183. avah
Strong's Concordance
avah: to incline, desire
Original Word: אָוָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: avah
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-vaw')
Short Definition: desire
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
to incline, desire
NASB Translation
been greedy (1), crave (1), craved (1), craves (1), craving (1), desire (8), desired (2), desires (5), desires* (1), had (1), had a craving (2), longed (1), longing (1), longs (1).

[אָוָה] verb incline, desire (compare Stem 2).

Pi`el Perfect אִוָּה Psalm 132:13; אִוְּתָה Micah 7:1 +, etc.; Imperfect3feminine singular תְּאַוֶּה Deuteronomy 12:20 4t. — desire subject usually נֶפֶשׁ, object fruit Micah 7:1 (in metaphor); flesh (to eat) 1 Samuel 2:16, compare Deuteronomy 12:20 (followed by infinitive לֶאֱכֹל בָּשָׂר); food & drink Deuteronomy 14:26; of king desiring rule, וּמָלַכְתָּ בְּכֹל אֲשֶׁרתְּֿאַוֶּה נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ 2 Samuel 3:21; 1 Kings 11:37; object evil (רַע) Proverbs 21:10; once object ׳י Isaiah 26:9 נַפְשִׁי אִוִּיתִךָ בַּלַּיְלָה; of God וְנַפְשׁוֺ אִוְּתָה וַיַּעַשׂ Job 23:13; as desiring Zion for dwelling-place (late, only cases without נפשׁ) Psalm 132:13; Psalm 132:14;

Hithpa`el Perfect הִתְאַוָּת Proverbs 21:26; הִתְאַוֵּיתִי Jeremiah 17:16; הִתְאַוּוּ Numbers 11:4; וְהִתְאַוִּיתֶם Numbers 34:10; Imperfect יִתְאַוֶּה Ecclesiastes 6:2; וַיִּתְאַוֶּה 2 Samuel 23:15; with apocope וְיִתְאַו Psalm 45:12, וַיִּתְאַו 1 Chronicles 11:17, etc. — Participle feminine singular מִתְאַוָּה Proverbs 13:4; masculine plural מִתְאַוִּים Amos 5:18; Numbers 11:34desire, long for, lust after, of bodily appetites; for dainty food Numbers 11:4 (E; followed by accusative of cognate meaning) = Psalm 106:14; Numbers 11:34 (E); followed by ל Proverbs 23:3,6 compare Ecclesiastes 6:2 (followed by accusative), see also Proverbs 13:4 (absolute, subject נֶפֶשׁ); absolute of extreme thirst 2 Samuel 23:15 = 1 Chronicles 11:17; of king desiring the beauty (יֳפִי) of princess Psalm 45:12 (followed by accusative); of covetous man Proverbs 21:26 (followed by accusative of cognate meaning); object בֵּית רֵעֲךָ Deuteronomy 5:18 ("" חמד); followed by infinitive Proverbs 24:1 (of desiring evil companionship); object ׳יוֺם י Amos 5:18 (accusative; of presumptuous, reckless longing) compare Jeremiah 17:16. (Numbers 34:7,8 for תְּתָאוּ — Pi`el of תאה — Di proposes תִּתְאַוֻּ, & queries whether this & הִתְאַוִּיתֶם Numbers 34:10 are not from אוה, = desire for yourselves.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
covet, greatly desire, be desirous, long, lust after

A primitive root; to wish for -- covet, (greatly) desire, be desirous, long, lust (after).

Forms and Transliterations
אִ֝וָּ֗הּ אִוְּתָ֣ה אִוְּתָ֥ה אִוְּתָה־ אִוִּיתִ֙יךָ֙ אִוִּתִֽיהָ׃ אוה אויתיך אותה אותה־ אותיה׃ הִתְאַוֵּ֖יתִי הִתְאַוָּ֣ה הִתְאַוּ֖וּ הַמִּתְאַוִּ֖ים הַמִּתְאַוִּֽים׃ המתאוים המתאוים׃ התאוה התאוו התאויתי וְיִתְאָ֣ו וַיִּתְאַוֶּ֥ה וַיִּתְאַוּ֣וּ וַיִּתְאָ֥יו ויתאו ויתאוה ויתאוו ויתאיו יִתְאַוֶּ֗ה יתאוה מִתְאַוָּ֣ה מתאוה תְּאַוֶּ֖ה תְּאַוֶּ֨ה תְאַוֶּ֥ה תִּ֭תְאָו תִתְאַוֶּ֜ה תִּ֝תְאָ֗יו תאוה תתאו תתאוה תתאיו ’iw·wāh ’iw·wə·ṯāh ’iw·wə·ṯāh- ’iw·wi·ṯî·hā ’iw·wî·ṯî·ḵā ’iwwāh ’iwwəṯāh ’iwwəṯāh- ’iwwiṯîhā ’iwwîṯîḵā ham·miṯ·’aw·wîm hammiṯ’awwîm hammitavVim hiṯ’awwāh hiṯ’awwêṯî hiṯ’awwū hiṯ·’aw·wāh hiṯ·’aw·wê·ṯî hiṯ·’aw·wū hitavVah hitavVeiti hitavVu ivVah ivveTah ivviTicha ivviTiha miṯ’awwāh miṯ·’aw·wāh mitavVah tə’awweh ṯə’awweh tə·’aw·weh ṯə·’aw·weh teavVeh tiṯ’āw ṯiṯ’awweh tiṯ·’āw ṯiṯ·’aw·weh titAv titavVeh tito vaiyitAv vaiyitavVeh vaiyitavVu veyitAv way·yiṯ·’āw way·yiṯ·’aw·weh way·yiṯ·’aw·wū wayyiṯ’āw wayyiṯ’awweh wayyiṯ’awwū wə·yiṯ·’āw wəyiṯ’āw yiṯ’awweh yiṯ·’aw·weh yitavVeh
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25 Occurrences

ham·miṯ·’aw·wîm — 2 Occ.
hiṯ·’aw·wāh — 1 Occ.
hiṯ·’aw·wê·ṯî — 1 Occ.
hiṯ·’aw·wū — 1 Occ.
’iw·wāh — 1 Occ.
’iw·wə·ṯāh — 3 Occ.
’iw·wî·ṯî·ḵā — 1 Occ.
’iw·wi·ṯî·hā — 1 Occ.
miṯ·’aw·wāh — 1 Occ.
ṯə·’aw·weh — 4 Occ.
tiṯ·’āw — 2 Occ.
ṯiṯ·’aw·weh — 1 Occ.
tiṯ·’āw — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·’āw — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·’aw·weh — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·’aw·wū — 1 Occ.
wə·yiṯ·’āw — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·’aw·weh — 1 Occ.

Numbers 11:4
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּקִרְבּ֔וֹ הִתְאַוּ֖וּ תַּאֲוָ֑ה וַיָּשֻׁ֣בוּ
NAS: were among them had greedy
KJV: that [was] among them fell a lusting: and the children
INT: who were among had greedy again

Numbers 11:34
HEB: אֶת־ הָעָ֖ם הַמִּתְאַוִּֽים׃
NAS: the people who had been greedy.
KJV: the people that lusted.
INT: buried the people had been

Deuteronomy 5:21
HEB: ס וְלֹ֨א תִתְאַוֶּ֜ה בֵּ֣ית רֵעֶ֗ךָ
NAS: wife, and you shall not desire your neighbor's
KJV: wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's
INT: your neighbor's shall not desire house your neighbor's

Deuteronomy 12:20
HEB: בָשָׂ֔ר כִּֽי־ תְאַוֶּ֥ה נַפְשְׁךָ֖ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל
NAS: meat,' because you desire to eat meat,
KJV: because thy soul longeth to eat
INT: meat When desire soul to eat

Deuteronomy 14:26
HEB: בְּכֹל֩ אֲשֶׁר־ תְּאַוֶּ֨ה נַפְשְׁךָ֜ בַּבָּקָ֣ר
NAS: your heart desires: for oxen,
KJV: for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen,
INT: all manner after desires your heart oxen

2 Samuel 3:21
HEB: בְּכֹ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־ תְּאַוֶּ֖ה נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ וַיְּשַׁלַּ֥ח
NAS: that your soul desires. So David
KJV: over all that thine heart desireth. And David
INT: all after desires your soul sent

2 Samuel 23:15
HEB: וַיִּתְאַוֶּ֥ה דָוִ֖ד וַיֹּאמַ֑ר
NAS: David had a craving and said,
KJV: And David longed, and said,
INT: had David and said

1 Kings 11:37
HEB: בְּכֹ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־ תְּאַוֶּ֖ה נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ וְהָיִ֥יתָ
NAS: over whatever you desire, and you shall be king
KJV: according to all that thy soul desireth, and shalt be king
INT: all manner you desire soul become

1 Chronicles 11:17
HEB: [וַיִּתְאָו כ] (וַיִּתְאָ֥יו ק) דָּוִ֖יד
NAS: David had a craving and said,
KJV: And David longed, and said,
INT: desire David and said

Job 23:13
HEB: יְשִׁיבֶ֑נּוּ וְנַפְשׁ֖וֹ אִוְּתָ֣ה וַיָּֽעַשׂ׃
NAS: Him? And [what] His soul desires, that He does.
KJV: him? and [what] his soul desireth, even [that] he doeth.
INT: turn and his soul desires does

Psalm 45:11
HEB: וְיִתְאָ֣ו הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ יָפְיֵ֑ךְ
NAS: Then the King will desire your beauty.
KJV: So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty:
INT: will desire the King your beauty

Psalm 106:14
HEB: וַיִּתְאַוּ֣וּ תַ֭אֲוָה בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר
NAS: But craved intensely
KJV: But lusted exceedingly
INT: craved intensely the wilderness

Psalm 132:13
HEB: יְהוָ֣ה בְּצִיּ֑וֹן אִ֝וָּ֗הּ לְמוֹשָׁ֥ב לֽוֹ׃
NAS: Zion; He has desired it for His habitation.
KJV: Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation.
INT: the LORD Zion has desired his habitation

Psalm 132:14
HEB: אֵ֝שֵׁ֗ב כִּ֣י אִוִּתִֽיהָ׃
NAS: I will dwell, for I have desired it.
KJV: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
INT: will dwell for have desired

Proverbs 13:4
HEB: מִתְאַוָּ֣ה וָ֭אַיִן נַפְשׁ֣וֹ
NAS: of the sluggard craves and [gets] nothing,
KJV: of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul
INT: craves and nothing the soul

Proverbs 21:10
HEB: נֶ֣פֶשׁ רָ֭שָׁע אִוְּתָה־ רָ֑ע לֹא־
NAS: of the wicked desires evil;
KJV: of the wicked desireth evil:
INT: the soul of the wicked desires evil no

Proverbs 21:26
HEB: כָּל־ הַ֭יּוֹם הִתְאַוָּ֣ה תַאֲוָ֑ה וְצַדִּ֥יק
NAS: day long he is craving, While the righteous
KJV: He coveteth greedily all the day
INT: All day is craving greedily the righteous

Proverbs 23:3
HEB: אַל־ תִּ֭תְאָו לְמַטְעַמּוֹתָ֑יו וְ֝ה֗וּא
NAS: Do not desire his delicacies,
KJV: Be not desirous of his dainties:
INT: not desire his delicacies he

Proverbs 23:6
HEB: [תִּתְאָו כ] (תִּ֝תְאָ֗יו ק) לְמַטְעַמֹּתָֽיו׃
NAS: man, Or desire his delicacies;
KJV: eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:
INT: eye nay desire his delicacies

Proverbs 24:1
HEB: [תִּתְאָו כ] (תִּ֝תְאָ֗יו ק) לִהְי֥וֹת
NAS: men, Nor desire to be with them;
KJV: men, neither desire to be with them.
INT: evil Nor desire become for

Ecclesiastes 6:2
HEB: מִכֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־ יִתְאַוֶּ֗ה וְלֹֽא־ יַשְׁלִיטֶ֤נּוּ
NAS: of all that he desires; yet God
KJV: nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God
INT: of all to whom desires has not empowered

Isaiah 26:9
HEB: נַפְשִׁ֤י אִוִּיתִ֙יךָ֙ בַּלַּ֔יְלָה אַף־
NAS: my soul longs for You, Indeed,
KJV: With my soul have I desired thee in the night;
INT: my soul longs night Indeed

Jeremiah 17:16
HEB: אָנ֛וּשׁ לֹ֥א הִתְאַוֵּ֖יתִי אַתָּ֣ה יָדָ֑עְתָּ
NAS: You, Nor have I longed for the woeful
KJV: to follow thee: neither have I desired the woeful
INT: the woeful Nor longed Yourself know

Amos 5:18
HEB: ה֥וֹי הַמִּתְאַוִּ֖ים אֶת־ י֣וֹם
NAS: Alas, you who are longing for the day
KJV: Woe unto you that desire the day
INT: Alas are longing the day of the LORD

Micah 7:1
HEB: לֶאֱכ֔וֹל בִּכּוּרָ֖ה אִוְּתָ֥ה נַפְשִֽׁי׃
NAS: [Or] a first-ripe fig [which] I crave.
KJV: my soul desired the firstripe fruit.
INT: to eat a first-ripe crave my soul

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