Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Wash ye, cleanse yourselves: turn away evil from your doings from before mine eyes; leave off the evil;
2 Chronicles 7:14
And if my people which my name was called upon them shall be humbled and pray and seek my face, and turn back from their evil ways; and I will hear from the heavens and forgive to their sin, and I will heal their land.
He covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated.
And the showers will be withheld, and the latter rain was not; and the forehead of a woman a harlot was to thee, and thou refusedst to be ashamed.
And say to them, Thus said Jehovah, Shall they fall and not rise? if he shall turn back, and not turn back?
In my saying to the unjust, Dying, thou shalt die; and thou admonished him not, and thou spakest not to admonish the unjust from his way of injustice to preserve him alive; this unjust one shall die in his iniquity, and his blood I will seek from thy hand.
And if the unjust one shall turn back from all his sins which he did, and he watched all my laws and did judgment and justice; living, he shall live; he shall not die.
Say to them, I live, says the Lord Jehovah, if I shall delight in the death of the unjust; but in the turning back of the unjust one from his way, and he lived: turn back, turn back from your evil ways: and wherefore will ye die, O house of Israel?
Turn back, O Israel, even to Jehovah thy God, for thou wert weak in thine iniquity.
And God will see their works that they turned back from their evil way, and God will lament for the evil which he spake to do to them: and he did it not
And having gone, learn what is this, I wish mercy, and not sacrifice: for I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.
So, I say to you, joy is in heaven before the messengers of God for one sinful changing the mind.
Therefore repent, and return, for your sins to be wiped out, so that times of refreshment might come from the face of the Lord;
But to them in Damascus first, and Jerusalem, and all the country of Judea, and to the nations, announcing to change the mind, and to turn back to God, doing works worthy of change of mind.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God Be ye not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinful; and purify the hearts, ye double souled.
And Jehovah will see that great the evil of man in the earth, and every formation of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the days.
If I saw vanity in my heart, Jehovah will not hear.
O Jerusalem, wash from evil to thy heart so that thou shalt be saved. How long shall purposes of thy vanity lodge in the midst of thee?
And ye shall not purpose evil, a man to his neighbor, in your heart; and ye shall not love the oath of falsehood: for all these which I hated, says Jehovah.
But the things going forth out of the mouth come from the heart, and these pollute the man.
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup, and the side dish of sweet-meats, and within they are full of pillage and bad mixture.
For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders,
And the Lord said to him, Now ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and trencher; and your inside is full of plunder and wickedness.
No portion is to thee, nor lot, in this word: for thy heart is not upright before God.
So then lust conceiving, brings forth sin: and sin performed, produces death.