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Definition of Repent

Repent

  1. Prostrate and rooting; -- said of stems.
  2. Same as Reptant.
  3. To feel pain, sorrow, or regret, for what one has done or omitted to do.
  4. To change the mind, or the course of conduct, on account of regret or dissatisfaction.
  5. To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to love and practice sin.
  6. To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.
  7. To feel regret or sorrow; -- used reflexively.
  8. To cause to have sorrow or regret; -- used impersonally.

Repent Quotations

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is never too late to strengthen the foundation of faith. There is always time. With faith in the Savior, you can repent and plead for forgiveness. There is someone you can forgive. There is someone you can thank. There is someone you can serve and lift. You can do it wherever you are and however alone and deserted you may feel.
Henry B. Eyring

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
Socrates

People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
Bob Dylan

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Dale Carnegie
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Repent Translations

repent in Dutch is tot inkeer komen, berouw hebben
repent in Finnish is katua
repent in French is repentir, repentez, repentons, repentent
repent in German is bereuen

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