Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

if that nation against which I have spoken turns from its evil, I will relent concerning the calamity I planned to bring on it.

King James Version

If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

Holman Bible

However, if that nation I have made an announcement about turns from its evil, I will relent concerning the disaster I had planned to do to it.

International Standard Version

But if that nation about which I spoke turns from its evil way, I'll change my mind about the disaster that I had planned for it.

A Conservative Version

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turns from their evil, I will relent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

American Standard Version

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

Amplified

And if [the people of] that nation concerning which I have spoken turn from their evil, I will relent and reverse My decision concerning the evil that I thought to do to them.

Bible in Basic English

If, in that very minute, that nation of which I was talking is turned away from its evil, my purpose of doing evil to them will be changed.

Darby Translation

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, then I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if these Gentiles shall turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

And that nation which I spake against it turned back from its evil, and I lamented for the evil which I proposed to do to it.

King James 2000

If that nation, against whom I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will change from the evil that I thought to do unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [if] that nation turns back from its evil that I have threatened against it, then I will relent concerning the disaster that I planned to do to it.

Modern King James verseion

if that nation, against whom I have spoken, will turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

if that people against whom I have thus devised convert from their wickedness: Immediately, I repent of the plague, that I devised to bring upon them.

NET Bible

But if that nation I threatened stops doing wrong, I will cancel the destruction I intended to do to it.

New Heart English Bible

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

The Emphasized Bible

and that nation return from its wickedness against whom I have spoken, then will I repent concerning the calamity which I had devised to bring upon it.

Webster

If that nation against which I have pronounced, shall turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

World English Bible

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And that nation hath turned from its evil, Because I have spoken against it, Then I have repented of the evil that I thought to do to it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

I will repent
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

of the evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

to do

Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Potter And The Clay

7 "At one moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to uproot, to pull down, or to destroy it; 8 if that nation against which I have spoken turns from its evil, I will relent concerning the calamity I planned to bring on it. 9 "Or at another moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to build up or to plant it;


Cross References

Jeremiah 26:13

"Now therefore amend your ways and your deeds and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will change His mind about the misfortune which He has pronounced against you.

Ezekiel 18:21

"But if the wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed and observes all My statutes and practices justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Jeremiah 26:3

'Perhaps they will listen and everyone will turn from his evil way, that I may repent of the calamity which I am planning to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.'

Judges 2:18

When the LORD raised up judges for them, the LORD was with the judge and delivered them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the LORD was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who oppressed and afflicted them.

Hosea 11:8

How can I give you up, O Ephraim? How can I surrender you, O Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I treat you like Zeboiim? My heart is turned over within Me, All My compassions are kindled.

Psalm 106:45

And He remembered His covenant for their sake, And relented according to the greatness of His lovingkindness.

Jeremiah 7:3-7

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Amend your ways and your deeds, and I will let you dwell in this place.

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.

Jonah 3:9-10

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

Luke 13:3-5

"I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Exodus 32:12

"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.

Deuteronomy 32:36

"For the LORD will vindicate His people, And will have compassion on His servants, When He sees that their strength is gone, And there is none remaining, bond or free.

Judges 10:15-16

The sons of Israel said to the LORD, "We have sinned, do to us whatever seems good to You; only please deliver us this day."

1 Kings 8:33-34

"When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, if they turn to You again and confess Your name and pray and make supplication to You in this house,

2 Chronicles 12:6

So the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is righteous."

Psalm 90:13

Do return, O LORD; how long will it be? And be sorry for Your servants.

Psalm 135:14

For the LORD will judge His people And will have compassion on His servants.

Isaiah 1:16-19

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

Jeremiah 15:6

"You who have forsaken Me," declares the LORD, "You keep going backward So I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you; I am tired of relenting!

Jeremiah 26:19

"Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him to death? Did he not fear the LORD and entreat the favor of the LORD, and the LORD changed His mind about the misfortune which He had pronounced against them? But we are committing a great evil against ourselves."

Jeremiah 36:3

"Perhaps the house of Judah will hear all the calamity which I plan to bring on them, in order that every man will turn from his evil way; then I will forgive their iniquity and their sin."

Jeremiah 42:10

'If you will indeed stay in this land, then I will build you up and not tear you down, and I will plant you and not uproot you; for I will relent concerning the calamity that I have inflicted on you.

Ezekiel 33:11

"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'

Ezekiel 33:13

"When I say to the righteous he will surely live, and he so trusts in his righteousness that he commits iniquity, none of his righteous deeds will be remembered; but in that same iniquity of his which he has committed he will die.

Amos 7:3-6

The LORD changed His mind about this. "It shall not be," said the LORD.

Jonah 2:5-10

"Water encompassed me to the point of death The great deep engulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

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