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"Turn away from your sins," he said, "because the Kingdom of heaven is near!"
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And saying: Do penance: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matthew 4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say: Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matthew 11:20 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein were done the most of his miracles, for that they had not done penance.
Matthew 12:41 The men of Ninive shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because they did penance at the preaching of Jonas. And behold a greater than Jonas here.
Matthew 21:29-32 And he answering, said: I will not. But afterwards, being moved with repentance, he went. . . .
1 Kings 8:47 Then if they do penance in their heart, in the place of captivity, and being converted, make supplication to thee in their captivity, saying: We have sinned, we have done unjustly, we have committed wickedness:
Job 42:6 Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.
Ezekiel 18:30-32 Therefore will I judge every man according to his ways, O house of Israel, saith the Lord God. Be converted, and do penance for all your iniquities: and iniquity shall not be your ruin. . . .
Ezekiel 33:11 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?
Mark 1:4,15 John was in the desert, baptizing and preaching the baptism of penance, unto remission of sins. . . .
Mark 6:12 And going forth they preached men should do penance:
Luke 13:3,5 No, I say to you: but unless you shall do penance, you shall all likewise perish. . . .
Luke 15:7,10 I say to you that even so there shall be joy in heaven upon one sinner that doth penance, more than upon ninety-nine just who need not penance. . . .
Luke 16:30 But he said: No, father Abraham: but if one went to them from the dead, they will do penance.
Luke 24:47 And that penance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, unto all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Acts 2:38 But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 3:19 Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.
Acts 11:18 Having heard these things, they held their peace and glorified God, saying: God then hath also to the Gentiles given repentance, unto life.
Acts 17:30 And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth unto men that all should every where do penance.
Acts 20:21 Testifying both to Jews and Gentiles penance towards God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Acts 26:20 But to them first that are at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and unto all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles did I preach, that they should do penance and turn to God, doing works worthy of penance.
2 Corinthians 7:10 For the sorrow that is according to God worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
2 Timothy 2:25 With modesty admonishing them that resist the truth: if peradventure God may give them repentance to know the truth;
Hebrews 6:1 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance,
Revelation 2:5,21 Be mindful therefore from whence thou art fallen: and do penance and do the first works. Or else I come to thee and will move thy candlestick out of its place, except thou do penance. . . .
Matthew 5:3,10,19,20 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .
Matthew 6:10,33 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. . . .
Matthew 10:7 And going, preach, saying: The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matthew 11:11,12 Amen I say to you, there hath not risen among them that are born of women a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is the lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. . . .
Matthew 13:11,24,31,33,44,45,47 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given. . . .
Matthew 13:52 He said unto them: Therefore every scribe instructed in the kingdom of heaven, is like to a man that is a householder, who bringeth forth out of his treasure new things and old.
Matthew 18:1-4,23 At that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying: Who, thinkest thou, is the greater in the kingdom of heaven? . . .
Matthew 20:1 The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
Matthew 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king who made a marriage for his son.
Matthew 23:13 But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for you yourselves do not enter in and those that are going in, you suffer not to enter.
Matthew 25:1,14 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. . . .
Daniel 2:44 But in the days of those kingdoms, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, and his kingdom shall not be delivered up to another people: and it shall break in pieces, and shall consume all these kingdoms: and itself shall stand for ever.
Luke 6:20 And he, lifting up his eyes on his disciples, said: Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 9:2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.
Luke 10:9-11 And heal the sick that are therein and say to them: The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. . . .
John 3:3-5 Jesus answered and said to him: Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. . . .
Colossians 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness and hath translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,
ContextThe Mission of John the Baptist
1And in those days cometh John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea. 2And saying: Do penance: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. 3For this is he that was spoken of by Isaias the prophet, saying: A voice of one crying in the desert, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.…
But in the days of those kingdoms, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, and his kingdom shall not be delivered up to another people: and it shall break in pieces, and shall consume all these kingdoms: and itself shall stand for ever.
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say: Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom: and healing all manner of sickness and every infirmity, among the people.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
And going, preach, saying: The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
And saying: The time is accomplished and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe the gospel:
And he shall convert many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God.
And heal the sick that are therein and say to them: The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
Even the very dust of your city that cleaveth to us, we wipe off against you. Yet know this, that the kingdom of God is at hand.
But if I by the finger of God cast out devils, doubtless the kingdom of God is come upon you.
So you also, when you shall see these things come to pass, know that the kingdom of God is at hand.
Additional Translationsand saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.”
and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn near."
And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.
saying, Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
"Repent," he said, "for the Kingdom of the Heavens is now close at hand."
"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!"
and saying, 'Reform, for come nigh hath the reign of the heavens,'
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