'Allow' in the Bible
“However, I know that the king of Egypt will not allow you to go, unless he is forced by a strong hand.
“You must not allow a sorceress to live.
You are to allow the redemption of any land you occupy.
“Do not allow the Kohathite tribal clans to be wiped out from the Levites.
Edom refused to allow Israel to travel through their territory, and Israel turned away from them.
But if you don’t drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, those you allow to remain will become thorns in your eyes and in your sides; they will harass you in the land where you will live.
The Amorites forced the Danites into the hill country and did not allow them to go down into the valley.
He told them, “Follow me, because the Lord has handed over your enemies, the Moabites, to you.” So they followed him, captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Moab, and did not allow anyone to cross over.
Gideon then said to God, “Don’t be angry with me; let me speak one more time. Please allow me to make one more test with the fleece. Let it remain dry, and the dew be all over the ground.”
Then the king instructed Zadok, “Return the ark of God to the city. If I find favor in the Lord’s eyes, He will bring me back and allow me to see both it and its dwelling place.
if there is iniquity in your hand, remove it,and don’t allow injustice to dwell in your tents—
as you turn your anger against Godand allow such words to leave your mouth?
For You will not abandon me to Sheol;You will not allow Your Faithful One to see decay.
the Lord will not leave himin the power of the wicked oneor allow him to be condemned when he is judged.
Cast your burden on the Lord,and He will sustain you;He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
He keeps us aliveand does not allow our feet to slip.
He will not allow your foot to slip;your Protector will not slumber.
I will not allow my eyes to sleepor my eyelids to slumber
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.
No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.
“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Correct your ways and your deeds, and I will allow you to live in this place.
I will allow you to live in this place, the land I gave to your ancestors long ago and forever.
I will smash them against each other, fathers and sons alike”—this is the Lord’s declaration. “I will allow no mercy, pity, or compassion to keep Me from destroying them.”
I will grant you compassion, and he will have compassion on you and allow you to return to your own soil.
“If I allow dangerous animals to pass through the land and depopulate it so that it becomes desolate, with no one passing through it for fear of the animals,
“I will no longer allow the insults of the nations to be heard against you, and you will not have to endure the reproach of the peoples anymore; you will no longer cause your nation to stumble.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
So I will make My holy name known among My people Israel and will no longer allow it to be profaned. Then the nations will know that I am Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.
Their actions do not allow themto return to their God,for a spirit of promiscuity is among them,and they do not know the Lord.
Jesus answered him, “Allow it for now, because this is the way for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he allowed Him to be baptized.
“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.
He said to her, “Allow the children to be satisfied first, because it isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”
They answered Him, “Allow us to sit at Your right and at Your left in Your glory.”
Also, demons were coming out of many, shouting and saying, “You are the Son of God!” But He rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew He was the Messiah.
because You will not leave me in Hadesor allow Your Holy One to see decay.
Therefore He also says in another passage, You will not allow Your Holy One to see decay.
When they came to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did not allow them.
Sailing slowly for many days, we came with difficulty as far as Cnidus. Since the wind did not allow us to approach it, we sailed along the south side of Crete off Salmone.
When the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “This man is probably a murderer, and though he has escaped the sea, Justice does not allow him to live!”
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.
I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.