30 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

That you may walk (live and conduct yourselves) in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him and desiring to please Him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing and increasing in and by the knowledge of God [with fuller, deeper, and clearer insight, acquaintance, and recognition].

[We pray] that you may be invigorated and strengthened with all power according to the might of His glory, [to exercise] every kind of endurance and patience (perseverance and forbearance) with joy,

I have been appointed to serve the Church in the position of responsibility entrusted to me by God for your benefit, so that I may fully deliver God's Message--

For I may be absent in body, but I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the strength of your faith in Christ.

and not holding the head, from which all the body -- through the joints and bands gathering supply, and being knit together -- may increase with the increase of God.

Which say there may be no touching, tasting, or taking in your hands,

But now you must rid yourselves of every kind of sin--angry and passionate outbreaks, ill-will, evil speaking, foul-mouthed abuse--so that these may never soil your lips.

Whatever may be your task, work at it heartily (from the soul), as [something done] for the Lord and not for men,

For he who deals wrongfully will [reap the fruit of his folly and] be punished for his wrongdoing. And [with God] there is no partiality [no matter what a person's position may be, whether he is the slave or the master].

whom I have sent you for this very purpose, that ye may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts;

Salute you doth Aristarchus, my fellow-captive, and Marcus, the nephew of Barnabas, (concerning whom ye did receive commands -- if he may come unto you receive him,)

and when the epistle may be read with you, cause that also in the assembly of the Laodiceans it may be read, and the epistle from Laodicea that ye also may read;

And tell Archippus, "Direct your attention to the ministry that you received in the Lord, in order that you may complete it."

This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.

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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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