58 occurrences in 13 translations

'Cannot' in the Bible

I cannot relax or be still; I have no rest, for trouble comes.

Full grown lions die when they cannot find prey; that's when the lion cubs are scattered.

It stands still, but I cannot recognize its appearance; an image is before my eyes, and I hear a murmuring voice:

He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

I cannot bring myself to touch them; food like this makes me sick."

Since I cannot help myself, [the hope for] success has been banished from me.

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

He does great things that cannot be explained, and awesome deeds that cannot be counted.

If he passes by me, I cannot see him, if he goes by, I cannot perceive him.

Even if I'm in the right, I cannot answer him. I can only appeal for mercy.

If I am wicked, woe to me! And even if I am righteous, I cannot lift up my head. I am filled with shame and aware of my affliction.

Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

Should he argue in talk [that] is not profitable or [in] words with which he cannot do good?

{He cannot trust that he will return} from darkness, and he himself is destined for [the] sword.

Mockers surround me; I cannot stop staring at their hostility all through the night.

But as for you all, do ye return, and come now: for I cannot find one wise man among you.

"He flies away like a dream, and they cannot find him; Even like a vision of the night he is chased away.

"He returns what he has attained And cannot swallow it; As to the riches of his trading, He cannot even enjoy them.

[As for] me, [is] my complaint for human beings? And if [so], why cannot I be impatient?

or darkness, so you cannot see, and a flood of water covers you.

Clouds veil Him so that He cannot see, as He walks on the circle of the sky."

Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:

On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:

The womb shall forget him, the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered, and unrighteousness shall be broken like a tree [which cannot be healed].

Yet he carries off [the] tyrants by his strength; [if] he rises up, then he cannot be certain of life.

No man can know its value, since it cannot be found in the land of the living.

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.

Topaz from Cush cannot compare with it, and it cannot be valued in pure gold.

I am churning within and cannot rest; days of suffering confront me.

For I'm terrified of what calamity God may have in store for me; and I cannot endure his grandeur."

If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

"So that you cannot claim, "We have found wisdom!' let God do the rebuking, not man;

"They are dismayed and cannot answer any more; they have nothing left to say.

He cannot stand his food, and he has no desire for appetizing food.

His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones that were not seen stick out.

Have I lied concerning the justice that I deserve? My wound is incurable, though transgression cannot be attributed to me.'

Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I won't do it again."

Your wickedness touches and affects a man such as you are, and your righteousness is for yourself, one of the human race [but it cannot touch God, Who is above such influence].

Because there is wrath, beware lest he take thee away with his stroke: then a great ransom cannot deliver thee.

Teach us what we shall say unto him; for we cannot order our speech by reason of darkness.

Now men cannot [even] look at the sun when it is in the skies, after a wind has swept through and cleared them away.

Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict.

He charges ahead with trembling rage; he cannot stand still at the trumpet's sound.

I have spoken once, but I cannot answer; twice, but I will say no more."

I cannot be silent about his limbs, his power, and his graceful proportions.

They are close {to one another}-- even [the] air cannot come between them.

They are joined one to another, they stick together, that they cannot be sundered.

The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved.

The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon.

The arrow cannot make him flee: slingstones are turned with him into stubble.

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יכול יכל 
Usage: 194

יכיל יכל 
Y@kel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

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can , cannot , be able , may , able ,
Usage: 140

know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

can , be able , avail , prevail , be whole , cannot , can do , may ,
Usage: 19

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not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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