As I live
Ezekiel 5:11
Wherefore, as I live, says the Lord GOD, surely, because you have defiled my sanctuary with all your detestable things and with all your abominations, therefore I will cut you down; my eye will not spare, and I will have no pity.
Ezekiel 14:16-18
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even if these three men were in it, as I live, says the Lord GOD, they would deliver neither sons nor daughters; they alone would be delivered, but the land would be desolate.
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Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Let a sword go through the land; and I cut off from it man and beast;
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though these three men were in it, as I live, says the Lord GOD, they would deliver neither sons nor daughters, but they alone would be delivered.
Ezekiel 16:48
As I live, says the Lord GOD, your sister Sodom and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done.
Numbers 14:21
but truly, as I live, and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD,
Numbers 14:28
Say to them, `As I live,' says the LORD, `what you have said in my hearing I will do to you:
Isaiah 49:18
Lift up your eyes round about and see; they all gather, they come to you. As I live, says the LORD, you shall put them all on as an ornament, you shall bind them on as a bride does.
Jeremiah 22:24
"As I live, says the LORD, though Coni'ah the son of Jehoi'akim, king of Judah, were the signet ring on my right hand, yet I would tear you off
Jeremiah 46:18
"As I live, says the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts, like Tabor among the mountains, and like Carmel by the sea, shall one come.
Zephaniah 2:9
Therefore, as I live," says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Moab shall become like Sodom, and the Ammonites like Gomor'rah, a land possessed by nettles and salt pits, and a waste for ever. The remnant of my people shall plunder them, and the survivors of my nation shall possess them."
Romans 14:11
for it is written, "As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall give praise to God."
I have
Ezekiel 18:23
Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, says the Lord GOD, and not rather that he should turn from his way and live?
Ezekiel 18:32
For I have no pleasure in the death of any one, says the Lord GOD; so turn, and live."
2 Samuel 14:14
We must all die, we are like water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; but God will not take away the life of him who devises means not to keep his banished one an outcast.
Lamentations 3:33
for he does not willingly afflict or grieve the sons of men.
Hosea 11:8
How can I give you up, O E'phraim! How can I hand you over, O Israel! How can I make you like Admah! How can I treat you like Zeboi'im! My heart recoils within me, my compassion grows warm and tender.
Luke 15:20-32
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And he arose and came to his father. But while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
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And the son said to him, `Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.'
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But the father said to his servants, `Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet;
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and bring the fatted calf and kill it, and let us eat and make merry;
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for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.' And they began to make merry.
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"Now his elder son was in the field; and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.
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And he called one of the servants and asked what this meant.
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And he said to him, `Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fatted calf, because he has received him safe and sound.'
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But he was angry and refused to go in. His father came out and entreated him,
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but he answered his father, `Lo, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command; yet you never gave me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends.
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But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your living with harlots, you killed for him the fatted calf!'
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And he said to him, `Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.
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It was fitting to make merry and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.'"
1 Timothy 2:4
who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow about his promise as some count slowness, but is forbearing toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
turn ye
Ezekiel 14:6
"Therefore say to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD: Repent and turn away from your idols; and turn away your faces from all your abominations.
Ezekiel 18:30
"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, says the Lord GOD. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin.
Ezekiel 18:31
Cast away from you all the transgressions which you have committed against me, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! Why will you die, O house of Israel?
Proverbs 1:23
Give heed to my reproof; behold, I will pour out my thoughts to you; I will make my words known to you.
Proverbs 8:36
but he who misses me injures himself; all who hate me love death."
Isaiah 55:6
"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near;
Isaiah 55:7
let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that he may have mercy on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Jeremiah 3:22
"Return, O faithless sons, I will heal your faithlessness." "Behold, we come to thee; for thou art the LORD our God.
Jeremiah 31:18-20
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I have heard E'phraim bemoaning, `Thou hast chastened me, and I was chastened, like an untrained calf; bring me back that I may be restored, for thou art the LORD my God.
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For after I had turned away I repented; and after I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh; I was ashamed, and I was confounded, because I bore the disgrace of my youth.'
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Is E'phraim my dear son? Is he my darling child? For as often as I speak against him, I do remember him still. Therefore my heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him, says the LORD.
Daniel 9:13
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this calamity has come upon us, yet we have not entreated the favor of the LORD our God, turning from our iniquities and giving heed to thy truth.
Hosea 14:1
Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.
Acts 3:19
Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,
Acts 26:20
but declared first to those at Damascus, then at Jerusalem and throughout all the country of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God and perform deeds worthy of their repentance.