Bible ConcordanceAmbitious (6 Occurrences)
Romans 2:8 but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation, (See NAS)
1 Corinthians 14:1 Be eager in your pursuit of this Love, and be earnestly ambitious for spiritual gifts, but let it be chiefly so in order that you may prophesy. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 14:12 Therefore, seeing that you are ambitious for spiritual gifts, seek to excel in them so as to benefit the Church. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 14:39 The conclusion, my brethren, is this. Be earnestly ambitious to prophesy, and do not check speaking with tongues; (WEY)
2 Corinthians 5:9 Wherefore also we are ambitious, whether at home or away from home, to be well pleasing to him, (YLT)
1 Timothy 1:7 They are ambitious to be teachers of the Law, although they do not understand either their own words or what the things are about which they make such confident assertions. (WEY)
ThesaurusAmbitious (6 Occurrences)...
2. (a.) Strongly desirous; -- followed by of or the infinitive; as, ambitious
be or to do something. ...
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Ambition (9 Occurrences)
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Ambush (39 Occurrences)
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Nebuchadnezzar (90 Occurrences)
... But Nabopolassar was ambitious of reconquering from Necho the western provinces
of Syria, and for this purpose he sent his son with a powerful army westward ...
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Jehu (63 Occurrences)
... "He was one of those decisive, terrible, and ambitious, yet prudent, calculating,
and passionless men whom God from time to time raises up to change the fate ...
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Immanuel (3 Occurrences)
... Pekah, king of Israel, a bold and ambitious usurper, and Rezin, king of Syria, formed
an alliance, the dual object of which was, first, to organize a ...
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Iscariot (11 Occurrences)
... But the situation, however disquieting it must have been to the ambitious designs
which probably actuated Judas in his acceptance of the apostleship (compare ...
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Flourish (26 Occurrences)
... or performed in a fanciful, wanton, or vaunting manner, by way of ostentation, to
excite admiration, etc.; ostentatious embellishment; ambitious copiousness or ...
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Rebekah (31 Occurrences)
... of character, which appears in every line of the narrative, and prepares the reader
to find in subsequent chapters the positive, ambitious and energetic woman ...
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Eagerly (36 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 14:1 Be eager in your pursuit of this Love, and be earnestly ambitious
for spiritual gifts, but let it be chiefly so in order that you may ...
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Greek5383. philoproteuo -- to strive to be first ...
to wish to be first. From a compound of philos and protos; to be fond of being first,
of distinction -- love to have the preeminence. ... /greek/5383.htm - 6k
2052. eritheia -- rivalry, hence ambition
... Origin from erithos (day-laborer) Definition rivalry, hence ambition NASB Word Usage
disputes (2), selfish ambition (3), selfishly ambitious (1), selfishness (1 ...
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