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Lexicon :: Strong's G1937 - epithymeō

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ἐπιθυμέω
Transliteration
epithymeō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:168,339

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιθυμέω epithyméō, ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o; from G1909 and G2372; to set the heart upon, i.e. long for (rightfully or otherwise):—covet, desire, would fain, lust (after).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G1937 in the following manner: desire (8x), covet (3x), lust (3x), lust after (1x), fain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G1937 in the following manner: desire (8x), covet (3x), lust (3x), lust after (1x), fain (1x).
  1. to turn upon a thing

  2. to have a desire for, long for, to desire

  3. to lust after, covet

    1. of those who seek things forbidden

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιθυμέω epithyméō, ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o; from G1909 and G2372; to set the heart upon, i.e. long for (rightfully or otherwise):—covet, desire, would fain, lust (after).
STRONGS NT 1937: ἐπιθυμέω
ἐπιθυμέω, -ῶ; [imperfect ἐπεθύμουν]; future ἐπιθυμήσω; 1 aorist ἐπεθύμησα; (θυμός); from Aeschylus down; Sept. for אִוָּה and חָמַד; properly, to keep the θυμός turned upon a thing, hence [cf. our to set one's heart upon] to have a desire for, long for; absolutely, to desire [A. V. lust], James 4:2; to lust after, covet, of those who seek things forbidden, Romans 7:7; Romans 13:9 (from Exodus 20:17); 1 Corinthians 10:6 (4 Macc. 2:6); κατά τινος, to have desires opposed to [A. V. lust against] a thing, Galatians 5:17 [Buttmann, 335 (288)]; τινός, to long for, covet a thing, Acts 20:33; 1 Timothy 3:1; of sexual desire, γυναικός, Matthew 5:28 Rec. [see below] (παιδὸς γυναικός, Xenophon, an. 4, 1, 14; with the genitive also in Exodus 34:24; Proverbs 21:26; Proverbs 23:3, 6; Wis. 6:12; Sir. 24:19 (Sir. 24:18), etc.); contrary to the usage of the better Greek writings with the accusative of the object, Matthew 5:28 L Tr (WH brackets), and without an object Tdf. (Exodus 20:17; Deuteronomy 5:21; Micah 2:2; Wis. 16:3; Sir. 1:26 (Sir. 1:23), etc.; cf. Winer's Grammar § 30, 10 b.); as often in Greek writings, followed by the infinitive: Matthew 13:17; Luke 15:16; [Luke 16:21]; Luke 17:22; 1 Peter 1:12; Revelation 9:6; followed by the accusative with the infinitive Hebrews 6:11; ἐπιθυμίᾳ ἐπεθύμησα I have greatly desired, Luke 22:15; cf. Winers Grammar § 54, 3; Buttmann § 133, 22 a.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
20:17; 20:17; 34:24
Deuteronomy
5:21
Proverbs
21:26; 23:3; 23:6
Micah
2:2
Matthew
5:28; 5:28; 13:17
Luke
15:16; 16:21; 17:22; 22:15
Acts
20:33
Romans
7:7; 13:9
1 Corinthians
10:6
Galatians
5:17
1 Timothy
3:1
Hebrews
6:11
James
4:2
1 Peter
1:12
Revelation
9:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1937 matches the Greek ἐπιθυμέω (epithymeō),
which occurs 38 times in 34 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:30 - νῦν οὖν πεπόρευσαι ἐπιθυμίᾳ γὰρ ἐπεθύμησας G1937 ἀπελθεῗν εἰς τὸν οἶκον τοῦ πατρός σου ἵνα τί ἔκλεψας τοὺς θεούς μου
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:14 - Ισσαχαρ τὸ καλὸν ἐπεθύμησεν G1937 ἀναπαυόμενος ἀνὰ μέσον τῶν κλήρων
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:17 - οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 τὴν γυναῗκα τοῦ πλησίον σου οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 τὴν οἰκίαν τοῦ πλησίον σου οὔτε τὸν ἀγρὸν αὐτοῦ οὔτε τὸν παῗδα αὐτοῦ οὔτε τὴν παιδίσκην αὐτοῦ οὔτε τοῦ βοὸς αὐτοῦ οὔτε τοῦ ὑποζυγίου αὐτοῦ οὔτε παντὸς κτήνους αὐτοῦ οὔτε ὅσα τῷ πλησίον σού ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - ὅταν γὰρ ἐκβάλω τὰ ἔθνη πρὸ προσώπου σου καὶ πλατύνω τὰ ὅριά σου οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσει G1937 οὐδεὶς τῆς γῆς σου ἡνίκα ἂν ἀναβαίνῃς ὀφθῆναι ἐναντίον κυρίου τοῦ θεοῦ σου τρεῗς καιροὺς τοῦ ἐνιαυτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:4 - καὶ ἐπίμικτος ὁ ἐν αὐτοῗς ἐπεθύμησαν G1937 ἐπιθυμίαν καὶ καθίσαντες ἔκλαιον καὶ οἱ υἱοὶ Ισραηλ καὶ εἶπαν τίς ἡμᾶς ψωμιεῗ κρέα
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:21 - οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 τὴν γυναῗκα τοῦ πλησίον σου οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 τὴν οἰκίαν τοῦ πλησίον σου οὔτε τὸν ἀγρὸν αὐτοῦ οὔτε τὸν παῗδα αὐτοῦ οὔτε τὴν παιδίσκην αὐτοῦ οὔτε τοῦ βοὸς αὐτοῦ οὔτε τοῦ ὑποζυγίου αὐτοῦ οὔτε παντὸς κτήνους αὐτοῦ οὔτε ὅσα τῷ πλησίον σού ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - τὰ γλυπτὰ τῶν θεῶν αὐτῶν κατακαύσετε πυρί οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 ἀργύριον οὐδὲ χρυσίον ἀπ᾽ αὐτῶν καὶ οὐ λήμψῃ σεαυτῷ μὴ πταίσῃς δι᾽ αὐτό ὅτι βδέλυγμα κυρίῳ τῷ θεῷ σού ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:20 - ἐὰν δὲ ἐμπλατύνῃ κύριος θεός σου τὰ ὅριά σου καθάπερ ἐλάλησέν σοι καὶ ἐρεῗς φάγομαι κρέα ἐὰν ἐπιθυμήσῃ G1937 ψυχή σου ὥστε φαγεῗν κρέα ἐν πάσῃ ἐπιθυμίᾳ τῆς ψυχῆς σου φάγῃ κρέα
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:26 - καὶ δώσεις τὸ ἀργύριον ἐπὶ παντός οὗ ἐὰν ἐπιθυμῇ G1937 ψυχή σου ἐπὶ βουσὶ ἐπὶ προβάτοις ἐπὶ οἴνῳ ἐπὶ σικερα ἐπὶ παντός οὗ ἐὰν ἐπιθυμῇ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ φάγῃ ἐκεῗ ἐναντίον κυρίου τοῦ θεοῦ σου καὶ εὐφρανθήσῃ σὺ καὶ οἶκός σου
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:6 - ἐὰν δὲ παραγένηται Λευίτης ἐκ μιᾶς τῶν πόλεων ὑμῶν ἐκ πάντων τῶν υἱῶν Ισραηλ οὗ αὐτὸς παροικεῗ καθότι ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχὴ αὐτοῦ εἰς τὸν τόπον ὃν ἂν ἐκλέξηται κύριος
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:16 - καὶ ἔλεγεν ἀνὴρ θύων θυμιαθήτω πρῶτον ὡς καθήκει τὸ στέαρ καὶ λαβὲ σεαυτῷ ἐκ πάντων ὧν ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ εἶπεν οὐχί ὅτι νῦν δώσεις καὶ ἐὰν μή λήμψομαι κραταιῶς
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:4 - καὶ εἶπεν Ιωναθαν πρὸς Δαυιδ τί ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ τί ποιήσω σοι
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:21 - καὶ εἶπεν Αβεννηρ πρὸς Δαυιδ ἀναστήσομαι δὴ καὶ πορεύσομαι καὶ συναθροίσω πρὸς κύριόν μου τὸν βασιλέα πάντα Ισραηλ καὶ διαθήσομαι μετὰ σοῦ διαθήκην καὶ βασιλεύσεις ἐπὶ πᾶσιν οἷς ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ ἀπέστειλεν Δαυιδ τὸν Αβεννηρ καὶ ἐπορεύθη ἐν εἰρήνῃ
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:15 - καὶ ἐπεθύμησεν G1937 Δαυιδ καὶ εἶπεν τίς ποτιεῗ με ὕδωρ ἐκ τοῦ λάκκου τοῦ ἐν Βαιθλεεμ τοῦ ἐν τῇ πύλῃ τὸ δὲ σύστημα τῶν ἀλλοφύλων τότε ἐν Βαιθλεεμ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:37 - καὶ σὲ λήμψομαι καὶ βασιλεύσεις ἐν οἷς ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ σὺ ἔσῃ βασιλεὺς ἐπὶ τὸν Ισραηλ
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:17 - καὶ ἐπεθύμησεν G1937 Δαυιδ καὶ εἶπεν τίς ποτιεῗ με ὕδωρ ἐκ τοῦ λάκκου Βαιθλεεμ τοῦ ἐν τῇ πύλῃ
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:6 - καὶ τὴν Βααλαθ καὶ πάσας τὰς πόλεις τὰς ὀχυράς αἳ ἦσαν τῷ Σαλωμων καὶ πάσας τὰς πόλεις τῶν ἁρμάτων καὶ τὰς πόλεις τῶν ἱππέων καὶ ὅσα ἐπεθύμησεν G1937 Σαλωμων κατὰ τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν τοῦ οἰκοδομῆσαι ἐν Ιερουσαλημ καὶ ἐν τῷ Λιβάνῳ καὶ ἐν πάσῃ τῇ βασιλείᾳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:20 - πᾶν δὲ βρωτὸν σίτου οὐ μὴ δύνηται προσδέξασθαι καὶ ψυχὴ αὐτοῦ βρῶσιν ἐπιθυμήσει G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:11 - (LXX 44:12)ὅτι ἐπεθύμησεν G1937 βασιλεὺς τοῦ κάλλους σου ὅτι αὐτός ἐστιν κύριός σου
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:14 - (LXX 105:14)καὶ ἐπεθύμησαν G1937 ἐπιθυμίαν ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ καὶ ἐπείρασαν τὸν θεὸν ἐν ἀνύδρῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:20 - (LXX 118:20)ἐπεπόθησεν ψυχή μου τοῦ ἐπιθυμῆσαι G1937 τὰ κρίματά σου ἐν παντὶ καιρῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:40 - (LXX 118:40)ἰδοὺ ἐπεθύμησα G1937 τὰς ἐντολάς σου ἐν τῇ δικαιοσύνῃ σου ζῆσόν με
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - ἀσεβὴς ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ὅλην τὴν ἡμέραν ἐπιθυμίας κακάς δὲ δίκαιος ἐλεᾷ καὶ οἰκτίρει ἀφειδῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:3 - εἰ δὲ ἀπληστότερος εἶ μὴ ἐπιθύμει G1937 τῶν ἐδεσμάτων αὐτοῦ ταῦτα γὰρ ἔχεται ζωῆς ψευδοῦς
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:6 - μὴ συνδείπνει ἀνδρὶ βασκάνῳ μηδὲ ἐπιθύμει G1937 τῶν βρωμάτων αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:1 - υἱέ μὴ ζηλώσῃς κακοὺς ἄνδρας μηδὲ ἐπιθυμήσῃς G1937 εἶναι μετ᾽ αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - ἀνήρ δώσει αὐτῷ θεὸς πλοῦτον καὶ ὑπάρχοντα καὶ δόξαν καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ὑστερῶν τῇ ψυχῇ αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ πάντων ὧν ἐπιθυμήσει G1937 καὶ οὐκ ἐξουσιάσει αὐτῷ θεὸς τοῦ φαγεῗν ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ὅτι ἀνὴρ ξένος φάγεται αὐτόν τοῦτο ματαιότης καὶ ἀρρωστία πονηρά ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:3 - ὡς μῆλον ἐν τοῗς ξύλοις τοῦ δρυμοῦ οὕτως ἀδελφιδός μου ἀνὰ μέσον τῶν υἱῶν ἐν τῇ σκιᾷ αὐτοῦ ἐπεθύμησα G1937 καὶ ἐκάθισα καὶ καρπὸς αὐτοῦ γλυκὺς ἐν λάρυγγί μου
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:29 - διότι αἰσχυνθήσονται ἐπὶ τοῗς εἰδώλοις αὐτῶν αὐτοὶ ἠβούλοντο καὶ ἐπῃσχύνθησαν ἐπὶ τοῗς κήποις αὐτῶν ἐπεθύμησαν G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:9 - ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχὴ ἡμῶν ἐκ νυκτὸς ὀρθρίζει τὸ πνεῦμά μου πρὸς σέ θεός διότι φῶς τὰ προστάγματά σου ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς δικαιοσύνην μάθετε οἱ ἐνοικοῦντες ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:24 - οὐδὲ ἐκτήσω μοι ἀργυρίου θυμίαμα οὐδὲ τὸ στέαρ τῶν θυσιῶν σου ἐπεθύμησα G1937 ἀλλὰ ἐν ταῗς ἁμαρτίαις σου καὶ ἐν ταῗς ἀδικίαις σου προέστην σου
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:2 - ἐμὲ ἡμέραν ἐξ ἡμέρας ζητοῦσιν καὶ γνῶναί μου τὰς ὁδοὺς ἐπιθυμοῦσιν G1937 ὡς λαὸς δικαιοσύνην πεποιηκὼς καὶ κρίσιν θεοῦ αὐτοῦ μὴ ἐγκαταλελοιπὼς αἰτοῦσίν με νῦν κρίσιν δικαίαν καὶ ἐγγίζειν θεῷ ἐπιθυμοῦσιν G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - καὶ ἔσται θεός σου μετὰ σοῦ διὰ παντός καὶ ἐμπλησθήσῃ καθάπερ ἐπιθυμεῗ G1937 ψυχή σου καὶ τὰ ὀστᾶ σου πιανθήσεται καὶ ἔσῃ ὡς κῆπος μεθύων καὶ ὡς πηγὴ ἣν μὴ ἐξέλιπεν ὕδωρ καὶ τὰ ὀστᾶ σου ὡς βοτάνη ἀνατελεῗ καὶ πιανθήσεται καὶ κληρονομήσουσι γενεὰς γενεῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:16 - ἐγὼ δὲ οὐκ ἐκοπίασα κατακολουθῶν ὀπίσω σου καὶ ἡμέραν ἀνθρώπου οὐκ ἐπεθύμησα G1937 σὺ ἐπίστῃ τὰ ἐκπορευόμενα διὰ τῶν χειλέων μου πρὸ προσώπου σού ἐστιν

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