Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would bring upon them. And He did not do it.

King James Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.

Holman Bible

Then God saw their actions-that they had turned from their evil ways-so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it.

International Standard Version

God took note of what they did that they turned from their evil ways. Because God relented concerning the trouble about which he had warned them, he did not carry it out.

A Conservative Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. And God relented of the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did not do it.

American Standard Version

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil which he said he would do unto them; and he did it not.

Amplified

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God revoked His [sentence of] evil that He had said that He would do to them and He did not do it [for He was comforted and eased concerning them].

Bible in Basic English

And God saw what they did, how they were turned from their evil way; and God's purpose was changed as to the evil which he said he would do to them, and he did it not.

Darby Translation

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil that he had said he would do unto them, and he did it not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God saw their works, because they turned from their evil way, and he repented of the evil that he had said that he would do unto them, and he did not do it.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God relented of the disaster, that he had said that he would bring upon them; and he did it not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God saw their deeds--that they turned from their evil ways--and God changed his mind about the evil that he had said [he would] bring upon them, and he did not do [it].

Modern King James verseion

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. And God was compassionate over the evil that He had said to do to them, and He did not do it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when God saw their works, how they turned from their wicked ways, he repented on the evil which he said he would do unto them, and did it not.

NET Bible

When God saw their actions -- they turned from their evil way of living! -- God relented concerning the judgment he had threatened them with and he did not destroy them.

New Heart English Bible

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he did not do it.

The Emphasized Bible

And God saw their doings, that they turned from their wicked way, - and God was grieved over the calamity which he had spoken of executing upon them, and executed it not.

Webster

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do to them; and he did it not.

World English Bible

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he didn't do it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And God seeth their works, that they have turned back from their evil way, and God repenteth of the evil that He spake of doing to them, and he hath not done it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

of the evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

American

Hastings

Context Readings

The King's Proclamation

9 "Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish." 10 When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would bring upon them. And He did not do it.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:8

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

Amos 7:6

The LORD changed His mind about this. "This too shall not be," said the Lord GOD.

Exodus 32:14

So the LORD changed His mind about the harm which He said He would do to His people.

1 Kings 21:27-29

It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.

Amos 7:3

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

Job 33:27-28

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Joel 2:13

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 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.

Luke 11:32

"The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

Luke 15:20

"So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

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