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  • verb Present participle of repent.

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Examples

  • I have given it away; I have been a long time in repenting, but when I did repent I punished myself.

    Mary's Meadow; and Letters From a Little Garden

  • He taught the former by his own example, for the direction of sinners in repenting; he taught the latter by his own experience, for their encouragement.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • The pleasure that God takes in repenting returning sinners.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • We have here, I. Directions in repenting, what to do and what to say, ver.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • You can even wait until your deathbed before repenting, which is utterly costless.

    Fortitude, Save Games, and the MMO

  • Then came plenty of time for what Babci would call repenting in leisure—actually it took place behind the wheel of a car, while Theresa drove Benny Farr around New England so he could sell packets of nutritional powders to health food stores and gymnasiums, and at expositions where they offered passersby Dixie cups of thick, green seaweed-based breakfast drinks.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Then came plenty of time for what Babci would call repenting in leisure—actually it took place behind the wheel of a car, while Theresa drove Benny Farr around New England so he could sell packets of nutritional powders to health food stores and gymnasiums, and at expositions where they offered passersby Dixie cups of thick, green seaweed-based breakfast drinks.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Then came plenty of time for what Babci would call repenting in leisure—actually it took place behind the wheel of a car, while Theresa drove Benny Farr around New England so he could sell packets of nutritional powders to health food stores and gymnasiums, and at expositions where they offered passersby Dixie cups of thick, green seaweed-based breakfast drinks.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Surely the gospel of Christ has something better for its recipients than a constant daily sinning and repenting, which is too often the experience of Christian people.

    The Theology of Holiness

  • I said, "Of course, if you're sorry, I forgive you, but you have been a very long time in repenting."

    Mary's Meadow; and Letters From a Little Garden

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