Parallel Verses

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.

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

if that nation against which I have spoken turns from its evil, I will relent and reverse My decision concerning the devastation that I intended to do.

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.

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.

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 what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; 8 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. 9 And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it;


Cross References

Jeremiah 26:13

Therefore now amend your ways and your doings, and obey the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD will repent of the evil that he hath pronounced against you.

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked will 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.

Jeremiah 26:3

It may be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may repent of the evil, which I purpose to do to them because of the evil of their doings.

Judges 2:18

And when the LORD raised up judges for them, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: (for the LORD repented because of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed them and burdened them.)

Hosea 11:8

How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.

Psalm 106:45

And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

Jeremiah 7:3-7

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Joel 2:13-14

And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth of the evil.

Jonah 3:9-10

Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Luke 13:3-5

I tell you, No; but except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.

Exodus 32:12

Why should the Egyptians speak and say, For evil did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Deuteronomy 32:36

For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent for his servants: when he seeth that their power is gone, and there is none shut up, or left.

Judges 10:15-16

And the children of Israel said to the LORD, We have sinned: do thou to us whatever seemeth good to thee; deliver us only, we pray thee, this day.

1 Kings 8:33-34

When thy people Israel shall be smitten before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication to thee in this house:

2 Chronicles 12:6

Upon which the princes of Israel, and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous.

Psalm 90:13

Return, O LORD, how long? and repent thou concerning thy servants.

Psalm 135:14

For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent concerning his servants.

Isaiah 1:16-19

Wash ye, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil;

Jeremiah 15:6

Thou hast forsaken me, saith the LORD, thou art gone backward: therefore will I stretch out my hand against thee, and destroy thee; I am weary with repenting.

Jeremiah 26:19

Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him to death? did he not fear the LORD, and beseech the LORD, and the LORD repented of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.

Jeremiah 36:3

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.

Jeremiah 42:10

If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent of the evil that I have done to you.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked should turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Ezekiel 33:13

When I shall say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he shall trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die for it.

Amos 7:3-6

The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the LORD.

Jonah 2:5-10

The waters encompassed me, even to the soul: the depth inclosed me on every side, the weeds were wrapped about my head.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed to the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before to Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest of the evil.

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