19 I feared the anger and wrath of the Lord, for he was angry enough with you to destroy you.(A) But again the Lord listened to me.(B)

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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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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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29 “Have you noticed how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled(A) himself, I will not bring this disaster in his day,(B) but I will bring it on his house in the days of his son.”(C)

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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

45 for their sake he remembered his covenant(A)
    and out of his great love(B) he relented.(C)

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and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent(A) and not inflict on it the disaster(B) I had planned.

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Perhaps they will listen and each will turn(A) from their evil ways. Then I will relent(B) and not inflict on them the disaster I was planning because of the evil they have done.

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19 “Did Hezekiah king of Judah or anyone else in Judah put him to death? Did not Hezekiah(A) fear the Lord and seek(B) his favor? And did not the Lord relent,(C) so that he did not bring the disaster(D) he pronounced against them? We are about to bring a terrible disaster(E) on ourselves!”

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So the Lord relented.(A)

“This will not happen,” the Lord said.(B)

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So the Lord relented.(A)

“This will not happen either,” the Sovereign Lord said.(B)

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10 When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented(A) and did not bring on them the destruction(B) he had threatened.(C)

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