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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.
Thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.
It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them, that they may return every man from his evil way, that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.
And the sons of Israel said to LORD, We have sinned. Do thou to us whatever seems good to thee, only deliver us, we pray thee, this day.
1 Kings 8:33
When thy people Israel are smitten down before the enemy because they have sinned against thee, if they turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication to thee in this house,
2 Chronicles 12:6
Then the rulers of Israel and the king humbled themselves, and they said, LORD is righteous.
Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.
But if a wicked man turns from all his sins that he has committed, and keeps all my statutes, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live. He shall not die.
Say to them, As I live, says lord LORD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked man, but that the wicked man turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways, for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
The waters encompassed me around, even to the soul. The deep was round about me. The weeds were wrapped around my head.
I tell you, no, but if ye do not repent, ye will all perish similarly.
Thou have rejected me, says LORD. Thou have gone backward. Therefore I have stretched out my hand against thee, and destroyed thee. I am weary with relenting.
It may be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may relent of the evil which I purpose to do to them because of the evil of their doings.
If ye will still abide in this land, then I will build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up, for I relent of the evil that I have done to you.
Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, He brought them forth for evil, to kill them on the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and relent of this evil against thy people.
For LORD will judge his people, and regrets for his servants, when he sees that [their] power is gone, and there is none [remaining], shut up or left at large.
And when LORD raised up judges for them, then LORD was with the judge, and saved them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge. For LORD regretted because of their groaning because of those who oppressed them and
Return, O LORD. How long? And relent concerning thy servants.
And he remembered his covenant for them, and relented according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.
For LORD will judge his people, and will relent concerning his servants.
How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? [How] shall I cast thee off, Israel? How shall I make thee as Admah? [How] shall I set thee as Zeboiim? My heart is turned within me. My compassions are kindled together.
And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and relents of the evil.
LORD relented concerning this. It shall not be, says LORD.
Who knows whether God will not turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we not perish?
And he prayed to LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I hastened to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that thou are a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and abundan
And LORD relented of the evil which he said he would do to his people.