verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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A: You must repent for entertaining the notion of killing a person, especially as a means of resolving a dispute.
But rather than hiding away in a dark monastery to repent, Cardinal Law is instead an exalted member of Vatican inner circles.
Investigating signs and ads, such as Repent and Sin No More!
He took it boldly; and to-day, had you asked him, he would have acknowledged with a smile that he did not repent.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch
There is no proof that they gave heed to the exhortation to repent, and the candle-stick has long since been taken away.The Revelation Explained|F. Smith
Knowledge kills joy, therefore think well what you are doing, or some day you will repent.The Violet Fairy Book|Various
While Uncle Isham Dyer was exhorting the people to repent of their sins, the disclosure came.The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories|Paul Laurence Dunbar
All you have to do is to repent and trust to Him, and to go and sin no more, intentionally, wilfully that is to say.Taking Tales|W.H.G. Kingston