Word: qelw

Pronounce: thel'-o

Strongs Number: G2309

Orig: or ethelo eth-el'-o, in certain tenses theleo thel-eh'-o, and etheleo eth-el-eh'-o, which are otherwise obsolete apparently strengthened from the alternate form of 138; to determine (as an active option from subjective impulse; whereas 1014 properly denotes rather a passive acquiescence in objective considerations), i.e. choose or prefer (literally or figuratively); by implication, to wish, i.e. be inclined to (sometimes adverbially, gladly); impersonally for the future tense, to be about to; by Hebraism, to delight in:--desire, be disposed (forward), intend, list, love, mean, please, have rather, (be) will (have, -ling, - ling(-ly)). G138

Use: TDNT-3:44,318 Verb

Heb Strong: H559 H935 H1819 H1980 H2308 H2654 H3245 H3985 H5753 H5753 H6004 H6634 H7200 H7521

    1) to will, have in mind, intend
    1a) to be resolved or determined, to purpose
    1b) to desire, to wish
    1c) to love

    1) to like to do a thing, be fond of doing
    1d) to take delight in, have pleasure