Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart isn't right before God. 22 Repent therefore of this, your wickedness, and ask God if perhaps the thought 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, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Deuteronomy 4:29-30

But from there you shall seek Yahweh your God, and you shall find him, when you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.

1 Kings 8:47-48

yet if they shall repent in the land where they are carried captive, and turn again, and make supplication to you in the land of those who carried them captive, saying, 'We have sinned, and have done perversely; we have dealt wickedly;'

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

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

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek Yahweh while he may be found; call you on him while he is near:

Joel 2:13-14

Tear your heart, and not your garments, and turn to Yahweh, your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and relents from sending calamity.

Amos 5:6

Seek Yahweh, and you will live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph, and it devour, and there be no one to quench it in Bethel.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good, and establish justice in the courts. It may be that Yahweh, the God of Armies, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph."

Jonah 1:6

So the shipmaster came to him, and said to him, "What do you mean, sleeper? Arise, call on your God! Maybe your God will notice us, so that we won't perish."

Jonah 3:9

Who knows whether God will not turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, so that we might not perish?"

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.

Luke 11:9-13

"I tell you, keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep seeking, and you will find. Keep knocking, and it will be opened to you.

Acts 2:38

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

Acts 3:19

"Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, so that there may come times of refreshing 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

The Lord said to him, "Arise, and go to the street which is called Straight, and inquire in the house of Judah for one named Saul, a man of Tarsus. For behold, he is praying,

Acts 17:30

The times of ignorance therefore God overlooked. But now he commands that all people everywhere should repent,

Romans 2:4

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

2 Timothy 2:25-26

in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full 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 even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Revelation 2:21

I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.

Revelation 3:17-18

Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;

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