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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A colloquial contraction for can not.
Greek
227. alethes -- true.
... Cognate: 227 (an adjective, derived from 1 "not" and 2990 , "unnoticed, concealed") -- ,
as it accords with (), ie because -- literally, "what can't be hidden ...
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810. asotia -- unsavedness, ie wastefulness
... 810 (from 1 "without" and 4982 , "save") -- properly, what can't be saved (waste);
(figuratively) , spiritual due to excessive behavior and the it brings. ...
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Library

"I Can't Feel. "
... "I Can't Feel.". "I can't feel," says one. That is the very last excuse. When
a man comes with that excuse he is getting pretty near the Lord. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/i cant feel.htm

Self-Made Barriers
... and higher. One of the greatest of these barriers is "I can't." How many
people have built up this wall before themselves! They ...
/.../naylor/heart talks/talk forty-four self-made barriers.htm

The Hand Felt Its Way up his Arm, And...
... What is fearful to you is not the least fearful to me.". "But it can't hurt you,"
murmured Diamond, "for you're it.". ... It can't be like you.". "Ah! ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 6 the hand felt.htm

The Fellowship of Scars.
... It reaches far beyond the limited personal circle, out to the ends of the earth.
It can't be analyzed, nor defined, nor described, but it can be felt. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/the fellowship of scars.htm

The Heart-Road to the Head.
... Apprehend is a physical word. It means to take hold of with your hand. You can't
comprehend Jesus. ... The darkness couldn't shut the light out. And it can't. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/the heart-road to the head.htm

"That is Your Fault. "
... for you to speak in that way; if you had the burden that I've got, you couldn't
cast it on the Lord." "Why, is your burden so great that Christ can't carry it ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/that is your fault.htm

Courageous Volunteers.
... Then Gideon said, "Now, every man of you that thinks it can't be done"I wish you
would get right out of this, and go back home." And he watched. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks on service/courageous volunteers.htm

One Day when Old Diamond was Standing with his Nose in his Bag ...
... "Not much that I know of," said Diamond. "I can't curry a horse, except somebody
puts me on his back. ... "They can't help themselves then, if they would. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 19 one day when.htm

Believe.
... And I said, "I'd take you right up in my arms and carry you into the kingdom of
God if I could; but, I can't do it; I can't help you to die." And he said, "Who ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/believe.htm

Jacob Jones; Or, the Man who Couldn't Get Along in the World.
... "I should like very much to know how you did it. I can't save a cent; in fact, I
hardly ever have ten dollars in my pocket.". "Where does your money go, Jacob? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/arthur/words for the wise/jacob jones or the man.htm

Thesaurus
Can't (180 Occurrences)
Can't. Canst, Can't. Canticles . Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A colloquial
contraction for can not. Multi-Version Concordance Can't (180 Occurrences). ...
/c/can't.htm - 34k

Comprehend (9 Occurrences)
... (DBY). Job 37:5 God thunders marvelously with his voice. He does great things,
which we can't comprehend. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV). ...
/c/comprehend.htm - 11k

Won't (144 Occurrences)
... has done, will he?" (WEB). John 7:34 You will seek me, and won't find me;
and where I am, you can't come." (WEB). John 7:35 The Jews ...
/w/won't.htm - 33k

Doesn't (300 Occurrences)
... Luke 14:26 "If anyone comes to me, and doesn't hate his own father, mother, wife,
children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can't be my ...
/d/doesn't.htm - 34k

Toss (13 Occurrences)
... says Yahweh: won't you tremble at my presence, who have placed the sand for the
bound of the sea, by a perpetual decree, that it can't pass it? ...
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Contain (19 Occurrences)
... Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house
that I have built! (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
/c/contain.htm - 13k

Afford (12 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 5:7 "'If he can't afford a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass offering
for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to ...
/a/afford.htm - 11k

Breaks (35 Occurrences)
... cause. (WEB). Job 12:14 Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again.
He imprisons a man, and there can be no release. (WEB). ...
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Tempted (25 Occurrences)
... Hebrews 4:15 For we don't have a high priest who can't be touched with the feeling
of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are ...
/t/tempted.htm - 13k

Discern (49 Occurrences)
... You know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but you can't discern the
signs of the times! ...Can't my taste discern mischievous things? ...
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Concordance
Can't (180 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world. A city located on a hill can't be hidden.
(WEB)

Matthew 5:36
Neither shall you swear by your head, for you can't make one hair white or black.
(WEB)

Matthew 6:24
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't serve both God and Mammon.
(WEB)

Matthew 7:18
A good tree can't produce evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree produce good fruit.
(WEB)

Matthew 16:3
In the morning,'It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.' Hypocrites! You know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but you can't discern the signs of the times!
(WEB)

Matthew 26:42
Again, a second time he went away, and prayed, saying, "My Father, if this cup can't pass away from me unless I drink it, your desire be done."
(WEB)

Matthew 27:42
"He saved others, but he can't save himself. If he is the King of Israel, let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him.
(WEB NIV)

Mark 2:19
Jesus said to them, "Can the groomsmen fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they can't fast.
(WEB)

Mark 3:26
If Satan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he can't stand, but has an end.
(WEB)

Mark 7:18
He said to them, "Are you thus without understanding also? Don't you perceive that whatever goes into the man from outside can't defile him,
(WEB)

Mark 15:31
Likewise, also the chief priests mocking among themselves with the scribes said, "He saved others. He can't save himself.
(WEB NIV)

Luke 11:7
and he from within will answer and say,'Don't bother me. The door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed. I can't get up and give it to you'?
(WEB NIV)

Luke 13:33
Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the next day, for it can't be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.'
(WEB)

Luke 14:20
"Another said,'I have married a wife, and therefore I can't come.'
(WEB NIV)

Luke 14:26
"If anyone comes to me, and doesn't hate his own father, mother, wife, children, brothers, and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he can't be my disciple.
(WEB)

Luke 14:27
Whoever doesn't bear his own cross, and come after me, can't be my disciple.
(WEB)

Luke 14:33
So therefore whoever of you who doesn't renounce all that he has, he can't be my disciple.
(WEB)

Luke 20:36
For they can't die any more, for they are like the angels, and are children of God, being children of the resurrection.
(WEB)

John 3:3
Jesus answered him, "Most certainly, I tell you, unless one is born anew, he can't see the Kingdom of God."
(WEB)

John 3:5
Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God!
(WEB)

John 7:7
The world can't hate you, but it hates me, because I testify about it, that its works are evil.
(WEB)

John 7:34
You will seek me, and won't find me; and where I am, you can't come."
(WEB)

John 7:36
What is this word that he said,'You will seek me, and won't find me; and where I am, you can't come'? "
(WEB)

John 8:21
Jesus said therefore again to them, "I am going away, and you will seek me, and you will die in your sins. Where I go, you can't come."
(WEB)

John 8:22
The Jews therefore said, "Will he kill himself, that he says,'Where I am going, you can't come?' "
(WEB)

John 8:43
Why don't you understand my speech? Because you can't hear my word.
(WEB)

John 10:35
If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture can't be broken),
(WEB)

John 13:33
Little children, I will be with you a little while longer. You will seek me, and as I said to the Jews,'Where I am going, you can't come,' so now I tell you.
(WEB)

John 13:36
Simon Peter said to him, "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus answered, "Where I am going, you can't follow now, but you will follow afterwards."
(WEB)

John 13:37
Peter said to him, "Lord, why can't I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you."
(WEB NIV)

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.
(WEB)

John 15:4
Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can't bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me.
(WEB)

John 16:12
"I have yet many things to tell you, but you can't bear them now.
(WEB)

Acts 4:16
saying, "What shall we do to these men? Because indeed a notable miracle has been done through them, as can be plainly seen by all who dwell in Jerusalem, and we can't deny it.
(WEB)

Acts 4:20
for we can't help telling the things which we saw and heard."
(WEB)

Acts 15:1
Some men came down from Judea and taught the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised after the custom of Moses, you can't be saved."
(WEB)

Acts 19:36
Seeing then that these things can't be denied, you ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rash.
(WEB)

Acts 27:31
Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, "Unless these stay in the ship, you can't be saved."
(WEB)

Romans 8:8
Those who are in the flesh can't please God.
(WEB)

Romans 8:26
In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we don't know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which can't be uttered.
(WEB)

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.
(WEB)

1 Corinthians 10:21
You can't both drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You can't both partake of the table of the Lord, and of the table of demons.
(WEB)

1 Corinthians 12:21
The eye can't tell the hand, "I have no need for you," or again the head to the feet, "I have no need for you."
(WEB)

1 Corinthians 15:50
Now I say this, brothers, that flesh and blood can't inherit the Kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.
(WEB)

Colossians 3:11
where there can't be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondservant, freeman; but Christ is all, and in all.
(WEB)

1 Timothy 5:25
In the same way also there are good works that are obvious, and those that are otherwise can't be hidden.
(WEB)

1 Timothy 6:7
For we brought nothing into the world, and we certainly can't carry anything out. Paul's Letter to Philemon
(WEB)

2 Timothy 2:13
If we are faithless, he remains faithful. He can't deny himself."
(WEB)

Titus 1:2
in hope of eternal life, which God, who can't lie, promised before time began;
(WEB)

Titus 2:8
and soundness of speech that can't be condemned; that he who opposes you may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us.
(WEB)

Hebrews 4:15
For we don't have a high priest who can't be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.
(WEB)

Hebrews 9:5
and above it cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat, of which things we can't speak now in detail.
(WEB)

Hebrews 12:28
Therefore, receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,
(WEB)

James 1:13
Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.
(WEB)

James 4:2
You lust, and don't have. You kill, covet, and can't obtain. You fight and make war. You don't have, because you don't ask.
(WEB)

2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;
(WEB)

1 John 3:9
Whoever is born of God doesn't commit sin, because his seed remains in him; and he can't sin, because he is born of God.
(WEB)

Revelation 2:2
"I know your works, and your toil and perseverance, and that you can't tolerate evil men, and have tested those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and found them false.
(WEB)

Genesis 19:19
See now, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your loving kindness, which you have shown to me in saving my life. I can't escape to the mountain, lest evil overtake me, and I die.
(WEB NIV)

Genesis 19:22
Hurry, escape there, for I can't do anything until you get there." Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
(WEB)

Genesis 24:50
Then Laban and Bethuel answered, "The thing proceeds from Yahweh. We can't speak to you bad or good.
(WEB)

Genesis 29:8
They said, "We can't, until all the flocks are gathered together, and they roll the stone from the well's mouth. Then we water the sheep."
(WEB NIV)

Genesis 31:35
She said to her father, "Don't let my lord be angry that I can't rise up before you; for the manner of women is on me." He searched, but didn't find the teraphim.
(WEB)

Genesis 32:12
You said,'I will surely do you good, and make your seed as the sand of the sea, which can't be numbered because there are so many.'"
(WEB)

Genesis 34:14
and said to them, "We can't do this thing, to give our sister to one who is uncircumcised; for that is a reproach to us.
(WEB NIV)

Genesis 44:22
We said to my lord,'The boy can't leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die.'
(WEB)

Genesis 44:26
We said,'We can't go down. If our youngest brother is with us, then we will go down: for we may not see the man's face, unless our youngest brother is with us.'
(WEB)

Exodus 19:23
Moses said to Yahweh, "The people can't come up to Mount Sinai, for you warned us, saying,'Set bounds around the mountain, and sanctify it.'"
(WEB)

Leviticus 5:7
"'If he can't afford a lamb, then he shall bring his trespass offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, to Yahweh; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.
(WEB)

Leviticus 5:11
"'But if he can't afford two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he shall bring his offering for that in which he has sinned, the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering. He shall put no oil on it, neither shall he put any frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.
(WEB)

Leviticus 14:21
"If he is poor, and can't afford so much, then he shall take one male lamb for a trespass offering to be waved, to make atonement for him, and one tenth of an ephah of fine flour mingled with oil for a meal offering, and a log of oil;
(WEB)

Leviticus 25:35
"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. As a stranger and a sojourner he shall live with you.
(WEB)

Numbers 22:18
Balaam answered the servants of Balak, "If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh my God, to do less or more.
(WEB)

Numbers 23:20
Behold, I have received a command to bless. He has blessed, and I can't reverse it.
(WEB)

Numbers 24:13
'If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh, to do either good or bad of my own mind. I will say what Yahweh says'?
(WEB)

Joshua 7:12
Therefore the children of Israel can't stand before their enemies. They turn their backs before their enemies, because they have become devoted for destruction. I will not be with you any more, unless you destroy the devoted things from among you.
(WEB)

Joshua 24:19
Joshua said to the people, "You can't serve Yahweh; for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God. He will not forgive your disobedience nor your sins.
(WEB)

Judges 9:54
Then he called hastily to the young man his armor bearer, and said to him, "Draw your sword, and kill me, that men not say of me,'A woman killed him.' His young man thrust him through, and he died."
(See NIV)

Judges 11:35
It happened, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to Yahweh, and I can't go back."
(WEB)

Judges 14:13
but if you can't declare it to me, then you shall give me thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing." They said to him, "Put forth your riddle, that we may hear it."
(WEB NIV)

Ruth 4:6
The near kinsman said, "I can't redeem it for myself, lest I mar my own inheritance. Take my right of redemption for yourself; for I can't redeem it."
(WEB)

1 Samuel 12:21
Don't turn aside; for then you would go after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
(WEB)

1 Samuel 17:29
David said, "What have I now done? Is there not a cause?"
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 17:39
David strapped his sword on his clothing, and he tried to move; for he had not tested it. David said to Saul, "I can't go with these; for I have not tested them." David took them off.
(WEB)

1 Samuel 17:55
When Saul saw David go forth against the Philistine, he said to Abner, the captain of the army, "Abner, whose son is this youth?" Abner said, "As your soul lives, O king, I can't tell."
(WEB)

1 Samuel 25:17
Now therefore know and consider what you will do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his house; for he is such a worthless fellow that one can't speak to him."
(WEB)

1 Samuel 29:8
David said to Achish, "But what have I done? What have you found in your servant so long as I have been before you to this day, that I may not go and fight against the enemies of my lord the king?"
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 5:6
The king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, who spoke to David, saying, "Unless you take away the blind and the lame, you shall not come in here;" thinking, "David can't come in here."
(WEB)

2 Samuel 5:8
David said on that day, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul." Therefore they say, "The the blind and the lame can't come into the house."
(WEB)

2 Samuel 14:14
For we must die, and are as water split on the ground, which can't be gathered up again; neither does God take away life, but devises means, that he who is banished not be an outcast from him.
(WEB)

2 Samuel 22:39
I have consumed them, and struck them through, so that they can't arise. Yes, they have fallen under my feet.
(WEB)

2 Samuel 23:6
But all of the ungodly shall be as thorns to be thrust away, because they can't be taken with the hand,
(WEB)

1 Kings 3:8
Your servant is in the midst of your people which you have chosen, a great people, that can't be numbered nor counted for multitude.
(WEB)

1 Kings 8:27
But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
(WEB)

1 Kings 18:12
It will happen, as soon as I am gone from you, that the Spirit of Yahweh will carry you I don't know where; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he can't find you, he will kill me. But I, your servant, have feared Yahweh from my youth.
(WEB)

1 Chronicles 16:30
Tremble before him, all the earth. The world also is established that it can't be moved.
(WEB)

2 Chronicles 2:6
But who is able to build him a house, seeing heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain him? who am I then, that I should build him a house, save only to burn incense before him?
(WEB)

2 Chronicles 6:18
But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can't contain you; how much less this house which I have built!
(WEB)

2 Chronicles 24:20
The Spirit of God came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest; and he stood above the people, and said to them, Thus says God, Why do you disobey the commandments of Yahweh, so that you can't prosper? because you have forsaken Yahweh, he has also forsaken you.
(WEB)

Nehemiah 6:3
I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I can't come down: why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you?
(WEB)

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