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12 Bible Verses About Human Desires

Here are 12 Bible verses about human desires from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Luke 12:29 KJV

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.

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Job 31:9 KJV

If mine heart have been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbour’s door;

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Deuteronomy 17:17 KJV

Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

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Job 17:11 KJV

My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.

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Matthew 6:21 KJV

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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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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Job 19:27 KJV

Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.

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1 Chronicles 29:18 KJV

O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee:

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Genesis 34:3-8 KJV

And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel. And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife. And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come. And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him. And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob’s daughter; which thing ought not to be done. And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

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Numbers 15:39 KJV

And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:

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John 5:42 KJV

But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you.

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Psalms 62:10 KJV

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

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