125 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also: for therefore came I forth.

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,)

but days shall come when the bridegroom may be taken from them, and then they shall fast -- in those days.

How he went into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest, and took for food the holy bread, which only the priests may take, and gave it to those who were with him?

And he said to his disciples that a little boat may wait on him, because of the multitude, that they may not press upon him,

No one is able the vessels of the strong man -- having entered into his house -- to spoil, if first he may not bind the strong man, and then his house he will spoil.

I assure you: People will be forgiven for all sins and whatever blasphemies they may blaspheme.

but whoever may speak evil in regard to the Holy Spirit hath not forgiveness -- to the age, but is in danger of age-during judgment;'

for whoever may do the will of God, he is my brother, and my sister, and mother.'

That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

and these are they by the way where the word is sown: and whenever they may hear, immediately cometh the Adversary, and he taketh away the word that hath been sown in their hearts.

'And these are they, in like manner, who on the rocky ground are sown: who, whenever they may hear the word, immediately with joy do receive it,

And he said to them, 'Doth the lamp come that under the measure it may be put, or under the couch -- not that it may be put on the lamp-stand?

for there is not anything hid that may not be manifested, nor was anything kept hid but that it may come to light.

for whoever may have, there shall be given to him, and whoever hath not, also that which he hath shall be taken from him.'

And he said, 'Thus is the reign of God: as if a man may cast the seed on the earth,

and may sleep, and may rise night and day, and the seed spring up and grow, he hath not known how;

and whenever the fruit may yield itself, immediately he doth send forth the sickle, because the harvest hath come.'

And he said, 'To what may we liken the reign of God, or in what simile may we compare it?

As a grain of mustard, which, whenever it may be sown on the earth, is less than any of the seeds that are on the earth;

But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh greater than all herbs, and shooteth out great branches; so that the fowls of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.

And he saith to them on that day, evening having come, 'We may pass over to the other side;'

and he was calling on him much, that he may not send them out of the region.

And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.

And he having gone into the boat, the demoniac was calling on him that he may be with him,

And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.

and he charged them much, that no one may know this thing, and he said that there be given to her to eat.

and he commanded them that they may take nothing for the way, except a staff only -- no scrip, no bread, no brass in the girdle,

but having been shod with sandals, and ye may not put on two coats.

And he said to them, 'Whenever ye may enter into a house, there remain till ye may depart thence,

and as many as may not receive you, nor hear you, going out thence, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony to them; verily I say to you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom or Gomorrah in a day of judgment than for that city.'

Send them away, that they may go into the country round about, and into the villages, and buy themselves bread: for they have nothing to eat.

And he answering said to them, 'Give ye them to eat,' and they say to him, 'Having gone away, may we buy two hundred denaries' worth of loaves, and give to them to eat?'

And having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he blessed, and brake the loaves, and was giving to his disciples, that they may set before them, and the two fishes divided he to all,

And immediately he constrained his disciples to go into the boat, and to go before to the other side, unto Bethsaida, till he may let the multitude away,

and wherever he was going, to villages, or cities, or fields, in the market-places they were laying the infirm, and were calling upon him, that they may touch if it were but the fringe of his garment, and as many as were touching him were saved.

And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

and ye say, If a man may say to father or to mother, Korban (that is, a gift), is whatever thou mayest be profited out of mine,

and the woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phenician by nation -- and was asking him, that the demon he may cast forth out of her daughter.

Then He told her, "Because of this reply, you may go. The demon has gone out of your daughter."

And he charged them that they may tell no one, but the more he was charging them, the more abundantly they were proclaiming it,

In those days the multitude being very great, and not having what they may eat, Jesus having called near his disciples, saith to them,

'I have compassion upon the multitude, because now three days they do continue with me, and they have not what they may eat;

And he commanded the multitude to sit down upon the ground, and having taken the seven loaves, having given thanks, he brake, and was giving to his disciples that they may set before them; and they did set before the multitude.

And he cometh to Bethsaida, and they bring to him one blind, and call upon him that he may touch him,

And he strictly charged them that they may tell no one about it,

for whoever may will to save his life shall lose it; and whoever may lose his life for my sake and for the good news' sake, he shall save it;

And he said to them, 'Verily I say to you, That there are certain of those standing here, who may not taste of death till they see the reign of God having come in power.'

And Peter answering saith to Jesus, 'Rabbi, it is good to us to be here; and we may make three booths, for thee one, and for Moses one, and for Elijah one:'

And as they are coming down from the mount, he charged them that they may declare to no one the things that they saw, except when the Son of Man may rise out of the dead;

And he answering said to them, 'Elijah indeed, having come first, doth restore all things; and how hath it been written concerning the Son of Man, that many things he may suffer, and be set at nought?

and wherever it doth seize him, it doth tear him, and he foameth, and gnasheth his teeth, and pineth away; and I spake to thy disciples that they may cast it out, and they were not able.'

And having gone forth thence, they were passing through Galilee, and he did not wish that any may know,

'Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth not receive me, but Him who sent me.'

And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee maimed to enter into the life, than having the two hands, to go away to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --

And if thy foot may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee to enter into the life lame, than having the two feet to be cast to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --

And if thine eye may cause thee to stumble, cast it out; it is better for thee one-eyed to enter into the reign of God, than having two eyes, to be cast to the gehenna of the fire --

The salt is good, but if the salt may become saltless, in what will ye season it? Have in yourselves salt, and have peace in one another.'

Presently a party of Pharisees come to Him with the question--seeking to entrap Him, "May a man divorce his wife?"

and he saith to them, 'Whoever may put away his wife, and may marry another, doth commit adultery against her;

and if a woman may put away her husband, and is married to another, she committeth adultery.'

verily I say to you, whoever may not receive the reign of God, as a child -- he may not enter into it;'

And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?

And they were greatly surprised, saying to him, Who then may have salvation?

who may not receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and fields, with persecutions, and in the age that is coming, life age-during;

And there come near to him James and John, the sons of Zebedee, saying, 'Teacher, we wish that whatever we may ask for ourselves, thou mayest do for us;'

They said unto him, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.

but not so shall it be among you; but whoever may will to become great among you, he shall be your minister,

and whoever of you may will to become first, he shall be servant of all;

And answering, Jesus saith to him, 'What wilt thou I may do to thee?' and the blind man said to him, 'Rabboni, that I may see again;'

and if any one may say to you, Why do ye this? say ye that the lord hath need of it, and immediately he will send it hither.'

He said to it, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again!" And His disciples heard it.

for verily I say to you, that whoever may say to this mount, Be taken up, and be cast into the sea, and may not doubt in his heart, but may believe that the things that he saith do come to pass, it shall be to him whatever he may say.

And they were reasoning with themselves, saying, 'If we may say, From heaven, he will say, Wherefore, then, did ye not believe him?

But if we may say, From men,' -- they were fearing the people, for all were holding John that he was indeed a prophet;

and he sent unto the husbandmen at the due time a servant, that from the husbandmen he may receive from the fruit of the vineyard,

and those husbandmen said among themselves -- This is the heir, come, we may kill him, and ours shall be the inheritance;

and they having come, say to him, 'Teacher, we have known that thou art true, and thou art not caring for any one, for thou dost not look to the face of men, but in truth the way of God dost teach; is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not? may we give, or may we not give?'

Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it.

'Teacher, Moses wrote to us, that if any one's brother may die, and may leave a wife, and may leave no children, that his brother may take his wife, and raise up seed to his brother.

in the rising again, then, whenever they may rise, of which of them shall she be wife -- for the seven had her as wife?'

for when they may rise out of the dead, they neither marry nor are they given in marriage, but are as messengers who are in the heavens.

and Jesus answering said to him, 'Seest thou these great buildings? there may not be left a stone upon a stone, that may not be thrown down.'

Tell us when these things shall be? and what is the sign when all these may be about to be fulfilled?'

And Jesus answering them, began to say, 'Take heed lest any one may lead you astray,

and when ye may hear of wars and reports of wars, be not troubled, for these behove to be, but the end is not yet;

'And when they may lead you, delivering up, be not anxious beforehand what ye may speak, nor premeditate, but whatever may be given to you in that hour, that speak ye, for it is not ye who are speaking, but the Holy Spirit.

'And when ye may see the abomination of the desolation, that was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (whoever is reading let him understand), then those in Judea, let them flee to the mountains;

for those days shall be tribulation, such as hath not been from the beginning of the creation that God created, till now, and may not be;

And then, if any may say to you, Lo, here is the Christ, or, Lo, there, ye may not believe;

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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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