New Living Translation
So the LORD changed his mind about the terrible disaster he had threatened to bring on his people.
King James Bible
And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah repented of the evil that he had said he would do to his people.
World English Bible
Yahweh repented of the evil which he said he would do to his people.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah repenteth of the evil which He hath spoken of doing to His people.
Exodus 32:14 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:14 And the Lord repented of the evil he thought to do - Though he designed to punish them, yet he would not ruin them. See here, the power of prayer, God suffers himself to be prevailed with by humble believing importunity. And see the compassion of God towards poor sinners, and how ready he is to forgive.
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The vineyard of the Lord
Seasons of Covenanting.
If it is true that you look favorably on me, let me know your ways so I may understand you more fully and continue to enjoy your favor. And remember that this nation is your very own people."
1 Samuel 15:11
"I am sorry that I ever made Saul king, for he has not been loyal to me and has refused to obey my command." Samuel was so deeply moved when he heard this that he cried out to the LORD all night.
2 Samuel 24:16
But as the angel was preparing to destroy Jerusalem, the LORD relented and said to the death angel, "Stop! That is enough!" At that moment the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
1 Chronicles 21:15
And God sent an angel to destroy Jerusalem. But just as the angel was preparing to destroy it, the LORD relented and said to the death angel, "Stop! That is enough!" At that moment the angel of the LORD was standing by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
He remembered his covenant with them and relented because of his unfailing love.
But did King Hezekiah and the people kill him for saying this? No, they turned from their sins and worshiped the LORD. They begged him for mercy. Then the LORD changed his mind about the terrible disaster he had pronounced against them. So we are about to do ourselves great harm."
When God saw what they had done and how they had put a stop to their evil ways, he changed his mind and did not carry out the destruction he had threatened.
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