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Lust Definition - The Full Biblical Meaning (Accurate)

Lust Definition - The Full Biblical Meaning (Accurate)

Apostle Quinson Thomas Apostle Quinson Thomas
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What is The Definition of Lust?

Lust is strong and uncontrolled desire to have or apprehend something. Fleshly lust is the seed that if we yield to it and are drawn away by it, causes us to sin.

 More Definitions of The Word Lust

  1. Lust is a very strong sexual desire.
  2. Lust means a longing desire to possess or enjoy someone or something 
  3. Lust means an unlawful Desire for Carnal or Fleshly pleasure
  4. Lust can mean an unrestrained or excessive desire for someone or something
  5. Lust cannot be quenched by more lust or sinful intense desire. 
  6. Lust means both a desire for the wrong thing and a wrong desire for an otherwise good thing.
  7. Lust means desire that is a sinful longing which leads to the falling away from God. 
  8. Lust means having a strong desire that is a sexual desire that dishonors its object and disregards God. 
  9. Lust is an overmastering desire that may lead to illicit sexual intercourse, adultery, pornography use, illicit sexual gratification and passion. Scripture tells us to flee from it!

Lust Synonyms

  • craving
  • desire
  • excitement
  • fervor
  • greed
  • hunger
  • libido
  • longing
  • sensuality
  • thirst

Scriptures That Define Lust Or Evil Desire

  • Colossians 3:5 - Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
  • 2 Timothy 2:22 - Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
  • 1 Corinthians 6:13 - Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
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Want More Scripture Passages on Lust or Inordinate, Uncontrolled Great Desire?

  • 1 Peter 2:11 - Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;
  • James 1:14 - But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.   
  • Matthew 5:28 - But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
  • Galatians 5:16 - This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
  • 1 Corinthians 6:18 - Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
  • 1 John 2:16 - 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.
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:3 - For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
  • Romans 8:6 - For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
  • Job 31:1 - I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?
  • Hebrews 13:4 - Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

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