48 and if they turn back(A) to you with all their heart(B) and soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray(C) to you toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and the temple(D) I have built for your Name;(E)

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14 if my people, who are called by my name,(A) will humble(B) themselves and pray and seek my face(C) and turn(D) from their wicked ways, then I will hear(E) from heaven, and I will forgive(F) their sin and will heal(G) their land.

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The leaders of Israel and the king humbled(A) themselves and said, “The Lord is just.”(B)

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12 Because Rehoboam humbled(A) himself, the Lord’s anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. Indeed, there was some good(B) in Judah.

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11 Nevertheless, some from Asher, Manasseh and Zebulun humbled(A) themselves and went to Jerusalem.(B)

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12 In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled(A) himself greatly before the God of his ancestors.

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19 His prayer and how God was moved by his entreaty, as well as all his sins and unfaithfulness, and the sites where he built high places and set up Asherah poles and idols before he humbled(A) himself—all these are written in the records of the seers.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 33:19 One Hebrew manuscript and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts of Hozai
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23 But unlike his father Manasseh, he did not humble(A) himself before the Lord; Amon increased his guilt.

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27 Because your heart was responsive(A) and you humbled(B) yourself before God when you heard what he spoke against this place and its people, and because you humbled yourself before me and tore your robes and wept in my presence, I have heard you, declares the Lord.

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12 He did evil in the eyes of the Lord(A) his God and did not humble(B) himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke the word of the Lord.

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‘Why have we fasted,’(A) they say,
    ‘and you have not seen it?
Why have we humbled(B) ourselves,
    and you have not noticed?’(C)

“Yet on the day of your fasting, you do as you please(D)
    and exploit all your workers.

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I will give them a heart to know(A) me, that I am the Lord. They will be my people,(B) and I will be their God, for they will return(C) to me with all their heart.(D)

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13 You will seek(A) me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.(B)

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