Verses with the word desired in the New Testament (26 verses):
For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.
Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.
And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat.
And Herod said, John have I beheaded: but who is this, of whom I hear such things? And he desired to see him.
For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before I suffer:
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:
And he released unto them him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired; but he delivered Jesus to their will.
The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.
But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;
Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.
And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's country.
Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.
And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.
And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain.
And they came and besought them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.
When they desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not;
And desired favour against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.
Where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry with them seven days: and so we went toward Rome.
1 Corinthians 16:12
As touching our brother Apollos, I greatly desired him to come unto you with the brethren: but his will was not at all to come at this time; but he will come when he shall have convenient time.
2 Corinthians 8:6
Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
2 Corinthians 12:18
I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?
1 John 5:15
And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.