Verses with the word would in the Apocrypha (105 verses):
1 Esdras 9:39
And they spake unto Esdras the priest and reader, that he would bring the law of Moses, that was given of the Lord God of Israel.
2 Esdras 1:29
That ye would be my people, and I should be your God; that ye would be my children, and I should be your father?
2 Esdras 2:1
Thus saith the Lord, I brought this people out of bondage, and I gave them my commandments by menservants the prophets; whom they would not hear, but despised my counsels.
2 Esdras 2:5
As for me, O father, I call upon thee for a witness over the mother of these children, which would not keep my covenant,
2 Esdras 2:10
Thus saith the Lord unto Esdras, Tell my people that I will give them the kingdom of Jerusalem, which I would have given unto Israel.
2 Esdras 7:67
For if he shall not multiply his mercies, the world would not continue with them that inherit therein.
2 Esdras 10:52
For I knew that the Highest would shew this unto thee.
2 Esdras 11:31
And, behold, the head was turned with them that were with it, and did eat up the two feathers under the wing that would have reigned.
2 Esdras 13:7
But I would have seen the region or place whereout the hill was graven, and I could not.
2 Esdras 13:41
But they took this counsel among themselves, that they would leave the multitude of the heathen, and go forth into a further country, where never mankind dwelt,
2 Esdras 15:52
Would I with jealousy have so proceeded against thee, saith the Lord,
2 Esdras 16:63
Surely he knoweth your inventions, and what ye think in your hearts, even them that sin, and would hide their sin.
To whom he said, Dost thou seek for a tribe or family, or an hired man to go with thy son? Then Tobit said unto him, I would know, brother, thy kindred and name.
And when the young man went down to wash himself, a fish leaped out of the river, and would have devoured him.
And after that they were both shut in together, Tobias rose out of the bed, and said, Sister, arise, and let us pray that God would have pity on us.
Therefore Nabuchodonosor was very angry with all this country, and sware by his throne and kingdom, that he would surely be avenged upon all those coasts of Cilicia, and Damascus, and Syria, and that he would slay with the sword all the inhabitants of the land of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and all Judea, and all that were in Egypt, till ye come to the borders of the two seas.
Charging them to keep the passages of the hill country: for by them there was an entrance into Judea, and it was easy to stop them that would come up, because the passage was straight, for two men at the most.
And cried to the God of Israel all with one consent earnestly, that he would not give their children for a prey, and their wives for a spoil, and the cities of their inheritance to destruction, and the sanctuary to profanation and reproach, and for the nations to rejoice at.
And had ashes on their mitres, and cried unto the Lord with all their power, that he would look upon all the house of Israel graciously.
And they sojourned heretofore in Mesopotamia, because they would not follow the gods of their fathers, which were in the land of Chaldea.
And they wondered at her beauty, and admired the children of Israel because of her, and every one said to his neighbour, Who would despise this people, that have among them such women? surely it is not good that one man of them be left who being let go might deceive the whole earth.
Now therefore, if thy people that dwelleth in the mountains had not set light by me, I would not have lifted up my spear against them: but they have done these things to themselves.
Now Judith had commanded her maid to stand without her bedchamber, and to wait for her. coming forth, as she did daily: for she said she would go forth to her prayers, and she spake to Bagoas according to the same purpose.
And so soon as the morning shall appear, and the sun shall come forth upon the earth, take ye every one his weapons, and go forth every valiant man out of the city, and set ye a captain over them, as though ye would go down into the field toward the watch of the Assyrians; but go not down.
He bragged that he would burn up my borders, and kill my young men with the sword, and dash the sucking children against the ground, and make mine infants as a prey, and my virgins as a spoil.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:15
God hath granted me to speak as I would, and to conceive as is meet for the things that are given me: because it is he that leadeth unto wisdom, and directeth the wise.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:9
Therefore I purposed to take her to me to live with me, knowing that she would be a counsellor of good things, and a comfort in cares and grief.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:10
But executing thy judgments upon them by little and little, thou gavest them place of repentance, not being ignorant that they were a naughty generation, and that their malice was bred in them, and that their cogitation would never be changed.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:26
But they that would not be reformed by that correction, wherein he dallied with them, shall feel a judgment worthy of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:13
For whereas they would not believe any thing by reason of the enchantments; upon the destruction of the firstborn, they acknowledged this people to be the sons of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:1
As for the ungodly, wrath came upon them without mercy unto the end: for he knew before what they would do;
Wisdom of Solomon 19:2
How that having given them leave to depart, and sent them hastily away, they would repent and pursue them.
For they shall also pray unto the Lord, that he would prosper that, which they give for ease and remedy to prolong life.
Therefore he assured him by an oath, that he would bless the nations in his seed, and that he would multiply him as the dust of the earth, and exalt his seed as the stars, and cause them to inherit from sea to sea, and from the river unto the utmost part of the land.
That he would confirm his mercy with us, and deliver us at his time!
I called upon the Lord, the Father of my Lord, that he would not leave me in the days of my trouble, and in the time of the proud, when there was no help.
But we would not hearken unto thy voice, to serve the king of Babylon: therefore hast thou made good the words that thou spakest by thy servants the prophets, namely, that the bones of our kings, and the bones of our fathers, should be taken out of their place.
For I knew that they would not hear me, because it is a stiffnecked people: but in the land of their captivities they shall remember themselves.
But having taken this woman, we asked who the young man was, but she would not tell us: these things do we testify.
Thus have ye dealt with the daughters of Israel, and they for fear companied with you: but the daughter of Juda would not abide your wickedness.
1 Maccabees 1:50
And whosoever would not do according to the commandment of the king, he said, he should die.
1 Maccabees 3:34
Moreover he delivered unto him the half of his forces, and the elephants, and gave him charge of all things that he would have done, as also concerning them that dwelt in Juda and Jerusalem:
1 Maccabees 4:27
Who, when he heard thereof, was confounded and discouraged, because neither such things as he would were done unto Israel, nor such things as the king commanded him were come to pass.
1 Maccabees 5:48
Whereupon Judas sent unto them in peaceable manner, saying, Let us pass through your land to go into our own country, and none shall do you any hurt; we will only pass through on foot: howbeit they would not open unto him.
1 Maccabees 6:23
We have been willing to serve thy father, and to do as he would have us, and to obey his commandments;
1 Maccabees 7:30
Which thing after it was known to Judas, to wit, that he came unto him with deceit, he was sore afraid of him, and would see his face no more.
1 Maccabees 8:1
Now Judas had heard of the the Romans, that they were mighty and valiant men, and such as would lovingly accept all that joined themselves unto them, and make a league of amity with all that came unto them;
1 Maccabees 8:13
Also that, whom they would help to a kingdom, those reign; and whom again they would, they displace: finally, that they were greatly exalted:
1 Maccabees 8:18
And to intreat them that they would take the yoke from them; for they saw that the kingdom of the Grecians did oppress Israel with servitude.
1 Maccabees 9:71
Which thing he accepted, and did according to his demands, and sware unto him that he would never do him harm all the days of his life.
1 Maccabees 10:61
At that time certain pestilent fellows of Israel, men of a wicked life, assembled themselves against him, to accuse him: but the king would not hear them.
1 Maccabees 11:28
Then Jonathan desired the king, that he would make Judea free from tribute, as also the three governments, with the country of Samaria; and he promised him three hundred talents.
1 Maccabees 11:41
In the mean time Jonathan sent unto king Demetrius, that he would cast those of the tower out of Jerusalem, and those also in the fortresses: for they fought against Israel.
1 Maccabees 11:45
Howbeit they that were of the city gathered themselves together into the midst of the city, to the number of an hundred and twenty thousand men, and would have slain the king.
1 Maccabees 11:49
So when they of the city saw that the Jews had got the city as they would, their courage was abated: wherefore they made supplication to the king, and cried, saying,
1 Maccabees 12:14
Howbeit we would not be troublesome unto you, nor to others of our confederates and friends, in these wars:
1 Maccabees 12:34
For he had heard that they would deliver the hold unto them that took Demetrius' part; wherefore he set a garrison there to keep it.
1 Maccabees 12:40
Howbeit he was afraid that Jonathan would not suffer him, and that he would fight against him; wherefore he sought a way how to take Jonathan, that he might kill him. So he removed, and came to Bethsan.
1 Maccabees 13:19
So he sent them the children and the hundred talents: howbeit Tryphon dissembled neither would he let Jonathan go.
1 Maccabees 13:48
Yea, he put all uncleanness out of it, and placed such men there as would keep the law, and made it stronger than it was before, and built therein a dwellingplace for himself.
1 Maccabees 15:27
Nevertheless he would not receive them, but brake all the covenants which he had made with him afore, and became strange unto him.
1 Maccabees 16:18
Then Ptolemee wrote these things, and sent to the king, that he should send him an host to aid him, and he would deliver him the country and cities.
2 Maccabees 1:14
For Antiochus, as though he would marry her, came into the place, and his friends that were with him, to receive money in name of a dowry.
2 Maccabees 1:35
And the king took many gifts, and bestowed thereof on those whom he would gratify.
2 Maccabees 3:16
Then whoso had looked the high priest in the face, it would have wounded his heart: for his countenance and the changing of his colour declared the inward agony of his mind.
2 Maccabees 3:21
Then it would have pitied a man to see the falling down of the multitude of all sorts, and the fear of the high priest being in such an agony.
2 Maccabees 3:31
Then straightways certain of Heliodorus' friends prayed Onias, that he would call upon the most High to grant him his life, who lay ready to give up the ghost.
2 Maccabees 4:45
But Menelans, being now convicted, promised Ptolemee the son of Dorymenes to give him much money, if he would pacify the king toward him.
2 Maccabees 5:6
But Jason slew his own citizens without mercy, not considering that to get the day of them of his own nation would be a most unhappy day for him; but thinking they had been his enemies, and not his countrymen, whom he conquered.
2 Maccabees 6:9
And whoso would not conform themselves to the manners of the Gentiles should be put to death. Then might a man have seen the present misery.
2 Maccabees 7:24
Now Antiochus, thinking himself despised, and suspecting it to be a reproachful speech, whilst the youngest was yet alive, did not only exhort him by words, but also assured him with oaths, that he would make him both a rich and a happy man, if he would turn from the laws of his fathers; and that also he would take him for his friend, and trust him with affairs.
2 Maccabees 7:25
But when the young man would in no case hearken unto him, the king called his mother, and exhorted her that she would counsel the young man to save his life.
2 Maccabees 7:26
And when he had exhorted her with many words, she promised him that she would counsel her son.
2 Maccabees 7:37
But I, as my brethren, offer up my body and life for the laws of our fathers, beseeching God that he would speedily be merciful unto our nation; and that thou by torments and plagues mayest confess, that he alone is God;
2 Maccabees 8:2
And they called upon the Lord, that he would look upon the people that was trodden down of all; and also pity the temple profaned of ungodly men;
2 Maccabees 8:3
And that he would have compassion upon the city, sore defaced, and ready to be made even with the ground; and hear the blood that cried unto him,
2 Maccabees 8:4
And remember the wicked slaughter of harmless infants, and the blasphemies committed against his name; and that he would shew his hatred against the wicked.
2 Maccabees 8:26
For it was the day before the sabbath, and therefore they would no longer pursue them.
2 Maccabees 9:4
Then swelling with anger. he thought to avenge upon the Jews the disgrace done unto him by those that made him flee. Therefore commanded he his chariotman to drive without ceasing, and to dispatch the journey, the judgment of God now following him. For he had spoken proudly in this sort, That he would come to Jerusalem and make it a common burying place of the Jews.
2 Maccabees 9:13
This wicked person vowed also unto the Lord, who now no more would have mercy upon him, saying thus,
2 Maccabees 9:14
That the holy city (to the which he was going in haste to lay it even with the ground, and to make it a common buryingplace,) he would set at liberty:
2 Maccabees 9:15
And as touching the Jews, whom he had judged not worthy so much as to be buried, but to be cast out with their children to be devoured of the fowls and wild beasts, he would make them all equals to the citizens of Athens:
2 Maccabees 9:16
And the holy temple, which before he had spoiled, he would garnish with goodly gifts, and restore all the holy vessels with many more, and out of his own revenue defray the charges belonging to the sacrifices:
2 Maccabees 9:17
Yea, and that also he would become a Jew himself, and go through all the world that was inhabited, and declare the power of God.
2 Maccabees 9:18
But for all this his pains would not cease: for the just judgment of God was come upon him: therefore despairing of his health, he wrote unto the Jews the letter underwritten, containing the form of a supplication, after this manner:
2 Maccabees 9:21
As for me, I was weak, or else I would have remembered kindly your honour and good will returning out of Persia, and being taken with a grievous disease, I thought it necessary to care for the common safety of all:
2 Maccabees 10:4
When that was done, they fell flat down, and besought the Lord that they might come no more into such troubles; but if they sinned any more against him, that he himself would chasten them with mercy, and that they might not be delivered unto the blasphemous and barbarous nations.
2 Maccabees 10:16
Then they that were with Maccabeus made supplication, and besought God that he would be their helper; and so they ran with violence upon the strong holds of the Idumeans,
2 Maccabees 10:24
Now Timotheus, whom the Jews had overcome before, when he had gathered a great multitude of foreign forces, and horses out of Asia not a few, came as though he would take Jewry by force of arms.
2 Maccabees 11:6
Now when they that were with Maccabeus heard that he besieged the holds, they and all the people with lamentation and tears besought the Lord that he would send a good angel to deliver Israel.
2 Maccabees 11:7
Then Maccabeus himself first of all took weapons, exhorting the other that they would jeopard themselves together with him to help their brethren: so they went forth together with a willing mind.
2 Maccabees 11:14
And persuaded them to agree to all reasonable conditions, and promised that he would persuade the king that he must needs be a friend unto them.
2 Maccabees 11:24
We understand also that the Jews would not consent to our father, for to be brought unto the custom of the Gentiles, but had rather keep their own manner of living: for the which cause they require of us, that we should suffer them to live after their own laws.
2 Maccabees 12:2
But of the governours of several places, Timotheus, and Apollonius the son of Genneus, also Hieronymus, and Demophon, and beside them Nicanor the governor of Cyprus, would not suffer them to be quiet and live in peace.
2 Maccabees 12:7
And when the town was shut up, he went backward, as if he would return to root out all them of the city of Joppa.
2 Maccabees 12:12
Then Judas, thinking indeed that they would be profitable in many things, granted them peace: whereupon they shook hands, and so they departed to their tents.
2 Maccabees 12:25
So when he had assured them with many words that he would restore them without hurt, according to the agreement, they let him go for the saving of their brethren.
2 Maccabees 12:35
At which time Dositheus, one of Bacenor's company, who was on horseback, and a strong man, was still upon Gorgias, and taking hold of his coat drew him by force; and when he would have taken that cursed man alive, a horseman of Thracia coming upon him smote off his shoulder, so that Gorgias fled unto Marisa.
2 Maccabees 12:36
Now when they that were with Gorgias had fought long, and were weary, Judas called upon the Lord, that he would shew himself to be their helper and leader of the battle.
2 Maccabees 13:10
Which things when Judas perceived, he commanded the multitude to call upon the Lord night and day, that if ever at any other time, he would now also help them, being at the point to be put from their law, from their country, and from the holy temple:
2 Maccabees 13:11
And that he would not suffer the people, that had even now been but a little refreshed, to be in subjection to the blasphemous nations.
2 Maccabees 13:25
Came to Ptolemais: the people there were grieved for the covenants; for they stormed, because they would make their covenants void:
2 Maccabees 14:24
And he would not willingly have Judas out of his sight: for he love the man from his heart
2 Maccabees 14:41
Now when the multitude would have taken the tower, and violently broken into the outer door, and bade that fire should be brought to burn it, he being ready to be taken on every side fell upon his sword;
2 Maccabees 15:7
But Maccabeus had ever sure confidence that the Lord would help him: