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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A vehement or urgent desire; longing for; beseeching.
3105. mainomai -- to rage, be mad
... be beside oneself, rage. Middle voice from a primary mao (to long for; through the
idea of insensate craving); to rave as a "maniac" -- be beside self (mad). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
183. avah -- to incline, desire
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition to incline, desire NASB Word Usage been
greedy (1), crave (1), craved (1), craves (1), craving (1), desire (8 ...
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1942. havvah -- desire, chasm, destruction
... Word Origin from havah Definition desire, chasm, destruction NASB Word Usage calamities
(1), calamity (1), craving (1), deadly (1), desire (2), destruction (8 ...
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Whether the Craving for Unity is a Cause of Sorrow?
unity is a cause of sorrow? Objection 1: It would seem that ...
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Moral Depravity.
... food. So the presence of any object could be no inducement to sin, were
there not a constitutional appetency or craving for sin. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxiv moral depravity.htm

... the sensibility. Moral depravity, according to this school, consists in
a constitutional relish, taste, or craving for sin. They ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxviii regeneration.htm

Whether Concupiscence is in the Sensitive Appetite Only?
... i, 11), "concupiscence is a craving for that which is pleasant." Now pleasure is
twofold, as we shall state later on ([1252]Q[31], AA[3],4): one is in the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether concupiscence is in the.htm

Of an Eternal Hunger for God
... Here there begins an eternal hunger, which shall never more be satisfied; it is
an inward craving and hankering of the loving power and the created spirit ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter liii of an eternal.htm

How We, Though one with God, must Eternally Remain Other than God
... And in that same moment in which we feel that God would be wholly ours, there arises
within us a gaping and eager craving which is so hungry and so deep and so ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/chapter x how we though.htm

Second Sermon for Epiphany
... And by this act of arising, the ground of the soul is stirred, and a strong craving
springs up in it; and the more this deepest ground of the soul is laid bare ...
/.../vi second sermon for epiphany.htm

... The negation we have got"the vehement denial; we are weary of its reiteration: but
the positive truth which lies at the bottom of this craving"where is that ...
/...// preached at brighton/v absolution.htm

Mrs. Hsi's Gift
... Even his intense craving for opium was gone, the Confucian writings which had been
his constant companion were now neglected, and in spite of her entreaties ...
/.../cable/the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter i mrs hsis gift.htm

The Genius and Character of the Antichrist
... He knows how to gratify the craving for knowledge and how to satisfy the taste for
refinement and culture, he can delight the ear with melodious music and the ...
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Craving (19 Occurrences)
...Craving (19 Occurrences). ... 2 Peter 2:10 and especially those who are abandoned to
sensuality--craving, as they do, for polluted things, and scorning control. ...
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Thirst (40 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A sensation of dryness in the throat associated with a craving for liquids,
produced by deprivation of drink, or by some other cause (as fear ...
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Lust (42 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; -- in a had sense; as,
the lust of gain. 4. (n.) Licentious craving; sexual appetite. ...
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Craved (6 Occurrences)
... people who lusted. (See NIV). Psalms 78:18 And they tried God in their heart
by asking food for their craving. (See RSV NIV). Psalms 78 ...
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Cravings (17 Occurrences)

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Hunger (52 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the
want of food; a craving or desire for food. 2. (n.) Any strong eager desire. ...
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Long (2810 Occurrences)
... 17. (v.) To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for something with
eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or by after or for. 18. ...
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Longing (40 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Long. 2. (n.) An eager desire; a craving; a morbid appetite; an earnest
wish; an aspiration. Multi-Version Concordance Longing (40 Occurrences). ...
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Wasteland (19 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Psalms 106:14 but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in
the wasteland. (WEB NIV). Isaiah 5:6 I will lay it a wasteland. ...
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Wanton (20 Occurrences)
... from you." (See RSV). Psalms 106:14 but gave in to craving in the desert,
and tested God in the wasteland. (See RSV). Proverbs 9:13 ...
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Craving (19 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 6:4
he is puffed up with pride and has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions,
(See RSV)

1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
(See RSV)

1 Peter 3:21
And, corresponding to that figure, the water of baptism now saves you--not the washing off of material defilement, but the craving of a good conscience after God--through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

2 Peter 2:10
and especially those who are abandoned to sensuality--craving, as they do, for polluted things, and scorning control. Fool-hardy and self-willed, they do not tremble when speaking evil of glorious beings;

Numbers 11:4
The mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, "Who will give us flesh to eat?
(See RSV)

Numbers 11:34
The name of that place was called Kibroth Hattaavah, because there they buried the people who lusted.
(See RSV)

2 Samuel 23:15
David longed, and said, "Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"
(See NAS)

1 Chronicles 11:17
David longed, and said, "Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"
(See NAS)

Job 20:20
Because he knew no rest in his craving, he shall save nought of what he most desired.

Psalms 78:18
And they tempted God in their heart By asking food according to their desire.
(See JPS)

Psalms 78:30
They didn't turn from their cravings. Their food was yet in their mouths,
(Root in WEB JPS RSV)

Psalms 106:14
but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

Proverbs 10:3
Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:6
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

Proverbs 13:2
A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the hater of work is death to him, for his hands will do no work.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 21:26
All the day the sinner goes after his desire: but the upright man gives freely, keeping nothing back.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 32:6
For the foolish man will say foolish things, having evil thoughts in his heart, working what is unclean, and talking falsely about the Lord, to keep food from him who is in need of it, and water from him whose soul is desiring it.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 2:24
An untrained ass, used to the waste land, breathing up the wind in her desire; at her time, who is able to send her away? all those who are looking for her will have no need to make themselves tired; in her month they will get her.
(See NIV)



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