'Permission' in the Bible
Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I am Pharaoh, but no one will be able to raise his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt without your permission.”
If your father misses me at all, say, ‘David urgently requested my permission to quickly go to his town Bethlehem for an annual sacrifice there involving the whole clan.’
Jonathan answered, “David asked for my permission to go to Bethlehem.
Daniel determined that he would not defile himself with the king’s food or with the wine he drank. So he asked permission from the chief official not to defile himself.
And He gave them permission. Then the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs, and the herd of about 2,000 rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned there.
A large herd of pigs was there, feeding on the hillside. The demons begged Him to permit them to enter the pigs, and He gave them permission.
After this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus—but secretly because of his fear of the Jews—asked Pilate that he might remove Jesus’ body. Pilate gave him permission, so he came and took His body away.
- Allowance (12 instances)
- Concession (2 instances)
- Connivance (1 instance)
- Dispensation (8 instances)
- Exemption (2 instances)
- Favor (388 instances)
- Grace (318 instances)
- Indulgence (5 instances)
- Law (755 instances)
- Leave (552 instances)