Hosea 7:14-16

14 a  They do not cry to me from the heart,
but b  they wail upon their beds;
for grain and wine they gash themselves;
they rebel against me.
15Although c  I trained and strengthened their arms,
yet they devise evil against me.
16They d  return, but not upward;
Or to the Most High

they are f  like a treacherous bow;
their princes shall fall by the sword
because of g  the insolence of their tongue.
This shall be their derision h  in the land of Egypt.

Joel 2:12-14

Return to the  Lord

12 “Yet even now,” declares the  Lord,
i  return to me with all your heart,
j  with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;
13and k  rend your hearts and not l  your garments.”
Return to the  Lord your God,
m  for he is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love;
n  and he relents over disaster.
14 o  Who knows whether he will not turn and relent,
and p  leave a blessing behind him,
q  a grain offering and a drink offering
for the  Lord your God?

Haggai 2:17

17 r  I struck you and all the products of your toil with blight and with mildew and with hail s  yet you did not turn to me, declares the  Lord.

Zechariah 1:3-6

3Therefore say to them, Thus declares the  Lord of hosts: t  Return to me, says the  Lord of hosts, and u  I will return to you, says the  Lord of hosts. 4 v  Do not be like your fathers w  to whom the former prophets cried out, ‘Thus says the  Lord of hosts x  Return from your evil ways and from your evil deeds.’ But y  they did not hear or pay attention to me, declares the  Lord. 5Your fathers, where are they? And z  the prophets, do they live forever? 6 aa  But my words and my statutes, which I commanded ab  my servants the prophets, did they not ac  overtake your fathers? So they repented and said ad  ‘As the  Lord of hosts purposed to deal with us for ae  our ways and af  deeds, so has he dealt with us.’”

Revelation of John 2:21

21I gave her time to repent, but ag  she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.

Revelation of John 9:20-21

20The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, ah  did not repent of ai  the works of their hands nor give up worshiping aj  demons ak  and idols of gold and silver and bronze and stone and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk, 21nor did they repent of their murders or their al  sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.

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