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Theasaurus: Contrition

4 Bible Verses about Contrition

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 18:13

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

From Thematic Bible


Contrition » Promises to those who come in contrition

Judgments » Should lead to » Contrition

Esther 4:3

And in each province, wherever the king's commandment and his law came, there was great mourning among the Jews and fasting and weeping and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore the Lord GOD of the hosts did call in this day unto weeping and to mourning and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Contrition

Isaiah 58:9

Then shalt thou call, and thou shalt hear the LORD; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;