Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To receive something offered; as, to accept a gift; -- often followed by of.
2. (v. t.) To receive with favor; to approve.
3. (v. t.) To receive or admit and agree to; to assent to; as, I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
4. (v. t.) To take by the mind; to understand; as, How are these words to be accepted?
5. (v. t.) To receive as obligatory and promise to pay; as, to accept a bill of exchange.
6. (v. t.) In a deliberate body, to receive in acquittance of a duty imposed; as, to accept the report of a committee. [This makes it the property of the body, and the question is then on its adoption.]
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaACCEPT; ACCEPTABLE; ACCEPTATION
ak-sept', ak-sep'-ta-b'-l, ak-sep-ta'-shun: "To receive with favor," "to take pleasure in"; "well-pleasing"; "the act of receiving."
Greek1926. epidechomai -- to accept as true, to receive besides
... to accept as true, to receive besides. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
epidechomai Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I accept ...
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588. apodechomai -- to accept gladly, welcome
1209. dechomai -- to receive
3858. paradechomai -- to receive, admit
4327. prosdechomai -- to receive to oneself
2983. lambano -- to take, receive
3335. metalambano -- to partake of
1551. ekdechomai -- to take or receive, by impl. to await, expect
5562. choreo -- to make room, advance, hold
379. anapologetos -- without excuse
Strong's Hebrew7521. ratsah -- to be pleased with, accept favorably
... ratsah. 7522 . to be pleased with, accept favorably. Transliteration: ratsah Phonetic
Spelling: (raw-tsaw') Short Definition: accept. Word Origin a prim. ...
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7306. ruach -- accept, smell, touch, make of quick understanding
3947. laqach -- to take
6440. panim -- face, faces
5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
1878. dashen -- to be fat, grow fat
7519. ratsa -- to run
6901. qabal -- to receive, take
7381a. riach -- to smell, perceive odor
7126. qarab -- to come near, approach
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ThesaurusAccept (106 Occurrences)
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Bible ConcordanceAccept (106 Occurrences)
Matthew 11:14 If you are willing to receive it, this is Elijah, who is to come.
Matthew 19:11 But he said to them, "Not all men can receive this saying, but those to whom it is given.
Matthew 19:12 For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
Matthew 23:8 "As for you, do not accept the title of 'Rabbi,' for one alone is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.
Matthew 23:10 And do not accept the name of 'leader,' for your Leader is one alone--the Christ.
Mark 4:16 In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully,
Mark 4:20 Those which were sown on the good ground are those who hear the word, and accept it, and bear fruit, some thirty times, some sixty times, and some one hundred times."
John 3:11 Most certainly I tell you, we speak that which we know, and testify of that which we have seen, and you don't receive our witness.
John 5:34 But the testimony on my behalf which I accept is not from man; though I say all this in order that you may be saved.
John 5:41 "I do not accept glory from man,
John 5:43 I have come in my Father's name, and you don't receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
John 5:44 How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
John 6:60 Many therefore of His disciples, when they heard it, said, "This is hard to accept. Who can listen to such teaching?"
John 12:48 He who rejects me, and doesn't receive my sayings, has one who judges him. The word that I spoke, the same will judge him in the last day.
John 14:17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world can't receive; for it doesn't see him, neither knows him. You know him, for he lives with you, and will be in you.
Acts 16:21 and set forth customs which it is not lawful for us to accept or to observe, being Romans."
Acts 22:18 I saw Jesus, and He said to me, "'Make haste and leave Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.'
Acts 24:3 we accept it in all ways and in all places, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.
Acts 24:15 having hope toward God, which these also themselves look for, that there will be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
Romans 14:1 Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.
Romans 15:7 Therefore accept one another, even as Christ also accepted you, to the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 2:14 Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 10:27 If an unbeliever gives you an invitation and you are disposed to accept it, eat whatever is put before you, and ask no questions for conscience' sake.
1 Corinthians 16:11 Therefore let no one despise him. But set him forward on his journey in peace, that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brothers.
2 Corinthians 6:1 Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,
2 Corinthians 11:4 For if he who comes preaches another Jesus, whom we did not preach, or if you receive a different spirit, which you did not receive, or a different "good news", which you did not accept, you put up with that well enough.
2 Corinthians 11:16 I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
Galatians 2:6 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me:
2 Timothy 2:3 As a good soldier of Christ Jesus accept your share of suffering.
Philemon 1:17 If then you count me a partner, receive him as you would receive me.
Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured, not accepting their deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
James 1:21 Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 2:9 and if ye accept persons, sin ye do work, being convicted by the law as transgressors;
3 John 1:9 I wrote to the assembly, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, doesn't accept what we say.
Genesis 14:24 I will accept nothing from you except that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men who went with me: Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre. Let them take their portion."
Genesis 21:30 And he saith, 'For -- the seven lambs thou dost accept from my hand, so that it becometh a witness for me that I have digged this well;'
Genesis 23:13 and speaketh unto Ephron in the ears of the people of the land, saying, 'Only -- if thou wouldst hear me -- I have given the money of the field -- accept from me, and I bury my dead there.'
Genesis 32:20 You shall say,'Not only that, but behold, your servant, Jacob, is behind us.'" For, he said, "I will appease him with the present that goes before me, and afterward I will see his face. Perhaps he will accept me."
Genesis 33:10 Jacob said, "Please, no, if I have now found favor in your sight, then receive my present at my hand, because I have seen your face, as one sees the face of God, and you were pleased with me.
Genesis 33:11 Please take the gift that I brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough." He urged him, and he took it.
Exodus 22:11 the oath of Yahweh shall be between them both, whether he hasn't put his hand to his neighbor's goods; and its owner shall accept it, and he shall not make restitution.
Leviticus 22:25 Neither shall you offer the bread of your God from the hand of a foreigner of any of these; because their corruption is in them. There is a blemish in them. They shall not be accepted for you.'"
Leviticus 26:23 "'If by these things you won't be reformed to me, but will walk contrary to me;
Leviticus 26:41 I also walked contrary to them, and brought them into the land of their enemies: if then their uncircumcised heart is humbled, and they then accept the punishment of their iniquity;
Leviticus 26:43 The land also will be left by them, and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them: and they will accept the punishment of their iniquity; because, even because they rejected my ordinances, and their soul abhorred my statutes.
Numbers 7:5 "Accept these from them, that they may be used in doing the service of the Tent of Meeting; and you shall give them to the Levites, to every man according to his service."
Numbers 16:15 Moses was very angry, and said to Yahweh, "Don't respect their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them."
Numbers 32:30 but if they will not pass over with you armed, they shall have possessions among you in the land of Canaan."
Numbers 35:31 "'Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.
Numbers 35:32 "'You shall take no ransom for him who is fled to his city of refuge, that he may come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
Deuteronomy 16:19 You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 20:11 It shall be, if it makes you answer of peace, and opens to you, then it shall be, that all the people who are found therein shall become tributary to you, and shall serve you.
Deuteronomy 33:11 Yahweh, bless his substance. Accept the work of his hands. Strike through the hips of those who rise up against him, of those who hate him, that they not rise again."
1 Samuel 2:15 Yes, before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man who sacrificed, "Give meat to roast for the priest; for he will not accept boiled meat from you, but raw."
1 Samuel 10:4 and they will greet you, and give you two loaves of bread, which you shall receive of their hand.
1 Samuel 25:35 So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said unto her, Go up in peace to thine house; see, I have hearkened to thy voice, and have accepted thy person.
1 Samuel 26:19 Now therefore, please let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If it is so Yahweh that has stirred you up against me, let him accept an offering. But if it be the children of men, they are cursed before Yahweh; for they have driven me out this day that I shouldn't cling to Yahweh's inheritance, saying,'Go, serve other gods!'
2 Samuel 14:14 for we do surely die, and 'are' as water which is running down to the earth, which is not gathered, and God doth not accept a person, and hath devised devices in that the outcast is not outcast by Him.
2 Samuel 24:23 all this, king, does Araunah give to the king." Araunah said to the king, "May Yahweh your God accept you."
2 Kings 5:15 He returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came, and stood before him; and he said, "See now, I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel. Now therefore, please take a gift from your servant."
2 Kings 5:16 But he said, "As Yahweh lives, before whom I stand, I will receive none." He urged him to take it; but he refused.
2 Kings 5:23 Naaman said, "Be pleased to take two talents." He urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of clothing, and laid them on two of his servants; and they carried them before him.
2 Kings 5:26 He said to him, "Didn't my heart go with you, when the man turned from his chariot to meet you? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and olive groves and vineyards, and sheep and cattle, and male servants and female servants?
Esther 4:4 And Esther's maidens and her chamberlains came and told it her; and the queen was exceedingly pained; and she sent raiment to clothe Mordecai; and to take his sackcloth from off him; but he accepted it not.
Job 2:10 But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job didn't sin with his lips.
Job 13:8 Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?
Job 13:10 He will surely reprove you, if ye do secretly accept persons.
Job 21:29 Haven't you asked wayfaring men? Don't you know their evidences,
Job 32:21 Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man.
Job 33:26 He maketh supplication unto God, And He accepteth him. And he seeth His face with shouting, And He returneth to man His righteousness.
Job 42:8 Now therefore, take to yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you, for I will accept him, that I not deal with you according to your folly. For you have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job has."
Job 42:9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did what Yahweh commanded them, and Yahweh accepted Job.
Psalms 15:5 he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken.
Psalms 20:3 remember all your offerings, and accept your burnt sacrifice. Selah.
Psalms 50:9 I have no need for a bull from your stall, nor male goats from your pens.
Psalms 82:2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
Psalms 119:108 Accept, I beg you, the willing offerings of my mouth. Yahweh, teach me your ordinances.
Proverbs 1:25 You were not controlled by my guiding, and would have nothing to do with my sharp words:
Proverbs 1:30 They had no desire for my teaching, and my words of protest were as nothing to them.
Proverbs 2:1 My son, if thou dost accept my sayings, And my commands dost lay up with thee,
Proverbs 4:10 Give ear, O my son, and let your heart be open to my sayings; and long life will be yours.
Proverbs 6:35 He accepteth not the appearance of any atonement, Yea, he doth not consent, Though thou dost multiply bribes!
Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.
Proverbs 18:5 It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
Proverbs 19:20 Let your ear be open to suggestion and take teaching, so that at the end you may be wise.
Ecclesiastes 5:19 Every man also to whom God hath given wealth and riches, and hath given him power to eat of it, and to accept his portion, and to rejoice in his labour, this is a gift of God.
Isaiah 29:24 Those whose hearts were turned away from him will get knowledge, and those who made an outcry against him will give attention to his teaching.
Jeremiah 7:28 And thou hast said unto them: This 'is' the nation that hath not hearkened, To the voice of Jehovah its God, Nor have they accepted instruction, Perished hath stedfastness, Yea, it hath been cut off from their mouth.
Jeremiah 14:10 Thus says Yahweh to this people, Even so have they loved to wander; they have not refrained their feet: therefore Yahweh does not accept them; now he will remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
Jeremiah 14:12 When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and meal offering, I will not accept them; but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Jeremiah 25:28 It shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at your hand to drink, then you shall tell them, Thus says Yahweh of Armies: You shall surely drink.
Jeremiah 32:33 And they turn unto Me the neck, and not the face, and teaching them, rising early and teaching, and they are not hearkening to accept instruction.
Jeremiah 44:22 And Jehovah is not able any more to accept 'you', because of the evil of your doings, because of the abominations that ye have done, and your land is for a waste, and for an astonishment, and for a reviling, without inhabitant, as 'at' this day.
Ezekiel 20:40 For in my holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, says the Lord Yahweh, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them, serve me in the land: there will I accept them, and there will I require your offerings, and the first fruits of your offerings, with all your holy things.
Ezekiel 20:41 As a pleasant aroma will I accept you, when I bring you out from the peoples, and gather you out of the countries in which you have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you in the sight of the nations.
Ezekiel 43:27 When they have accomplished the days, it shall be that on the eighth day, and forward, the priests shall make your burnt offerings on the altar, and your peace offerings; and I will accept you, says the Lord Yahweh.
Daniel 4:27 Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.
Hosea 8:13 As for the sacrifices of my offerings, they sacrifice flesh and eat it; But Yahweh doesn't accept them. Now he will remember their iniquity, and punish their sins. They will return to Egypt.
Hosea 14:2 Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Tell him, "Forgive all our sins, and accept that which is good: so we offer our lips like bulls.
Amos 5:12 For I know how many your offenses, and how great are your sins- you who afflict the just, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the courts.
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