26 occurrences

'Acceptable' in the Bible

But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

And of Asher he said, Blessed be Asher with children; Let him be acceptable unto his brethren, And let him dip his foot in oil.

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness, Answer me in the truth of thy salvation.

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable; But the mouth of the wicked'speaketh perverseness.

The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written uprightly, even words of truth.

Thus saith Jehovah, In an acceptable time have I answered thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee; and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to raise up the land, to make them inherit the desolate heritages:

Is such the fast that I have chosen? the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to Jehovah?

To what purpose cometh there to me frankincense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt-offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing unto me.

Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

but in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is acceptable to him.

that I may be delivered from them that are disobedient in Judaea, and that my ministration which I have for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;

But I have all things, and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, and odor of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God.

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

שׁפר 
Sh@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

ἀπόδεκτος 
Apodektos 
Usage: 2

ἀποδοχή 
Apodoche 
Usage: 2

δεκτός 
Dektos 
Usage: 3

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

εὐαρέστως 
Euarestos 
Usage: 1

εὐπρόσδεκτος 
Euprosdektos 
Usage: 5