Lust, Desire (1937, 1938, 1939)
The Greek word, its definition and all the verses in the New Testament
1939; (38)epithumia: desire, passionate longing, lust, Original Word: ἐπιθυμία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine, Transliteration: epithumia, Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah)
Short Definition: desire, eagerness for, inordinate desire, lust,Definition: desire, eagerness for, inordinate desire, lust.
Cognate: 1939 epithymía (from 1909 /epí, "focused on" and 2372 /thymós, "passionate desire") – properly, passion built on strong feelings (urges). These can be positive or negative, depending on whether the desire is inspired by faith (God's inbirthed persuasion). See 1937 (epithymeō).
1938; (1)epithumétés: one who desires, Original Word: ἐπιθυμητής, οῦ, ὁ, Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: epithumétés, Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-thoo-may-tace')
Short Definition: an eager desirer of, Definition: an eager desirer of.
Cognate: 1938 epithymētḗs – lust (literally, "focused passion"). 1938 /epithymētḗs ("crave") describes passion that builds on (Gk epi, "upon") what is contrary to the will of God (used only in 1 Cor 10:6). See 1937 (epithymeō).
1937; (16)epithumeó: desire, lust after, Original Word: ἐπιθυμέω, Part of Speech: Verb, Transliteration: epithumeó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o), Short Definition: I long for, covet, lust after,
Definition: I long for, covet, lust after, set the heart upon.
1937 epithyméō (from 1909 /epí, "focused on" intensifying 2372 /thymós, "passionate desire") – properly, to show focused passion as it aptly builds on (Gk epi, "upon") what a person truly yearns for; to "greatly desire to do or have something – 'to long for, to desire very much' " (L & N, 1, 25.12).
1937; (16) and one 1938;
Mt 5:28 But I say to you, everyone looking at a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Mt 13:17 For truly I tell you that many prophets and righteous ones desired to see what you see and did not see, and to hear what you hear and did not hear.
Lk 15:16 and he longed to fill his stomach from the husks which the pigs ate, but no one gave to him.
Lk 16:21 and longing to be filled from the crumbs that were falling from the table of the rich one. But coming, even the dogs licked his sores.
Lk 17:22 And He said to the disciples, Days will come when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and will not see.
Lk 22:15 And He said to them, with desire I desired to eat this Passover with you before my suffering.
Acts 20:33 I have desired the silver, or gold, or clothing of no one.
Rom 7:7 what shall we say then? Is the Law sin? Let it not be! But I did not know sin except through Law; for also I did not know lust except the Law said, "You shall not lust." Ex. 20:17
Rom 13:9 For, "Do not commit adultery," "do not murder," "do not steal," do not bear false witness, "do not lust," Ex. 20:13-15, 17 and if there is any other commandment, in this word it is summed up, in the words, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." Lev. 19:18
1 Cor 10:6 (has 1937&1938) but these things became examples for us, so that we may not be lusters after evil, even as those indeed lusted.
Gal 5:17 for the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another; lest whatever you may will, these things you do.
1 Tim 3:1 Faithful is the Word: If anyone reaches out to overseership, he desires a good work.
Hebr 6:11 But we desire each of you to show the same eagerness, to the full assurance of the hope to the end;
Jam 4:2 you desire and do not have. You murder, and are jealous, and are not able to obtain. You fight and you war, and you do not have, because you do not ask.
1Pet 1:12 To whom it was revealed that not to themselves, but to us they ministered the same things, which now were announced to you by those having preached the gospel to you in the Holy Spirit sent from Heaven; into which things angels long to look into.
Rev 9:6 in those days men will seek death, and they will not find it. And they will long to die, yet death will flee from them.
1939; (38)
Mk 4:19 and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts about other things entering in, they choke the Word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Lk 22:15 And He said to them, with desire I desired to eat this Passover with you before my suffering.
Jn 8:44 you are of the Devil as father, and the lusts of your father you desire to do. That one was a murderer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own, because he is a liar, and the father of it.
Rom 1:24 Because of this, God gave them up to impurity in the lusts of their hearts, their bodies to be dishonored among themselves,
Rom 6:12 then do not let sin reign in your mortal body, to obey it in its lusts.
Rom 7:7&8 what shall we say then? Is the Law sin? Let it not be! But I did not know sin except through Law; for also I did not know lust except the Law said, "You shall not lust." (Ex. 20:17) But sin taking occasion through the commandment worked every lust in me; for apart from Law, sin is dead.
Rom 13:14 but put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not make forethought of the flesh, for its lusts.
Gal 5:16 But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and you will not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Gal 5:24 But the ones belonging to Christ crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.
Eph 2:3 among whom we also all conducted ourselves in times past in the lusts of our flesh, doing the things willed of the flesh and of the understanding, and were by nature the children of wrath, even as the rest.
Eph 4:22 For you have put off the old man, as regards the former behavior, having been corrupted according to the deceitful lusts,
Phil 1:23 For I am pressed together by the two: having a desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better,
Col 3:5 then put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil lust, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 Thess 2:17 But, brothers, we being taken away from you for an hour's time, in presence, not in heart, we were much more eager with much desire to see your face.
1 Thess 4:5 not in passion of lust, even as also the nations do, not knowing God;
1 Tim 6:9 but those purposing to be rich fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
2 Tim 2:22 but flee youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with the ones calling on the Lord out of a pure heart.
2 Tim 3:6 For of these are those creeping into houses and leading silly women captive, the ones having been heaped with sins, being led away by various lusts,
2 Tim 4:3 for a time will be when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own lusts, they will heap up to themselves teachers tickling the ear;
Tit 2:12 instructing us that having denied ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live discreetly and righteously and godly in the present age,
Tit 3:3 for we also once were senseless, disobedient, being led astray, slaving for various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
Jam 1:14&15 But each one is tempted by his own lusts, being drawn out and being seduced by them. Then having conceived lust brings forth sin. And sin being fully formed brings forth death.
1 Pet 1:14 as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves to your former lusts in your ignorance,
1 Pet2:11 Beloved, I exhort you as pilgrims and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul;
1 Pet 4:2&3 for him no longer to live in the lusts of men, but to live the remaining time in the flesh in the will of God. For the time of life having passed is sufficient for us to have worked out the will of the nations, having gone on in wantonness, lusts, drunkenness, parties, carousings, and lawless idolatries;
2 Pet 1:4 by which means He has given to us the very great and precious promises, so that through these you might be partakers of the divine nature, escaping from the corruption in the world by lust.
2 Pet 2:10 and most of all those going after flesh in the lust of defilement, and despising rulership, darers, self-pleasing; they do not tremble at glories, speaking evil;
2 Pet 2:18 for speaking over-swollen words of vanity, by the lusts of the flesh, by unbridled lusts, they allure those indeed escaping, the ones walking in error,
2 Pet 3:3 first, knowing this, that during the last days scoffers will come walking according to their own lusts,
1 Jn 2:16 (2) & 17 because all that which is in the world: the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and its lust. But the one doing the will of God abides forever.
Jude 1:16 these are murmurers, complainers, going according to their lusts, and their mouth speaks proud things, admiring faces for the sake of gain.
Jude 1:18 because they told you that at the last time there will be mockers following ungodlinesses according to their lusts.
Rev 18:14 And the ripe fruits of the lust of your soul went away from you, and all the fat things, and the bright things went away from you, and you will find them no more, not at all.