'Yes' in the Bible
but let your word be, Yes, Yes, No, No, and that which is more than these is of the evil.
And he having come to the house, the blind men came to him, and Jesus saith to them, 'Believe ye that I am able to do this?' They say to him, 'Yes, sir.'
But what went ye out to see? -- a prophet? yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet,
Yes, Father, because so it was good pleasure before Thee.
Jesus saith to them, 'Did ye understand all these?' They say to him, 'Yes, sir.'
And she said, 'Yes, sir, for even the little dogs do eat of the crumbs that are falling from their lords' table;'
And they having come to Capernaum, those receiving the didrachms came near to Peter, and said, 'Your teacher -- doth he not pay the didrachms?' He saith, 'Yes.'
and they said to him, 'Hearest thou what these say?' And Jesus saith to them, 'Yes, did ye never read, that, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings Thou didst prepare praise?'
And she answered and saith to him, 'Yes, sir; for the little dogs also under the table do eat of the children's crumbs.'
'But what have ye gone forth to see? a prophet? Yes, I say to you, and much more than a prophet:
In that hour was Jesus glad in the Spirit, and said, 'I do confess to thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that Thou didst hide these things from wise men and understanding, and didst reveal them to babes; yes, Father, because so it became good pleasure before Thee.
from the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, who perished between the altar and the house; yes, I say to you, It shall be required from this generation.
but I will show to you, whom ye may fear; Fear him who, after the killing, is having authority to cast to the gehenna; yes, I say to you, Fear ye Him.
believest thou this?' she saith to him, 'Yes, sir, I have believed that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, who is coming to the world.'
When, therefore, they dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, 'Simon, son of Jonas, dost thou love me more than these?' he saith to him, 'Yes, Lord; thou hast known that I dearly love thee;' he saith to him, 'Feed my lambs.'
He saith to him again, a second time, 'Simon, son of Jonas, dost thou love me?' he saith to him, 'Yes, Lord; thou hast known that I dearly love thee;' he saith to him, 'Tend my sheep.'
and Peter answered her, 'Tell me if for so much ye sold the place;' and she said, 'Yes, for so much.'
and the chief captain having come near, said to him, 'Tell me, art thou a Roman?' and he said, 'Yes;'
yes, also of nations; since one is God who shall declare righteous the circumcision by faith, and the uncircumcision through the faith.
but I say, Did they not hear? yes, indeed -- 'to all the earth their voice went forth, and to the ends of the habitable world their sayings.'
or because of us by all means doth He say it? yes, because of us it was written, because in hope ought the plower to plow, and he who is treading ought of his hope to partake in hope.
This, therefore, counselling, did I then use the lightness; or the things that I counsel, according to the flesh do I counsel, that it may be with me Yes, yes, and No, no?
and God is faithful, that our word unto you became not Yes and No,
for the Son of God, Jesus Christ, among you through us having been preached -- through me and Silvanus and Timotheus -- did not become Yes and No, but in him it hath become Yes;
for as many as are promises of God, in him are the Yes, and in him the Amen, for glory to God through us;
yes, indeed, and I count all things to be loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom of the all things I suffered loss, and do count them to be refuse, that Christ I may gain, and be found in him,
Yes, brother, may I have profit of thee in the Lord; refresh my bowels in the Lord;
And before all things, my brethren, do not swear, neither by the heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath, and let your Yes be Yes, and the No, No; that under judgment ye may not fall.
Lo, he doth come with the clouds, and see him shall every eye, even those who did pierce him, and wail because of him shall all the tribes of the land. Yes! Amen!
And I heard a voice out of the heaven saying to me, 'Write: Happy are the dead who in the Lord are dying from this time!' 'Yes, (saith the Spirit,) That they may rest from their labours -- and their works do follow them!'
and I heard another out of the altar, saying, 'Yes, Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are Thy judgments.'