'Accept' in the Bible
He replied, “You are to accept the seven ewe lambs from my hand so that this act will serve as my witness that I dug this well.”
and said to Ephron in the presence of the people of the land, “Please listen to me. Let me pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, and let me bury my dead there.”
there must be an oath before the Lord between the two of them to determine whether or not he has taken his neighbor’s property. Its owner must accept the oath, and the other man does not have to make restitution.
Then he said, “My Lord, if I have indeed found favor in Your sight, my Lord, please go with us. Even though this is a stiff-necked people, forgive our wrongdoing and sin, and accept us as Your own possession.”
“If in spite of these things you do not accept My discipline, but act with hostility toward Me,
“Accept these from them to be used in the work of the tent of meeting, and give this offering to the Levites, to each division according to their service.”
But if they don’t go across with you in battle formation, they must accept land in Canaan with you.”
You are not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of killing someone; he must be put to death.
Neither should you accept a ransom for the person who flees to his city of refuge, allowing him to return and live in the land before the death of the high priest.
Do not deny justice or show partiality to anyone. Do not accept a bribe, for it blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.
Lord, bless his possessions,and accept the work of his hands.Smash the loins of his adversaries and enemies,so that they cannot rise again.
Even before the fat was burned, the priest’s servant would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, “Give the priest some meat to roast, because he won’t accept boiled meat from you—only raw.”
They will ask how you are and give you two loaves of bread, which you will accept from them.
Accept this gift your servant has brought to my lord, and let it be given to the young men who follow my lord.
Now, may my lord the king please hear the words of his servant: If it is the Lord who has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the presence of the Lord, for today they have driven me away from sharing in the inheritance of the Lord saying, ‘Go and worship other gods.’
My king, Araunah gives everything here to the king.” Then he said to the king, “May the Lord your God accept you.”
Then Naaman and his whole company went back to the man of God, stood before him, and declared, “I know there’s no God in the whole world except in Israel. Therefore, please accept a gift from your servant.”
But Elisha said, “As the Lord lives, I stand before Him. I will not accept it.” Naaman urged him to accept it, but he refused.
But Naaman insisted, “Please, accept 150 pounds.” He urged Gehazi and then packed 150 pounds of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes. Naaman gave them to two of his young men who carried them ahead of Gehazi.
But Elisha questioned him, “Wasn’t my spirit there when the man got down from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to accept money and clothes, olive orchards and vineyards, sheep and oxen, and male and female slaves?
Esther’s female servants and her eunuchs came and reported the news to her, and the queen was overcome with fear. She sent clothes for Mordecai to wear so he could take off his sackcloth, but he did not accept them.
“You speak as a foolish woman speaks,” he told her. “Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?” Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.
Have you never consulted those who travel the roads?Don’t you accept their reports?
Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.”
May He remember all your offeringsand accept your burnt offering.Selah
I will not accept a bull from your householdor male goats from your pens,
Lord, please accept my willing offerings of praise,and teach me Your judgments.
since you neglected all my counseland did not accept my correction,
Listen, my son. Accept my words,and you will live many years.
Accept my instruction instead of silver,and knowledge rather than pure gold.
Those who are confused will gain understanding,and those who grumble will accept instruction.
I have struck down your children in vain;they would not accept discipline.Your own sword has devoured your prophetslike a ravaging lion.
Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?You have struck them, but they felt no pain.You finished them off,but they refused to accept discipline.They made their faces harder than rock,and they refused to return.
You must therefore declare to them: This is the nation that would not listen to the voice of the Lord their God and would not accept discipline. Truth has perished—it has disappeared from their mouths.
This is what the Lord says concerning these people:Truly they love to wander;they never rest their feet.So the Lord does not accept them.Now He will remember their guiltand punish their sins.
If they fast, I will not hear their cry of despair. If they offer burnt offering and grain offering, I will not accept them. Rather, I will finish them off by sword, famine, and plague.”
“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Go, say to the men of Judah and the residents of Jerusalem: Will you not accept discipline by listening to My words?”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
For on My holy mountain, Israel’s high mountain”—the declaration of the Lord God—“there the entire house of Israel, all of them, will serve Me in the land. There I will accept them and will require your contributions and choicest gifts, all your holy offerings.
When I bring you from the peoples and gather you from the countries where you have been scattered, I will accept you as a pleasing aroma. And I will demonstrate My holiness through you in the sight of the nations.
People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
and complete the days of purification. Then on the eighth day and afterward, the priests will offer your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings on the altar, and I will accept you.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
Though they offer sacrificial giftsand eat the flesh,the Lord does not accept them.Now He will remember their guiltand punish their sins;they will return to Egypt.
Take words of repentance with youand return to the Lord.Say to Him: “Forgive all our sinand accept what is good,so that we may repay Youwith praise from our lips.
Even if you offer Meyour burnt offerings and grain offerings,I will not accept them;I will have no regardfor your fellowship offerings of fattened cattle.
I thought: You will certainly fear Meand accept correction.Then her dwelling placewould not be cut offbased on all that I had allocated to her.However, they became more corruptin all their actions.
“I wish one of you would shut the temple doors, so you would no longer kindle a useless fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you,” says the Lord of Hosts, “and I will accept no offering from your hands.
You also say: “Look, what a nuisance!” “And you scorn it,” says the Lord of Hosts. “You bring stolen, lame, or sick animals. You bring this as an offering! Am I to accept that from your hands?” asks the Lord.
if you’re willing to accept it, he is the Elijah who is to come.
But He told them, “Not everyone can accept this saying, but only those it has been given to.
For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother’s womb, there are eunuchs who were made by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves that way because of the kingdom of heaven. Let anyone accept this who can.”
“I assure you: We speak what We know and We testify to what We have seen, but you do not accept Our testimony.
“I do not accept glory from men,
I have come in My Father’s name, yet you don’t accept Me. If someone else comes in his own name, you will accept him.
Therefore, when many of His disciples heard this, they said, “This teaching is hard! Who can accept it?”
The one who rejects Me and doesn’t accept My sayings has this as his judge: The word I have spoken will judge him on the last day.
and saw Him telling me, ‘Hurry and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me!’
And I have a hope in God, which these men themselves also accept, that there is going to be a resurrection, both of the righteous and the unrighteous.
Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but don’t argue about doubtful issues.
Therefore accept one another, just as the Messiah also accepted you, to the glory of God.
I repeat: No one should consider me a fool. But if you do, at least accept me as a fool, so I too may boast a little.
I have confidence in the Lord you will not accept any other view. But whoever it is that is confusing you will pay the penalty.
and with every unrighteous deception among those who are perishing. They perish because they did not accept the love of the truth in order to be saved.
Don’t accept an accusation against an elder unless it is supported by two or three witnesses.
So if you consider me a partner, accept him as you would me.
If we accept the testimony of men, God’s testimony is greater, because it is God’s testimony that He has given about His Son.
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