8669. teshuqah
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teshuqah: a longing
Original Word: תְּשׁוּקַת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: teshuqah
Phonetic Spelling: (tesh-oo-kaw')
Short Definition: desire

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a longing
NASB Translation
desire (3).

[תְּשׁוּקָה] noun feminine longing; — of woman for man, אֶלאִֿישֵׁח תְּשׁוּקָתֵח Genesis 3:16 (J); of man for woman, אֲנִי לְדוֺדִי וְאֵלַי תְּשׁוּקָתוֺ Cant 7:11; of beast to devour, figurative אֵלֶיךָ תְּשׁוּקָתוֺ Genesis 4:7 (J). (ᵐ5 ἀποστροφή Genesis, ἐπιστροφή Canticles, whence NesMarg. 6 proposes תְּשׁוּבָתֵךְ Genesis 3:16, which BallHpt reads in all; but how explain the unusual and striking word in MT?).


From shuwq in the original sense of stretching out after; a longing -- desire.

see HEBREW shuwq

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