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Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.
For hath any said unto God, I have borne chastisement , I will not offend any more :
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found; call ye upon him while he is near:
But if the wicked turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:
Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray the Lord, if perhaps the thought of thy heart shall be forgiven thee.
but declared both to them of Damascus first and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judaea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye doubleminded.
1 Peter 4:8
above all things being fervent in your love among yourselves; for love covereth a multitude of sins:
Blessed is he that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.
Is such the fast that I have chosen? the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to Jehovah?
and hath not wronged any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath taken nought by robbery, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
But give for alms those things which are within; and behold, all things are clean unto you.
a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, who gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith working through love.
Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have whereof to give to him that hath need.
1 Kings 21:29
Seest thou how Ahab humbleth himself before me? because he humbleth himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days; but in his son's days will I bring the evil upon his house.
Who knoweth whether he will not turn and repent, and leave a blessing behind him, even a meal-offering and a drink-offering unto Jehovah your God?
Who knoweth whether God will not turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?
before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of Jehovah come upon you, before the day of Jehovah's anger come upon you.