Verses with the word desired in the Apocrypha (15 verses):
2 Esdras 15:47
Woe be unto thee, thou wretch, because thou hast made thyself like unto her; and hast decked thy daughters in whoredom, that they might please and glory in thy lovers, which have always desired to commit whoredom with thee.
Now when Judith came in and sat down, Holofernes his heart was ravished with her, and his mind was moved, and he desired greatly her company; for he waited a time to deceive her, from the day that he had seen her.
And many desired her, but none knew her all the days of her life, after that Manasses her husband was dead, and was gathered to his people.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:2
I loved her, and sought her out from my youth, I desired to make her my spouse, and I was a lover of her beauty.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:5
If riches be a possession to be desired in this life; what is richer than wisdom, that worketh all things?
Wisdom of Solomon 15:19
Neither are they beautiful, so much as to be desired in respect of beasts: but they went without the praise of God and his blessing.
When I was yet young, or ever I went abroad, I desired wisdom openly in my prayer.
Additions to Esther 13:2
After that I became lord over many nations and had dominion over the whole world, not lifted up with presumption of my authority, but carrying myself always with equity and mildness, I purposed to settle my subjects continually in a quiet life, and making my kingdom peaceable, and open for passage to the utmost coasts, to renew peace, which is desired of all men.
For they were ashamed to declare their lust, that they desired to have to do with her.
1 Maccabees 11:28
Then Jonathan desired the king, that he would make Judea free from tribute, as also the three governments, with the country of Samaria; and he promised him three hundred talents.
1 Maccabees 11:66
But they desired to have peace with him, which he granted them, and then put them out from thence, and took the city, and set a garrison in it.
2 Maccabees 2:8
Then shall the Lord shew them these things, and the glory of the Lord shall appear, and the cloud also, as it was shewed under Moses, and as when Solomon desired that the place might be honourably sanctified.
2 Maccabees 4:16
By reason whereof sore calamity came upon them: for they had them to be their enemies and avengers, whose custom they followed so earnestly, and unto whom they desired to be like in all things.
2 Maccabees 11:15
Then Maccabeus consented to all that Lysias desired, being careful of the common good; and whatsoever Maccabeus wrote unto Lysias concerning the Jews, the king granted it.
2 Maccabees 15:38
And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired: but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto.