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Lexicon :: Strong's H8378 - ta'ăvâ

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תַּאֲוָה
Transliteration
ta'ăvâ
Pronunciation
tah-av-aw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From אָוָה (H183) (abbrev)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 40d

Strong’s Definitions

תַּאֲוָה taʼăvâh, tah-av-aw'; from H183 (abbreviated); a longing; by implication, a delight (subjectively, satisfaction, objectively, a charm):—dainty, desire, × exceedingly, × greedily, lust(ing), pleasant. See also H6914.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H8378 in the following manner: desire (13x), lust (1x), greedily (1x), pleasent (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H8378 in the following manner: desire (13x), lust (1x), greedily (1x), pleasent (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. desire

    1. desire, wish, longings of one's heart

      1. lust, appetite, covetousness (bad sense)

    2. thing desired, object of desire

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּאֲוָה taʼăvâh, tah-av-aw'; from H183 (abbreviated); a longing; by implication, a delight (subjectively, satisfaction, objectively, a charm):—dainty, desire, × exceedingly, × greedily, lust(ing), pleasant. See also H6914.
STRONGS H8378:
תַּאֲוָה noun feminine desire — absolute Genesis 3:6 +; construct תַּאֲוַת Psalm 10:3 + etc.; —
1. desire, wish Proverbs 13:12, 19; Proverbs 18:1; of physical appetite, longing for dainty food מַאֲכַל ת׳ Job 33:20; distinctly good sense Psalm 10:17; Psalm 38:10; Proverbs 11:23; Proverbs 19:22 (? compare below) Isaiah 26:8 (נָֿ֑פֶשׁ לְשִׁמְךָ וּלְזִכְרְךָ ת׳); bad sense, lust, appetite, covetousness Psalm 10:3 (ת׳ נַפְשׁוֺ) Psalm 112:10; Proverbs 21:25, 26 (as accusative of cognate meaning); particularly of longing for dainties of Egypt Numbers 11:4; Psalm 106:14 (both accusative of cognate meaning) Psalm 78:30 & in proper name given to place where it occurred קִבְרוֺת הַתַּאֲוָה (which see) Numbers 11:34, 35; Numbers 33:16, 17; Deuteronomy 9:22.
2. thing desired, in good sense Proverbs 10:24; bad sense Psalm 78:29 so לִבּוֺ ת׳ Psalm 21:3; thing desirable (to senses) Genesis 3:6 (לְעֵינַיִם ת׳); perhaps also Proverbs 19:22 the ornament of a man is his kindness (Ra Ki, etc. but compare above)
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:6; 3:6

Numbers

11:4; 11:34; 11:35; 33:16; 33:17

Deuteronomy

9:22

Job

33:20

Psalms

10:3; 10:3; 10:17; 21:3; 38:10; 78:29; 78:30; 106:14; 112:10

Proverbs

10:24; 11:23; 13:12; 13:19; 18:1; 19:22; 19:22; 21:25; 21:26

Isaiah

26:8

H8378

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8378 matches the Hebrew תַּאֲוָה (ta'ăvâ),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight H8378 to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate; and she also gave some to her husband with her, and he ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:4 - Now the rabble who were among them [fn]had greedy cravings H8378; and the sons of Israel also wept again and said, “Who will give us [fn]meat to eat?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:16 - And if the man said to him, “They must [fn]burn the fat [fn]first, then take as much as [fn]you desire,” then he would say, “No, but you must give it to me now; and if not, I am taking it by force!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:20 - So that his life loathes bread,
And his soul, food [fn]that he should crave H8378.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:3 - For the wicked boasts of his soul’s desire H8378,
And [fn]the greedy person curses and shows disrespect to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:17 - LORD, You have heard the desire H8378 of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will make Your ear attentive
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:2 - You have given him his heart’s desire H8378,
And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:9 - Lord, all my desire H8378 is [fn]before You;
And my sighing is not hidden from You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:29 - So they ate and were well filled,
And He [fn]satisfied their longing H8378.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:30 - [fn]Yet before they had abandoned their longing H8378,
While their food was in their mouths,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:14 - But became lustfully H8378 greedy in the wilderness,
And put God to the test in the desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:10 - The wicked will see it and be [fn]vexed,
He will gnash his teeth and melt away;
The desire H8378 of the wicked will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:24 - What the wicked fears will come upon him,
But the desire H8378 of the righteous will be granted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:23 - The desire H8378 of the righteous is only good,
But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
But desire H8378 [fn]fulfilled is a tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:19 - Desire H8378 realized is sweet to the soul,
But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:1 - One who separates himself seeks his own desire H8378;
He [fn]quarrels against all sound wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - What H8378 is H8378 desirable H8378 in a person is his [fn]kindness,
And it is better to be a poor person than a liar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:25 - The desire H8378 of the [fn]lazy one puts him to death,
For his hands refuse to work;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:26 - All day long he [fn]is craving,
While the righteous gives and does not hold back.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, LORD,
We have waited for You eagerly;
Your name, and remembering You, is the desire H8378 of our souls.

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