188 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

Then said they unto him, Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of thyself?

of whom I am not worthy that I may loose the cord of his sandal.'

His mother saith to the ministrants, 'Whatever he may say to you -- do.'

and saith to him, 'Every man, at first, the good wine doth set forth; and when they may have drunk freely, then the inferior; thou didst keep the good wine till now.'

this one came unto him by night, and said to him, 'Rabbi, we have known that from God thou hast come -- a teacher, for no one these signs is able to do that thou dost, if God may not be with him.'

John answered and said, 'A man is not able to receive anything, if it may not have been given him from the heaven;

for his disciples were gone away to the city, that they may buy victuals;

The woman saith unto him, 'Sir, give me this water, that I may not thirst, nor come hither to draw.'

The woman saith to him, 'I have known that Messiah doth come, who is called Christ, when that one may come, he will tell us all things;'

And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.

he, having heard that Jesus is come out of Judea to Galilee, went away unto him, and was asking him that he may come down and may heal his son, for he was about to die.

"You may return home," replied Jesus; "your son has recovered." He believed the words of Jesus, and started back home;

The ailing man answered him, 'Sir, I have no man, that, when the water may be troubled, he may put me into the pool, and while I am coming, another doth go down before me.'

Later on, Jesus found him in the Temple and told him, "Look! You have become well. Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you."

Jesus therefore responded and said to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, The Son is not able to do anything of himself, if he may not see the Father doing anything; for whatever things He may do, these also the Son in like manner doth;

so that everyone may honor the Son as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent him.

I don't receive man's testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

'I have come in the name of my Father, and ye do not receive me; if another may come in his own name, him ye will receive;

When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat?

Philip answered him, Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them, that every one of them may take a little.

And when they were filled, he saith to his disciples, 'Gather together the broken pieces that are over, that nothing may be lost;'

Jesus, therefore, having known that they are about to come, and to take him by force that they may make him king, retired again to the mountain himself alone.

They said therefore unto him, 'What may we do that we may work the works of God?'

Jesus answered and said to them, 'This is the work of God, that ye may believe in him whom He did send.'

'And this is the will of the Father who sent me, that all that He hath given to me I may not lose of it, but may raise it up in the last day;

I am the living bread that came down out of the heaven; if any one may eat of this bread he shall live -- to the age; and the bread also that I will give is my flesh, that I will give for the life of the world.'

Jesus, therefore, said to them, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, If ye may not eat the flesh of the Son of Man, and may not drink his blood, ye have no life in yourselves;

if then ye may behold the Son of Man going up where he was before?

and he said, 'Because of this I have said to you -- No one is able to come unto me, if it may not have been given him from my Father.'

His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.

Because no man does things secretly if he has a desire that men may have knowledge of him. If you do these things, let yourself be seen by all men.

if any one may will to do His will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is of God, or -- I do speak from myself.

If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses may not be broken, are you angry with me because I made a man perfectly well on the Sabbath?

"However, we know where this man is from; but whenever the Christ may come, no one knows where He is from."

and many out of the multitude did believe in him, and said -- 'The Christ -- when he may come -- will he do more signs than these that this one did?'

The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him, and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers that they may take him;

You will be looking for me, and you will not see me: and where I am you may not come.

What is this saying of his, You will be looking for me and will not see me, and where I am you may not come?

'Doth our law judge the man, if it may not hear from him first, and know what he doth?'

When they persisted in asking him, he stood up straight and replied, "Whoever among you is guiltless may be the first to throw a stone at her."

Jesus, therefore, said unto the Jews who believed in him, 'If ye may remain in my word, truly my disciples ye are, and ye shall know the truth,

The Jews, therefore, said to him, 'Now we have known that thou hast a demon; Abraham did die, and the prophets, and thou dost say, If any one may keep my word, he shall not taste of death -- to the age!

they took up, therefore, stones that they may cast at him, but Jesus hid himself, and went forth out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.

Jesus answered, 'Neither did this one sin nor his parents, but that the works of God may be manifested in him;

These things said his parents, because they were afraid of the Jews, for already had the Jews agreed together, that if any one may confess him -- Christ, he may be put out of the synagogue;

Then Jesus said, "I have come into this world to judge it, so that those who are blind may see and so that those who see may become blind."

and when his own sheep he may put forth, before them he goeth on, and the sheep follow him, because they have known his voice;

Therefore, again, did the Jews take up stones that they may stone him;

If he said they were gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Writings may not be broken),

When Jesus heard it, He said, "This sickness will not end in death but is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it."

then after this, he saith to the disciples, 'We may go to Judea again;'

Jesus answered, 'Are there not twelve hours in the day? if any one may walk in the day, he doth not stumble, because the light of this world he doth see;

and if any one may walk in the night, he stumbleth, because the light is not in him.'

These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.

And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him.

the Jews, therefore, who were with her in the house, and were comforting her, having seen Mary that she rose up quickly and went forth, followed her, saying -- 'She doth go away to the tomb, that she may weep there.'

And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

the chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees, gathered together a sanhedrim, and said, 'What may we do? because this man doth many signs?

if we may let him alone thus, all will believe in him; and the Romans will come, and will take away both our place and nation.'

and not for the nation only, but that also the children of God, who have been scattered abroad, he may gather together into one.

From that day, therefore, they took counsel together that they may kill him;

they were seeking, therefore, Jesus, and said one with another, standing in the temple, 'What doth appear to you -- that he may not come to the feast?'

and both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a command, that if any one may know where he is, he may shew it, so that they may seize him.

Therefore Jesus said, "Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial.

A great multitude, therefore, of the Jews knew that he is there, and they came, not because of Jesus only, but that Lazarus also they may see, whom he raised out of the dead;

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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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