Verses with the word could in the Apocrypha (48 verses):
1 Esdras 5:37
Neither could they shew their families, nor their stock, how they were of Israel: the sons of Ladan, the son of Ban, the sons of Necodan, six hundred fifty and two.
2 Esdras 2:42
I Esdras saw upon the mount Sion a great people, whom I could not number, and they all praised the Lord with songs.
2 Esdras 7:5
Who then could go into the sea to look upon it, and to rule it? if he went not through the narrow, how could he come into the broad?
2 Esdras 7:8
And one only path between them both, even between the fire and the water, so small that there could but one man go there at once.
2 Esdras 9:32
But our fathers, which received the law, kept it not, and observed not thy ordinances: and though the fruit of thy law did not perish, neither could it, for it was thine;
2 Esdras 13:7
But I would have seen the region or place whereout the hill was graven, and I could not.
Now when Enemessar was dead, Sennacherib his son reigned in his stead; whose estate was troubled, that I could not go into Media.
But when a famine covered all the land of Chanaan, they went down into Egypt, and sojourned there, while they were nourished, and became there a great multitude, so that one could not number their nation.
And when they had done so, Judith went out, she, and her maid with her; and the men of the city looked after her, until she was gone down the mountain, and till she had passed the valley, and could see her no more.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:21
Nevertheless, when I perceived that I could not otherwise obtain her, except God gave her me; and that was a point of wisdom also to know whose gift she was; I prayed unto the Lord, and besought him, and with my whole heart I said,
Wisdom of Solomon 10:8
For regarding not wisdom, they gat not only this hurt, that they knew not the things which were good; but also left behind them to the world a memorial of their foolishness: so that in the things wherein they offended they could not so much as be hid.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:25
And how could any thing have endured, if it had not been thy will? or been preserved, if not called by thee?
Wisdom of Solomon 13:1
Surely vain are all men by nature, who are ignorant of God, and could not out of the good things that are seen know him that is: neither by considering the works did they acknowledge the workmaster;
Wisdom of Solomon 13:9
For if they were able to know so much, that they could aim at the world; how did they not sooner find out the Lord thereof?
Wisdom of Solomon 14:17
Whom men could not honour in presence, because they dwelt far off, they took the counterfeit of his visage from far, and made an express image of a king whom they honoured, to the end that by this their forwardness they might flatter him that was absent, as if he were present.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:4
For it was requisite, that upon them exercising tyranny should come penury, which they could not avoid: but to these it should only be shewed how their enemies were tormented.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:16
For the ungodly, that denied to know thee, were scourged by the strength of thine arm: with strange rains, hails, and showers, were they persecuted, that they could not avoid, and through fire were they consumed.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:5
No power of the fire might give them light: neither could the bright flames of the stars endure to lighten that horrible night.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:10
They died for fear, denying that they saw the air, which could of no side be avoided.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:17
For whether he were husbandman, or shepherd, or a labourer in the field, he was overtaken, and endured that necessity, which could not be avoided: for they were all bound with one chain of darkness.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:19
Or a terrible sound of stones cast down, or a running that could not be seen of skipping beasts, or a roaring voice of most savage wild beasts, or a rebounding echo from the hollow mountains; these things made them to swoon for fear.
When a rich man is fallen, he hath many helpers: he speaketh things not to be spoken, and yet men justify him: the poor man slipped, and yet they rebuked him too; he spake wisely, and could have no place.
Every man from his youth is given to evil; neither could they make to themselves fleshy hearts for stony.
Elias it was, who was covered with a whirlwind: and Eliseus was filled with his spirit: whilst he lived, he was not moved with the presence of any prince, neither could any bring him into subjection.
No word could overcome him; and after his death his body prophesied.
Additions to Esther 13:13
For I could have been content with good will for the salvation of Israel to kiss the soles of his feet.
And when we saw them together, the man we could not hold: for he was stronger than we, and opened the door, and leaped out.
1 Maccabees 1:53
And drove the Israelites into secret places, even wheresoever they could flee for succour.
1 Maccabees 2:24
Which thing when Mattathias saw, he was inflamed with zeal, and his reins trembled, neither could he forbear to shew his anger according to judgment: wherefore he ran, and slew him upon the altar.
1 Maccabees 5:44
But they took the city, and burned the temple with all that were therein. Thus was Carnaim subdued, neither could they stand any longer before Judas.
1 Maccabees 5:46
Now when they came unto Ephron, (this was a great city in the way as they should go, very well fortified) they could not turn from it, either on the right hand or the left, but must needs pass through the midst of it.
1 Maccabees 6:24
For which cause they of our nation besiege the tower, and are alienated from us: moreover as many of us as they could light on they slew, and spoiled our inheritance.
1 Maccabees 7:25
On the other side, when Alcimus saw that Judas and his company had gotten the upper hand, and knew that he was not able to abide their force, he went again to the king, and said all the worst of them that he could.
1 Maccabees 9:55
And as he began to pull down, even at that time was Alcimus plagued, and his enterprizes hindered: for his mouth was stopped, and he was taken with a palsy, so that he could no more speak any thing, nor give order concerning his house.
1 Maccabees 9:60
Then removed he, and came with a great host, and sent letters privily to his adherents in Judea, that they should take Jonathan and those that were with him: howbeit they could not, because their counsel was known unto them.
1 Maccabees 13:49
They also of the tower in Jerusalem were kept so strait, that they could neither come forth, nor go into the country, nor buy, nor sell: wherefore they were in great distress for want of victuals, and a great number of them perished through famine.
1 Maccabees 15:25
So Antiochus the king camped against Dora the second day, assaulting it continually, and making engines, by which means he shut up Tryphon, that he could neither go out nor in.
2 Maccabees 2:6
And some of those that followed him came to mark the way, but they could not find it.
2 Maccabees 3:5
And when he could not overcome Onias, he gat him to Apollonius the son of Thraseas, who then was governor of Celosyria and Phenice,
2 Maccabees 8:5
Now when Maccabeis had his company about him, he could not be withstood by the heathen: for the wrath of the Lord was turned into mercy.
2 Maccabees 8:36
Thus he, that took upon him to make good to the Romans their tribute by means of captives in Jerusalem, told abroad, that the Jews had God to fight for them, and therefore they could not be hurt, because they followed the laws that he gave them.
2 Maccabees 9:10
And the man, that thought a little afore he could reach to the stars of heaven, no man could endure to carry for his intolerable stink.
2 Maccabees 9:12
And when he himself could not abide his own smell, he said these words, It is meet to be subject unto God, and that a man that is mortal should not proudly think of himself if he were God.
2 Maccabees 11:13
Who, as he was a man of understanding, casting with himself what loss he had had, and considering that the Hebrews could not be overcome, because the Almighty God helped them, he sent unto them,
2 Maccabees 13:26
Lysias went up to the judgment seat, said as much as could be in defence of the cause, persuaded, pacified, made them well affected, returned to Antioch. Thus it went touching the king's coming and departing.
2 Maccabees 14:3
Now one Alcimus, who had been high priest, and had defiled himself wilfully in the times of their mingling with the Gentiles, seeing that by no means he could save himself, nor have any more access to the holy altar,
2 Maccabees 14:32
And when they sware that they could not tell where the man was whom he sought,
2 Maccabees 15:38
And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired: but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto.