1939. epithumia
Strong's Concordance
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.
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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).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epithumeó
Definition
desire, passionate longing, lust
NASB Translation
coveting (2), desire (4), desires (8), earnestly (1), impulses (1), long (1), lust (5), lustful (1), lusts (15).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1939: ἐπιθυμία

ἐπιθυμία, ἐπιθυμίας, (ἐπιθυμέω) (from Herodotus on), the Sept. chiefly for תַּאֲוָה, אַוָּה, חֲמוּד; desire, craving, longing: Luke 22:15 (on which sevin ἐπιθυμέω, at the end); Revelation 18:14; τήν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχειν εἰς τί, the desire directed toward, Philippians 1:23; ἐν πολλή ἐπιθυμία with great desire, 1 Thessalonians 2:17; plural αἱ περί τά λοιπά ἐπιθυμίαι, Mark 4:19 (Winers Grammar, § 30, 3 N. 5); specifically, desire for what is forbidden, lust (Vulg.concupiscentia): Romans 7:7; James 1:14; 2 Peter 1:4; πάθος ἐπιθυμίας, 1 Thessalonians 4:5; ἐπιθυμία κακῇ, Colossians 3:5 (Proverbs 21:26; (Proverbs 12:12); Plato, legg. 9, p. 854 a.; πονηρά, Xenophon, mem. 1, 2, 64; ἀγαθή, Sir. 14:14 where see Fritzsche (who cites also Proverbs 11:23; Proverbs 13:12)); plural, Galatians 5:24; 1 Timothy 6:9; 2 Timothy 2:22; 2 Timothy 4:3; 1 Peter 1:14; 1 Peter 4:2; with a genitive of the object, ἐπιθυμία μιασμοῦ, for unclean contact, 2 Peter 2:10 (others with Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3 b. take μιασμοῦ as the genitive of quality); with a genitive of the subject, αἱ ἐπιθυμίαι τῶν καρδιῶν, Romans 1:24; with a genitive of the thing by which the desire is excited, ἐπιθυμία τοῦ κόσμου, 1 John 2:17; τοῦ σώματος, Romans 6:12; τῆς ἀπάτης (see ἀπάτη), Ephesians 4:22; τῆς σαρκός, τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν, 1 John 2:16 (cf. Huther ad loc.); 2 Peter 2:18; τέλειν σαρκός, Galatians 5:16; αἱ σαρκικαι ἐπιθυμίαι, 1 Peter 2:11 (ψυχικαί, σωματικαί, 4 Macc. 1:32); αἱ κοσμικαι ἐπιθυμίαι, Titus 2:12; εἰς ἐπιθυμίας to arouse lusts, Romans 13:14; ποιεῖν τάς ἐπιθυμίας, John 8:44; ὑπακούειν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις, Romans 6:12 (L T Tr WH); δουλεύειν ἐπιθυμίαις (see δουλεύω, 2 b.), Titus 3:3; ἄγεσθαι ἐπιθυμίαις, 2 Timothy 3:6; πορεύεσθαι ἐν ἐπιθυμίαις, 1 Peter 4:3; πορεύεσθαι κατά τάς ἐπιθυμίας, Jude 1:16, 18; 2 Peter 3:3; ἀναστρέφεσθαι ἐν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις τῆς σαρκός, Ephesians 2:3. (Synonym: cf. πάθος, and see Trench, § lxxxvii.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
passion, desire, lust

From epithumeo; a longing (especially for what is forbidden) -- concupiscence, desire, lust (after).

see GREEK epithumeo

Forms and Transliterations
επέθυεν επιθυμια επιθυμία ἐπιθυμία Ἐπιθυμίᾳ επιθυμιαι επιθυμίαι ἐπιθυμίαι επιθυμιαις επιθυμίαις ἐπιθυμίαις επιθυμιαν επιθυμίαν ἐπιθυμίαν επιθυμιας επιθυμίας ἐπιθυμίας επιθυμιων επιθυμιών ἐπιθυμιῶν επιθύοντας επιθύσαι epithumia epithumiai epithumiais epithumian epithumias epithumion epithumiōn epithymia epithymía epithymiai epithymíai Epithymíāi epithymiais epithymíais epithymian epithymían epithymias epithymías epithymion epithymiôn epithymiōn epithymiō̂n
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38 Occurrences


Ἐπιθυμίᾳ — 8 Occ.
ἐπιθυμίαι — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμίαις — 10 Occ.
ἐπιθυμίαν — 5 Occ.
ἐπιθυμίας — 13 Occ.
ἐπιθυμιῶν — 1 Occ.

Mark 4:19 N-NFP
GRK: τὰ λοιπὰ ἐπιθυμίαι εἰσπορευόμεναι συμπνίγουσιν
NAS: of riches, and the desires for other things
KJV: and the lusts of
INT: the other things desires entering in choke

Luke 22:15 N-DFS
GRK: πρὸς αὐτούς Ἐπιθυμίᾳ ἐπεθύμησα τοῦτο
NAS: And He said to them, I have earnestly desired
KJV: them, With desire I have desired
INT: to them With desire I desired this

John 8:44 N-AFP
GRK: καὶ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τοῦ πατρὸς
NAS: to do the desires of your father.
KJV: and the lusts of your
INT: and the desires of father

Romans 1:24 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις τῶν καρδιῶν
NAS: gave them over in the lusts of their hearts
KJV: through the lusts of their own
INT: in the desires of the hearts

Romans 6:12 N-DFP
GRK: ὑπακούειν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις αὐτοῦ
NAS: so that you obey its lusts,
KJV: it in the lusts thereof.
INT: to obey the lusts it

Romans 7:7 N-AFS
GRK: τε γὰρ ἐπιθυμίαν οὐκ ᾔδειν
NAS: for I would not have known about coveting if
KJV: not known lust, except the law
INT: moreover indeed coveting not I had been conscious of

Romans 7:8 N-AFS
GRK: ἐμοὶ πᾶσαν ἐπιθυμίαν χωρὶς γὰρ
NAS: produced in me coveting of every kind;
KJV: all manner of concupiscence. For
INT: me all covetousness apart from indeed

Romans 13:14 N-AFP
GRK: ποιεῖσθε εἰς ἐπιθυμίας
NAS: in regard to [its] lusts.
KJV: the flesh, to [fulfil] the lusts [thereof].
INT: do take for desire

Galatians 5:16 N-AFS
GRK: περιπατεῖτε καὶ ἐπιθυμίαν σαρκὸς οὐ
NAS: and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
KJV: not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
INT: walk you and desire flesh no

Galatians 5:24 N-DFP
GRK: καὶ ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις
NAS: with its passions and desires.
KJV: the affections and lusts.
INT: and the desires

Ephesians 2:3 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς ἐπιθυμίαις τῆς σαρκὸς
NAS: lived in the lusts of our flesh,
KJV: in the lusts of our
INT: in the desires of the flesh

Ephesians 4:22 N-AFP
GRK: κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τῆς ἀπάτης
NAS: in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
KJV: according to the deceitful lusts;
INT: according to the desires of deceit

Philippians 1:23 N-AFS
GRK: δύο τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχων εἰς
NAS: [directions], having the desire to depart
KJV: two, having a desire to depart,
INT: two the desire having for

Colossians 3:5 N-AFS
GRK: ἀκαθαρσίαν πάθος ἐπιθυμίαν κακήν καὶ
NAS: passion, evil desire, and greed, which
KJV: evil concupiscence, and
INT: uncleanness passion desire evil and

1 Thessalonians 2:17 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν πολλῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ
NAS: with great desire to see
KJV: with great desire.
INT: with much desire

1 Thessalonians 4:5 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν πάθει ἐπιθυμίας καθάπερ καὶ
NAS: not in lustful passion, like
KJV: in the lust of concupiscence, even as
INT: in passion of lust even as also

1 Timothy 6:9 N-AFP
GRK: παγίδα καὶ ἐπιθυμίας πολλὰς ἀνοήτους
NAS: and harmful desires which
KJV: and hurtful lusts, which drown
INT: a snare and desires many unwise

2 Timothy 2:22 N-AFP
GRK: δὲ νεωτερικὰς ἐπιθυμίας φεῦγε δίωκε
NAS: from youthful lusts and pursue
KJV: also youthful lusts: but follow
INT: moreover youthful lusts flee pursue

2 Timothy 3:6 N-DFP
GRK: ἁμαρτίαις ἀγόμενα ἐπιθυμίαις ποικίλαις
NAS: led on by various impulses,
KJV: led away with divers lusts,
INT: with sins led away by lusts various

2 Timothy 4:3 N-AFP
GRK: τὰς ἰδίας ἐπιθυμίας ἑαυτοῖς ἐπισωρεύσουσιν
NAS: in accordance to their own desires,
KJV: their own lusts shall they heap
INT: the own desires to themselves will heap up

Titus 2:12 N-AFP
GRK: τὰς κοσμικὰς ἐπιθυμίας σωφρόνως καὶ
NAS: and worldly desires and to live
KJV: worldly lusts, we should live
INT: the worldly desires discreetly and

Titus 3:3 N-DFP
GRK: πλανώμενοι δουλεύοντες ἐπιθυμίαις καὶ ἡδοναῖς
NAS: to various lusts and pleasures,
KJV: serving divers lusts and pleasures,
INT: led astray serving lusts and pleasures

James 1:14 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ἰδίας ἐπιθυμίας ἐξελκόμενος καὶ
NAS: and enticed by his own lust.
KJV: of his own lust, and enticed.
INT: the own lust being drawn away and

James 1:15 N-NFS
GRK: εἶτα ἡ ἐπιθυμία συλλαβοῦσα τίκτει
NAS: Then when lust has conceived,
KJV: Then when lust hath conceived,
INT: then lust having conceived gives birth to

1 Peter 1:14 N-DFP
GRK: ἀγνοίᾳ ὑμῶν ἐπιθυμίαις
NAS: to the former lusts [which were yours] in your ignorance,
KJV: the former lusts in
INT: ignorance of you desires

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