G2309 then that we go and gather them up?

Tools specific to Mat 14:5

Mat 14:5

And when he would G2309 have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Tools specific to Mat 15:28

Mat 15:28

Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. G2309 And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Tools specific to Mat 15:32

Mat 15:32

Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will G2309 not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.

Tools specific to Mat 16:24

Mat 16:24

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will G2309 come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Tools specific to Mat 16:25

Mat 16:25

For whosoever will G2309 save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Tools specific to Mat 17:4

Mat 17:4

Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, G2309 let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.

Tools specific to Mat 17:12

Mat 17:12

But I say unto you, That Elias is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they listed. G2309 Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.

Tools specific to Mat 18:23

Mat 18:23

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would G2309 take account of his servants.

Tools specific to Mat 18:30

Mat 18:30

And he would G2309 not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

Tools specific to Mat 19:17

Mat 19:17

And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt G2309 enter into life, keep the commandments.

Tools specific to Mat 19:21

Mat 19:21

Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt G2309 be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

Tools specific to Mat 20:14

Mat 20:14

Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will G2309 give unto this last, even as unto thee.

Tools specific to Mat 20:15

Mat 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will G2309 with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Tools specific to Mat 20:21

Mat 20:21

And he said unto her, What wilt thou? G2309 She saith unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on the left, in thy kingdom.

Tools specific to Mat 20:26

Mat 20:26

But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will G2309 be great among you, let him be your minister;

Tools specific to Mat 20:27

Mat 20:27

And whosoever will G2309 be chief among you, let him be your servant:

Tools specific to Mat 20:32

Mat 20:32

And Jesus stood still, and called them, and said, What will ye G2309 that I shall do unto you?

Tools specific to Mat 21:29

Mat 21:29

He answered and said, I will G2309 not: but afterward he repented, and went.

Tools specific to Mat 22:3

Mat 22:3

And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would G2309 not come.

Tools specific to Mat 23:4

Mat 23:4

For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will G2309 not move them with one of their fingers.

Tools specific to Mat 23:37

Mat 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I G2309 have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would G2309 not!

Tools specific to Mat 26:15

Mat 26:15

And said unto them, What will ye G2309 give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

Tools specific to Mat 26:17

Mat 26:17

Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou G2309 that we prepare for thee to eat the passover?

Tools specific to Mat 26:39

Mat 26:39

And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, G2309 but as thou wilt.

Tools specific to Mat 27:15

Mat 27:15

Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. G2309

Tools specific to Mat 27:17

Mat 27:17

Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will ye G2309 that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ?

Tools specific to Mat 27:21

Mat 27:21

The governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye G2309 that I release unto you? They said, Barabbas.

Tools specific to Mat 27:34

Mat 27:34

They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would G2309 not drink.

Tools specific to Mat 27:43

Mat 27:43

He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have G2309 him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
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