'Lawful' in the Bible
Furthermore, we decree that with respect to any of the priests, descendants of Levi, singers, gatekeepers, Temple Servants, or other servants of this Temple of God, it is not to be lawful to impose any tribute, tax, or toll on them.
"Yet you keep asking, "Why wouldn't the son bear the punishment of his father's sin?' Because the son has done what was lawful and right, and has kept all my statutes and obeyed them, he's certainly going to live.
When the Pharisees saw this, they told him, "Look! Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!"
How is it that he went into the house of God and ate the Bread of the Presence, which was not lawful for him and his companions to eat but was reserved for the priests?
Suddenly, a man with a paralyzed hand appeared. The people asked Jesus if it was lawful to heal on Sabbath days, intending to accuse him of doing something wrong.
How much more is a human being worth than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on Sabbath days."
John had been telling him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
Some Pharisees came to him in order to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?"
So tell us what you think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"
The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money."
The Pharisees asked him, "Look! Why are they doing what is not lawful on Sabbath days?"
How was it that he went into the House of God during the lifetime of Abiathar the high priest and ate the Bread of the Presence, which was not lawful for anyone but the priests to eat, and gave some of it to his companions?"
Then he asked them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do evil on Sabbath days, to save a life or to destroy it?" But they remained silent.
John had been telling Herod, "It's not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."
Some Pharisees came to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"
They came and told him, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere. You don't favor any individual, because you pay no attention to external appearance. Rather, you teach the way of God truthfully. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Should we pay them or shouldn't we?"
Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what isn't lawful on Sabbath days?"
How was it that he went into the house of God, took the Bread of the Presence and ate it, which was not lawful for anyone but the priests to eat, and then gave some of it to his companions?"
Then Jesus asked them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do evil on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?"
So Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the Law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"
Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?"