Jump to: Webster'sConcordanceThesaurusGreekHebrewLibrarySubtopicsTermsResources
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) Worthy of desire or longing; fitted to excite desire or a wish to possess; pleasing; agreeable.
701. arestos -- pleasing, ie fit
... See 700 (). Word Origin from aresko Definition pleasing, ie fit NASB Word Usage
desirable (1), pleased (1), pleasing (1), things that are pleasing (1). ...
// - 6k

2158. euschemon -- comely
... 2158 (an adjective, derived from 2095 , "well, good" and 4976, "outward form, figure")
-- properly, of good form, well-fashioned and hence "seemly" (desirable ...
// - 7k

3090. Lois -- Lois, a Christian woman
... Timothy. Word Origin perhaps akin to Loion (more desirable, better) Definition
Lois, a Christian woman NASB Word Usage Lois (1). Lois. ...
// - 6k

2565. kallielaios -- a cultivated olive (tree)
... cultivated olive tree. 2565 (from , "desirable" and 1636 , "an olive tree") --
a olive-tree -- especially a healthy, olive tree. 2565 ("a ...
// - 7k

1545. ekbasis -- an exit, outcome
... forward, march") -- properly, moving out from and to the (new destination); departure;
(figuratively) "the (successful) " which what is new (desirable), ie (1 ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
4261. machmad -- desire, desirable thing
... 4260, 4261. machmad. 4262 . desire, desirable thing. Transliteration: machmad
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-mawd') Short Definition: desire. ...
/hebrew/4261.htm - 6k

4262. machmud -- a desirable or precious thing
... machmud or machmod. 4263 . a desirable or precious thing. Transliteration: machmud
or machmod Phonetic Spelling: (makh-mood') Short Definition: things. ...
/hebrew/4262.htm - 6k

2531. chemed -- desire, delight
... 2530, 2531. chemed. 2532 . desire, delight. Transliteration: chemed Phonetic
Spelling: (kheh'-med) Short Definition: desirable. ... desirable, pleasant. ...
/hebrew/2531.htm - 6k

2532. chemdah -- desire, delight
... of chemed Definition desire, delight NASB Word Usage beautiful (1), choice (1),
desirable (2), desire (1), pleasant (5), precious (2), regret (1), valuable (2 ...
/hebrew/2532.htm - 6k

339. i -- coast, region
... country, isle, island. From 'avah; properly, a habitable spot (as desirable); dry
land, a coast, an island -- country, isle, island. see HEBREW 'avah. ...
/hebrew/339.htm - 6k

2656. chephets -- delight, pleasure
... Word Origin from chaphets Definition delight, pleasure NASB Word Usage care (1),
delight (8), delightful (2), delights (1), desirable things (1), desire (10 ...
/hebrew/2656.htm - 6k

8378. taavah -- a desire
... from the same as avah Definition a desire NASB Word Usage delight (1), desire (14),
desires* (1), favorite (1), greedy (1), intensely (1), what is desirable (1 ...
/hebrew/8378.htm - 6k

2530. chamad -- to desire, take pleasure in
... root Definition to desire, take pleasure in NASB Word Usage attracted (1), covet
(6), coveted (1), delight (1), desirable (2), desire (1), desired (2), desires ...
/hebrew/2530.htm - 6k


Whether Oaths are Desirable and to be Used Frequently as Something ...
... OF OATHS (TEN ARTICLES) Whether oaths are desirable and to be used frequently
as something useful and good? Objection 1: It would ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether oaths are desirable and.htm

It is Very Desirable that Parents Should Encourage the Desire for ...
... To Marcellina, His Sister. Book I. Chapter XII. It is very desirable that
parents should encourage the desire for the virgin life? ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xii it is very.htm

Whether it was Desirable that the Roman Empire Should be Increased ...
... Chapter 10."Whether It Was Desirable that The Roman Empire Should Be Increased by
Such a Furious Succession of Wars, When It Might Have Been Quiet and Safe ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 10 whether it was desirable.htm

The Song of Simeon; Or, Death Made Desirable. Luke 2:27Ff
... HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS IN THREE BOOKS. HYMN 19 The song of Simeon; or, Death
made desirable. Luke 2:27ff. CM The song of Simeon; or, Death made desirable. ...
/.../watts/the psalms and hymns of isaac watts/hymn 19 the song of.htm

The Fifteenth Chapter: How one Should Feel and Speak on Every ...
... BOOK THREE. INTERNAL CONSOLATION The Fifteenth Chapter: How One Should Feel
and Speak on Every Desirable Thing. The Voice of Christ ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the fifteenth chapter how one.htm

The Song of Simeon; Or, Death Made Desirable, Luke 2 27 &C.
... Hymns. Book 1. Hymn 1:19. The song of Simeon; or, Death made desirable,
Luke 2. 27 &c. 1 Lord at thy temple we appear, As happy ...
/.../watts/hymns and spiritual songs/hymn 1 19 the song of.htm

Of the Social Life, Which, Though Most Desirable, is Frequently ...
... Book XIX. Chapter 5."Of the Social Life, Which, Though Most Desirable,
is Frequently Disturbed by Many Distresses. We give a much ...
// of god/chapter 5 of the social life.htm

The Philanthropy of the Instructor.
... What, then, was fashioned by Him, and after He likeness, either was created by God
Himself as being desirable on its own account, or was formed as being ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iii the philanthropy of the.htm

What is Meant by "Altogether Lovely"
... If you compare Christ and other things, no matter how lovely, no matter how excellent
and desirable, Christ carries away all loveliness from them. ...
/.../flavel/christ altogether lovely/what is meant by altogether.htm

Psalm XXXV.
... For so it is, "To David himself." The Psalm then is to David himself: now
David is interpreted, Strong in hand, or Desirable. The ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm xxxv.htm

Desirable (49 Occurrences)
... (vt) Worthy of desire or longing; fitted to excite desire or a wish to possess;
pleasing; agreeable. Multi-Version Concordance Desirable (49 Occurrences). ...
/d/desirable.htm - 21k

Good (8348 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed;
promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent ...
/g/good.htm - 26k

Prefects (18 Occurrences)
... (YLT NAS). Ezekiel 23:6 Clothed with blue -- governors and prefects, Desirable
young men all of them, Horsemen, riding on horses, (YLT). ...
/p/prefects.htm - 12k

Desire (565 Occurrences)
... The Revised Version, however, more correctly renders "the desirable things of all
nations;" ie, the choicest treasures of the Gentiles shall be consecrated to ...
/d/desire.htm - 43k

Mounted (32 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). Ezekiel 23:6 who were clothed with blue, governors
and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses. ...
/m/mounted.htm - 15k

Riding (30 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 23:6 who were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of
them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses. (WEB ...
/r/riding.htm - 16k

All (60349 Occurrences)
... This phrase occurs only in Haggai 2:7 (King James Version, the English Revised Version
"desirable things," the American Revised Version, margin "things desired ...
/a/all.htm - 16k

Governors (43 Occurrences)
... (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV). Ezekiel 23:6 who were clothed with blue, governors
and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses. ...
/g/governors.htm - 21k

Well (2882 Occurrences)
... numbers. 17. (vt) In such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish;
satisfactorily; favorably; advantageously; conveniently. 18. ...
/w/well.htm - 39k

Desirableness (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The quality of being desirable. Multi-Version
Concordance Desirableness (2 Occurrences). Psalms 39 ...
/d/desirableness.htm - 7k

Was the forbidden fruit an apple? |

What does the Bible say about luck? |

How can I control sinful impulses? |

Desirable: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus
Desirable (49 Occurrences)

Acts 6:2
The twelve summoned the multitude of the disciples and said, "It is not appropriate for us to forsake the word of God and serve tables.
(See NAS)

Acts 20:16
for Paul thought it desirable to sail by Ephesus, so that he might not be made to spend time in Asia; for he hastened, if it was possible for him, to be the day of Pentecost at Jerusalem.

Genesis 2:9
and Jehovah God causeth to sprout from the ground every tree desirable for appearance, and good for food, and the tree of life in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:6
And the woman seeth that the tree 'is' good for food, and that it 'is' pleasant to the eyes, and the tree is desirable to make 'one' wise, and she taketh of its fruit and eateth, and giveth also to her husband with her, and he doth eat;

Genesis 27:15
and Rebekah taketh the desirable garments of Esau her elder son, which 'are' with her in the house, and doth put on Jacob her younger son;

1 Samuel 9:20
As for your donkeys who were lost three days ago, don't set your mind on them; for they are found. For whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you, and for all your father's house?"

1 Kings 20:6
for if, at this time to-morrow, I send my servants unto thee then they have searched thy house, and the houses of thy servants, and it hath been, every desirable thing of thine eyes they place in their hand, and have taken away.'

2 Chronicles 32:27
And Hezekiah hath riches and honour very much, and treasures he hath made to himself of silver, and of gold, and of precious stone, and of spices, and of shields, and of all 'kinds' of desirable vessels,

2 Chronicles 36:10
and at the turn of the year hath king Nebuchadnezzar sent and bringeth him in to Babylon, with the desirable vessels of the house of Jehovah, and causeth Zedekiah his brother to reign over Judah and Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 36:19
And they burn the house of God, and break down the wall of Jerusalem, and all its palaces they have burnt with fire, and all its desirable vessels -- to destruction.

Ezra 8:27
and basins of gold twenty, of a thousand drams, and two vessels of good shining brass, desirable as gold.

Job 6:30
Is there in my tongue perverseness? Discerneth not my palate desirable things?

Job 20:20
For he hath not known ease in his belly. With his desirable thing he delivereth not himself.

Job 33:20
And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food.

Psalms 19:10
They are more desirable than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, Even liquid honey of the comb.

Psalms 106:24
Yea, they despised the pleasant land, They believed not his word,

Proverbs 8:11
For wisdom is better than rubies; And all the things that may be desired are not to be compared unto it.

Proverbs 19:22
The desirableness of a man 'is' his kindness, And better 'is' the poor than a liar.
(Root in YLT NAS)

Proverbs 21:20
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; But a foolish man swalloweth it up.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 22:1
A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold.

Song of Songs 5:16
His mouth is sweetness -- and all of him desirable, This 'is' my beloved, and this my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem!

Isaiah 2:16
And for all ships of Tarshish, And for all desirable pictures.

Isaiah 27:2
In that day, 'A desirable vineyard,' respond ye to her,

Isaiah 44:9
Framers of a graven image 'are' all of them emptiness, And their desirable things do not profit, And their own witnesses they 'are', They see not, nor know, that they may be ashamed.

Isaiah 58:5
Like this is the fast that I choose? The day of a man's afflicting his soul? To bow as a reed his head, And sackcloth and ashes spread out? This dost thou call a fast, And a desirable day -- to Jehovah?

Isaiah 64:11
Our holy and our beautiful house, Where praise Thee did our fathers, Hath become burnt with fire, And all our desirable things have become a waste.

Jeremiah 3:19
And I have said, How do I put thee among the sons, And give to thee a desirable land, A beauteous inheritance of the hosts of nations, And I say, My father -- ye do call to Me, And from after Me ye do not turn back.

Jeremiah 12:10
Many shepherds did destroy My vineyard, They have trodden down My portion, They have made My desirable portion Become a wilderness -- a desolation.

Jeremiah 25:34
Howl, ye shepherds, and cry, And roll yourselves, ye honourable of the flock, For full have been your days, For slaughtering, and 'for' your scatterings, And ye have fallen as a desirable vessel.

Lamentations 1:7
Remembered hath Jerusalem 'In' the days of her affliction and her mournings, all her desirable things that were from the days of old, In the falling of her people into the hand of an adversary, And she hath no helper; Seen her have adversaries, They have laughed at her cessation.

Lamentations 1:10
His hand spread out hath an adversary On all her desirable things, For she hath seen -- Nations have entered her sanctuary, Concerning which Thou didst command, 'They do not come into the assembly to thee.'

Lamentations 1:11
All her people are sighing -- seeking bread, They have given their desirable things For food to refresh the body; See, O Jehovah, and behold attentively, For I have been lightly esteemed.

Lamentations 2:4
He hath trodden His bow as an enemy, Stood hath His right hand as an adversary, And He slayeth all the desirable ones of the eye, In the tent of the daughter of Zion, He hath poured out as fire His fury.

Ezekiel 23:6
who were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses.

Ezekiel 23:12
She doted on the Assyrians, governors and rulers, her neighbors, clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding on horses, all of them desirable young men.

Ezekiel 23:23
the Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the Assyrians with them; desirable young men, governors and rulers all of them, princes and men of renown, all of them riding on horses.

Ezekiel 26:12
And they have spoiled thy wealth, And they have plundered thy merchandise, And they have thrown down thy walls, And thy desirable houses they break down, And thy stones, and thy wood, and thy dust, In the midst of the waters they place.

Daniel 10:3
desirable bread I have not eaten, and flesh and wine hath not come in unto my mouth, and I have not anointed myself at all, till the completion of three weeks of days.

Daniel 11:8
and also their gods, with their princes, with their desirable vessels of silver and gold, into captivity he bringeth 'into' Egypt; and he doth stand more years than the king of the north.

Daniel 11:16
And he who is coming unto him doth according to his will, and there is none standing before him; and he standeth in the desirable land, and 'it is' wholly in his hand.

Daniel 11:38
And to the god of strongholds, on his station, he giveth honour; yea, to a god whom his fathers knew not he giveth honour, with gold, and with silver, and with precious stone, and with desirable things.

Daniel 11:41
and hath come into the desirable land, and many do stumble, and these escape from his hand: Edom, and Moab, and the chief of the sons of Ammon.

Daniel 11:43
and he hath ruled over treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the desirable things of Egypt, and Lubim and Cushim 'are' at his steps.

Daniel 11:45
and he planteth the tents of his palace between the seas and the holy desirable mountain, and hath come unto his end, and there is no helper to him.

Hosea 13:15
Though he among brethren produceth fruit, Come in doth an east wind, a wind of Jehovah, From a wilderness it is coming up, And it drieth up his fountain, And become dry doth his spring, It -- it spoileth a treasure -- every desirable vessel.

Joel 3:5
In that My silver and My gold ye took, And My desirable things that are good, Ye have brought in to your temples.

Amos 5:11
Therefore, because of your trampling on the poor, And the tribute of corn ye take from him, Houses of hewn work ye have built, And ye do not dwell in them, Desirable vineyards ye have planted, And ye do not drink their wine.

Nahum 2:9
Seize ye silver, seize ye gold, And there is no end to the prepared things, 'To' the abundance of all desirable vessels.

Zechariah 7:14
And I toss them on all the nations, That they have not known, The land hath been desolate behind them, Of any passing by and turning back, And they set a desirable land for a desolation!



Related Terms

Good (8348 Occurrences)

Prefects (18 Occurrences)

Desire (565 Occurrences)

Mounted (32 Occurrences)

Riding (30 Occurrences)

All (60349 Occurrences)

Governors (43 Occurrences)

Well (2882 Occurrences)

Desirableness (2 Occurrences)

Assyrians (15 Occurrences)

Nations (683 Occurrences)

Warriors (75 Occurrences)

Hope (291 Occurrences)

Lord's (548 Occurrences)

Handsome (15 Occurrences)

Taketh (398 Occurrences)

Commanders (93 Occurrences)

Temptation (22 Occurrences)

Life (6001 Occurrences)

Treasures (77 Occurrences)

Value (138 Occurrences)

Ko'a (1 Occurrence)

Koa (1 Occurrence)

Kick (8 Occurrences)

Nauseated (1 Occurrence)

Neighbouring (11 Occurrences)

Naked (56 Occurrences)

Onward (25 Occurrences)

Jehoiachin's (3 Occurrences)

Lubim (4 Occurrences)

Lovely (19 Occurrences)

Liquid (15 Occurrences)

Glory (590 Occurrences)

Goodly (46 Occurrences)

Gorgeously (3 Occurrences)

Well-hewn (1 Occurrence)

Worry (14 Occurrences)

Improvement (2 Occurrences)

Fruit (318 Occurrences)

Fill (126 Occurrences)

Framers (1 Occurrence)

Flourish (26 Occurrences)

Fat (150 Occurrences)

Trampling (8 Occurrences)

Thrives (2 Occurrences)

Toss (13 Occurrences)

Renowned (15 Occurrences)

Respond (21 Occurrences)


Renown (24 Occurrences)

Retain (24 Occurrences)

Ephesus (20 Occurrences)

Endless (10 Occurrences)

Enjoy (68 Occurrences)

Emptiness (17 Occurrences)

Expedient (8 Occurrences)

Eateth (81 Occurrences)

Drieth (6 Occurrences)

Destitute (25 Occurrences)

Delivereth (49 Occurrences)

Delectable (2 Occurrences)

Doted (6 Occurrences)

Discerneth (10 Occurrences)

Making (644 Occurrences)

Moab (162 Occurrences)

Mournings (1 Occurrence)

Magnificently (1 Occurrence)

Make (12882 Occurrences)

Planteth (10 Occurrences)

Prosperity (66 Occurrences)

Perverseness (46 Occurrences)

Pick (37 Occurrences)

Produceth (2 Occurrences)

Palatial (4 Occurrences)

Palate (15 Occurrences)

Possessor (12 Occurrences)

Pekod (2 Occurrences)

Poor (276 Occurrences)

Top of Page
Top of Page