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repent

Botany lying or creeping along the ground; reptant

repent

[′rē·pent]
(botany)
Of a stem, creeping along the ground and rooting at the nodes.
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remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent."
There is no history to show that she did not repent. But the cruelest habit the modern prophecy-savans have, is that one of coolly and arbitrarily fitting the prophetic shirt on to the wrong man.
They would coolly skip over our age of the world, and say: "Smyrna was not faithful unto death, and so her crown of life was denied her; Ephesus repented, and lo!
"Oh, yes; oh, yes, I do indeed repent." And he struck his breast with his emaciated fist.
I used up the whole bottle, and oh, Marilla, when I saw the dreadful color it turned my hair I repented of being wicked, I can tell you.
'I shall never repent the preservation of my self-respect, sir,' said Edward.
"Lord," thought I, "pardon my offences, and send me fulfilment of all my desires;" and as I passed a church I crossed myself, repented of my sins, and reminded myself that I was unworthy to hold communication with the Lord God.
He repented that he had writ to Sophia in the manner we have seen above; but he repented more that he had made use of the interval of his messenger's absence to write and dispatch a letter to Mr Allworthy, in which he had faithfully promised and bound himself to quit all thoughts of his love.
After being tempted in the wilderness by the devil, Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the spirit and began to preach the message, "Repent, and believe in the gospel." (Mark 1:15 NKJV).
Our leaders lack foresight and repent after time has gone.
But I tell you, if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!
Today's gospel contains very strong words from Jesus Christ: 'Unless you repent, you will all perish!' (Luke 13:5).