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regret

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Synonyms for repent

to feel or express sorrow for

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turn away from sin or do penitence

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feel remorse for

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full of doubt I stand, Whether I should repent me now of sin By mee done and occasiond, or rejoyce Much more, that much more good thereof shall spring, To God more glory, more good will to Men From God, and over wrauth grace shall abound.
I've known what it is in my life to repent and feel it's too late.
remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
There is no history to show that she did not repent.
He could not at this date repent of the fact that he, a handsome, susceptible man of thirty-four, was not in love with his wife, the mother of five living and two dead children, and only a year younger than himself.
Remember, if you please, your interest, your duty, your moral obligations, your filial affections, and all that sort of thing, which it is so very delightful and charming to reflect upon; or you will repent it.
I shall never repent the preservation of my self-respect, sir,' said Edward.
Let him but repent himself, he will be an excellent preacher of repentance to his wife.
Pray tell him there may be a time when provoked mercy will no longer strive, and when God may refuse to hear, but that it is never too late for men to ask mercy; and we, that are Christ's servants, are commanded to preach mercy at all times, in the name of Jesus Christ, to all those that sincerely repent: so that it is never too late to repent.
Therefore, he repents in a true and sincere manner.
Whoever repents after his wrongdoing and reforms, indeed, Allah will turn to him in forgiveness.
Jonah 3:1-5,10 and Mark 1:14-20--Nineveh repents and God relents, followed by Jesus calling people to repent, then calling Simon and Andrew to leave their nets and become fishers of men.
The holy scriptures tell us there's more joy in heaven over one sinner that repents than over those who have no reason to repent.
My parents are big Christians and when I said their behaviour wasn't fair, all my dad said was that there's more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 who don't need to repent.
A Christian pastor in Iran who was convicted of abandoning Islam and preaching Christianity will have his death sentence overturned if he repents, says his lawyer.