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Theasaurus: Contrition

4 Bible Verses about Contrition

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, the sinner!’

From Thematic Bible


Contrition » Promises to those who come in contrition

Judgments » Should lead to » Contrition

Esther 4:3

In each and every province where the command and decree of the king came, there was great mourning among the Jews, with fasting, weeping and wailing; and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord God of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing,
To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Contrition

Isaiah 58:9

“Then you will call, and the Lord will answer;
You will cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’
If you remove the yoke from your midst,
The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,

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