23 occurrences in 13 translations

'Rather' in the Bible

May it never be! Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar, as it is written, "THAT YOU MAY BE JUSTIFIED IN YOUR WORDS, AND PREVAIL WHEN YOU ARE JUDGED."

And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.

But shall not the act of favour be as the offence? For if by the offence of one the many have died, much rather has the grace of God, and the free gift in grace, which is by the one man Jesus Christ, abounded unto the many.

Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

nor are all the children Abraham's true descendants; rather "through Isaac will your descendants be counted."

This means it is not the children of the flesh who are the children of God; rather, the children of promise are counted as descendants.

Rather, O man, who art thou to reply against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?

I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.

But if their fall be the world's wealth, and their loss the wealth of the nations, how much rather their fulness?

That is true. But they were broken (pruned) off because of their unbelief (their lack of real faith), and you are established through faith [because you do believe]. So do not become proud and conceited, but rather stand in awe and be reverently afraid.

Do not be puffed up with pride. Tremble rather--for if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will He spare you.

for if thou, out of the olive tree, wild by nature, wast cut out, and, contrary to nature, wast graffed into a good olive tree, how much rather shall they, who are according to nature, be graffed into their own olive tree?

For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.

However, on some points I have written to you rather boldly, both as a reminder to you and because of the grace given me by God

Rather, as it is written, "Those who were never told about him will see, and those who have never heard will understand."

Bible Theasaurus

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אל 
'al 
Usage: 727

בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more , rather , the more , better ,
Usage: 66

μενοῦνγε 
menounge 
Usage: 3

περισσοτέρως 
Perissoteros 
Usage: 13

πλήν 
Plen 
Usage: 11



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