Verses Found: 58
1 Nephi 1:143
Now we were desirous that he should tarry with us for this cause: That the Jews might not know concerning our flight into the wilderness, lest they should pursue us and destroy us.
1 Nephi 2:13
And it came to pass that in the which rebellion they were desirous to return unto the Land of Jerusalem.
1 Nephi 2:53
Wherefore, I began to be desirous that my family should partake of it also, for I knew that it was desirous above all other fruit.
1 Nephi 2:59
"And it came to pass that I was desirous that Laman and Lemuel should come and partake of the fruit also;
1 Nephi 3:26
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, was desirous also that I might see and hear and know of these things by the power of the Holy Ghost, which is the gift of God unto all those who diligently seek Him, as well in times of old as in the time that He should manifest Himself unto the children of men,
1 Nephi 5:47
And thus they did murmur against my father, and also against me, And they were desirous to return again to Jerusalem.
1 Nephi 5:88
And thus my brethren did complain against me and were desirous that they might not labor, for they did not believe that I could build a ship,
1 Nephi 5:153
And now it came to pass that when I had spoken these words, they were angry with me and were desirous to throw me into the depths of the sea;
2 Nephi 4:28
But I, Nephi, was desirous that they should have no king; Nevertheless, I did do for them according to that which was in my power.
2 Nephi 5:5
Nevertheless, I speak unto you again, for I am desirous for the welfare of your souls,
The people having loved Nephi exceedingly- he having been a great protector for them, having wielded the sword of Laban in their defense and having labored in all his days for their welfare- Wherefore, the people were desirous to retain in remembrance his name;
For there was a large number which were desirous to possess the land of their inheritance; Wherefore, they went up into the wilderness;
And now it came to pass that after King Mosiah had had continual peace for the space of three years, he was desirous to know concerning the people which went up to dwell in the Land of Lehi-Nephi, or in the City of Lehi-Nephi;
"And I say unto thee again: Knowest thou of anyone that can translate? For I am desirous that these records should be translated into our language;
Or, perhaps they will give us a knowledge of this very people which hath been destroyed; And I am desirous to know the cause of their destruction."
But when I saw that which was good among them, I was desirous that they should not be destroyed, Therefore, I contended with my brethren in the wilderness, for I would that our ruler should make a treaty with them.
And yet I, being overzealous to inherit the land of our fathers, collected as many as were desirous to go up to possess the land and started again on our journey into the wilderness to go up to the land; But we were smitten with famine and sore afflictions, for we were slow to remember the Lord our God;
Now they were a lazy and an idolatrous people; Therefore, they were desirous to bring us into bondage, that they might glut themselves with the labors of our hands, Yea, that they might feast themselves upon the flocks of our fields.
"And now as ye are desirous to come into the fold of God and to be called His people, And are willing to bear one another's burdens, that they may be light,
And now Limhi was desirous that his father should not be destroyed; Nevertheless, Limhi was not ignorant of the iniquities of his father, he himself being a just man.
And it came to pass that the people began to murmur with the king, because of their afflictions, And they began to be desirous to go against them to battle,
For they were desirous to take them, that they might punish them, For they had come into the Land of Nephi by night and carried off their grain and many of their precious things; Therefore, they laid wait for them.
And it came to pass that King Limhi and many of his people were desirous to be baptized, but there was none in the land that had authority from God;
Now they were desirous to become even as Alma and his brethren which had fled into the wilderness-
They were desirous to be baptized as a witness and a testimony that they were willing to serve God with all their hearts-
And it came to pass that the people were desirous that Alma should be their king, for he was beloved by his people;
And it came to pass that after Alma had taught the people many things and had made an end of speaking to them, that King Limhi was desirous that he might be baptized, And all his people were desirous that they might be baptized also;
And it came to pass that whosoever was desirous to take upon them the name of Christ, or of God, they did join the churches of God and they were called the people of God;
Now they were desirous that salvation should be declared to every creature, for they could not bear that any human soul should perish;
And this he did because of the great anxiety of his people, for they were desirous beyond measure to know concerning those people which had been destroyed-
And it came to pass that the voice of the people came, saying: "We are desirous that Aaron, thy son, should be our king and our ruler."
And these were the words that were written, saying: "Behold, O ye my people, or my brethren, for I esteem you as such, For I desire that ye should consider the cause which ye are called to consider, for ye are desirous to have a king;
"And now I say unto you, all you that are desirous to follow the voice of the Good Shepherd: Come ye out from the wicked! and be ye separate! and touch not their unclean things!
But the more part of them were desirous that they might destroy Alma and Amulek, For they were angry with Alma because of the plainness of his words unto Zeezrom;
And Alma established a church in the Land of Sidom, And consecrated priests and teachers in the land to baptize unto the Lord whosoever were desirous to be baptized.
Now it came to pass that the Nephites were desirous to obtain those which had been carried away captive into the wilderness,
Now these were their journeyings, Having taken leave of their father Mosiah in the first year of the reign of the judges, Having refused the kingdom which their father was desirous to confer upon them, and also this was the minds of the people;
For the king was greatly astonished at the words which he had spoken, and also at the words which had been spoken by his son Lamoni; Therefore, he was desirous to learn them.
And now it came to pass that the king and those people which were converted were desirous that they might have a name, that thereby they might be distinguished from their brethren,
And Amalickiah was desirous to be a king, And those people which were wroth were also desirous that he should be their king; And they were-the greater part of them- the lower judges of the land, And they were seeking for power;
And now it came to pass that when Moroni had said these words, he went forth, and also sent forth in all the parts of the land where there were dissensions, And gathered together all the people which were desirous to maintain their liberty to stand against Amalickiah and those which had dissented, which were called Amalickiahites.
Therefore, those which were desirous that the law should be altered were angry with him and desired that he should no longer be chief judge over the land; Therefore, there arose a warm dispute concerning the matter, But not unto bloodshed.
And it came to pass that those who were desirous that Pahoron should be dethroned from the judgment seat were called Kingmen, For they were desirous that the law should be altered in a manner to overthrow the free government and to establish a king over the land;
And those who were desirous that Pahoron should remain chief judge over the land took upon them the name of Freemen; And thus was the division among them, For the Freemen had sworn or covenanted to maintain their rights and the privileges of their religion by a free government.
Now Lehi was not desirous to overtake them till they should meet Moroni and his army.
But it came to pass that when they saw the danger and the many afflictions and tribulations which the Nephites bore for them, They were moved with compassion and were desirous to take up arms in the defense of their country;
But Laman saith unto them: "Let us keep of our wine till we go against the Nephites to battle." But this saying only made them more desirous to drink of the wine;
Now we were desirous that the Lamanites should come upon us, For we were not desirous to make an attack upon them in their stronghold.
For we knew in those cities they were not sufficiently strong to meet them; Therefore, we were desirous-if they should pass by us- to fall upon them in their rear, And thus bring them up in the rear at the same time they were met in the front;
"Now when we saw that the Lamanites began to grow uneasy on this wise, we were desirous to bring a stratagem into an effect upon them;
"And it came to pass that the Lamanites did follow after us with great speed, For they were exceedingly desirous to overtake us that they might slay us; Therefore, they did follow us into the wilderness;
Now Moroni was desirous that the Lamanites should come out to battle against them upon the plains; But the Lamanites knowing of their exceeding great courage and beholding the greatness of their numbers, Therefore, they durst not come out against them; Therefore, they did not come to battle in that day.
Now it came to pass that as many of the Lamanites that were prisoners were desirous to join the people of Ammon and become a free people.
And it came to pass that as many as were desirous, unto them it was granted, according to their desires; Therefore, all the prisoners of the Lamanites did join the people of Ammon, And did begin to labor exceedingly, tilling the ground, raising all manner of grain and flocks and herds of every kind;
But behold, Paanchi, and that part of the people that were desirous that he should be their governor, was exceeding wroth; Therefore, he was about to flatter away those people to rise up in rebellion against their brethren.
Now when those people which were desirous that he should be their governor saw that he was condemned unto death, Therefore, they were angry. And behold, they sent forth one, Kishcumen, even to the judgment seat of Pahoron, And murdered Pahoron as he sat upon the judgment seat;
3 Nephi 3:4
And they granted unto those robbers which had entered into a covenant to keep the peace of the land- which were desirous to remain Lamanites-lands according to their numbers, that they might have with their labors wherewith to subsist upon; And thus they did establish peace in all the land;
Now the people of Akish were desirous for gain, even as Akish was desirous for power; Wherefore, the sons of Akish did offer them money, by the which means they drew away the more part of the people after them;