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1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Long.

2. (n.) An eager desire; a craving; a morbid appetite; an earnest wish; an aspiration.

1974. epipothia -- longing
... longing. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epipothia Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-poth-ee'-ah) Short Definition: longing, eager desire Definition ...
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1972. epipothesis -- longing
... longing. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epipothesis Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ee-poth'-ay-sis) Short Definition: eager longing, desire Definition ...
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1939. epithumia -- desire, passionate longing, lust
... desire, passionate longing, lust. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
epithumia Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-thoo-mee'-ah) Short Definition: desire ...
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3715. orexis -- desire, longing
... desire, longing. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: orexis Phonetic
Spelling: (or'-ex-is) Short Definition: strong desire, lust Definition: strong ...
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1937. epithumeo -- desire, lust after
... Definition desire, lust after NASB Word Usage covet (2), coveted (1), craved (1),
desire (1), desired (2), desires (1), gladly (1), long (3), longing (1), lust ...
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603. apokaradokia -- strained expectancy
... Word Origin from a comp. of apo, kara (the head) and dokeo Definition strained
expectancy NASB Word Usage anxious longing (1), earnest expectation (1). ...
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3713. orego -- to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for
... Word Origin a prim. verb Definition to stretch out, to reach after, to yearn for
NASB Word Usage aspires (1), desire (1), longing (1). covet after, desire. ...
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5355. phthonos -- envy
... 5355 ("ill-will") conveys "displeasure at another's good; . .without longing to
raise oneself to the level of him whom he envies, but only to the ...
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1971. epipotheo -- to long for
... Word Origin from epi and potheo (to yearn) Definition to long for NASB
Word Usage desires (1), long (3), longing (4), yearn (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8375. taabah -- a longing
... 8374, 8375. taabah. 8376 . a longing. Transliteration: taabah Phonetic
Spelling: (tah-ab-aw') Short Definition: longing. Word Origin ...
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8669. teshuqah -- a longing
... 8668, 8669. teshuqah. 8670 . a longing. Transliteration: teshuqah Phonetic
Spelling: (tesh-oo-kaw') Short Definition: desire. Word ...
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7469. reuth -- longing, striving
... 7468, 7469. reuth. 7470 . longing, striving. Transliteration: reuth Phonetic
Spelling: (reh-ooth') Short Definition: striving. Word ...
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7475. rayon -- longing, striving
... 7474, 7475. rayon. 7476 . longing, striving. Transliteration: rayon Phonetic
Spelling: (rah-yone') Short Definition: striving. Word ...
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185. avvah -- desire
... desire, lust after, pleasure. From 'avah; longing -- desire, lust after, pleasure.
see HEBREW 'avah. 184, 185. avvah. 186 . Strong's Numbers.
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8615b. tiqvah -- a hope
... a hope. Transliteration: tiqvah Short Definition: hope. Word Origin from qavah
Definition a hope NASB Word Usage expectation (3), hope (28), longing (1). ...
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5315. nephesh -- a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire ...
... Himself (4), himself (19), human (1), human being (1), hunger (1), life (146), life*
(1), lifeblood* (2), lives (34), living creature (1), longing* (1), man (4 ...
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6914. Qibroth Hattaavah -- "the graves of desire," a place in the ...
... From the feminine plural of qeber, and ta'avah with the article interposed; graves
of the longing; Kibroth-hat-Taavh, a place in the Desert -- Kibroth-hattaavah ...
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15. abeh -- desire
... Definition: desire. Word Origin see bayay. desire From 'abah; longing -- desire.
see HEBREW 'abah. 14, 15. abeh. 16 . Strong's Numbers.
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183. avah -- to incline, desire
... 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 ...
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... THE SOUL. XXXI. LONGING. Fy ngweddi dôs i'r nêf 6,6,8,6,6,6,8,6. Direct unto my
God,. With speed, my cry ascend: Present to Him this urgent plea:". ...
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... The Treasury of Sacred Song. Book First LVIII LONGING. With sick and famish'd eyes,
With doubling knees, and weary bones,. To Thee my cries,. To Thee my groans, ...
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The Life of Faith Longing for Home.
... The Life of Faith Longing for Home. XI. Longing for Home. 7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,
7. Oeffne nun die Perlenthoren. [334]Wolfgang C. Deszler.1692. ...
/.../lyra germanica second series the christian life/the life of faith longing.htm

Paul's Longing
... ROMANS PAUL'S LONGING. 'I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some
spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established; 12. ...
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Of the Longing with which the Old Patriarchs Desired to See the ...
... Book V. Chapter XIII. Of the longing with which the old patriarchs desired
to see the revelation of that mystery. This mystery then ...
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Mourning and Longing.
... III. CONFLICT. Hymn 24 Mourning and longing. William Cowper 6,6,8,6. Mourning and
longing. The Savior hides his face! My spirit thirsts to prove. ...
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Longing for the Courts of the Lord's House. --Ps. Xlii.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN XCVI. Longing for the Courts of the Lord's House."Ps. xlii. ... James
Montgomery. Longing for the Courts of the Lord's House."Psalm 42.p>. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn xcvi longing for the.htm

The Longing of the Heathen for a Saviour. --The Star of the Wise ...
... CHAPTER III. THE BIRTH OF CHRIST. Section 19. The Longing of the Heathen
for a Saviour."The Star of the Wise Men. Not only dwellers ...
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The Longing Eyes that Sought the Light
... ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS The longing eyes that sought the light. tr., John Brownlie I. The longing eyes that sought the light. Are filled with glad amaze ...
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Now from this Longing on Both Sides, Nature Wanting God...
... [Way-3-52] Now from this longing on both sides, nature wanting God� Now
from this longing on both sides, nature wanting God, and ...
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Longing (40 Occurrences)
...Longing (40 Occurrences). Luke 16:21 covered with sores and longing to make a full
meal off the scraps flung on the floor from the rich man's table. ...
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Lust (42 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Sinful longing; the inward sin which leads to
the falling away from God (Romans 1:21). "Lust, the origin ...
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Desire (565 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any
good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager ...
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Yearn (4 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with
longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection ...
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Envy (56 Occurrences)
... have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from
the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it ...
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Zeal (45 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 7:7 and not by his coming only, but also by the comfort with which
he was comforted in you, while he told us of your longing, your mourning, and ...
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Longingly (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (adv.) With longing. Multi-Version Concordance
Longingly (2 Occurrences). 2 Samuel 23:15 And David longed ...
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Fond (6 Occurrences)
... 5. (superl.) Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous;
longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on). ...
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Concern (35 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 7:7 and not by his coming only, but also by the comfort with which
he was comforted in you, while he told us of your longing, your mourning, and ...
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Appetite (22 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger. 3. (n.) Any strong
desire; an eagerness or longing. 4. (n.) Tendency; appetency. ...
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Bible Concordance
Longing (40 Occurrences)

Luke 16:21 covered with sores and longing to make a full meal off the scraps flung on the floor from the rich man's table. Nay, the dogs, too, used to come and lick his sores.

John 8:40 But, in fact, you are longing to kill me, a man who has spoken to you the truth which I have heard from God. Abraham did not do that.

Romans 1:11 For I am longing to see you, in order to convey to you some spiritual help, so that you may be strengthened;

Romans 1:27 and in like manner also the males having left the natural use of the female, did burn in their longing toward one another; males with males working shame, and the recompense of their error that was fit, in themselves receiving.

Romans 8:19 For all creation, gazing eagerly as if with outstretched neck, is waiting and longing to see the manifestation of the sons of God.

Romans 10:1 Brethren, the longing of my heart, and my prayer to God, on behalf of my countrymen is for their salvation.

Romans 15:23 but now, no longer having any place in these regions, and having these many years a longing to come to you,

2 Corinthians 5:2 For most certainly in this we groan, longing to be clothed with our habitation which is from heaven;

2 Corinthians 7:7 and not by his coming only, but also by the comfort with which he was comforted in you, while he told us of your longing, your mourning, and your zeal for me; so that I rejoiced still more.

2 Corinthians 7:11 For behold, this same thing, that you were made sorry in a godly way, what earnest care it worked in you. Yes, what defense, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and vengeance! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be pure in the matter.

2 Corinthians 9:14 while they themselves also in supplications on your behalf pour out their longing love towards you because of God's surpassing grace which is resting upon you.

Galatians 5:5 *We* have not, for through the Spirit we wait with longing hope for an acceptance with God which is to come through faith.

Philippians 2:26 I send him because he is longing to see you all and is distressed at your having heard of his illness.

Philippians 3:20 We, however, are free citizens of Heaven, and we are waiting with longing expectation for the coming from Heaven of a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Thessalonians 2:8 Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to us.

1 Thessalonians 2:17 But we, brethren, having been for a short time separated from you in bodily presence, though not in heart, endeavoured all the more earnestly, with intense longing, to see you face to face.

1 Thessalonians 3:6 But when Timothy came just now to us from you, and brought us glad news of your faith and love, and that you have good memories of us always, longing to see us, even as we also long to see you;

1 Timothy 6:10 for a root of all the evils is the love of money, which certain longing for did go astray from the faith, and themselves did pierce through with many sorrows;

2 Timothy 1:4 longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Hebrews 11:16 but now they long for a better, that is, an heavenly, wherefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God, for He did prepare for them a city.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 13:14 For we have no permanent city here, but we are longing for the city which is soon to be ours.

Deuteronomy 28:32 Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people; and your eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day: and there shall be nothing in the power of your hand.

Deuteronomy 28:65 Among these nations you shall find no ease, and there shall be no rest for the sole of your foot: but Yahweh will give you there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and pining of soul;
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 13:39 And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.
(See JPS)

Job 6:8 Oh that I might have my request, and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!
(See NAS)

Job 7:2 As a servant that eagerly longeth for the shadow, and as a hireling that looketh for his wages;
(See NIV)

Psalms 38:9 Lord, all my desire is before you. My groaning is not hidden from you.

Psalms 107:9 For he satisfies the longing soul. He fills the hungry soul with good.

Psalms 119:20 My soul is consumed with longing for your ordinances at all times.

Psalms 119:81 My soul faints for your salvation. I hope in your word.
(See NIV)

Psalms 119:82 My eyes fail for your word. I say, "When will you comfort me?"
(See NAS)

Psalms 119:123 My eyes are wasted with desire for your salvation, and for the word of your righteousness.
(See NAS)

Psalms 119:131 I opened wide my mouth, and panted; for I longed for Thy commandments.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when longing is fulfilled, it is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:19 Longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools detest turning from evil.

Isaiah 29:8 And it hath been, as when the hungry dreameth, And lo, he is eating, And he hath waked, and empty 'is' his soul, And as when the thirsty dreameth, And lo, he is drinking, and he hath waked, And lo, he is weary, and his soul is longing, So is the multitude of all the nations Who are warring against mount Zion.

Jeremiah 44:14 so that none of the remnant of Judah, who have gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or be left, to return into the land of Judah, to which they have a desire to return to dwell there: for none shall return save such as shall escape.
(See NAS)

Ezekiel 23:27 Thus will I make your lewdness to cease from you, and your prostitution brought from the land of Egypt; so that you shall not lift up your eyes to them, nor remember Egypt any more.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 24:21 Say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and your soul's longing; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left behind shall fall by the sword.

Amos 5:18 "Woe to you who desire the day of Yahweh! Why do you long for the day of Yahweh? It is darkness, and not light.
(See NAS)




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Impart (12 Occurrences)

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