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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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Because one repents from the act of disobedience and it is liable to be forgiven; while the innovator does not repent.
But if he repents, Allah the Almighty accepts his repentance as He accepts the repentance of the disbeliever.
To repent is to turn away from the way things are and to turn towards the new.
I'd love for him to turn and repent his hiding ways, but he was only three, and that's some work we have to do together.
The Supreme Court has annulled the death sentence and sent the case back to the court in Rasht, asking the accused to repent," said Dadkhah.
Many a preacher will preach this week and next on the need to repent, only casually mentioning the things that God is up to.
That may seem a little unfair to all the good people who have never done any wrong and have nothing to repent about, but since I am not one of them (and neither is anybody else I am close to), it really isn't much of a problem.
The tactic is to wait for the victim to commit, or to lure the victim into committing, a mortal sin and then assassinate that person before she or he repents.
Gregory, however, guilty of Oedipus' own sins, repents on an island for 17 years and is forgiven.
Allah rejoices when His slave repents to Him, and we can never despair of goodness from a Lord who is rejoices.
Therefore, he repents in a true and sincere manner.
MCEWAN HAS WRITTEN A POWERFUL and unsettling tale about our overlooked duty to make amends, a story in which the heroine discovers and repents of her own villainy.
It features a love story between a Hebrew prince and a Babylonian princess, an egomaniacal king who goes mad and then repents, and a usurping warrior princess of dubious parentage who just wants to be loved.
In the Qur'an, Allah describes the way that someone who sincerely repents should behave, "Allah only accepts the repentance of those who do evil in ignorance and then quickly repent after doing it.
In Luke 17:3-4, if the person says, "I repent," you must forgive.