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Lexicon :: Strong's G1939 - epithymia

ἐπιθυμία
Transliteration
epithymia
Pronunciation
e-pē-thü-mē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:168,339

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxvii. πάθος, ἐπιθυμία, ὁρμή, ὄρεξις.

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιθυμία epithymía, ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah; from G1937; a longing (especially for what is forbidden):—concupiscence, desire, lust (after).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's G1939 in the following manner: lust (31x), concupiscence (3x), desire (3x), lust after (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's G1939 in the following manner: lust (31x), concupiscence (3x), desire (3x), lust after (1x).
  1. desire, craving, longing, desire for what is forbidden, lust

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιθυμία epithymía, ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah; from G1937; a longing (especially for what is forbidden):—concupiscence, desire, lust (after).
STRONGS NT 1939: ἐπιθυμία
ἐπιθυμία, ἐπιθυμίας, (ἐπιθυμέω) (from Herodotus on), the Sept. chiefly for תַּאֲוָה, אַוָּה, חֲמוּד; desire, craving, longing: Luke 22:15 (on which sevin ἐπιθυμέω, at the end); Revelation 18:14; τήν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχειν εἰς τί, the desire directed toward, Philippians 1:23; ἐν πολλή ἐπιθυμία with great desire, 1 Thessalonians 2:17; plural αἱ περί τά λοιπά ἐπιθυμίαι, Mark 4:19 (Winers Grammar, § 30, 3 N. 5); specifically, desire for what is forbidden, lust (Vulg.concupiscentia): Romans 7:7; James 1:14; 2 Peter 1:4; πάθος ἐπιθυμίας, 1 Thessalonians 4:5; ἐπιθυμία κακῇ, Colossians 3:5 (Proverbs 21:26; (Proverbs 12:12); Plato, legg. 9, p. 854 a.; πονηρά, Xenophon, mem. 1, 2, 64; ἀγαθή, Sir. 14:14 where see Fritzsche (who cites also Proverbs 11:23; Proverbs 13:12)); plural, Galatians 5:24; 1 Timothy 6:9; 2 Timothy 2:22; 2 Timothy 4:3; 1 Peter 1:14; 1 Peter 4:2; with a genitive of the object, ἐπιθυμία μιασμοῦ, for unclean contact, 2 Peter 2:10 (others with Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3 b. take μιασμοῦ as the genitive of quality); with a genitive of the subject, αἱ ἐπιθυμίαι τῶν καρδιῶν, Romans 1:24; with a genitive of the thing by which the desire is excited, ἐπιθυμία τοῦ κόσμου, 1 John 2:17; τοῦ σώματος, Romans 6:12; τῆς ἀπάτης (see ἀπάτη), Ephesians 4:22; τῆς σαρκός, τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν, 1 John 2:16 (cf. Huther ad loc.); 2 Peter 2:18; τέλειν σαρκός, Galatians 5:16; αἱ σαρκικαι ἐπιθυμίαι, 1 Peter 2:11 (ψυχικαί, σωματικαί, 4 Macc. 1:32); αἱ κοσμικαι ἐπιθυμίαι, Titus 2:12; εἰς ἐπιθυμίας to arouse lusts, Romans 13:14; ποιεῖν τάς ἐπιθυμίας, John 8:44; ὑπακούειν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις, Romans 6:12 (L T Tr WH); δουλεύειν ἐπιθυμίαις (see δουλεύω, 2 b.), Titus 3:3; ἄγεσθαι ἐπιθυμίαις, 2 Timothy 3:6; πορεύεσθαι ἐν ἐπιθυμίαις, 1 Peter 4:3; πορεύεσθαι κατά τάς ἐπιθυμίας, Jude 1:16, 18; 2 Peter 3:3; ἀναστρέφεσθαι ἐν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις τῆς σαρκός, Ephesians 2:3. (Synonym: cf. πάθος, and see Trench, § lxxxvii.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
11:23; 12:12; 13:12; 21:26
Mark
4:19
Luke
22:15
John
8:44
Romans
1:24; 6:12; 6:12; 7:7; 13:14
Galatians
5:16; 5:24
Ephesians
2:3; 4:22
Philippians
1:23
Colossians
3:5
1 Thessalonians
2:17; 4:5
1 Timothy
6:9
2 Timothy
2:22; 3:6; 4:3
Titus
2:12; 3:3
James
1:14
1 Peter
1:14; 2:11; 4:2; 4:3
2 Peter
1:4; 2:10; 2:18; 3:3
1 John
2:16; 2:17
Jude
1:16; 1:18
Revelation
18:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1939 matches the Greek ἐπιθυμία (epithymia),
which occurs 38 times in 37 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts G1939 of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And he said unto them, With desire G1939 I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:44 - Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts G1939 of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:24 - Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts G1939 of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:12 - Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts G1939 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:7 - What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, G1939 except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. G1939 For without the law sin was dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:14 - But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts G1939 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:16 - This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust G1939 of the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:24 - And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. G1939
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:3 - Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts G1939 of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:22 - That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; G1939
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire G1939 to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, G1939 and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:17 - But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire. G1939
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:5 - Not in the lust of concupiscence, G1939 even as the Gentiles which know not God:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, G1939 which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:22 - Flee also youthful lusts: G1939 but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:6 - For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, G1939
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:3 - For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts G1939 shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:12 - Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, G1939 we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts G1939 and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:14 - But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, G1939 and enticed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:15 - Then when lust G1939 hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:14 - As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts G1939 in your ignorance:
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:11 - Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, G1939 which war against the soul;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:2 - That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts G1939 of men, but to the will of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, G1939 excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:4 - Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. G1939
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:10 - But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust G1939 of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts G1939 of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:3 - Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, G1939
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:16 - For all that is in the world, the lust G1939 of the flesh, and the lust G1939 of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:17 - And the world passeth away, and the lust G1939 thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:16 - These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; G1939 and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:18 - How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts. G1939
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:14 - And the fruits that thy soul lusted after G1939 are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.

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