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68 Bible Verses About Desire

Here are 68 Bible verses about desire from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 37:4 KJV

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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Proverbs 10:24 KJV

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

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Matthew 5:6 KJV

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

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Jeremiah 29:13 KJV

And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

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Proverbs 2:3-5 KJV

Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Luke 10:42 KJV

But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

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Psalms 145:19 KJV

He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.

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Romans 13:13-14 KJV

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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Lamentations 3:25 KJV

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

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Hosea 6:6 KJV

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

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Isaiah 40:31 KJV

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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Psalms 119:10 KJV

With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

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Psalms 119:133 KJV

Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

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Luke 6:21 KJV

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

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Proverbs 8:34 KJV

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

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Philippians 3:12-14 KJV

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

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Psalms 119:20 KJV

My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

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Matthew 9:13 KJV

But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

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Philippians 2:12-16 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world; Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.

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Psalms 34:10 KJV

The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.

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Psalms 40:8 KJV

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

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Lamentations 3:26 KJV

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

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Isaiah 26:8 KJV

Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.

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Proverbs 4:27 KJV

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.

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Psalms 37:7 KJV

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

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1 Peter 2:2 KJV

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

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Song of Solomon 7:10 KJV

I am my beloved’s, and his desire is toward me.

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Matthew 16:23 KJV

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

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Romans 10:1 KJV

Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.

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Psalms 118:17 KJV

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

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Luke 20:46 KJV

Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts;

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1 Peter 1:24 KJV

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

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Isaiah 26:9 KJV

With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

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Psalms 94:19 KJV

In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

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Philippians 2:13 KJV

For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

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Mark 11:24-25 KJV

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

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Matthew 5:28 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

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1 John 2:15-17 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Genesis 4:7 KJV

If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

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Hebrews 10:5 KJV

Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me:

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Lamentations 3:41 KJV

Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

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Proverbs 8:17 KJV

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.

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Psalms 69:32 KJV

The humble shall see this, and be glad: and your heart shall live that seek God.

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2 Peter 3:9 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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John 15:7 KJV

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

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Habakkuk 3:2 KJV

O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.

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Psalms 70:4 KJV

Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.

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Romans 13:14 KJV

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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Romans 8:25 KJV

But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

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Romans 2:6-8 KJV

Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

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Isaiah 8:17 KJV

And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

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Psalms 86:12 KJV

I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.

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Psalms 69:3 KJV

I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

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Psalms 40:1 KJV

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

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Psalms 33:20 KJV

Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.

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Exodus 20:17 KJV

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

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John 3:27 KJV

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

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Song of Solomon 6:12 KJV

Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.

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2 Kings 2:19-21 KJV

And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren. And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein. And they brought it to him. And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land.

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John 9:31 KJV

Now we know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth his will, him he heareth.

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Habakkuk 2:3 KJV

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

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Psalms 68:28 KJV

Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.

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Psalms 37:34 KJV

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

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Psalms 25:15 KJV

Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

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Psalms 9:1 KJV

To the chief Musician upon Muthlabben, A Psalm of David.

I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.

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Psalms 105:4 KJV

Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.

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