1937. epithumeó
Strong's Concordance
epithumeó: desire, lust after
Original Word: ἐπιθυμέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epithumeó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o)
Definition: desire, lust after
Usage: I long for, covet, lust after, set the heart upon.
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1937 epithyméō (from 1909 /epí, "focused on" intensifying 2372 /thymós, "passionate desire") – properly, to show focused passion as it aptly builds on (Gk epi, "upon") what a person truly yearns for; to "greatly desire to do or have something – 'to long for, to desire very much' " (L & N, 1, 25.12).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and thumos
desire, lust after
NASB Translation
covet (2), coveted (1), craved (1), desire (1), desired (2), desires (1), gladly (1), long (3), longing (1), lust (2), sets its desire (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1937: ἐπιθυμέω

ἐπιθυμέω, ἐπιθύμω; (imperfect ἐπεθύμουν); future ἐπιθυμήσω; 1 aorist ἐπεθύμησα; (θυμός); from Aeschylus down; the Sept. for אִוָּה and חָמַד; properly, "to keep the θυμός turned upon a thing, hence (cf. our to set one's heart upon) to have a desire for, long for; absolutely, to desire (A. V. lust"), James 4:2; to lust after, covet, of those who seek things forbidden, Romans 7:7; Romans 13:9 (from Exodus 20:17); 1 Corinthians 10:6 (4 Macc. 2:6); κατά τίνος, to have desires opposed to (A. V. lust against) a thing (Galatians 5:17 (Buttmann, 335 (288)); τίνος, to long for, covet a thing, Acts 20:33; 1 Timothy 3:1; of sexual desire, γυναικός, Matthew 5:28 Rec. (see below) (παιδός γυναικός, Xenophon, an. 4, 1, 14; with the genitive also in Exodus 34:24; Proverbs 21:26; Proverbs 23:3, 6; Wis. 6:12; Sir. 24:19 (18), etc.); contrary to the usage of the better Greek writings with the accusative of the object, Matthew 5:28 L Tr (WH brackets), and without an object Tdf. (Exodus 20:17; Deuteronomy 5:21; Micah 2:2; Wis. 16:3; Sir. 1:26 (23), etc.; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 10 b.); as often in Greek writings, followed by the infinitive: Matthew 13:17; Luke 15:16; (Luke 16:21); ; 1 Peter 1:12; Revelation 9:6; followed by the accusative with the infinitive Hebrews 6:11; ἐπιθυμία ἐπεθύμησα I have greatly desired, Luke 22:15; cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 3; Buttmann, § 133, 22 a.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
covet, desire, lust after.

From epi and thumos; to set the heart upon, i.e. Long for (rightfully or otherwise) -- covet, desire, would fain, lust (after).

see GREEK epi

see GREEK thumos

Forms and Transliterations
επεθυμει επεθύμει ἐπεθύμει επεθυμησα επεθύμησα ἐπεθύμησα επεθυμησαν επεθύμησαν ἐπεθύμησαν επεθύμησας επεθύμησε επεθύμησεν επεθύμουν επιθυμει επιθυμεί επιθύμει ἐπιθυμεῖ επιθυμειτε επιθυμείτε ἐπιθυμεῖτε επιθυμή επιθύμημα επιθυμήμασι επιθυμήματα επιθυμήματος επιθυμησαι επιθυμήσαι ἐπιθυμῆσαι επιθυμήσει επιθυμησεις επιθυμήσεις ἐπιθυμήσεις επιθυμησετε επιθυμήσετε ἐπιθυμήσετε επιθυμήση επιθυμήσης επιθυμησουσιν επιθυμήσουσιν ἐπιθυμήσουσιν επιθυμουμεν επιθυμούμεν ἐπιθυμοῦμεν επιθυμούντες επιθυμούσι επιθυμουσιν επιθυμούσιν ἐπιθυμοῦσιν επιθυμων επιθυμών ἐπιθυμῶν epethumei epethumesa epethumēsa epethumesan epethumēsan epethymei epethýmei epethymesa epethymēsa epethýmesa epethýmēsa epethymesan epethymēsan epethýmesan epethýmēsan epithumei epithumeite epithumesai epithumēsai epithumeseis epithumēseis epithumesete epithumēsete epithumesousin epithumēsousin epithumon epithumōn epithumoumen epithumousin epithymei epithymeî epithymeite epithymeîte epithymesai epithymêsai epithymēsai epithymē̂sai epithymeseis epithymēseis epithymḗseis epithymesete epithymēsete epithymḗsete epithymesousin epithymēsousin epithymḗsousin epithymon epithymôn epithymōn epithymō̂n epithymoumen epithymoûmen epithymousin epithymoûsin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 5:28 V-ANA
GRK: πρὸς τὸ ἐπιθυμῆσαι αὐτὴν ἤδη
NAS: at a woman with lust for her has already
KJV: to lust after her
INT: to lust after her already

Matthew 13:17 V-AIA-3P
GRK: καὶ δίκαιοι ἐπεθύμησαν ἰδεῖν ἃ
NAS: and righteous men desired to see
KJV: righteous [men] have desired to see
INT: and righteous [men] desired to see what

Luke 15:16 V-IIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπεθύμει χορτασθῆναι ἐκ
NAS: And he would have gladly filled
KJV: And he would fain have filled his
INT: And he was longing to be fed out of

Luke 16:21 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: καὶ ἐπιθυμῶν χορτασθῆναι ἀπὸ
NAS: and longing to be fed
KJV: And desiring to be fed with
INT: and desiring to be satisfied from

Luke 17:22 V-FIA-2P
GRK: ἡμέραι ὅτε ἐπιθυμήσετε μίαν τῶν
NAS: when you will long to see
KJV: when ye shall desire to see
INT: days when you will desire one of the

Luke 22:15 V-AIA-1S
GRK: αὐτούς Ἐπιθυμίᾳ ἐπεθύμησα τοῦτο τὸ
NAS: to them, I have earnestly desired to eat
KJV: With desire I have desired to eat
INT: them With desire I desired this

Acts 20:33 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἱματισμοῦ οὐδενὸς ἐπεθύμησα
NAS: I have coveted no one's silver
KJV: I have coveted no man's silver,
INT: clothing of no one I coveted

Romans 7:7 V-FIA-2S
GRK: ἔλεγεν Οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις
NAS: had not said, YOU SHALL NOT COVET.
KJV: Thou shalt not covet.
INT: said Not you will covet

Romans 13:9 V-FIA-2S
GRK: κλέψεις Οὐκ ἐπιθυμήσεις καὶ εἴ
KJV: not covet; and
INT: you will steal not You will lust and if

1 Corinthians 10:6 V-AIA-3P
GRK: καθὼς κἀκεῖνοι ἐπεθύμησαν
NAS: evil things as they also craved.
KJV: as they also lusted.
INT: as they also desired

Galatians 5:17 V-PIA-3S
GRK: γὰρ σὰρξ ἐπιθυμεῖ κατὰ τοῦ
NAS: For the flesh sets its desire against
KJV: the flesh lusteth against
INT: indeed flesh desires against the

1 Timothy 3:1 V-PIA-3S
GRK: καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ
NAS: it is a fine work he desires [to do].
KJV: the office of a bishop, he desireth a good
INT: of good a work he is desirous

Hebrews 6:11 V-PIA-1P
GRK: ἐπιθυμοῦμεν δὲ ἕκαστον
NAS: And we desire that each one
KJV: And we desire that every one of you
INT: we desire moreover each

James 4:2 V-PIA-2P
GRK: ἐπιθυμεῖτε καὶ οὐκ
NAS: You lust and do not have;
KJV: Ye lust, and have
INT: You desire and not

1 Peter 1:12 V-PIA-3P
GRK: εἰς ἃ ἐπιθυμοῦσιν ἄγγελοι παρακύψαι
NAS: things into which angels long to look.
KJV: the angels desire to look
INT: into which desire angels to look

Revelation 9:6 V-FIA-3P
GRK: αὐτόν καὶ ἐπιθυμήσουσιν ἀποθανεῖν καὶ
NAS: and will not find it; they will long to die,
KJV: it; and shall desire to die, and
INT: it and will desire to die and

Strong's Greek 1937
16 Occurrences

ἐπεθύμησα — 2 Occ.
ἐπεθύμησαν — 2 Occ.
ἐπεθύμει — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμῆσαι — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμήσεις — 2 Occ.
ἐπιθυμήσετε — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμήσουσιν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμεῖ — 2 Occ.
ἐπιθυμεῖτε — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμῶν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμοῦμεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιθυμοῦσιν — 1 Occ.

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