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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of repent.


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  • Still, joy shall be in feminism over one sinner that repenteth and the fate of the 1997 intake, hardly less mysterious than the Marie Celeste's, is no reason to think a female quota might not, as Mrs Blair hopes, help persuade future Labour politicians to treat them as something less like "window dressing", as Caroline Flint once described her experience in the warmth of Mr Brown's professional approbation.

    Imposing quotas is not as crucial as changing cultures | Catherine Bennett

  • And put it repenteth me out the beasts of Israel, saying, Get thee over their wrath, for righteousness.

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  • All the states except Rhode Island had called conventions, and after the next meeting of the Rhode Island assembly “it is expected that she will not remain an exception,” and, “as saith the scripture, ‘there is more joy over one sinner that repenteth, than, &c.’”


  • As Jesus put it, “I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth” Luke 15:10.


  • “7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.”

    Darwin and the vermiform appendix - The Panda's Thumb

  • “O my lady, saith he not in his letter that he repenteth and will not again offend, excusing himself for the past?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Whereupon said Nur al-Din, “She is a gift to thee, a gift of the generous who repenteth him not of his givings and who will never revoke his gift!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Faith,467 and if she have sinned, she repenteth and Inshallah she will not again return to that which she whilome did.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

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  • Whosoever therefore unfeignedly desireth to fulfil the commandments of God, or repenteth him truly of his transgressions, or that loveth God with all his heart, and his neighbour as himself, hath all the obedience necessary to his reception into the kingdom of God: for if God should require perfect innocence, there could no flesh be saved.



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