Verses with the word can in the Apocrypha (59 verses):
1 Esdras 4:32
O ye men, how can it be but women should be strong, seeing they do thus?
1 Esdras 8:13
And carry the gifts unto the Lord of Israel to Jerusalem, which I and my friends have vowed, and all the gold and silver that in the country of Babylon can be found, to the Lord in Jerusalem,
2 Esdras 4:41
Then said I, No, Lord, that can she not. And he said unto me, In the grave the chambers of souls are like the womb of a woman:
2 Esdras 7:14
If then they that live labour not to enter these strait and vain things, they can never receive those that are laid up for them.
2 Esdras 10:54
For in the place wherein the Highest beginneth to shew his city, there can no man's building be able to stand.
2 Esdras 13:52
And he said unto me, Like as thou canst neither seek out nor know the things that are in the deep of the sea: even so can no man upon earth see my Son, or those that be with him, but in the day time.
2 Esdras 16:8
The mighty Lord sendeth the plagues and who is he that can drive them away?
But how can I receive the money, seeing I know him not?
For he doth scourge, and hath mercy: he leadeth down to hell, and bringeth up again: neither is there any that can avoid his hand.
If ye turn to him with your whole heart, and with your whole mind, and deal uprightly before him, then will he turn unto you, and will not hide his face from you. Therefore see what he will do with you, and confess him with your whole mouth, and praise the Lord of might, and extol the everlasting King. In the land of my captivity do I praise him, and declare his might and majesty to a sinful nation. O ye sinners, turn and do justice before him: who can tell if he will accept you, and have mercy on you?
For ye cannot find the depth of the heart of man, neither can ye perceive the things that he thinketh: then how can ye search out God, that hath made all these things, and know his mind, or comprehend his purpose? Nay, my brethren, provoke not the Lord our God to anger.
Therefore, O lord and governor, reject not his word; but lay it up in thine heart, for it is true: for our nation shall not be punished, neither can sword prevail against them, except they sin against their God.
Let all creatures serve thee: for thou spakest, and they were made, thou didst send forth thy spirit, and it created them, and there is none that can resist thy voice.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:25
For she is the breath of the power of God, and a pure influence flowing from the glory of the Almighty: therefore can no defiled thing fall into her.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:27
And being but one, she can do all things: and remaining in herself, she maketh all things new: and in all ages entering into holy souls, she maketh them friends of God, and prophets.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:7
And if a man love righteousness her labours are virtues: for she teacheth temperance and prudence, justice and fortitude: which are such things, as en can have nothing more profitable in their life.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:8
If a man desire much experience, she knoweth things of old, and conjectureth aright what is to come: she knoweth the subtilties of speeches, and can expound dark sentences: she foreseeth signs and wonders, and the events of seasons and times.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:13
For what man is he that can know the counsel of God? or who can think what the will of the Lord is?
Wisdom of Solomon 15:16
For man made them, and he that borrowed his own spirit fashioned them: but no man can make a god like unto himself.
Who can number the sand of the sea, and the drops of rain, and the days of eternity?
Who can find out the height of heaven, and the breadth of the earth, and the deep, and wisdom?
There can no good come to him that is always occupied in evil, nor to him that giveth no alms.
No heart can think upon these things worthily: and who is able to conceive his ways?
It is a tempest which no man can see: for the most part of his works are hid.
Who can declare the works of his justice? or who can endure them? for his covenant is afar off, and the trial of all things is in the end.
As for the wondrous works of the Lord, there may nothing be taken from them, neither may any thing be put unto them, neither can the ground of them be found out.
He that can rule his tongue shall live without strife; and he that hateth babbling shall have less evil.
What good doeth the offering unto an idol? for neither can it eat nor smell: so is he that is persecuted of the Lord.
Of an unclean thing what can be cleansed? and from that thing which is false what truth can come?
When I travelled, I saw many things; and I understand more than I can express.
How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?
At his commandment is done whatsoever pleaseth him; and none can hinder, when he will save.
The works of all flesh are before him, and nothing can be hid from his eyes.
He hath garnished the excellent works of his wisdom, and he is from everlasting to everlasting: unto him may nothing be added, neither can he be diminished, and he hath no need of any counsellor.
At noon it parcheth the country, and who can abide the burning heat thereof?
When ye glorify the Lord, exalt him as much as ye can; for even yet will he far exceed: and when ye exalt him, put forth all your strength, and be not weary; for ye can never go far enough.
Who hath seen him, that he might tell us? and who can magnify him as he is?
But what can I help you?
Additions to Esther 13:5
Seeing then we understand that this people alone is continually in opposition unto all men, differing in the strange manner of their laws, and evil affected to our state, working all the mischief they can that our kingdom may not be firmly established:
Additions to Esther 13:9
Saying, O Lord, Lord, the King Almighty: for the whole world is in thy power, and if thou hast appointed to save Israel, there is no man that can gainsay thee:
Additions to Esther 13:11
Thou art Lord of all things, and and there is no man that can resist thee, which art the Lord.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:26
They also that serve them are ashamed: for if they fall to the ground at any time, they cannot rise up again of themselves: neither, if one set them upright, can they move of themselves: neither, if they be bowed down, can they make themselves straight: but they set gifts before them as unto dead men.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:29
For how can they be called gods? because women set meat before the gods of silver, gold, and wood.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:33
Whether it be evil that one doeth unto them, or good, they are not able to recompense it: they can neither set up a king, nor put him down.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:34
In like manner, they can neither give riches nor money: though a man make a vow unto them, and keep it not, they will not require it.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:35
They can save no man from death, neither deliver the weak from the mighty.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:37
They can shew no mercy to the widow, nor do good to the fatherless.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:44
They are made of carpenters and goldsmiths: they can be nothing else than the workmen will have them to be.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:45
And they themselves that made them can never continue long; how should then the things that are made of them be gods?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:48
How then cannot men perceive that they be no gods, which can neither save themselves from war, nor from plague?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:52
For neither can they set up a king in the land, nor give rain unto men.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:53
Neither can they judge their own cause, nor redress a wrong, being unable: for they are as crows between heaven and earth.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:55
Moreover they cannot withstand any king or enemies: how can it then be thought or said that they be gods?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:65
For they can neither curse nor bless kings:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:66
Neither can they shew signs in the heavens among the heathen, nor shine as the sun, nor give light as the moon.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:67
The beasts are better than they: for they can get under a cover and help themselves.
Behold, the garden doors are shut, that no man can see us, and we are in love with thee; therefore consent unto us, and lie with us.
Bel and the Dragon 1:9
But if ye can certify me that Bel devoureth them, then Daniel shall die: for he hath spoken blasphemy against Bel. And Daniel said unto the king, Let it be according to thy word.
2 Maccabees 8:18
For they, said he, trust in their weapons and boldness; but our confidence is in the Almighty who at a beck can cast down both them that come against us, and also all the world.