Verses with the word desire in the Apocrypha (36 verses):
1 Esdras 4:19
And letting all those things go, do they not gape, and even with open mouth fix their eyes fast on her; and have not all men more desire unto her than unto silver or gold, or any goodly thing whatsoever?
1 Esdras 4:46
And now, O lord the king, this is that which I require, and which I desire of thee, and this is the princely liberality proceeding from thyself: I desire therefore that thou make good the vow, the performance whereof with thine own mouth thou hast vowed to the King of heaven.
1 Esdras 8:50
And there I vowed a fast unto the young men before our Lord, to desire of him a prosperous journey both for us and them that were with us, for our children, and for the cattle:
2 Esdras 1:25
Seeing ye have forsaken me, I will forsake you also; when ye desire me to be gracious unto you, I shall have no mercy upon you.
2 Esdras 8:27
Regard not the wicked inventions of the heathen, but the desire of those that keep thy testimonies in afflictions.
2 Esdras 8:32
For if thou hast a desire to have mercy upon us, thou shalt be called merciful, to us namely, that have no works of righteousness.
2 Esdras 15:17
A man shall desire to go into a city, and shall not be able.
2 Esdras 16:27
So that one man shall desire to see another, and to hear his voice.
Bless the Lord thy God always, and desire of him that thy ways may be directed, and that all thy paths and counsels may prosper: for every nation hath not counsel; but the Lord himself giveth all good things, and he humbleth whom he will, as he will; now therefore, my son, remember my commandments, neither let them be put out of thy mind.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:2
When it is present, men take example at it; and when it is gone, they desire it: it weareth a crown, and triumpheth for ever, having gotten the victory, striving for undefiled rewards.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:11
Wherefore set your affection upon my words; desire them, and ye shall be instructed.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:13
She preventeth them that desire her, in making herself first known unto them.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:17
For the very true beginning of her is the desire of discipline; and the care of discipline is love;
Wisdom of Solomon 6:20
Therefore the desire of wisdom bringeth to a kingdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:8
If a man desire much experience, she knoweth things of old, and conjectureth aright what is to come: she knoweth the subtilties of speeches, and can expound dark sentences: she foreseeth signs and wonders, and the events of seasons and times.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:2
For verily desire of gain devised that, and the workman built it by his skill.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:5
The sight whereof enticeth fools to lust after it, and so they desire the form of a dead image, that hath no breath.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:6
Both they that make them, they that desire them, and they that worship them, are lovers of evil things, and are worthy to have such things to trust upon.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:3
To the end that they, desiring food, might for the ugly sight of the beasts sent among them lothe even that, which they must needs desire; but these, suffering penury for a short space, might be made partakers of a strange taste.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:25
Therefore even then was it altered into all fashions, and was obedient to thy grace, that nourisheth all things, according to the desire of them that had need:
If thou desire wisdom, keep the commandments, and the Lord shall give her unto thee.
The heart of the prudent will understand a parable; and an attentive ear is the desire of a wise man.
Let thy mind be upon the ordinances of the Lord and meditate continually in his commandments: he shall establish thine heart, and give thee wisdom at thine owns desire.
Sit not at all with another man's wife, nor sit down with her in thine arms, and spend not thy money with her at the wine; lest thine heart incline unto her, and so through thy desire thou fall into destruction.
Defraud not thyself of the good day, and let not the part of a good desire overpass thee.
Desire not a multitude of unprofitable children, neither delight in ungodly sons.
Stumble not at the beauty of a woman, and desire her not for pleasure.
But they will maintain the state of the world, and [all] their desire is in the work of their craft.
Additions to Esther 13:12
Thou knowest all things, and thou knowest, Lord, that it was neither in contempt nor pride, nor for any desire of glory, that I did not bow down to proud Aman.
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
1 Maccabees 10:56
And now will I do to thee, as thou hast written: meet me therefore at Ptolemais, that we may see one another; for I will marry my daughter to thee according to thy desire.
2 Maccabees 2:24
For considering the infinite number, and the difficulty which they find that desire to look into the narrations of the story, for the variety of the matter,
2 Maccabees 6:2
And to pollute also the temple in Jerusalem, and to call it the temple of Jupiter Olympius; and that in Garizim, of Jupiter the Defender of strangers, as they did desire that dwelt in the place.
2 Maccabees 6:25
And so they through mine hypocrisy, and desire to live a little time and a moment longer, should be deceived by me, and I get a stain to mine old age, and make it abominable.
2 Maccabees 11:28
If ye fare well, we have our desire; we are also in good health.
2 Maccabees 11:29
Menelans declared unto us, that your desire was to return home, and to follow your own business: