Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So the shipmaster came to him, and said to him, What do thou mean, O sleeper? Arise, call upon thy God, if so be that God will think upon us, that we not perish.
2 Samuel 12:22
And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept. For I said, Who knows whether LORD will not be gracious to me, that the child may live?
And he remembered his covenant for them, and relented according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.
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.
Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish justice in the gate. It may be that LORD, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.
After rising, I will go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and in thy sight.