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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 16 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:28 - ἐγὼ δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πᾶς βλέπων γυναῖκα πρὸς τὸ ἐπιθυμῆσαι G1937 αὐτὴν ἤδη ἐμοίχευσεν αὐτὴν ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:17 - ἀμὴν γὰρ λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι πολλοὶ προφῆται καὶ δίκαιοι ἐπεθύμησαν G1937 ἰδεῖν βλέπετε καὶ οὐκ εἶδαν καὶ ἀκοῦσαι ἀκούετε καὶ οὐκ ἤκουσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:16 - καὶ ἐπεθύμει G1937 χορτασθῆναι ἐκ τῶν κερατίων ὧν ἤσθιον οἱ χοῖροι καὶ οὐδεὶς ἐδίδου αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:21 - καὶ ἐπιθυμῶν G1937 χορτασθῆναι ἀπὸ τῶν πιπτόντων ἀπὸ τῆς τραπέζης τοῦ πλουσίου ἀλλὰ καὶ οἱ κύνες ἐρχόμενοι ἐπέλειχον τὰ ἕλκη αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:22 - εἶπεν δὲ πρὸς τοὺς μαθητάς ἐλεύσονται ἡμέραι ὅτε ἐπιθυμήσετε G1937 μίαν τῶν ἡμερῶν τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἰδεῖν καὶ οὐκ ὄψεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - καὶ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς ἐπιθυμίᾳ ἐπεθύμησα G1937 τοῦτο τὸ πάσχα φαγεῖν μεθ᾽ ὑμῶν πρὸ τοῦ με παθεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:33 - ἀργυρίου χρυσίου ἱματισμοῦ οὐδενὸς ἐπεθύμησα G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:7 - τί οὖν ἐροῦμεν νόμος ἁμαρτία μὴ γένοιτο ἀλλὰ τὴν ἁμαρτίαν οὐκ ἔγνων εἰ μὴ διὰ νόμου τήν τε γὰρ ἐπιθυμίαν οὐκ ᾔδειν εἰ μὴ νόμος ἔλεγεν οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:9 - τὸ γὰρ οὐ μοιχεύσεις οὐ φονεύσεις οὐ κλέψεις οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις G1937 καὶ εἴ τις ἑτέρα ἐντολή ἐν τῷ λόγῳ τούτῳ ἀνακεφαλαιοῦται ἐν τῷ ἀγαπήσεις τὸν πλησίον σου ὡς σεαυτόν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:6 - ταῦτα δὲ τύποι ἡμῶν ἐγενήθησαν εἰς τὸ μὴ εἶναι ἡμᾶς ἐπιθυμητὰς κακῶν καθὼς κἀκεῖνοι ἐπεθύμησαν G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:17 - γὰρ σὰρξ ἐπιθυμεῖ G1937 κατὰ τοῦ πνεύματος τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα κατὰ τῆς σαρκός ταῦτα γὰρ ἀλλήλοις ἀντίκειται ἵνα μὴ ἐὰν θέλητε ταῦτα ποιῆτε
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:1 - πιστὸς λόγος εἴ τις ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ G1937
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:11 - ἐπιθυμοῦμεν G1937 δὲ ἕκαστον ὑμῶν τὴν αὐτὴν ἐνδείκνυσθαι σπουδὴν πρὸς τὴν πληροφορίαν τῆς ἐλπίδος ἄχρι τέλους
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - ἐπιθυμεῖτε G1937 καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:12 - οἷς ἀπεκαλύφθη ὅτι οὐχ ἑαυτοῖς ὑμῖν δὲ διηκόνουν αὐτά νῦν ἀνηγγέλη ὑμῖν διὰ τῶν εὐαγγελισαμένων ὑμᾶς ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ ἀποσταλέντι ἀπ᾽ οὐρανοῦ εἰς ἐπιθυμοῦσιν G1937 ἄγγελοι παρακύψαι
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:6 - καὶ ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραις ἐκείναις ζητήσουσιν οἱ ἄνθρωποι τὸν θάνατον καὶ οὐ μὴ εὑρήσουσιν αὐτόν καὶ ἐπιθυμήσουσιν G1937 ἀποθανεῖν καὶ φεύγει θάνατος ἀπ᾽ αὐτῶν

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