25 Bible Verses About Repentance (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Repentance (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Repentance
19 Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out,
17 From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
2 Peter 3:9
9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
30 The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,
4 Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
1 John 1:9
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
2 Chronicles 7:14
14 if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
18 When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.”
3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
32 I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”
5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.
13 Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper,
but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
31 God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
2 Timothy 2:25
25 correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth,
15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”
19 Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.
7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
2 Corinthians 7:10
10 For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
15 For thus said the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel,
“In returning and rest you shall be saved;
in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.”
But you were unwilling,
47 and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
20 but declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.
21 testifying both to Jews and to Greeks of repentance toward God and of faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.