211 occurrences

'Able' in the Bible

Now the land was not able to nourish and support them so they could dwell together, for their possessions were too great for them to live together.

And He brought him outside [his tent into the starlight] and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars -- "if you are able to number them. Then He said to him, So shall your descendants be.

You will surely wear out both yourself and this people with you, for the thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it all by yourself.

If you will do this, and God so commands you, you will be able to endure [the strain], and all these people also will go to their [tents] in peace.

Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

And let every able and wisehearted man among you come and make all that the Lord has commanded:

And Moses called Bezalel and Aholiab and every able and wisehearted man in whose mind the Lord had put wisdom and ability, everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to do the work;

And all the wise and able men who were doing the work on the sanctuary came, every man from the work he was doing,

And all the able and wisehearted men among them who did the work on the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff], with cherubim skillfully worked on them.

And Moses was not able to enter the Tent of Meeting because the cloud remained upon it, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.

And he shall offer one of the turtledoves or of the young pigeons, such as he is able to get,

This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, who is not able to get what is required for his cleansing.

Either his uncle or his uncle's son may redeem him, or a near kinsman may redeem him; or if he has enough and is able, he may redeem himself.

From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go forth to war you and Aaron shall number, company by company.

The sons of Reuben, Israel's firstborn, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:

Of the sons of Simeon, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, those numbered of them according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:

Of the sons of Gad, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:

Of the sons of Judah, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Issachar, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Zebulun, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Joseph: the sons of Ephraim, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Manasseh, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Benjamin, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Dan, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Asher, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

Of the sons of Naphtali, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, all able to go to war:

So all those numbered of the Israelites, by their fathers' houses, from twenty years old and upward, able to go to war in Israel,

But if the woman is not defiled and is clean, then she shall be free [from the curse] and be able to have children.

This is the law for the Nazirite who has made a vow. His offering to the Lord, besides what else he is able to afford, shall be according to the vow which he has vowed; so shall he do according to the law for his separation and abstinence [as a Nazirite].

I am not able to carry all these people alone, because the burden is too heavy for me.

Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once and possess it; we are well able to conquer it.

But his fellow scouts said, We are not able to go up against the people [of Canaan], for they are stronger than we are.

Because the Lord was not able to bring this people into the land which He swore to give to them, therefore He has slain them in the wilderness.

Now come, I beg of you, curse this people for me, for they are too powerful for me. Perhaps I may be able to defeat them and drive them out of the land, for I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed.

Behold, the people who came out of Egypt cover the face of the earth; come now, curse them for me. Perhaps I shall be able to fight against them and drive them out.

Balak said to Balaam, Did I not [earnestly] send to you to ask you [to come] to me? Why did you not come? Am not I able to promote you to honor?

Take a census of all the [male] congregation of the Israelites from twenty years old and upward, by their fathers' houses, all in Israel able to go to war.

And I commanded you at that time, saying, The Lord your God has given you this land to possess it; you [Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh] shall go over [the Jordan] armed before your brethren the other Israelites, all that are able for war.

And He will give their kings into your hand, and you shall make their name perish from under the heavens; there shall no man be able to stand before you, until you have destroyed them.

Lest the land from which You brought us out say, Because the Lord was not able to bring them into the land which He promised them, and because He hated them, He has brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.

There shall no man be able to stand before you; the Lord your God shall lay the fear and the dread of you upon all the land that you shall tread, as He has said to you.

Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which He has given you.

No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.

Yet a space must be kept between you and it, about 2,000 cubits by measure; come not near it, that you may [be able to see the ark and] know the way you must go, for you have not passed this way before.

For the Lord has driven out from before you great and strong nations; and as for you, no man has been able to withstand you to this day.

God has given into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger toward him was abated when he had said that.

And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before the Lord, this holy God? And to whom shall He go away from us?

If he is able to fight with me and kill me, then we will be your servants; but if I prevail against him and kill him, then you shall be our servants and serve us.

And Saul said to David, You are not able to go to fight against this Philistine. You are only an adolescent, and he has been a warrior from his youth.

And Abner said again to Asahel, Turn aside from following me. Why should I strike you to the ground? How then should I be able to face Joab your brother?

But the men said, You shall not go out. For if we flee, they will not care about us; if half of us die, they will not care about us. But you are worth 10,000 such as we are. So now it is better that you be able to help us from the city.

He makes my feet like the hinds' [firm and able]; He sets me secure and confident upon the heights.

So give Your servant an understanding mind and a hearing heart to judge Your people, that I may discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge and rule this Your great people?

Their children who were left after them in the land, whom the Israelites were not able utterly to destroy, of them Solomon made a forced levy of slaves to this day.

When all the Moabites heard that the kings had come up to fight against them, all who were able to put on armor, young and old, gathered and drew up at the border.

Thus says the king: Let not Hezekiah deceive you. For he will not be able to deliver you out of my hand.

The sons of Reuben, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh -- "valiant men able to bear buckler and sword and to shoot with bow and skillful in war -- "were 44,760 able and ready to go forth to war.

All these were the sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers' houses, mighty men of valor, 17,200, able and fit for service in war.

And their kinsmen, heads of their fathers' houses, 1,760 -- "very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.

Of Asher, men able to go forth to battle, fit for active service, 40,000;

Chenaniah, leader of the Levites in singing, was put in charge of carrying the ark and lifting up song. He instructed about these matters because he was skilled and able.

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad, whose brethren were strong and able men, Elihu and Semachiah.

All these were sons of Obed-edom [in whose house the ark was kept], with their sons and brethren, strong and able men for the service -- "sixty-two in all.

Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, strong and able men -- "eighteen in all.

But who am I, and what are my people, that we should retain strength and be able to offer thus so willingly? For all things come from You, and out of Your own [hand] we have given You.

But who is able to build Him a house, since heaven, even highest heaven, cannot contain Him? Who am I to build Him a house, except as a place to burn incense in worship before Him?

And said, O Lord, God of our fathers, are You not God in heaven? And do You not rule over all the kingdoms of the nations? In Your hand are power and might, so that none is able to withstand You.

And [Jehu] sought Ahaziah, who was hiding in Samaria; he was captured, brought to Jehu, and slain. They buried him, for they said, After all, he is the grandson of Jehoshaphat, who sought the Lord with all his heart. So the house of Ahaziah had no one left able to rule the kingdom.

Amaziah assembled the men of Judah and set them by fathers' houses under commanders of thousands and of hundreds for all Judah and Benjamin. He numbered them from twenty years old and over and found them to be 300,000 choice men fit for war and able to handle spear and shield.

And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do about the 100 talents which I have given to the army of Israel? The man of God answered, The Lord is able to give you much more than this.

Do you not know what I and my fathers have done to all the peoples of other lands? Were the gods of the nations of those lands in any way able to deliver their lands out of my hand?

Who among all the gods of those nations that my fathers utterly destroyed was able to deliver his people out of my hand, that your God should be able to deliver you out of my hand?

So now, do not let Hezekiah deceive or mislead you in this way, and do not believe him, for no god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand or the hand of my fathers. How much less will your God deliver you out of my hand!

They gave as they were able to the treasury for the work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priests' garments.

And [the leaders of] Judah said, The strength of the burden bearers is weakening, and there is much rubbish; we are not able to work on the wall.

Look on everyone who is proud and bring him low, and tread down the wicked where they stand [if you are so able, Job].

He makes my feet like hinds' feet [able to stand firmly or make progress on the dangerous heights of testing and trouble]; He sets me securely upon my high places.

I smote them so that they were not able to rise; they fell wounded under my feet.

There the workers of iniquity fall and lie prostrate; they are thrust down and shall not be able to rise.

For innumerable evils have compassed me about; my iniquities have taken such hold on me that I am not able to look up. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart has failed me and forsaken me.

Wrath is cruel and anger is an overwhelming flood, but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Then I saw all the work of God, that man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun -- "because however much a man may toil in seeking, yet he will not find it out; yes, more than that, though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, yet will he not be able to find it out.

Is not Calno [of Babylonia conquered] like Carchemish [on the Euphrates]? Is not Hamath [in Upper Syria] like Arpad [her neighbor]? Is not Samaria [in Israel] like Damascus [in Syria]? [Have any of these cities been able to resist Assyria? Not one!]

Shall I not be able to do to Jerusalem and her images as I have done to Samaria and her idols? [says the Assyrian]

Now therefore, I pray you, make a wager with my master the king of Assyria and give him pledges, and I will give you two thousand horses -- "if you are able on your part to put riders on them.

Thus says the king: Let not Hezekiah deceive you, for he will not be able to deliver you.

Your nakedness shall be exposed, and your shame shall be seen. I will take vengeance, and I will spare no man [none I encounter will be able to resist Me],

Therefore shall evil come upon you; you shall not know the dawning of it or how to charm it away. And a disaster and evil shall fall upon you that you shall not be able to atone for [with all your offerings to your gods]; and desolation shall come upon you suddenly, about which you shall know nothing or how to avert it.

Persist, then, with your enchantments and the multitude of your sorceries [Babylon], in which you have labored from your youth; and see if perhaps you will be able to profit, if you will prevail and strike terror!

O Lord, why have You made us [able] to err from Your ways and hardened our hearts to [reverential] fear of You? Return [to bless us] for Your servants' sake, the tribes of Your heritage.

But where are your gods that you made for yourself? Let them arise if they can save you in the time of your trouble! For [as many as] the number of your cities are your gods, O Judah. [Surely so many handmade idols should be able to help you!]

But the Lord is the true God and the God of truth (the God Who is Truth). He is the living God and the everlasting King. At His wrath the earth quakes, and the nations are not able to bear His indignation.

Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I am bringing evil and calamity upon them which they will not be able to escape; though they cry to Me, I will not listen to them.

They shall cast their silver into the streets, and their gold shall be [discarded] like an unclean thing or rubbish; their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord; they shall not satisfy their animal cravings nor fill their stomachs with them, for [wealth] has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.

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πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

ὑποστρέφω 
Hupostrepho 
Usage: 31

מעל 
Ma`al 
Usage: 140

פּוּץ 
Puwts 
Usage: 67

קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

שׁרץ 
Sharats 
Usage: 14

Ἀνανίας 
Ananias 
Usage: 9

ἀπάγω 
Apago 
Usage: 11

ἀπωθέομαι ἀπώομαι 
Apotheomai 
Usage: 6

ἐπικαλέομαι 
Epikaleomai 
call on , be surname , be surnamed , call upon , appeal unto , call , appeal to , appeal
Usage: 32

ἐπιμένω 
Epimeno 
Usage: 18

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

κακεῖνος 
Kakeinos 
and he , and they , he also , and them , and the other , and him , they also , him also ,
Usage: 9

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
no man , nothing , none , no , any man , any , man , neither any man ,
Usage: 160

συμφωνέω 
Sumphoneo 
Usage: 2

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5

אהלות אהלים 
'ahaliym 
Usage: 4

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

אלגּוּמּים 
'alguwmmiym 
Usage: 3

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

הדף 
Hadaph 
Usage: 11

זוּר 
Zuwr 
Usage: 77

זנח 
Zanach 
Usage: 20

זרה 
Zarah 
Usage: 39

חמשׁ 
Chamush 
Usage: 4

חרם חרם 
Cherem 
Usage: 38

ישׁישׁ 
Yashiysh 
Usage: 4

כּלח 
Kelach 
Usage: 2

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

מל מואל מול מוּל 
Muwl 
Usage: 35

מי 
Miy 
who, any, whose, what, if any, whom
Usage: 418

מלו מלוא מלא 
M@lo' 
Usage: 37

מקק 
Maqaq 
Usage: 10

נבל 
Nabel 
Usage: 25

נדף 
Nadaph 
drive away , drive , thrust him down , shaken , driven to and fro , tossed to and fro
Usage: 9

נסג 
Nacag 
Usage: 9

נקמה 
N@qamah 
Usage: 27

נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

נתק 
Nathaq 
Usage: 27

סחף 
Cachaph 
Usage: 2

עמלקי 
`Amaleqiy 
Usage: 16

עצרת עצרה 
`atsarah 
Usage: 11

רגשׁ 
R@gash (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

רנן 
Ranan 
Usage: 54

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

שׁוּט 
Shuwt 
run to and fro , go to and fro , go about , gone , mariners , rowers , go through
Usage: 13

שׁלח 
Shalach 
send , go , forth , send away , lay , send out , put , put away , cast out , stretch out , cast , set , put out , depart , soweth , loose ,
Usage: 848

שׁמיר 
Shamiyr 
Usage: 11

שׁקד 
Shaqed 
Usage: 4

שׁקּץ שׁקּוּץ 
Shiqquwts 
Usage: 28

תּוּב 
Tuwb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

תּפּוּח 
Tappuwach 
Usage: 6

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up , take away , take , away with , lift up , bear ,
Usage: 52

Ἀλφαῖος 
alphaios 
Usage: 5

ἀναγεννάω 
Anagennao 
Usage: 2

ἀναζάω 
Anazao 
Usage: 3

ἀνάστασις 
Anastasis 
Usage: 34

ἀναχωρέω 
Anachoreo 
Usage: 13

ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise , rise , rise up , rise again , raise up , stand up , raise up again ,
Usage: 86

ἀνταποκρίνομαι 
Antapokrinomai 
Usage: 2

ἀπαγγέλλω 
Apaggello 
Usage: 40

ἅπας 
Hapas 
Usage: 35

ἄπειμι 
Apeimi 
be absent , absent
Usage: 7

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

ἀποστρέφω 
Apostrepho 
Usage: 8

ἀφίστημι 
Aphistemi 
Usage: 13

διαβεβαιόομαι 
Diabebaioomai 
Usage: 2

διαφημίζω 
Diaphemizo 
Usage: 3

διΐσχυρίζομαι 
Diischurizomai 
Usage: 2

δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

ἑβδομήκοντα 
hebdomekonta 
Usage: 5

ἐγείρω 
Egeiro 
rise , raise , arise , raise up , rise up , rise again , raise again ,
Usage: 101

ἐμπορεύομαι 
Emporeuomai 
buy and sell , make merchandise , vr buy and sell
Usage: 2

ἐναγκαλίζομαι 
Enagkalizomai 
take in arms , take up in arms
Usage: 2

ἐξαίρω 
Exairo 
Usage: 2

ἐπαύριον 
Epaurion 
Usage: 17

ἐπιχρίω 
Epichrio 
anoint , anoint 99
Usage: 2

ζάω 
Zao 
live , be alive , alive , quick , lively , not tr , , vr live
Usage: 115

ζηλόω 
Zeloo 
Usage: 10

ἤδη 
Ede 
Usage: 45

κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I , I also , so I , I , even I , me also ,
Usage: 39

καθώς 
Kathos 
as , even as , according as , when , according to , how , as well as
Usage: 141

κἀκεῖ 
Kakei 
Usage: 6

κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

κοιμάω 
Koimao 
sleep , fall asleep , be asleep , fall on sleep , be dead
Usage: 16

μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

μετοικεσία 
metoikesia 
Usage: 4

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

μοιχεύω 
Moicheuo 
Usage: 6