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Strong's #1938 - ἐπιθυμητής

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Noun Masculine
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  1. one who longs for, a craver, lover, one eager for
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 183 ‑ אָוָה (aw‑vaw');  2530 ‑ חָמַד (khaw‑mad');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἐπιθῡμ-ητής, οῖ, ὁ,

1. one who longs for or desires, νεωτέρων ἔργων Hdt. 7.6; [ δογμάτων ] And. 4.6; ἔργων Lys. 12.90; τιμῆς, σοφίας, Pl. R. 475b, etc.; φύσει πολέμου ἐ. Arist. Pol. 1253a6; κακῶν 1 Corinthians 10:6; ἀλλοτρίων BGU 531 ii 22 (ii A.D.).

2.. abs., lover, follower, X. Mem. 1.2.60.. one who lusts, LXX Numbers 11:34.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπιθυμητής, ἐπιθυμητου, (ἐπιθυμέω), one who longs for, a craver, lover, one eager for: κακῶν, 1 Corinthians 10:6 (Numbers 11:4). In Greek writings from Herodotus down.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπιθυμητής , -οῦ ,

(< ἐπιθυμέω ),

[in LXX: Numbers 11:34 (H183 hithp.); εἶναι ἐ ., Proverbs 1:22 (H2530)*;]

one longing for, lustful after: κακῶν , 1 Corinthians 10:6.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For . used in a bad sense as in 1 Corinthians 10:6, Deissmann (BS, p. 224) compares BGU II. 531ii. 22 (ii/A.D.) ὡς οὔτε εἰμὶ ἄδικος οὔτε ἀ [λ ]λοτρίων ἐπιθυμητής. On the other hand cf. an inscr. from about the beginning of the Christian era, Syll 935.40 ἵνα οὖν καὶ ὁ δῆμος φαίνηται εὐχάριστος καὶ τιμῶν τοὺς ἀρετῆι διαφέροντας πολλοί τε δόξης ἐπιθυμηταὶ γένωνται.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
επιθυμήματα επιθυμητά επιθυμηταί επιθυμητας επιθυμητάς ἐπιθυμητὰς επιθυμητήν επιθυμητοίς επιθυμητόν επιθυμητός επιθυμητούς επιθυμητών epithumetas epithumētas epithymetas epithymetàs epithymētas epithymētàs
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