Jeremiah 18:8
Good News Translation
but then that nation turns from its evil, I will not do what I said I would.

Contemporary English Version
and that nation turns from its evil, I will change my mind.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If that nation against which I have spoken, shall repent of their evil, I also will repent of the evil that I have thought to do to them.

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If that nation against which I have spoken, shall repent of their evil, I also will repent of the evil that I have thought to do to them.

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Jeremiah 7:3-7 Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Make your ways and your doings good: and I will dwell with you in this place. . . .

Jeremiah 36:3 If so be, when the house of Juda shall hear all the evils that I purpose to do unto them, that they may return every man from his wicked way: and I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin.

Judges 10:15,16 And the children of Israel said to the Lord: We have sinned, do thou unto us whatsoever pleaseth thee: only deliver us this time. . . .

1 Kings 8:33,34 If thy people Israel shall fly before their enemies (because they will sin against thee) and doing penance, and confessing to thy name, shall come and pray, and make supplications to thee in this house: . . .

2 Chronicles 12:6 And the princes of Israel, and the king, being in a consternation, said: The Lord is just.

Isaiah 1:16-19 Wash yourselves, be clean, take away the evil of your devices from my eyes, cease to do perversely, . . .

Ezekiel 18:21 But if the wicked do penance for all his sins which he hath committed, and keep all my commandments, and do judgment, and justice, living he shall live, and shall not die.

Ezekiel 33:11,13 Say to them: As I live, saith the Lord God, I desire not the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way, and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways: and why will you die, O house of Israel? . . .

Jonah 2:5-10 And I said: I am cast away out of the sight of thy eyes: but yet I shall see the holy temple again. . . .

Luke 13:3-5 No, I say to you: but unless you shall do penance, you shall all likewise perish. . . .

I will.

Jeremiah 15:6 Thou hast forsaken me, saith the Lord, thou art gone backward: and I will stretch out my hand against thee, and I will destroy thee: I am weary of entreating thee.

Jeremiah 26:3,13 If so be they will hearken and be converted every one from his evil way; that I may repent me of the evil that I think to do unto them for the wickedness of their doings. . . .

Jeremiah 42:10 If you will be quiet and remain in this land, I will build you up, and not pull you down: I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for now I am appeased for the evil that I have done to you.

Exodus 32:12 Let not the Egyptians say, I beseech thee: He craftily brought them out, that he might kill them in the mountains, and destroy them from the earth: let thy anger cease, and be appeased upon the wickedness of thy people.

Deuteronomy 32:36 The Lord will judge his people, and will have mercy on his servants: he shall see that their hand is weakened, and that they who were shut up have also failed, and they that remained are consumed.

Judges 2:18 And when the Lord raised them up judges, in their days, he was moved to mercy, and heard the groanings of the afflicted, and delivered them from the slaughter of the oppressors.

Psalm 90:13 Return, O Lord, how long? and be entreated in favour of thy servants.

Psalm 106:45 And he was mindful of his covenant: and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

Psalm 135:14 For the Lord will judge his people, and will be entreated in favour of his servants.

Hosea 11:8 How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up.

Joel 2:13,14 And rend your hearts, and not your garments and turn to the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, patient and rich in mercy, and ready to repent of the evil. . . .

Amos 7:3-6 And it came to pass, that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, I said: O Lord God, be merciful, I beseech thee: who shall raise up Jacob, for he is very little? . . .

Jonah 3:9,10 And let men and beasts be covered with sackcloth, and cry to the Lord with all their strength, and let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the iniquity that is in their hands. . . .

Jonah 4:2 And Jonah was exceedingly troubled, and was angry:

Context
The Potter and the Clay
7I will suddenly speak against a nation, and against a kingdom, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy it. 8If that nation against which I have spoken, shall repent of their evil, I also will repent of the evil that I have thought to do to them.9And I will suddenly speak of a nation and of a kingdom, to build up and plant it.…
Cross References
Psalm 106:45
And he was mindful of his covenant: and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

Jeremiah 7:3
Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Make your ways and your doings good: and I will dwell with you in this place.

Jeremiah 12:16
And it shall come to pass, if they will be taught, and will learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name: The Lord liveth, as they have taught my people to swear by Baal: that they shall be built up in the midst of my people.

Jeremiah 26:3
If so be they will hearken and be converted every one from his evil way; that I may repent me of the evil that I think to do unto them for the wickedness of their doings.

Jeremiah 26:13
Now therefore amend your ways, and your doings, and hearken to the voice of the Lord your God: and the Lord will repent him of the evil that he hath spoken against you.

Jeremiah 36:3
If so be, when the house of Juda shall hear all the evils that I purpose to do unto them, that they may return every man from his wicked way: and I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin.

Jeremiah 42:10
If you will be quiet and remain in this land, I will build you up, and not pull you down: I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for now I am appeased for the evil that I have done to you.

Ezekiel 18:21
But if the wicked do penance for all his sins which he hath committed, and keep all my commandments, and do judgment, and justice, living he shall live, and shall not die.

Ezekiel 33:14
And it I shall say to the wicked: Thou shalt surely die: and he do penance for his sin, and do judgment and justice,

Hosea 11:8
How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up.

Joel 2:13
And rend your hearts, and not your garments and turn to the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, patient and rich in mercy, and ready to repent of the evil.

Joel 2:14
Who knoweth but he will return, and forgive, and leave a blessing behind him, sacrifice and libation to the Lord your God?

Jonah 3:10
Who can tell if God will turn, and forgive: and will turn away from his fierce anger, and we shall not perish?

Additional Translations
But if that nation I warned turns from its evil, then I will relent of the disaster I had planned to inflict.If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

and that nation turn from all their sins, then will I repent of the evils which I purposed to do to them.

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, then I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.

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

if that nation, concerning which I have spoken, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do to them.

And that nation hath turned from its evil, Because I have spoken against it, Then I have repented of the evil that I thought to do to it.
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