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Lexicon :: Strong's G1014 - boulomai

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boulomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a primary verb
37x in 20 unique form(s)
34x in 21 unique form(s)
77x in 28 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:629,108

Strong’s Definitions

βούλομαι boúlomai, boo'-lom-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to "will," i.e. (reflexively) be willing:—be disposed, minded, intend, list, (be, of own) will (-ing). Compare G2309.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's G1014 in the following manner: will (15x), would (11x), be minded (2x), intend (2x), be disposed (1x), be willing (1x), list (1x), of his own will (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's G1014 in the following manner: will (15x), would (11x), be minded (2x), intend (2x), be disposed (1x), be willing (1x), list (1x), of his own will (1x).
  1. to will deliberately, have a purpose, be minded

  2. of willing as an affection, to desire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βούλομαι boúlomai, boo'-lom-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to "will," i.e. (reflexively) be willing:—be disposed, minded, intend, list, (be, of own) will (-ing). Compare G2309.
βούλομαι, 2 person singular βούλει Luke 22:42 (Attic for βούλῃ, cf. Winers Grammar, § 13, 2 a.; Buttmann, 42 (37)); imperfect ἐβουλόμην (Attic [(cf. Veitch), yet commonly] ἠβουλομην); 1 aorist ἐβουλήθην (Matthew 1:19) and ἠβουλήθην (2 John 1:12 R G; but others ἐβουλήθ. cf. [WHs Appendix, p. 162]; Winers Grammar, § 12, 1 the passage cited; Buttmann, 33 (29)); Sept. for אָבָה, חָפֵץ; [from Homer down]; to will, wish; and
1. commonly, to will deliberately, have a purpose, be minded: followed by an infinitive, Mark 15:15; Acts 5:28, 33 (L WH Tr text for R G T ἐβουλεύοντο); Acts 12:4; 15:37 (L T Tr WH for R ἐβουλεύσατο); Acts 18:27; 19:30; 22:30; 23:28; 27:43; 28:18; 2 Corinthians 1:15; Hebrews 6:17; 2 John 1:12; 3 John 1:10 (τοὺς βουλομένους namely, ἐπιδέχεσθαι τοὺς ἀδελφούς); Jude 1:5; James 1:18 (βουληθεὶς ἀπεκύησεν ἡμᾶς of his own free will he brought us forth, with which will it ill accords to say, as some do, that they are tempted to sin by God). with an accusative of the object τοῦτο, 2 Corinthians 1:17 (L T Tr WH for R βουλευόμενος); followed by an accusative with an infinitive 2 Peter 3:9. of the will electing or choosing between two or more things, answering to the Latin placet mihi: Matthew 1:19 (cf. ἐνθυμεῖσθαι, Matt 1:20); Matt 11:27 [not L marginal reading]; Luke 10:22; Luke 22:42; Acts 25:20; [1 Corinthians 12:11]; James 3:4; James 4:4; followed by the subjunctive βούλεσθε, ὑμῖν ἀπολύσω; is it your will I should release unto you? (cf. Winers Grammar, § 41 a. 4 b.; Buttmann, § 139, 2), John 18:39. of the will prescribing, followed by an accusative with an infinitive: Philippians 1:12 (γινώσκειν ὑμᾶς βούλομαι I would have you know, know ye); 1 Timothy 2:8; 1 Timothy 5:14; Titus 3:8.
2. of willing as an affection, to desire: followed by an infinitive, 1 Timothy 6:9 (οἱ βουλόμενοι πλουτεῖν); Acts 17:20; Acts 18:15; ἐβουλόμην (on this use of the imperfect see Buttmann, 217f (187f); [cf. Winers Grammar, 283 (266); Bp. Lightfoot on Philemon 1:13]), Acts 25:22; Philemon 1:13. On the difference between βούλομαι and θέλω, see θέλω, at the end.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:19; 1:19; 1:20; 11:27
10:22; 22:42; 22:42
5:28; 5:33; 12:4; 15:37; 17:20; 18:15; 18:27; 19:30; 22:30; 23:28; 25:20; 25:22; 27:43; 28:18
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
1:15; 1:17
1 Timothy
2:8; 5:14; 6:9
1:13; 1:13
1:18; 3:4; 4:4
2 Peter
2 John
1:12; 1:12
3 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1014 matches the Greek βούλομαι (boulomai),
which occurs 34 times in 34 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:19 - And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned G1014 [fn]to send her away secretly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:27 - “All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills G1014 to reveal Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:15 - Wishing G1014 to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas for them, and after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:22 - “All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills G1014 to reveal Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:42 - saying, “Father, if You are willing, G1014 remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:39 - “But you have a custom that I release someone [fn]for you at the Passover; do you wish G1014 then that I release [fn]for you the King of the Jews?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:28 - saying, “We gave you strict orders not to continue teaching in this name, and [fn]yet, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and intend G1014 to bring this man’s blood upon us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:4 - When he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him to four [fn]squads of soldiers to guard him, intending G1014 after the Passover to bring him out before the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 17:20 - “For you are bringing some strange things to our ears; so we want G1014 to know what these things mean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:15 - but if there are questions about words and names and your own law, look after it yourselves; I am G1014 unwilling G1014 to be a judge of these matters.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:27 - And when he wanted G1014 to go across to Achaia, the brethren encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome him; and when he had arrived, he greatly [fn]helped those who had believed through grace,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:30 - And when Paul wanted G1014 to go into the [fn]assembly, the disciples would not let him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:30 - But on the next day, wishing G1014 to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the [fn]Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:28 - “And wanting G1014 to ascertain the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their [fn]Council;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:20 - “Being at a loss how to investigate [fn]such matters, I asked whether he was willing G1014 to go to Jerusalem and there stand trial on these matters.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:22 - Then Agrippa said to Festus, “I also would like G1014 to hear the man myself.” “Tomorrow,” he *said, “you shall hear him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:43 - but the centurion, wanting G1014 to bring Paul safely through, kept them from their intention, and commanded that those who could swim should [fn]jump overboard first and get to land,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:18 - “And when they had examined me, they were willing G1014 to release me because there was no ground [fn]for putting me to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:11 - But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills. G1014
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:15 - In this confidence I intended G1014 at first to come to you, so that you might [fn]twice receive a [fn]blessing;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:12 - Now I want G1014 you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:8 - Therefore I want G1014 the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:14 - Therefore, I want G1014 younger widows to get married, bear children, keep house, and give the enemy no occasion for reproach;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But those who want G1014 to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:8 - This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want G1014 you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:13 - whom I wished G1014 to keep with me, so that on your behalf he might minister to me in my [fn]imprisonment for the gospel;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:17 - [fn]In the same way God, desiring G1014 even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, [fn]interposed with an oath,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:18 - In the exercise of His will G1014 He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be [fn]a kind of first fruits [fn]among His creatures.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:4 - Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires. G1014
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:4 - You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes G1014 to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 3:9 - The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing G1014 for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Jo 1:12 - Though I have many things to write to you, I do not want G1014 to do so with paper and ink; but I hope to come to you and speak face to face, so that [fn]your joy may be made full.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:10 - For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire G1014 to do so and puts them out of the church.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:5 - Now I desire G1014 to remind you, though you know all things once for all, that [fn]the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, [fn]subsequently destroyed those who did not believe.
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