A: You must repent for entertaining the notion of killing a person, especially as a means of resolving a dispute.
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But rather than hiding away in a dark monastery to repent, Cardinal Law is instead an exalted member of Vatican inner circles.
Now my desires were complied with, and it would, indeed, have been folly to repent.
God is 'not a man that He should lie, nor the son of man that He should repent.'
It is far beyond; and I repent not going there, but I was not worthy.
It was very fine and soft, and he began to repent of his proposal.
It will be easy for me to make you repent any insolence to me or my friend.
But I will make him repent,' he added, in a threatening tone.
Education alone, therefore, will determine whether a man will repent of any deed or boast of it.
c.1300, "to feel such regret for sins or crimes as produces amendment of life," from Old French repentir (11c.), from re-, here probably an intensive prefix (see re-), + Vulgar Latin *penitire "to regret," from Latin poenitire "make sorry," from poena (see penal). The distinction between regret (q.v.) and repent is made in many modern languages, but the differentiation is not present in older periods. Related: Repented; repenting.