- lust used 19 times.
- lusted used 4 times.
- lusteth used 6 times.
- lusting used once.
- lusts used 24 times.
- lusty used once.
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
Sinful longing; the inward sin which leads to the falling away from God (Romans 1:21). "Lust, the origin of sin, has its place in the heart, not of necessity, but because it is the centre of all moral forces and impulses and of spiritual activity." In Mark 4:19 "lusts" are objects of desire.
Genesis 3:6; Exodus 20:17; Job 31:9-12; Psalms 81:12; Proverbs 6:24-25; Matthew 5:28; Mark 4:19; John 8:44; 1 Corinthians 9:27; 1 Corinthians 10:6-7; Ephesians 4:22; 1 Timothy 6:9; 2 Timothy 2:22; 2 Timothy 4:3-4; Titus 2:12; James 1:14-15; James 4:1-3; 1 Peter 2:11; 1 Peter 4:3; 2 Peter 2:18; 2 Peter 3:3; 1 John 2:16-17; Jude 1:16; Jude 1:18
Adultery; Covetousness; Incest; Lasciviousness; Sensuality; Sodomy
1. Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; as the lust of gain.
My lust shall be satisfied upon them. Exodus 15:9.
4. Vigor; active power. [Not used.]
LUST, verb intransitive
1. To desire eagerly; to long; with after.
Thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. Deuteronomy 12:15.
2. To have carnal desire; to desire eagerly the gratification of carnal appetite.
LUST not after her beauty in thy heart. Proverbs 6:25.
Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. Matthew 5:28.
3. To have irregular or inordinate desires.
The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy. James 4:2.
LUST not after evil things as they also lusted. 1 Corinthians 10:6.
4. To list; to like.
LUS'TER, noun [Latin lustrum, lustro to purify.]
1. Brightness; splendor; gloss; as the luster of the sun or stars; the luster of silk.
The sun's mild luster warms the vital air.
2. The splendor of birth, of deeds or of fame; renown; distinction.
His ancestors continued about four hundred years, rather without obscurity than with any great share of luster
3. A sconce with lights; a branched candlestick of glass.
4. The space of five years. [Latin lustrum.]
1. Having lust, or eager desire of carnal gratification; libidinous; as an intemperate and lustful man.
2. Provoking to sensuality; inciting to lust or exciting carnal desire.
Thence his lustful orgies he enlarged.
3. Vigorous; robust; stout.
LUST'FULLY, ad. With concupiscence or carnal desire.
LUST'FULNESS, noun The state of having carnal desires; libidinousness.
LUST'IHOOD, noun [lusty and hood.] Vigor of body. obsolete
LUST'ILY, adverb With vigor of body; stoutly; with vigorous exertion.
I determine to fight lustily for him.
LUST'INESS, noun Vigor of body; stoutness; strength; robustness; sturdiness.
Cappadocian slaves were famous for their lustiness
LUST'ING, participle present tense Having eager desire; having carnal appetite.
LUST'ING, noun Eager desire; inordinate desire; desire of carnal gratification.
1. Listless; not willing. obsolete
2. Not vigorous.
LUS'TRAL, adjective [Latin lustralis, from lustro, to purify.]
1. Used in purification; as lustral water; lustral waves.
2. Pertaining to purification; as lustral days.
LUS'TRATE, verb transitive [Latin lustro, to cleanse. See Luster.]
1. To make clear or pure; to purify. [See Illustrate.]
2. To view; to survey.
1. The act or operation of making clear or pure; a cleansing or purifying by water.
And holy water for lustration bring.
2. In antiquity, the sacrifices or ceremonies by which cities, fields, armies or people defiled by crimes, were purified.
LUS'TRICAL, adjective Pertaining to purification.
LUS'TRING, noun A species of glossy silk cloth. [Corruptly written and pronounced lutestring.]
LUS'TROUS, adjective Bright; shining; luminous.
Good sparks and lustrous
LUS'TRUM, noun In ancient Rome, the space of five years.
LUST'-STAINED, adjective Defiled by lust.
LUST'WORT, noun [lust and wort.] A plant of the genus Drosera.
LUST'Y, adjective [from lust.]
1. Stout; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body. this is the correct sense of the word, comprehending full health and strength; as a lusty youth. But it is now used in the sense of,
2. Bulky; large; of great size. This sense does not always include that of vigor.
3. Handsome; pleasant; saucy. obsolete
4. Copious; plentiful; as a lusty draught.
5. Pregnant; a colloquial use.