Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they put away the strange gods from among them, and served the LORD: and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
2 Chronicles 7:14
if my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
2 Chronicles 15:8
And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominations out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from the hill-country of Ephraim; and he renewed the altar of Jehovah, that was before the porch of Jehovah.
2 Chronicles 33:15
And he took away the foreign gods, and the idol out of the house of Jehovah, and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of Jehovah, and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city.
At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;
Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord Jehovah. Return ye, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
O Israel, return unto Jehovah thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.
And it repented Jehovah that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
Nevertheless he regarded their distress, When he heard their cry:
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a darling child? for as often as I speak against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart yearneth for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith Jehovah.
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 he arose, and came to his father. But while he was yet afar off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
And when he drew nigh, he saw the city and wept over it,
and said, Where have ye laid him? They say unto him, Lord, come and see.
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.
Wherefore I was displeased with this generation, And said, They do always err in their heart: But they did not know my ways;
For we have not a high priest that cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but one that hath been in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
1 Samuel 7:4
Then the children of Israel did put away the Baalim and the Ashtaroth, and served Jehovah only.
In that day shall men look unto their Maker, and their eyes shall have respect to the Holy One of Israel.
For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.
Jehovah repented concerning this: this also shall not be, saith the Lord Jehovah.