12 occurrences

'Allow' in the Bible

Or how will you say to your brother, 'Allow [me] to remove the speck from your eye,' and behold, the beam of wood [is] in your [own] eye?

And he did not allow anyone to follow along with him except Peter and James and John, the brother of James.

How are you able to say to your brother, "Brother, allow [me] to remove the speck [that is] in your eye," [while] you yourself do not see the beam of wood in your [own] eye? Hypocrite! First remove the beam of wood from your [own] eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck [that is] in your brother's eye!

Now [when he] came to the house, he did not allow anyone to enter with him except Peter and John and James and the father and mother of the child.

And he said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, first allow me to go [and] bury my father."

And another [person] also said, "I will follow you, Lord, but first allow me to say farewell to those in my house."

But Jesus called them to himself, saying, "Allow the children to come to me, and do not forbid them, {for to such belongs} the kingdom of God.

If we allow him [to go on] in this way, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation."

But Paul said, "I am a Jewish man from Tarsus in Cilicia, a citizen of no unimportant city. Now I ask you, allow me to speak to the people."

And [those] from peoples and tribes and languages and nations will see their dead bodies three and a half days, and they will not allow their dead bodies to be placed in a tomb.

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ארחה 
'aruchah 
Usage: 6

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

συνευδοκέω 
suneudokeo 
Usage: 5