32 Bible Verses about

Returning To God

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Joel 2:13

And tear your hearts, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and relents from sending calamity.

Hosea 14:1

O Israel, return unto the LORD your God; for you have fallen because of your iniquity.

Zechariah 1:3

Therefore say you unto them, Thus says the LORD of hosts; Turn you unto me, says the LORD of hosts, and I will turn unto you, says the LORD of hosts.

Nehemiah 1:9

But if you turn unto me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though some of you were cast out unto the uttermost part of the heaven, yet will I gather them from there, and will bring them unto the place that I have chosen to set my name there.

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Amos 4:6

And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in all your places: yet have you not returned unto me, says the LORD.

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Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, you shall put away iniquity far from your tents.

Jeremiah 24:7

And I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore turn you to your God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on your God continually.

Joshua 7:20

And Achan answered Joshua, and said, Indeed I have sinned against the LORD God of Israel, and this is what I have done:

1 Samuel 15:24-25

And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and your words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice. Now therefore, I pray you, pardon my sin, and turn again with me, that I may worship the LORD.

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see you to that.

2 Chronicles 15:4

But when they in their trouble did turn unto the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

Jeremiah 4:1

If you will return, O Israel, says the LORD, return unto me: and if you will put away your abominations out of my sight, then shall you not be moved.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, you backsliding Israel, says the LORD; and I will not cause my anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says the LORD, and I will not keep anger forever.

Jeremiah 3:14

Turn, O backsliding children, says the LORD; for I am married unto you: and I will take you one from a city, and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion:

Jeremiah 3:22

Return, you backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto you; for you are the LORD our God.

Isaiah 31:6

Turn unto him from whom the children of Israel have deeply revolted.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Hosea 14:2

Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we offer the sacrifices of our lips.

Malachi 3:7

Even from the days of your fathers you have gone away from my ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, says the LORD of hosts. But you say, How shall we return?

Jeremiah 15:19

Therefore thus says the LORD, If you return, then will I bring you again, and you shall stand before me: and if you take forth the precious from the vile, you shall be as my mouth: let them return unto you; but return not you unto them.

Deuteronomy 4:30

When you are in tribulation, and all these things are come upon you, even in the latter days, if you turn to the LORD your God, and shall be obedient unto his voice;

Isaiah 19:22

And the LORD shall strike Egypt: he shall strike and heal it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be entreated by them, and shall heal them.

Isaiah 10:21

The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.

Psalm 51:13

Then will I teach transgressors your ways; and sinners shall be converted unto you.

Deuteronomy 30:2

And shall return unto the LORD your God, and shall obey his voice according to all that I command you this day, you and your children, with all your heart, and with all your soul;

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If you do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the foreign gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

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Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed you.

Returning to God » General references to

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Psalm 78:34

When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God.

Returning to God » Promises to those who come in contrition

Joel 2:13

And tear your hearts, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and relents from sending calamity.