Crave
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore.

2. (v. t.) To call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food.

3. (v. i.) To desire strongly; to feel an insatiable longing; as, a craving appetite.

Greek
1938. epithumetes -- one who desires
... 1938 ("crave") describes passion that builds on (Gk , "upon") what is to
the will of God (used only in 1 Cor 10:6). See 1937 (). ...
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154. aiteo -- to ask, request
... ask, beg, call for, crave, desire. Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in genitive
case) -- ask, beg, call for, crave, desire, require. Compare punthanomai. ...
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1510. eimi -- I exist, I am
... been* (1), being (26), belong (3), belonged* (1), belonging (1), belonging* (1),
belongs (4), bring* (1), came (1), come (5), consist (1), crave* (1), depends ...
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1934. epizeteo -- to inquire for
... desire, enquire, seek after. From epi and zeteo; to search (inquire) for; intensively,
to demand, to crave -- desire, enquire, seek (after, for). see GREEK epi. ...
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1567. ekzeteo -- to seek out, demand, inquire
... From ek and zeteo; to search out, ie (figuratively)investigate, crave, demand,
(by Hebraism) worship -- en- (re-)quire, seek after (carefully, diligently). ...
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3983. peinao -- to hunger, be hungry
... From the same as penes (through the idea of pinching toil; "pine"); to famish
(absolutely or comparatively); figuratively, to crave -- be an hungered. ...
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1971. epipotheo -- to long for
... From epi and potheo (to yearn); to dote upon, ie Intensely crave possession (lawfully
or wrongfully) -- (earnestly) desire (greatly), (greatly) long (after ...
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Strong's Hebrew
404. akaph -- to press, urge
... root Definition to press, urge NASB Word Usage urges (1). crave. A primitive root;
apparently meaning to curve (as with a burden); to urge -- crave. 403, 404 ...
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183. avah -- to incline, desire
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition to incline, desire NASB Word Usage been
greedy (1), crave (1), craved (1), craves (1), craving (1), desire (8 ...
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Library

The Evidence of Our Lord's Wounds
... I. The first head of my discourse shall be this: CRAVE NO SIGNS. If such signs be
possible, crave them not. ... Let us believe the Word, and crave no signs. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 34 1888/the evidence of our lords.htm

Contentment
... therein I find, As far exceeds all earthly bliss That world affords, or grows by
kind: Though much I want what most men have, Yet doth my mind forbid me crave. ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/contentment.htm

'In this Mountain'
... Look at these tumultuous wills of ours that fancy they crave to be independent,
and really crave an absolute master whom it is blessedness to obey. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/in this mountain.htm

"He Hardened his Heart"
... "I went to pray for that which all Egyptians crave at this hour"the succor of Egypt,"
he said, instead. ... "Aye; but I crave thy counsel, now, my son.". ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxx he hardened his.htm

Acts xvii. 1, 2, 3
... neither did the Apostles run after signs: as in fact he says himself, "We preach
Christ crucified" (1 Corinthians 1:23)"to them that crave signs, to them ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxvii acts xvii 1.htm

Useful Hints.
... when home life began to seem too narrow for your child? when he began to crave the
association of others more than that of his own brothers and sisters? ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter xxvii useful hints.htm

Evidences of Regeneration.
... As was shown when upon the subject of moral depravity, sinners do not love sin for
its own sake; yet they crave other things, and this leads to prohibited ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxix evidences of regeneration.htm

The Judgment Upon Zacharias
... Yet there is no denying the tendency and disposition among us to want a sign. As
we read a prophecy of the future, we crave a token in the present. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/the judgment upon zacharias.htm

Revel. 3. 19. Be Zealous.
... And whereas Paul bids Titus preach zeale with all authoritie; though in mine owne
name I crave your patience, and audience, yet in his name that is the first ...
/.../revel 3 19 be zealous.htm

Indiscreet Importunity.
... He may in pity disregard our petulant clamour. And He may in many ways bring home
to our minds that the thing we crave is in several respects unsuitable. ...
/.../dods/how to become like christ/indiscreet importunity.htm

Thesaurus
Crave (9 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Crave (9 Occurrences). ... Philippians 4:17 Not that I crave
for gifts from you, but I do want to see abundant fruit bring you honour. ...
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Lust (42 Occurrences)
... (3) Epipotheo means to crave intensely the wrong possession; translated in James
4:5 "long (the King James Version "lusteth") unto envying." (4) Orexis, used ...
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Want (607 Occurrences)
... in summer we want cooling breezes. 7. (vt) To feel need of; to wish or
long for; to desire; to crave. 8. (vi) To be absent; to be ...
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Enjoys (5 Occurrences)
... WEY). Proverbs 13:2 By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things;
but the unfaithful crave violence. (WEB NAS NIV). Proverbs ...
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Delicacies (7 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 23:6 Don't eat the food of him who has a stingy
eye, and don't crave his delicacies: (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Craunch (1 Occurrence)

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Craved (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Crave. Multi-Version Concordance
Craved (6 Occurrences). Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathaea ...
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Stingy (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Stingy (2 Occurrences). Proverbs 23:6 Don't eat the food
of him who has a stingy eye, and don't crave his delicacies: (WEB RSV NIV). ...
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Abundant (124 Occurrences)
... again. (KJV WBS). Philippians 4:17 Not that I crave for gifts from you, but
I do want to see abundant fruit bring you honour. (WEY). ...
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Job (60 Occurrences)
... It is not the way of Hebrew writers, however, to evolve literary heroes from
pure imagination; they crave an authentic basis of fact. ...
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Concordance
Crave (9 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 10:6
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
(See NAS)

Philippians 4:17
Not that I crave for gifts from you, but I do want to see abundant fruit bring you honour.
(WEY)

1 Peter 2:2
as newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby,
(See NIV)

Numbers 11:4
The mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who will give us flesh to eat?
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 12:20
When Yahweh your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, "I want to eat meat," because your soul desires to eat meat; you may eat meat, after all the desire of your soul.
(See RSV NIV)

Proverbs 13:2
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
(WEB)

Proverbs 23:6
Don't eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and don't crave his delicacies:
(WEB NIV)

Proverbs 31:4
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to take wine, or for rulers to say, Where is strong drink?
(See NIV)

Micah 7:1
Misery is mine! Indeed, I am like one who gathers the summer fruits, as gleanings of the vineyard: There is no cluster of grapes to eat. My soul desires to eat the early fig.
(See NAS NIV)

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Crave

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Want (607 Occurrences)

Enjoys (5 Occurrences)

Delicacies (7 Occurrences)

Craunch (1 Occurrence)

Craved (6 Occurrences)

Stingy (2 Occurrences)

Abundant (124 Occurrences)

Job (60 Occurrences)

Unfaithful (58 Occurrences)

Violence (98 Occurrences)

Honour (475 Occurrences)

Gifts (144 Occurrences)

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