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Lexicon :: Strong's G1971 - epipotheō

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ἐπιποθέω
Transliteration
epipotheō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-ee-poth-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἐπί (G1909) and potheo (to yearn)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιποθέω epipothéō, ep-ee-poth-eh'-o; from G1909 and potheo (to yearn); to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully):—(earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G1971 in the following manner: greatly desire (2x), long (1x), earnestly desire (1x), long after (1x), greatly long after (1x), lust (1x), desire (1x), longed after (with G2258) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G1971 in the following manner: greatly desire (2x), long (1x), earnestly desire (1x), long after (1x), greatly long after (1x), lust (1x), desire (1x), longed after (with G2258) (1x).
  1. to long for, desire

  2. to pursue with love, to long after

  3. to lust, harbour forbidden desire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιποθέω epipothéō, ep-ee-poth-eh'-o; from G1909 and potheo (to yearn); to dote upon, i.e. intensely crave possession (lawfully or wrongfully):—(earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after), lust.
STRONGS NT 1971: ἐπιποθέω
ἐπιποθέω, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐπεπόθησα; properly, πόθον ἔχω ἐπί τι [i. e. ἐπί is directive, not intensive; cf. ἐπί, D. 2] (cf. Fritzsche on Romans, vol. i., p. 30f); to long for, desire: followed by the infinitive 2 Corinthians 5:2; ἰδεῖν τινα, Romans 1:11; 1 Thessalonians 3:6; 2 Timothy 1:4; Philippians 2:26 L brackets WH text brackets; τί, 1 Peter 2:2 (ἐπί τι, Psalm 41:2 (Ps. 42:2)); τινά, to be possessed with a desire for, long for, [Winer's Grammar § 30, 10 b.], Philippians 2:26 R G T Tr WH marginal reading; to pursue with love, to long after: 2 Corinthians 9:14; Philippians 1:8, (τὰς ἐντολὰς θεοῦ, Psalm 118:131 (Psalms 119:131)); absolute to lust [i. e. harbor forbidden desire]: James 4:5, on which passage see φθόνος. (Herodotus, Plato, Diodorus, Plutarch, Lucian.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
41:2; 42:2; 119:131
Romans
1:11
2 Corinthians
5:2; 9:14
Philippians
1:8; 2:26; 2:26
1 Thessalonians
3:6
2 Timothy
1:4
James
4:5
1 Peter
2:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1971 matches the Greek ἐπιποθέω (epipotheō),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:11 - ἐπιποθῶ γὰρ ἰδεῖν ὑμᾶς ἵνα τι μεταδῶ χάρισμα ὑμῖν πνευματικὸν εἰς τὸ στηριχθῆναι ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:2 - καὶ γὰρ ἐν τούτῳ στενάζομεν τὸ οἰκητήριον ἡμῶν τὸ ἐξ οὐρανοῦ ἐπενδύσασθαι ἐπιποθοῦντες
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:14 - καὶ αὐτῶν δεήσει ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν ἐπιποθούντων ὑμᾶς διὰ τὴν ὑπερβάλλουσαν χάριν τοῦ θεοῦ ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - μάρτυς γάρ μου θεός ὡς ἐπιποθῶ πάντας ὑμᾶς ἐν σπλάγχνοις Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:26 - ἐπειδὴ ἐπιποθῶν ἦν πάντας ὑμᾶς καὶ ἀδημονῶν διότι ἠκούσατε ὅτι ἠσθένησεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:6 - ἄρτι δὲ ἐλθόντος Τιμοθέου πρὸς ἡμᾶς ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν καὶ εὐαγγελισαμένου ἡμῖν τὴν πίστιν καὶ τὴν ἀγάπην ὑμῶν καὶ ὅτι ἔχετε μνείαν ἡμῶν ἀγαθὴν πάντοτε ἐπιποθοῦντες ἡμᾶς ἰδεῖν καθάπερ καὶ ἡμεῖς ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:4 - ἐπιποθῶν σε ἰδεῖν μεμνημένος σου τῶν δακρύων ἵνα χαρᾶς πληρωθῶ
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς γραφὴ λέγει πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα κατῴκισεν ἐν ἡμῖν
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - ὡς ἀρτιγέννητα βρέφη τὸ λογικὸν ἄδολον γάλα ἐπιποθήσατε ἵνα ἐν αὐτῷ αὐξηθῆτε εἰς σωτηρίαν

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