'Allow' in the Bible
When the Egyptians see you, they will say, "She is his wife.' Then they'll kill me, but allow you to live.
Then God replied to him in the dream, "I know that you did this with pure intentions, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore, I didn't allow you to touch her.
"We've seen that the LORD is with you," they responded, "so we're proposing an agreement between us between us and you. Allow us to make a treaty with you
Even so, your father has cheated me. He broke our wage agreement ten times. However, God didn't allow him to harm me.
As it is, you didn't even allow me to kiss my grandchildren and daughters goodbye! You've acted foolishly.
So allow yourself to go ahead of your servant while I travel more slowly, letting the herds set their own pace with the children until I arrive to see my lord in Seir."
because their holdings were too vast to allow them to stay together, since the land where they had settled was not able to support all of their livestock.
But Judah approached him and begged him, "Your Excellency, please allow your servant to speak to you privately. Please don't be angry with your servant, since you are equal to Pharaoh.
Therefore, please allow your servant to remain as a slave to Your Excellency, instead of the young man, and let the young man go back home with his brothers.
Meanwhile, Pharaoh continued commanding all of his people, "You're to throw every Hebrew son who is born into the Nile River, but you're to allow every Hebrew daughter to live."
I know that the king of Egypt won't allow you to go unless compelled to do so by force,
because the LORD will pass through to strike down the Egyptians, and when he sees the blood on the lintel and the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the doorway, and won't allow the destroyer to enter your houses to strike you down.
"You are not to allow a sorceress to live.
"You are not to offer the blood of my sacrifice with anything leavened, nor are you to allow the sacrifice of the Festival of Passover to remain until morning.
During the entire time of his dedication, he is not to allow a razor to pass over his head until the days of his holy consecration to the LORD have been fulfilled. He is to let the locks on his head grow long.
You are to allow the young women who haven't yet had sexual relations with a man to live for yourselves."
But King Sihon of Heshbon did not allow us to pass through, because the LORD your God had hardened his spirit and made him arrogant, in order to deliver him into your control today.
because those nations that you are about to dispossess listen to those who practice witchcraft and divination. But the LORD does not allow you to act this way."
but don't stay there yourselves. Instead, pursue your enemies and attack them from behind. Don't allow them to enter their cities, because the LORD your God has delivered them into your control."
he told them, "Attack them, because the LORD has given your enemies the Moabites into your control." So the Israeli army followed after him, seized the fords of the Jordan River opposite Moab, and did not allow anyone to cross.
Ruth the Moabite told Naomi, "Please allow me to go out to the fields and glean grain behind anyone who shows me kindness." So Naomi replied, "Go ahead, my daughter."
She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."
After she had left to glean, Boaz commanded his servants, "Allow her to glean also among the cut sheaves, and don't taunt her.
Saul sent a messenger to Jesse to tell him, "Allow David to serve me, because I'm pleased with him."
If your father actually notices that I'm not there, then you are to say, "David urgently requested that I allow him to run to his hometown of Bethlehem because the yearly sacrifice for the entire family was taking place there.'
David restrained his men with his words and did not allow them to rebel against Saul. Saul got up from the cave and started off.
So Absalom responded, "If you aren't coming, please allow my brother Amnon to accompany us." The king asked, "Why should he go with you?"
At this, the woman responded, "Would your majesty the king please allow your humble servant to say one more thing?" "Say it"" he replied.
Then Aiah's daughter Rizpah grabbed some sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock where her children had been hanged from the beginning of harvest until the first rain fell from the sky. She would not allow any scavenger birds to land on them during the day nor the beasts of the field to approach them at night.
"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,
I also asked the king, "If it seems good to you, order that letters of authorization be given me for the Trans-Euphrates governors, so they will allow me to pass through to Judah,
For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, you will not allow your holy one to experience corruption.
Cast on the LORD whatever he sends your way, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
I will not allow anyone with a perverted mind in my presence; I will not be involved with anything evil.
I will destroy the one who secretly slanders a friend. I will not allow the proud and haughty to prevail.
He did not allow anyone to oppress them, or any kings to reprove them.
Don't allow yourself to sleep or even to close your eyes.
Do not focus on her beauty in your mind, nor allow her to take you prisoner with her flirting eyes,
Sweet is the sleep of a working man, whether he eats a little or a lot, but the excess wealth of the rich will not allow him to rest.
"Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I'll allow you to hear my words."
Cry out from your heart to the Lord, wall of fair Zion! Let your tears run down like a river day and night. Allow yourself no rest, and don't stop crying.
"Okay," he responded. "I'll allow you to substitute cow's dung for human dung. Cook your food over that."
"This is what the Lord GOD has to say: "I'm going to allow the house of Israel to ask anything they want from me, including this: I'm going to increase their population as a shepherd increases his flock.
Hearing the voices of the king and his officials, the queen entered the banquet hall. "Your majesty, live forever," the queen said. "Don't be frightened by your thoughts or allow your facial expression to show it.
"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.
He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. However, he wouldn't allow the demons to speak because they knew who he was.
For you will not abandon my soul to Hades or allow your Holy One to experience decay.
Lord, pay attention to their threats now, and allow your servants to speak your word boldly
Now may God, the source of endurance and encouragement, allow you to live in harmony with each other as you follow the Messiah Jesus,
Everything is permissible for me, but not everything is helpful. Everything is permissible for me, but I will not allow anything to control me.
No temptation has overtaken you that is unusual for human beings. But God is faithful, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. Instead, along with the temptation he will also provide a way out, so that you may be able to endure it.
Listen! I, Paul, am telling you that if you allow yourselves to be circumcised, the Messiah will be of no benefit to you.
and gentle when refuting opponents. After all, maybe God will allow them to repent and to come to a full knowledge of the truth,
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