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Psalm 106

Psa. 106:14 KJV (With Strong’s)

But ηlusted
'avah (Hebrew #183)
to wish for
KJV usage: covet, (greatly) desire, be desirous, long, lust (after).
Pronounce: aw-vaw'
Origin: a primitive root
p exceedingly
ta'avah (Hebrew #8378)
a longing; by implication, a delight (subjectively, satisfaction, objectively, a charm)
KJV usage: dainty, desire, X exceedingly, X greedily, lust(ing), pleasant. See also 6914.
Pronounce: tah-av-aw'
Origin: from 183 (abbreviated)
in the wilderness
midbar (Hebrew #4057)
a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs)
KJV usage: desert, south, speech, wilderness.
Pronounce: mid-bawr'
Origin: from 1696 in the sense of driving
, and tempted
nacah (Hebrew #5254)
to test; by implication, to attempt
KJV usage: adventure, assay, prove, tempt, try.
Pronounce: naw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
'el (Hebrew #410)
strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity)
KJV usage: God (god), X goodly, X great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in "-el."
Pronounce: ale
Origin: shortened from 352
in the desert
yshiymown (Hebrew #3452)
a desolation
KJV usage: desert, Jeshimon, solitary, wilderness.
Pronounce: yesh-ee-mone'
Origin: from 3456

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lusted exceedingly.
Heb. lusted a lust.
Psa. 78:18‑20,40‑41• 18And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
19Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?
20Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?
40How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!
41Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
(Psa. 78:18‑20,40‑41)
Psa. 95:8‑9• 8Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
(Psa. 95:8‑9)
Ex. 17:2• 2Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the Lord? (Ex. 17:2)
Num. 14:22• 22Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice; (Num. 14:22)
1 Cor. 10:9• 9Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. (1 Cor. 10:9)
Heb. 3:8‑10• 8Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
10Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.
(Heb. 3:8‑10)
 (vv. 14-15) Neglecting God’s counsel they were delivered to do their own will which, while it gave a brief gratification to their lust, sent leanness into their soul. (Psalms 106 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

And they lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted *God in the desert.