Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

way
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; He may turn from His burning anger so that we will not perish. 10 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.


Cross References

Jeremiah 18:8

However, if that nation I have made an announcement about, turns from its evil, I will not bring the disaster on it I had planned.

Amos 7:6

The Lord relented concerning this. "This will not happen either," said the Lord God .

Exodus 32:14

So the Lord changed His mind about the disaster He said He would bring on His people.

1 Kings 21:27-29

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth over his body, and fasted. He lay down in sackcloth and walked around subdued.

Amos 7:3

The Lord relented concerning this. "It will not happen," He said.

Job 33:27-28

He will look at men and say, "I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

I have heard Ephraim moaning: You disciplined me, and I have been disciplined like an untrained calf. Restore me, and I will return, for you, Lord, are my God.

Joel 2:13

Tear your hearts, not just your clothes, and return to the Lord your God. For He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, rich in faithful love, and He relents from sending disaster.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord: "Please, Lord, isn't this what I said while I was still in my own country? That's why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become angry, rich in faithful love, and One who relents from [sending] disaster.

Luke 11:32

The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at Jonah's proclamation, and look-something greater than Jonah is here!

Luke 15:20

So he got up and went to his father. But while the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran, threw his arms around his neck, and kissed him.

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