36 occurrences

'Lawful' in the Bible

Also we certify you, that touching any of the priests and Levites, the singers, porters, Nethinim, or servants of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose tribute, custom, or toll, upon them.

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives be delivered?

But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,

Yet say ye, Wherefore doth not the son bear the iniquity of the father? when the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live.

But if the wicked turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right;

None of his sins that he hath committed shall be remembered against him: he hath done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live.

And when the wicked turneth from his wickedness, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall live thereby.

But the Pharisees, when they saw it, said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which it is not lawful to do upon the sabbath.

how he entered into the house of God, and ate the showbread, which it was not lawful for him to eat, neither for them that were with him, but only for the priests?

and behold, a man having a withered hand. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day? that they might accuse him.

How much then is a man of more value than a sheep! Wherefore it is lawful to do good on the sabbath day.

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? or is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

And the chief priests took the pieces of silver, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is the price of blood.

And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

How he entered into the house of God when Abiathar was high priest, and ate the showbread, which it is not lawful to eat save for the priests, and gave also to them that were with him?

And there came unto him Pharisees, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? trying him.

And when they were come, they say unto him, Teacher, we know that thou art true, and carest not for any one; for thou regardest not the person of men, but of a truth teachest the way of God: Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

But certain of the Pharisees said, Why do ye that which it is not lawful to do on the sabbath day?

how he entered into the house of God, and took and ate the showbread, and gave also to them that were with him; which it is not lawful to eat save for the priests alone?

And Jesus said unto them, I ask you, Is it lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do harm? to save a life, or to destroy it?

And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath, or not?

Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or not?

So the Jews said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath, and it is not lawful for thee to take up thy bed.

Pilate therefore said unto them, Take him yourselves, and judge him according to your law. The Jews said unto him, It is not lawful for us to put any man to death:

and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to receive, or to observe, being Romans.

And when they had tied him up with the thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?

All things are lawful for me; but not all things are expedient. All things are lawful for me; but I will not be brought under the power of any.

how that he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

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משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

ἔννομος 
Ennomos 
Usage: 2

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful , may , let
Usage: 24