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Theasaurus: Contrition

4 Bible Verses about Contrition

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

From Thematic Bible


Contrition » Promises to those who come in contrition

Judgments » Should lead to » Contrition

Esther 4:3

In every province where the order of the king and his edict reached, among the Jewish people there was great mourning, fasting, weeping, and lamenting, and many lay down on sackcloth and ashes.

Isaiah 22:12

On that day the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies called for weeping and mourning, for shaving heads and wearing sackcloth.

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Contrition

Isaiah 58:9

Then you'll call, and the LORD will answer; you'll cry for help, and he'll respond, "Here I am.' "If you do away with the yoke among you, and pointing fingers and malicious talk;

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