1 Aroused or inflamed emotions (Prov 14:30; 1Cor 7:9; 1Thess 4:5). 2The suffering and death of Jesus (Acts 1:3) uses this term, which the NRSV translates “suffering”).

Prov 14:30

30A tranquil mind gives life to the flesh,
but passion makes the bones rot.

1Cor 7:9

9But if they are not practicing self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to be aflame with passion.

1Thess 4:5

5not with lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God;

Acts 1:3

3After his suffering he presented himself alive to them by many convincing proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God.

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