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Longing
Long For
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Long (For)
Long (For)[Heb tāʾaḇ (Ps. 119:40, 174), yāʾaḇ (119:131), kāsap̱ (Job 14:15; niphal, Gen. 31:30; Ps. 84:2 [MT 3]), šāʾap̱—‘gasp for’ (Job 7:2; 36:20 [MT 21]), piel of kālâ—‘fail (with longing)’ (2 S. 13:39), piel of ḥāḵâ—‘wait for’ (Job 3:21), piel of nāśāʾ nep̱eš—‘lift up one’s desire’ (Jer.