'Cannot' in the Bible
His winnowing shovel (fork) is in His hand to thoroughly clear and cleanse His [threshing] floor and to gather the wheat and store it in His granary, but the chaff He will burn with fire that cannot be extinguished.
And Jesus said to them, "You cannot make the attendants of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them, can you?
And He also spoke a parable to them: "A blind man cannot guide a blind man, can he? Will they not both fall into a pit?
And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.
If therefore ye cannot do even what is least, why are ye careful about the rest?
Vain pretenders! You know how to read the aspect of earth and sky. How is it you cannot read this present time?
So he said to the gardener, "'See, this is the third year I have come to look for fruit on this fig-tree and cannot find any. Cut it down. Why should so much ground be actually wasted?'
Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.
And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
Otherwise, after he has laid the foundation and cannot finish it, all the onlookers will begin to make fun of him,
If he cannot succeed, he will send a representative while the other is still a long way off and ask for terms of peace.
So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
He called him and said, "'What is this I hear about you? Render an account of your stewardship, for I cannot let you hold it any longer.'
Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
And he said to his disciples, It cannot be but that offences come, but woe to him by whom they come!
For they cannot die anymore, because they are like angels and are sons of God, since they are sons of the resurrection.
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