Verses with the word could in the New Testament (55 verses):
And I brought him to thy disciples, and they could not cure him.
Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?
And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it.
But he went out, and began to publish it much, and to blaze abroad the matter, insomuch that Jesus could no more openly enter into the city, but was without in desert places: and they came to him from every quarter.
And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains:
Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.
Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:
And from thence he arose, and went into the borders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into an house, and would have no man know it: but he could not be hid.
And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not.
And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out?
She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying.
And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he beckoned unto them, and remained speechless.
And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his couch into the midst before Jesus.
He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.
And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,
And I besought thy disciples to cast him out; and they could not.
And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself.
And they could not answer him again to these things.
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.
And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
If this man were not of God, he could do nothing.
And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?
Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,
And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.
And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it.
Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ; what was I, that I could withstand God?
And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
And some cried one thing, some another, among the multitude: and when he could not know the certainty for the tumult, he commanded him to be carried into the castle.
And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus.
And when he was come, the Jews which came down from Jerusalem stood round about, and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive.
But the centurion, willing to save Paul, kept them from their purpose; and commanded that they which could swim should cast themselves first into the sea, and get to land:
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:
1 Corinthians 3:1
And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
2 Corinthians 3:7
But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance; which glory was to be done away:
2 Corinthians 3:13
And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:
2 Corinthians 11:1
Would to God ye could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.
Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
1 Thessalonians 3:1
Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.
So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.
For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,
Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience;
(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.