Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB95
Your Bible Version is the NASB95
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB95
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB95

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G1971 - epipotheō

Choose a new font size and typeface
ἐπιποθέω
Transliteration
epipotheō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-ee-poth-eh'-o
Listen
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἐπί (G1909) and potheo (to yearn)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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 - For I long G1971 to see you so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, that you may be [fn]established;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:2 - For indeed in this house we groan, longing G1971 to be clothed with our dwelling from heaven,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 9:14 - while they also, by prayer on your behalf, yearn G1971 for you because of the surpassing grace of God in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:8 - For God is my witness, how I long G1971 for you all with the [fn]affection of Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:26 - because he was longing G1971 [fn]for you all and was distressed because you had heard that he was sick.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:6 - But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us, longing G1971 to see us just as we also long to see you,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:4 - longing G1971 to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose:[fn]He [fn]jealously desires G1971 the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us”?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:2 - like newborn babies, long G1971 for the [fn]pure [fn]milk of the word, so that by it you may grow [fn]in respect to salvation,

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization