11 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

"Listen, people! All of you! Earth! Pay attention, and all you inhabitants of it! May the Lord GOD be a witness against you the Lord from his holy Temple.

For her wounds may not be made well: for it has come even to Judah, stretching up to the doorway of my people, even to Jerusalem.

"Therefore night is over you, with no vision, and it is dark to you, that you may not divine; and the sun will go down on the prophets, and the day will be black over them.

and many nations will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us about His ways so we may walk in His paths." For instruction will go out of Zion and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

Indeed all the nations may walk in the name of their gods; but we will walk in the name of Yahweh our God forever and ever.

"Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion, For your horn I will make iron And your hoofs I will make bronze, That you may pulverize many peoples, That you may devote to the LORD their unjust gain And their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

And the rest of Jacob will be among the mass of peoples like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass, which may not be kept back by man, or be waiting for the sons of men.

Lift your hand triumphantly against your adversaries; may all your enemies be destroyed!

O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal; that ye may know the righteousness of the LORD.

For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; that I may make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: and ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

הוה הוא 
Hava' 
be thou , be , shall be , may be , hath
Usage: 6

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

ἄνοιξις 
Anoixis 
Usage: 1

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful , may , let
Usage: 24

εὐπρόσεδρος 
Euprosedros 
Usage: 1

ἰσχύω 
Ischuo 
can , be able , avail , prevail , be whole , cannot , can do , may ,
Usage: 19

ἴσως 
Isos 
it may be
Usage: 0

καύχησις 
Kauchesis 
Usage: 12

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

τυγχάνω 
Tugchano 
obtain , be , chance , little , enjoy , may be , not tr ,
Usage: 11

ὦ 
be , may be , should be , is , might be , were , not tr ,
Usage: 41



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