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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G2309 - Desiring

Strong's No.:G2309

Greek:θέλω

Transliteration:thelō ethelō

Phonetic:thel'-o eth-el'-o

Word Origin:Either the first or the second form may be used. In certain tenses θελέω theleō thel-eh'-o (and ἐθέλέω etheleō eth-el-eh'-o) are used which are otherwise obsolete

Bible Usage:desire be disposed (forward) intend list love mean please have rather (be) will (have -ling -ling [ly]).

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

apparently strengthened from the alternate form of G138; to determine (as an active voice option from subjective impulse; whereas G1014 properly denotes rather a passive voice acquiescence in objective considerations) that is choose or prefer (literally or figuratively); by implication to wish that is be inclined to (sometimes adverbially gladly); impersonally for the future tense to be about to; by Hebraism to delight in


Thayers
Definition:

1. to will, have in mind, intend

a. to be resolved or determined, to purpose

b. to desire, to wish

c. to love

1. to like to do a thing, be fond of doing

d. to take delight in, have pleasure


Bible References:
Desiring

Translation
Occurrences:
And ( 1 )
be ( 1 )
desire ( 9 )
desired ( 1 )
desireth ( 1 )
desiring ( 2 )
desirous ( 3 )
disposed ( 1 )
forward ( 1 )
had ( 1 )
have ( 2 )
humility ( 1 )
intending ( 1 )
listed ( 2 )
listeth ( 1 )
love ( 1 )
mean ( 1 )
meaneth ( 1 )
pleased ( 2 )
will ( 69 )
willeth ( 1 )
willing ( 8 )
willingly ( 2 )
Wilt ( 21 )
would ( 72 )
wouldest ( 4 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.