Neuter noun · From the prolonged form of θέλω (G2309)

From the prolonged form of G2309; a determination (properly, the thing), i.e. (actively) choice (specially, purpose, decree; abstractly, volition) or (passively) inclination:—desire, pleasure, will.


  1. what one wishes or has determined shall be done
    1. of the purpose of God to bless mankind through Christ
    2. of what God wishes to be done by us
      1. commands, precepts
  2. will, choice, inclination, desire, pleasure

Usages (1/2)

Matthew 6:10

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Hebrews 10:7

Quoting Psalms 40:7

Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

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