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Genesis 41:33-37
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"So now, let Pharaoh look for a discerning and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt.
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Let Pharaoh do this: Let him appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth [of the harvest] of the land of Egypt during the seven years of abundance.
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Let them gather all the [excess] food during these good years that are coming, store the grain under Pharaoh's authority as food in the cities, and preserve [it].
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The food will be a reserve for the land during the seven years of famine that will take place in the land of Egypt. Then the country will not be wiped out by the famine."
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The proposal pleased Pharaoh and all his servants.
Psalm 119:46
I will speak of Your decrees before kings and not be ashamed.
Acts 24:25
Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, "Leave for now, but when I find time I'll call for you."
2 Corinthians 5:11
Knowing, then, the fear of the Lord, we persuade people. We are completely open before God, and I hope we are completely open to your consciences as well.
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Job 34:31
Suppose someone says to God, "I have endured [my punishment]; I will no [longer] act wickedly.
Job 34:32
Teach me what I cannot see; if I have done wrong, I won't do it again."
Proverbs 16:6
Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness, and one turns from evil by the fear of the LORD.
Proverbs 28:13
The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.
Isaiah 55:6
Seek the LORD while He may be found; call to Him while He is near.
Isaiah 55:7
Let the wicked one abandon his way, and the sinful one his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, so He may have compassion on him, and to our God, for He will freely forgive.
Ezekiel 18:21
"Now if the wicked person turns from all the sins he has committed, keeps all My statutes, and does what is just and right, he will certainly live; he will not die.
Ezekiel 18:27-32
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But if a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.
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He will certainly live because he thought it over and turned from all the transgressions he had committed; he will not die.
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But the house of Israel says: The Lord's way isn't fair. Is it My ways that are unfair, house of Israel? Instead, isn't it your ways that are unfair?
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"Therefore, house of Israel, I will judge each one of you according to his ways." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God. "Repent and turn from all your transgressions, so they will not be a stumbling block that causes your punishment.
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Throw off all the transgressions you have committed, and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, house of Israel?
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For I take no pleasure in anyone's death." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God. "So repent and live!
Matthew 3:8
Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance.
Acts 8:22
Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.
Acts 26:20
Instead, I preached to those in Damascus first, and to those in Jerusalem and in all the region of Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works worthy of repentance.
James 4:8-10
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Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, double-minded people!
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Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.
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Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will exalt you.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep your love for one another at full strength, since love covers a multitude of sins.
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Psalm 41:1-3
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[For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.] Happy is one who cares for the poor; the LORD will save him in a day of adversity.
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The LORD will keep him and preserve him; he will be blessed in the land. You will not give him over to the desire of his enemies.
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The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed; You will heal him on the bed where he lies.
Isaiah 58:5-7
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Will the fast I choose be like this: A day for a person to deny himself, to bow his head like a reed, and to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Will you call this a fast and a day acceptable to the LORD?
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Isn't the fast I choose: To break the chains of wickedness, to untie the ropes of the yoke, to set the oppressed free, and to tear off every yoke?
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Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when you see him, and to not ignore your own flesh [and blood]?
Isaiah 58:10-12
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and if you offer yourself to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted one, then your light will shine in the darkness, and your night will be like noonday.
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The LORD will always lead you, satisfy you in a parched land, and strengthen your bones. You will be like a watered garden and like a spring whose waters never run dry.
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Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will restore the foundations laid long ago; you will be called the repairer of broken walls, the restorer of streets where people live.
Ezekiel 18:7
He doesn't oppress anyone but returns his collateral to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.
Luke 11:41
But give to charity what is within, and then everything is clean for you.
Acts 10:2-4
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He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did many charitable deeds for the [Jewish] people and always prayed to God.
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At about three in the afternoon he distinctly saw in a vision an angel of God who came in and said to him, "Cornelius!"
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Looking intently at him, he became afraid and said, "What is it, Lord?" And he told him, "Your prayers and your acts of charity have come up as a memorial offering before God.
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision accomplishes anything; what matters is faith working through love.
Galatians 5:13
For you are called to freedom, brothers; only don't use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
Ephesians 4:28
The thief must no longer steal. Instead, he must do honest work with his own hands, so that he has something to share with anyone in need.
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1 Kings 21:29
"Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? I will not bring the disaster during his lifetime, because he has humbled himself before Me. I will bring the disaster on his house during his son's lifetime."
Joel 2:14
Who knows? He may turn and relent and leave a blessing behind Him, [so you can] offer grain and wine to the LORD your God.
Jonah 3:9
Who knows? God may turn and relent; He may turn from His burning anger so that we will not perish.
Zephaniah 2:2
before the decree takes effect and the day passes like chaff, before the burning of the LORD's anger overtakes you, before the day of the LORD's anger overtakes you.
Zephaniah 2:3
Seek the LORD, all you humble of the earth, who carry out what He commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the LORD's anger.