Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To praise; to approve of; hence, to sanction.
2. (v. t.) To like; to be suited or pleased with.
3. (v. t.) To sanction; to invest; to entrust.
4. (v. t.) To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have; as, to allow a servant his liberty; to allow a free passage; to allow one day for rest.
5. (v. t.) To own or acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion; as, to allow a right; to allow a claim; to allow the truth of a proposition.
6. (v. t.) To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; esp. to abate or deduct; as, to allow a sum for leakage.
7. (v. t.) To grant license to; to permit; to consent to; as, to allow a son to be absent.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaALLOW; ALLOWANCE
a-lou', a-lou'-ans: The verb "to allow" is used in the King James Version to translate four different Greek words:
Greek2010. epitrepo -- to turn to, entrust, hence to permit
... turn to, entrust, hence to permit. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: epitrepo
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-trep'-o) Short Definition: I allow, permit Definition ...
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1439. eao -- to let alone, leave
4909. suneudokeo -- to join in approving
1735. endechomai -- to admit, approve, to be possible
1097. ginosko -- to come to know, recognize, perceive
1381. dokimazo -- to test, by impl. to approve
2863. komao -- to wear long hair
4327. prosdechomai -- to receive to oneself
863. aphiemi -- to send away, leave alone, permit
1325. didomi -- to give (in various senses lit. or fig.)
Strong's Hebrew3363. yaqa -- to be dislocated or alienated
... A primitive root; properly, to sever oneself, ie (by implication) to be dislocated;
figuratively, to abandon; causatively, to impale (and thus allow to drop to ...
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6605a. pathach -- to open
7662. shebaq -- to leave, let alone
3240. yanach -- bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let ...
5414. nathan -- to give, put, set
5117. nuach -- to rest
5203. natash -- to leave, forsake, permit
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ThesaurusAllow (86 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have; as, to
allow a servant his liberty; to allow a free passage; to allow one day for rest ...
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Permit (36 Occurrences)
Allowance (11 Occurrences)
Give (13501 Occurrences)
Decay (18 Occurrences)
Belongs (127 Occurrences)
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Divorce (18 Occurrences)
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Bible ConcordanceAllow (86 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:15 But Jesus, answering, said to him, "Allow it now, for this is the fitting way for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he allowed him.
Matthew 7:4 Or how say to your brother, 'Allow me to take the splinter out of your eye,' while the beam is in your own eye?
Matthew 8:21 Another of his disciples said to him, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
Matthew 8:22 But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
Matthew 13:30 Leave both to grow together until the harvest, and at harvest-time I will direct the reapers, Collect the darnel first, and make it up into bundles to burn it, but bring all the wheat into my barn.'"
Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and don't forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these."
Matthew 23:13 "But alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for you lock the door of the Kingdom of the Heavens against men; you yourselves do not enter, nor do you allow those to enter who are seeking to do so.
Matthew 23:14 "But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
Mark 1:34 He healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons. He didn't allow the demons to speak, because they knew him.
Mark 5:12 and all the demons did call upon him, saying, 'Send us to the swine, that into them we may enter;'
Mark 5:19 He didn't allow him, but said to him, "Go to your house, to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how he had mercy on you."
Mark 7:12 then you no longer allow him to do anything for his father or his mother,
Mark 10:14 But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said to them, "Allow the little children to come to me! Don't forbid them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
Mark 10:37 "Allow us," they replied, "to sit one at your right hand and the other at your left hand, in your glory."
Mark 11:16 He would not allow anyone to carry a container through the temple.
Luke 4:41 Demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!" Rebuking them, he didn't allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.
Luke 6:42 or how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, allow me, I will cast out the mote that is in thine eye, thyself not seeing the beam that is in thine eye? Hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine eye, and then thou shalt see clear to cast out the mote which is in the eye of thy brother.
Luke 8:32 Now there was there a herd of many pigs feeding on the mountain, and they begged him that he would allow them to enter into those. He allowed them.
Luke 8:51 When he came to the house, he didn't allow anyone to enter in, except Peter, John, James, the father of the child, and her mother.
Luke 9:59 He said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
Luke 9:60 But Jesus said to him, "Leave the dead to bury their own dead, but you go and announce the Kingdom of God."
Luke 9:61 Another also said, "I want to follow you, Lord, but first allow me to bid farewell to those who are at my house."
Luke 11:48 Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
Luke 18:16 Jesus summoned them, saying, "Allow the little children to come to me, and don't hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
John 12:7 But Jesus interposed. "Do not blame her," He said, "allow her to have kept it for the time of my preparation for burial.
Acts 2:27 because you will not leave my soul in Hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see decay.
Acts 13:35 Therefore he says also in another psalm,'You will not allow your Holy One to see decay.'
Acts 16:7 When they had come opposite Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit didn't allow them.
Acts 19:30 When Paul wanted to enter in to the people, the disciples didn't allow him.
Acts 21:39 But Paul said, "I am a Jew, from Tarsus in Cilicia, a citizen of no insignificant city. I beg you, allow me to speak to the people."
Acts 24:15 And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
Acts 27:7 When we had sailed slowly many days, and had come with difficulty opposite Cnidus, the wind not allowing us further, we sailed under the lee of Crete, opposite Salmone.
Romans 7:15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.
1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
1 Timothy 2:12 But I don't permit a woman to teach, nor to exercise authority over a man, but to be in quietness.
Revelation 11:9 From among the peoples, tribes, languages, and nations people will look at their dead bodies for three and a half days, and will not allow their dead bodies to be laid in a tomb.
Genesis 20:6 God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also withheld you from sinning against me. Therefore I didn't allow you to touch her.
Genesis 30:27 Laban said to him, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, stay here, for I have divined that Yahweh has blessed me for your sake."
Genesis 31:7 Your father has deceived me, and changed my wages ten times, but God didn't allow him to hurt me.
Genesis 31:28 and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.
Exodus 12:23 For Yahweh will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when he sees the blood on the lintel, and on the two doorposts, Yahweh will pass over the door, and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to strike you.
Exodus 21:22 "If men fight and hurt a pregnant woman so that she gives birth prematurely, and yet no harm follows, he shall be surely fined as much as the woman's husband demands and the judges allow.
Exodus 22:18 "You shall not allow a sorceress to live.
Leviticus 2:13 Every offering of your meal offering you shall season with salt; neither shall you allow the salt of the covenant of your God to be lacking from your meal offering. With all your offerings you shall offer salt.
Numbers 20:21 Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border, so Israel turned away from him.
Numbers 21:23 Sihon would not allow Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness, and came to Jahaz; and he fought against Israel.
Numbers 33:55 But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then shall those that ye let remain of them be as thorns in your eyes, and as pricks in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land wherein ye dwell.
Numbers 35:32 And ye shall take no ransom for him that is fled to his city of refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
Deuteronomy 21:8 Forgive, Yahweh, your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, and don't allow innocent blood to remain in the midst of your people Israel." The blood shall be forgiven them.
Joshua 10:19 but don't stay. Pursue your enemies, and them from the rear. Don't allow them to enter into their cities; for Yahweh your God has delivered them into your hand."
Judges 1:34 The Amorites forced the children of Dan into the hill country; for they would not allow them to come down to the valley; of Abednego.
Judges 3:28 He said to them, "Follow me; for Yahweh has delivered your enemies the Moabites into your hand." They followed him, and took the fords of the Jordan against the Moabites, and didn't allow any man to pass over.
Judges 6:39 And Gideon said unto God: 'Let not Thine anger be kindled against me, and I will speak but this once: let me make trial, I pray Thee, but this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece, and upon all the ground let there be dew.'
Judges 15:1 But it happened after a while, in the time of wheat harvest, that Samson visited his wife with a young goat; and he said, "I will go in to my wife into the chamber." But her father wouldn't allow him to go in.
Judges 16:26 and Samson said to the boy who held him by the hand, "Allow me to feel the pillars whereupon the house rests, that I may lean on them."
1 Samuel 6:6 Why then do you harden your hearts, as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? When he had worked wonderfully among them, didn't they let the people go, and they departed?
1 Samuel 11:3 And the elders of Jabesh said to him, Allow us seven days, and we will send messengers into all the districts of Israel; and if there be no man to deliver us, we will come out to thee.
1 Samuel 16:22 Saul sent to Jesse, saying, "Please let David stand before me; for he has found favor in my sight."
1 Samuel 24:7 So David checked his men with these words, and didn't allow them to rise against Saul. Saul rose up out of the cave, and went on his way.
2 Samuel 21:10 Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her on the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water was poured on them from the sky. She allowed neither the birds of the sky to rest on them by day, nor the animals of the field by night.
1 Kings 15:17 Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.
2 Chronicles 16:1 In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.
2 Chronicles 20:10 Now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir, whom you would not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned aside from them, and didn't destroy them;
Nehemiah 2:7 Moreover I said to the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the River, that they may let me pass through until I come to Judah;
Esther 3:8 Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom, and their laws are different than other people's. They don't keep the king's laws. Therefore it is not for the king's profit to allow them to remain.
Job 9:18 He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.
Job 11:14 If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away. Don't let unrighteousness dwell in your tents.
Job 15:13 That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth?
Job 21:3 Allow me, and I also will speak; After I have spoken, mock on.
Psalms 16:10 For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption.
Psalms 55:22 Cast your burden on Yahweh, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved.
Psalms 66:9 who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved.
Psalms 89:33 But I will not completely take my loving kindness from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail.
Psalms 107:38 He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly. He doesn't allow their livestock to decrease.
Psalms 121:3 He will not allow your foot to be moved. He who keeps you will not slumber.
Proverbs 10:3 Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.
Ecclesiastes 5:6 Don't allow your mouth to lead you into sin. Don't protest before the messenger that this was a mistake. Why should God be angry at your voice, and destroy the work of your hands?
Ecclesiastes 5:12 The sleep of a laboring man is sweet, whether he eats little or much; but the abundance of the rich will not allow him to sleep.
Isaiah 14:17 Who made the world a waste, overturning its towns; who did not let his prisoners loose from the prison-house.
Jeremiah 13:14 I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, says Yahweh: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have compassion, that I should not destroy them.
Ezekiel 39:7 My holy name will I make known in the midst of my people Israel; neither will I allow my holy name to be profaned any more: and the nations shall know that I am Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.
Ezekiel 44:20 Neither shall they shave their heads, nor allow their locks to grow long; they shall only cut off the hair of their heads.
Ezekiel 45:8 of the land; it shall be to him for a possession in Israel, and My princes shall no more wrong My people; but they shall give the land to the house of Israel according to their tribes.
Daniel 1:8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's dainties, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.
Daniel 8:13 Then I heard a holy one speaking; and another holy one said unto that certain one who spoke: 'How long shall be the vision concerning the continual burnt-offering, and the transgression that causes appalment, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trampled under foot?'
Hosea 5:4 Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of prostitution is within them, and they don't know Yahweh.
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