|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
2. (v. i.) Hence: To long eagerly; to desire earnestly.
3. (v. i.) To beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; -- said of the heart.
4. (v. i.) To sigh; to flutter; to languish.
5. (v. t.) To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.
6. (v. t.) To long for; to be eager after.
7. (n.) A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
8. (n.) A violent palpitation of the heart.
Pant (8 Occurrences)
Job 5:5 whose harvest the hungry eats up, and take it even out of the thorns. The snare gapes for their substance. (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 42:1 For the Chief Musician. A contemplation by the sons of Korah. As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God. (Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Psalms 119:131 I opened my mouth wide and panted, for I longed for your commandments. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 42:14 "I have been silent a long time. I have been quiet and restrained myself. Now I will cry out like a travailing woman. I will both gasp and pant. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 14:6 The wild donkeys stand on the bare heights, they pant for air like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage. (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Joel 1:20 Yes, the animals of the field pant to you, for the water brooks have dried up, And the fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness. (WEB JPS ASV NAS NIV)
Amos 2:7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name: (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Amos 8:4 Hear this, ye that pant after the needy, even to cause to fail the poor of the land, (DBY)