Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you.

King James Version

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.

Holman Bible

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.

International Standard Version

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you.

A Conservative Version

Repent therefore from this thine evil, and beg God, if perhaps the thought of thy heart will be forgiven thee.

American Standard Version

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray the Lord, if perhaps the thought of thy heart shall be forgiven thee.

Amplified

So repent of this depravity and wickedness of yours and pray to the Lord that, if possible, this contriving thought and purpose of your heart may be removed and disregarded and forgiven you.

An Understandable Version

So, repent [i.e., change your heart and life] of such a terrible thing and pray for the Lord to forgive you for even thinking of such a thing. Perhaps He will [if you are really sincere].

Anderson New Testament

Repent, there fore, of this your wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the purpose of your heart may be forgiven you.

Bible in Basic English

Let your heart be changed, and make prayer to God that you may have forgiveness for your evil thoughts.

Common New Testament

Repent therefore of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray to God, to forgive, if it be possible, this suggestion you have entertain'd.

Darby Translation

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee;

Godbey New Testament

Therefore repent of this thy wickedness, and pray the Lord, if perchance the thought of thy heart shall be forgiven thee;

Goodspeed New Testament

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, to see if you may not be forgiven for thinking of such a thing.

John Wesley New Testament

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness and pray God, if perhaps this thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray to God, if perhaps the thought of thy heart be remitted to thee.

King James 2000

Repent therefore of this your wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and ask the Lord if perhaps the intent of your heart may be forgiven you!"

Modern King James verseion

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Repent, therefore, of this thy wickedness, and pray God that the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.

Moffatt New Testament

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and ask God whether you cannot be forgiven for your heart's purpose.

Montgomery New Testament

Repent then of this your wickedness, and beseech the Lord to forgive you this purpose of your heart.

NET Bible

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that he may perhaps forgive you for the intent of your heart.

New Heart English Bible

Repent therefore of this, your wickedness, and ask the Lord if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

Noyes New Testament

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray the Lord, if haply the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Sawyer New Testament

Turn your mind therefore from this your wickedness, and pray the Lord if perhaps the thought of your mind may be forgiven you;

The Emphasized Bible

Repent, therefore, from this thy baseness, and entreat of the Lord - whether, after all, the purpose of thy heart shall be forgiven thee;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray to God, if haply this thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, that, if possible, you may be forgiven for such a thought;

Webster

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee.

Weymouth New Testament

Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, in the hope that the purpose which is in your heart may perhaps be forgiven you.

Williams New Testament

So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, to see if this thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

World English Bible

Repent therefore of this, your wickedness, and ask God if perhaps the thought of your heart may be forgiven you.

Worrell New Testament

Repent, therefore, of this your wickedness, and entreat the Lord, if, perhaps, the thought of your heart may be forgiven you;

Worsley New Testament

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray to God, if so be the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee:

Youngs Literal Translation

reform, therefore, from this thy wickedness, and beseech God, if then the purpose of thy heart may be forgiven thee,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μετανοέω 
metanoeo 
Usage: 13

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

κακία 
Kakia 
Usage: 10

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δέομαι 
Deomai 
Usage: 18

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ἄρα 
Ara 
therefore , so then , now therefore , then , wherefore , haply , not tr,
Usage: 35

the thought
ἐπίνοια 
Epinoia 
Usage: 1

of thine
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

References

Context Readings

Philip Preaches In Samaria

21 "You have no part or portion in this matter, for your heart is not right before God. 22 "Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you. 23 "For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity."



Cross References

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Deuteronomy 4:29-30

"But from there you will seek the LORD your God, and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul.

1 Kings 8:47-48

if they take thought in the land where they have been taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of those who have taken them captive, saying, 'We have sinned and have committed iniquity, we have acted wickedly';

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Joel 2:13-14

And rend your heart and not your garments " Now return to the LORD your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.

Amos 5:6

"Seek the LORD that you may live, Or He will break forth like a fire, O house of Joseph, And it will consume with none to quench it for Bethel,

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Jonah 1:6

So the captain approached him and said, "How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish."

Jonah 3:9

"Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish."

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Luke 11:9-13

"So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

Acts 9:11

And the Lord said to him, "Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,

Acts 17:30

"Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent,

Romans 2:4

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

2 Timothy 2:25-26

with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Revelation 2:21

'I gave her time to repent, and she does not want to repent of her immorality.

Revelation 3:17-18

'Because you say, "I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,

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