'Accept' in the Bible
You must also say, 'In fact your servant Jacob is behind us.'" Jacob thought, "I will first appease him by sending a gift ahead of me. After that I will meet him. Perhaps he will accept me."
"No, please take them," Jacob said. "If I have found favor in your sight, accept my gift from my hand. Now that I have seen your face and you have accepted me, it is as if I have seen the face of God.
then there will be an oath to the Lord between the two of them, that he has not laid his hand on his neighbor's goods, and its owner will accept this, and he will not have to pay.
"You must not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and subverts the words of the righteous.
This is the offering you are to accept from them: gold, silver, bronze,
For we will not accept any inheritance on the other side of the Jordan River and beyond, because our inheritance has come to us on this eastern side of the Jordan."
Moreover, you must not accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; he must surely be put to death.
And you must not accept a ransom for anyone who has fled to a town of refuge, to allow him to return home and live on his own land before the death of the high priest.
If it does not accept terms of peace but makes war with you, then you are to lay siege to it.
They will ask you how you're doing and will give you two loaves of bread. You will accept them.
Falling at his feet, she said, "My lord, I accept all the guilt! But please let your female servant speak with my lord! Please listen to the words of your servant!
He and his entire entourage returned to the prophet. Naaman came and stood before him. He said, "For sure I know that there is no God in all the earth except in Israel! Now, please accept a gift from your servant."
Gehazi, the prophet Elisha's servant, thought, "Look, my master did not accept what this Syrian Naaman offered him. As certainly as the Lord lives, I will run after him and accept something from him."
Naaman said, "Please accept two talents of silver. He insisted, and tied up two talents of silver in two bags, along with two suits of clothes. He gave them to two of his servants and they carried them for Gehazi.
Elisha replied, "I was there in spirit when a man turned and got down from his chariot to meet you. This is not the proper time to accept silver or to accept clothes, olive groves, vineyards, sheep, cattle, and male and female servants.
We accept responsibility for fulfilling the commands to give one third of a shekel each year for the work of the temple of our God,
We also accept responsibility for bringing the first fruits of our land and the first fruits of every fruit tree year by year to the temple of the LORD.
We also accept responsibility, as is written in the law, for bringing the firstborn of our sons and our cattle and the firstborn of our herds and of our flocks to the temple of our God, to the priests who are ministering in the temple of our God.
When Esther's female attendants and her eunuchs came and informed her about Mordecai's behavior, the queen was overcome with anguish. Although she sent garments for Mordecai to put on so that he could remove his sackcloth, he would not accept them.
For the company of the godless is barren, and fire consumes the tents of those who accept bribes.
Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.
May he take notice of your offerings; may he accept your burnt sacrifice! (Selah)
Then you will accept the proper sacrifices, burnt sacrifices and whole offerings; then bulls will be sacrificed on your altar.
O Lord, please accept the freewill offerings of my praise! Teach me your regulations!
May you accept my prayer like incense, my uplifted hands like the evening offering!
Listen, my child, and accept my words, so that the years of your life will be many.
I take no delight when they offer up to me frankincense that comes from Sheba or sweet-smelling cane imported from a faraway land. I cannot accept the burnt offerings they bring me. I get no pleasure from the sacrifices they offer to me.'
Even if they fast, I will not hear their cries for help. Even if they offer burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them. Instead, I will kill them through wars, famines, and plagues."
For there on my holy mountain, the high mountain of Israel, declares the sovereign Lord, all the house of Israel will serve me, all of them in the land. I will accept them there, and there I will seek your contributions and your choice gifts, with all your holy things.
When I bring you out from the nations and gather you from the lands where you are scattered, I will accept you along with your soothing aroma. I will display my holiness among you in the sight of the nations.
When the prescribed period is over, on the eighth day and thereafter the priests will offer up on the altar your burnt offerings and your peace offerings; I will accept you, declares the sovereign Lord."
"So now, our God, accept the prayer and requests of your servant, and show favor to your devastated sanctuary for your own sake.
They offer up sacrificial gifts to me, and eat the meat, but the Lord does not accept their sacrifices. Soon he will remember their wrongdoing, he will punish their sins, and they will return to Egypt.
Return to the Lord and repent! Say to him: "Completely forgive our iniquity; accept our penitential prayer, that we may offer the praise of our lips as sacrificial bulls.
Will the Lord accept a thousand rams, or ten thousand streams of olive oil? Should I give him my firstborn child as payment for my rebellion, my offspring -- my own flesh and blood -- for my sin?
I thought, 'Certainly you will respect me! Now you will accept correction!' If she had done so, her home would not be destroyed by all the punishments I have threatened. But they eagerly sinned in everything they did.
"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.
You also say, 'How tiresome it is.' You turn up your nose at it," says the Lord who rules over all, "and instead bring what is stolen, lame, or sick. You bring these things for an offering! Should I accept this from you?" asks the Lord.
And if you are willing to accept it, he is Elijah, who is to come.
He said to them, "Not everyone can accept this statement, except those to whom it has been given.
For there are some eunuchs who were that way from birth, and some who were made eunuchs by others, and some who became eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who is able to accept this should accept it."
I tell you the solemn truth, we speak about what we know and testify about what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony.
(I do not accept human testimony, but I say this so that you may be saved.)
"I do not accept praise from people,
I have come in my Father's name, and you do not accept me. If someone else comes in his own name, you will accept him.
How can you believe, if you accept praise from one another and don't seek the praise that comes from the only God?
Why don't you understand what I am saying? It is because you cannot accept my teaching.
The one who rejects me and does not accept my words has a judge; the word I have spoken will judge him at the last day.
the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, because it does not see him or know him. But you know him, because he resides with you and will be in you.
and are advocating customs that are not lawful for us to accept or practice, since we are Romans."
and saw the Lord saying to me, 'Hurry and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about me.'
I have a hope in God (a hope that these men themselves accept too) that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.
I say again, let no one think that I am a fool. But if you do, then at least accept me as a fool, so that I too may boast a little.
I am confident in the Lord that you will accept no other view. But the one who is confusing you will pay the penalty, whoever he may be.
But do not accept younger widows on the list, because their passions may lead them away from Christ and they will desire to marry,
Do not accept an accusation against an elder unless it can be confirmed by two or three witnesses.
So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, a prisoner for his sake, but by God's power accept your share of suffering for the gospel.
Therefore if you regard me as a partner, accept him as you would me.
If we accept the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, because this is the testimony of God that he has testified concerning his Son.
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