14 Then the Lord relented(A) and did not bring on his people the disaster he had threatened.

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14 And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

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11 “I regret(A) that I have made Saul king, because he has turned(B) away from me and has not carried out my instructions.”(C) Samuel was angry,(D) and he cried out to the Lord all that night.

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11 It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the Lord all night.

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35 Until the day Samuel(A) died, he did not go to see Saul again, though Samuel mourned(B) for him. And the Lord regretted(C) that he had made Saul king over Israel.

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35 And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death: nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul: and the Lord repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.

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16 When the angel stretched out his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the Lord relented(A) concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was afflicting the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the Lord(B) was then at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

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16 And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.

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15 And God sent an angel(A) to destroy Jerusalem.(B) But as the angel was doing so, the Lord saw it and relented(C) concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was destroying(D) the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the Lord was then standing at the threshing floor of Araunah[a] the Jebusite.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 21:15 Hebrew Ornan, a variant of Araunah; also in verses 18-28

15 And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was destroying, the Lord beheld, and he repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed, It is enough, stay now thine hand. And the angel of the Lord stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.

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10 Yet they rebelled(A)
    and grieved his Holy Spirit.(B)
So he turned and became their enemy(C)
    and he himself fought(D) against them.

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10 But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

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If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted,(A) torn down and destroyed, and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent(B) and not inflict on it the disaster(C) I had planned. And if at another time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be built(D) up and planted, 10 and if it does evil(E) in my sight and does not obey me, then I will reconsider(F) the good I had intended to do for it.(G)

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At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it;

If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it;

10 If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.

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30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,(A) with whom you were sealed(B) for the day of redemption.(C)

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30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.

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