28 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

To: Timothy, my genuine child in the faith. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus, our Lord, be yours!

As I urged you when I went to Macedonia, remain in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach other doctrine

Which may be seen in the good news of the glory of the great God, which was given into my care.

Timothy, my child, I am giving you this instruction in keeping with the prophecies previously made about you, so that by them you may strongly engage in battle,

It is my desire, then, that in every place men may give themselves to prayer, lifting up holy hands, without wrath or argument.

and it behoveth him also to have a good testimony from those without, that he may not fall into reproach and a snare of the devil.

But they must first be tested. Then, if they prove to be blameless, they may become ministers.

This is a true saying, in which all may put their faith.

A widow may be put on the widows' list if she is at least sixty years old and has been the wife of one husband.

and younger widows be refusing, for when they may revel against the Christ, they wish to marry,

So it is my desire that the younger widows may be married and have children, controlling their families, and giving the Evil One no chance to say anything against them,

If any man or woman that believeth have widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.

In the same way, there are good works which are clearly seen; and those which are not so, may not be kept secret.

All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their own masters as deserving of the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be discredited.

Who only has life for ever, living in light to which no man may come near; whom no man has seen or is able to see: to whom be honour and power for ever. So be it.

Although some claim to have it, they have abandoned the faith. May grace be with all of you!

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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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