347 occurrences in 14 translations

'May' in the Bible

Pay homage to the Son, or He will be angry, and you will perish in your rebellion, for His anger may ignite at any moment. All those who take refuge in Him are happy.

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

But I, because of the abundance of your gracious love, may come into your house. In awe of you, I will worship in your holy Temple.

Condemn them, O God! May their own schemes be their downfall! Drive them away because of their many acts of insurrection, for they have rebelled against you.

But let all who take refuge in You rejoice; let them shout for joy forever. May You shelter them, and may those who love Your name boast about You.

May all my enemies be humiliated and absolutely terrified! May they turn back and be suddenly humiliated!

So that he may not come rushing on my soul like a lion, wounding it, while there is no one to be my saviour.

may an enemy pursue and overtake me; may he trample me to the ground and leave my honor in the dust. Selah

May the evil deeds of the wicked come to an end! But make the innocent secure, O righteous God, you who examine inner thoughts and motives!

You have made clear your strength even out of the mouths of babies at the breast, because of those who are against you; so that you may put to shame the cruel and violent man.

That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.

Rise up, Lord! Don't let men be defiant! May the nations be judged in your presence!

Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

His ways are ever fixed; your decisions are higher than he may see: as for his haters, they are as nothing to him.

He lurks in secret places like a lion in his thicket; he lies in wait that he may seize the poor (the helpless and the unfortunate); he seizes the poor when he draws him into his net.

He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.

For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

May the Lord rain down burning coals and brimstone on the wicked! A whirlwind is what they deserve!

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and the tongue that speaks boastfully.

Let my voice come before you, and give me an answer, O Lord my God; let your light be shining on me, so that the sleep of death may not overtake me;

And he who is against me may not say, I have overcome him; and those who are troubling me may not be glad when I am moved.

May Israel's deliverance come from Zion! When the LORD restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice, and Israel will be glad. A Davidic Psalm.

Let my sentence of vindication come from You! May Your eyes behold the things that are just and upright.

from men, LORD, by your hand from men who belong to this world, whose reward is only in this life. But as for your treasured ones, may their stomachs be full, may their children have an abundance, and may they leave wealth to their offspring.

The Lord lives-may my rock be praised! The God of my salvation is exalted.

May He send you help from the sanctuary and sustain you from Zion.

May He remember all your offerings and accept your burnt offering. Selah

May He give you what your heart desires and fulfill your whole purpose.

Lord, give victory to the king! May He answer us on the day that we call.

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Lift up your heads, gates! Be lifted up, ancient doors, so the King of Glory may come in.

Let no servant of yours be put to shame; may those be shamed who are false without cause.

Put me in the scales, O Lord, so that I may be tested; let the fire make clean my thoughts and my heart.

That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.

My cry goes up to you, O Lord, my Rock; do not keep back your answer from me, so that I may not become like those who go down into the underworld.

May the Lord be praised, for He has heard the sound of my pleading.

To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

Let your ear be turned to me; take me quickly out of danger; be my strong Rock, my place of strength where I may be safe.

O Lord, do not let me be humiliated, for I call out to you! May evil men be humiliated! May they go wailing to the grave!

May lying lips be silenced -- lips that speak defiantly against the innocent with arrogance and contempt!

May the Lord be praised, for He has wonderfully shown His faithful love to me in a city under siege.

Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You at a time that You may be found. When great floodwaters come, they will not reach him.

May Your faithful love rest on us, Lord, for we put our hope in You.

May those who seek my life be embarrassed and humiliated! May those who plan to harm me be turned back and ashamed!

May they be like wind-driven chaff, as the Lord's angel attacks them!

May their path be dark and slippery, as the messenger of the LORD tracks them down.

When they were sick, I wore sackcloth, and refrained from eating food. (If I am lying, may my prayers go unanswered!)

May those who want to harm me be totally embarrassed and ashamed! May those who arrogantly taunt me be covered with shame and humiliation!

May those who desire my vindication shout for joy and rejoice! May they continually say, "May the Lord be praised, for he wants his servant to be secure."

For I said, "May they not rejoice over me, Who, when my foot slips, would magnify themselves against me."

I said, "I will guard my ways so that I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth with a muzzle as long as the wicked are in my presence."

He gave me reason to sing a new song, praising our God. May many see what God has done, so that they might swear allegiance to him and trust in the Lord!

O Lord my God, great are the wonders which you have done in your thought for us; it is not possible to put them out in order before you; when I would give an account of them, their number is greater than I may say.

O Lord, you do not withhold your compassion from me. May your loyal love and faithfulness continually protect me!

May those who seek to destroy my life be ashamed and confounded; let them be driven backwards and humiliated, particularly those who wish me evil.

May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!" be humiliated and disgraced!

Let all who seek you shout for joy and be glad in you. May those who love your deliverance say, "The LORD be magnified!" continuously.

But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

May the Lord protect him and save his life! May he be blessed in the land! Do not turn him over to his enemies!

But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.

Send forth your light and your truth so they may guide me. Let them bring me to your holy mountain and to your dwelling places.

in your splendor ride triumphantly in the cause of truth, humility, and justice. May your right hand show your awe-inspiring deeds.

Your children will take the place of your fathers; so that you may make them rulers over all the earth.

Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.

Truly, no man may get back his soul for a price, or give to God the payment for himself;

so that he may live forever and not see the Pit.

He pronounces this blessing on himself while he is alive: "May men praise you, for you have done well!"

May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.

He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

He who brings an offering of praise and thanksgiving honors and glorifies Me; and he who orders his way aright [who prepares the way that I may show him], to him I will demonstrate the salvation of God.

Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.

I wish the deliverance of Israel would come from Zion! When God restores the well-being of his people, may Jacob rejoice, may Israel be happy!

May those who wait to ambush me be repaid for their evil! As a demonstration of your faithfulness, destroy them!

Let death seize them! May they be plunged alive into the afterlife, for wicked things are in their homes and among them.

Bible Theasaurus

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלי אוּלי 
'uwlay 
Usage: 45

הוה הוא 
Hava' 
be thou , be , shall be , may be , hath
Usage: 6

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

ἄνοιξις 
Anoixis 
Usage: 1

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

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful , may , let
Usage: 24

εὐπρόσεδρος 
Euprosedros 
Usage: 1

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

ἴσως 
Isos 
it may be
Usage: 0

καύχησις 
Kauchesis 
Usage: 12

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

τυγχάνω 
Tugchano 
obtain , be , chance , little , enjoy , may be , not tr ,
Usage: 11

ὦ 
be , may be , should be , is , might be , were , not tr ,
Usage: 41



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