Bill Mounce

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but, instead, yet, except
but; however; but still more;, ἀλλάγε, at all events; ἀλλἠ, unless, except. Ἀλλά also serves to introduce a sentence with keenness and emphasis, Jn. 16:2; Rom. 6:5; 7:7; Phil. 3:8

Greek-English Concordance for ἀλλά

John 16:12 “I have many more things to say to you, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) you cannot bear them now.
John 16:13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak on his own, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you things yet to come.
John 16:20 I tell you the solemn truth, you will weep and wail, and the world will rejoice; you will be sorrowful, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) your sorrow will be turned into joy.
John 16:25 “I have told you these things using veiled language. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in veiled language but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) will tell you plainly about the Father.
John 16:33 I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) take courage, I have conquered the world.”
John 17:9 I am praying for them; I am not praying for the world, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) for those whom you have given to me, for they are yours;
John 17:15 I am not asking that you take them out of the world, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) that you protect them from the evil one.
John 17:20 “It is not only for these that I am interceding, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also for those who will come to believe in me through their word,
John 18:28 Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early, and they did not go into the governor’s headquarters so that they would not be defiled, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) could eat the Passover meal.
John 18:40 They shouted back, saying, “Not that man, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) Barabbas!” Now Barabbas was a revolutionary.
John 19:21 Then the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate, “Do not write, ‘The King of the Jews,’ but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) rather, ‘This man said, I am King of the Jews.’”
John 19:24 So they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) cast lots for it to see who will get it” — that the Scripture might be fulfilled that says, “They divided my garments among themselves, and for my clothing they cast lots.” So the soldiers did these things.
John 19:34 Instead (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj), one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and blood and water came out.
John 20:7 and the face cloth that had been on Jesus’ head; it was not lying with the linen wrappings but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) rolled up in a place by itself.
John 20:27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and examine my hands; and reach out your hand, and put it into my side. Do not continue in unbelief, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) believe.”
John 21:8 But the other disciples came with the boat, pulling the net full of fish, for they were not far from land, no more than a hundred yards.
John 21:23 So the word spread among the believers that this disciple would not die. But Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) rather, “If I should want him to remain alive until I come back, what concern is that to you?”
Acts 1:4 While he was with them, he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) to await the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me;
Acts 1:8 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses both in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Acts 2:16 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) this is what was spoken of through the prophet Joel:
Acts 4:17 But (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) that it may spread no further among the people, let us warn them no longer to speak in this name to anyone among men.”
Acts 4:32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and not even one said that anything that belonged to him was his own, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) everything was common property for them.
Acts 5:4 While it remained unsold, did it not remain yours? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have contrived this affair in your heart? You have not lied to men but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) to God!”
Acts 5:13 But of the others no one dared to join them; however (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj), the people held them in high regard,
Acts 7:39 To him our fathers were not willing to be obedient, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) thrust him aside, and turned in their hearts to Egypt,
Acts 7:48 Yet (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) the Most High does not dwell in houses made by hands; as the prophet says,
Acts 9:6 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) rise and go into the city, and it will be told you what you must do.”
Acts 10:20 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) get up, go down, and accompany them without hesitation, because I have sent them.”
Acts 10:35 but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him
Acts 10:41 not to all the people but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) to witnesses who had been previously chosen by God, to us, who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead.
Acts 13:25 And as John was completing his ministry, he said repeatedly, ‘What do you suppose me to be? I am not he. But (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) behold, one is coming after me of whom I am not worthy to untie the sandals for his feet.’
Acts 15:11 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) through the grace of the Lord Jesus we believe that we will be saved, in the same way as those also.”
Acts 15:20 but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) should write to them to abstain from the pollutions of idols, and from sexual immorality, and from what has been strangled, and from blood.
Acts 16:37 But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison; and now would they send us away in secret? No indeed! (alla | ἀλλά | conj) They themselves must come and escort us out.”
Acts 18:9 And the Lord said to Paul during the night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) go on speaking and do not be silent,
Acts 18:21 but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) bade farewell, saying, “I will come back to you again, God willing.” Then he set sail from Ephesus,
Acts 19:2 and said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They said to him, “Why (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj), we have not even heard if there is a Holy Spirit.”
Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that not only in Ephesus but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) in almost all of Asia this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying that gods made by hand are not gods at all.
Acts 19:27 There is danger not only that this trade of ours will fall into disrepute, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis is in danger of being regarded as worthless and her magnificence in danger of being destroyed, she whom all Asia and the world worship.”
Acts 20:24 But (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) I make my life of no account as of any value to me, that I may finish my task and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the good news of the grace of God.
Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be tied up but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”
Acts 21:24 Take these men and purify yourself along with them and pay their expenses that they may shave their heads, and everyone will know that there is nothing in what they have been told about you, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) that you yourself walk keeping the law.
Acts 26:16 But (alla | ἀλλά | conj) get up and stand on your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you a servant and witness both to the things in which you have seen and to those in which I will appear to you.
Acts 26:20 but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) I declared to those in Damascus first, then also to those in Jerusalem and through all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing works worthy of repentance.
Acts 26:25 But Paul said, “I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) true and rational are the words that I declare.
Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “I would to God that whether the time be short or long, not only you but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also all those who are listening to me today would also become as I am, apart for these chains.”
Acts 27:10 saying, “Gentlemen, I perceive that the voyage that is about to take place will involve injury and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also of our lives.”
Romans 1:21 Even though they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give him thanks, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) they became futile in their speculations and their foolish hearts were darkened.
Romans 1:32 Though they understand the righteous requirement of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only continue to do them but (alla | ἀλλά | conj) also to heartily approve of others who practice them.
Romans 2:13 for it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but (all | ἀλλ᾿ | conj) the doers of the law who will be declared righteous.