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Lexicon :: Strong's G1939 - epithymia

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

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:19 - but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:44 - You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:24 - Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:12 - Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, to make you obey its passions.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:7 - What then shall we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. For I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:8 - But sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. For apart from the law, sin lies dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:14 - But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:16 - But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:24 - And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 2:3 - among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body[fn] and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:22 - to put off your old self,[fn] which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Put to death therefore what is earthly in you:[fn] sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:17 - But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, in person not in heart, we endeavored the more eagerly and with great desire to see you face to face,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:5 - not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:22 - So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:6 - For among them are those who creep into households and capture weak women, burdened with sins and led astray by various passions,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:3 - For the time is coming when people will not endure sound[fn] teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:12 - training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:14 - But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:15 - Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:14 - As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:11 - Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:2 - so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:3 - For the time that is past suffices for doing what the Gentiles want to do, living in sensuality, passions, drunkenness, orgies, drinking parties, and lawless idolatry.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:4 - by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:10 - and especially those who indulge[fn] in the lust of defiling passion and despise authority. Bold and willful, they do not tremble as they blaspheme the glorious ones,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:18 - For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:3 - knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:16 - For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life[fn]—is not from the Father but is from the world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:17 - And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:16 - These are grumblers, malcontents, following their own sinful desires; they are loud-mouthed boasters, showing favoritism to gain advantage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:18 - They[fn] said to you, “In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:14 - “The fruit for which your soul longed
has gone from you,
and all your delicacies and your splendors
are lost to you,
never to be found again!”
 
 
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