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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

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

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

A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
Charles Spurgeon

The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.
Mick Jagger

Most of us need time to work through pain and loss. We can find all manner of reasons for postponing forgiveness. One of these reasons is waiting for the wrongdoers to repent before we forgive them. Yet such a delay causes us to forfeit the peace and happiness that could be ours.
James E. Faust
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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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