16 Best Bible Verses About Repentance

The Bible says a lot about repentance, and to help you better understand what biblical repentance is, here are the 16 best Bible verses about repentance found in Scripture.

  1. 16

    But declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.

Acts 26:20Tweet this quote

J.C. Ryle Quote - "One single soul saved shall outlive and outweigh all the kingdoms of the world."

  1. 15

    I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.

Luke 5:32Tweet this quote

  1. 14

    Correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.

2 Timothy 2:25Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 5:31Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.

Revelation 2:5Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.

2 Corinthians 7:10Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 13:3Tweet this quote

"The church is a hospital for sinners, and not a museum for saints."

  1. 9

    If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

2 Chronicles 7:14Tweet this quote

  1. 8

    When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.

Acts 11:18Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Romans 2:4Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.

Acts 17:30Tweet this quote

  1. 5

    From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17Tweet this quote

  1. 4

    And Peter said to them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:38Tweet this quote

  1. 3

    Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.

Mark 1:14-15 Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

2 Peter 3:9Tweet this quote

  1. 1

    Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out.

Acts 3:19Tweet this quote

Augustine Quote - Repentance


If you enjoyed these 16 best Bible verses about repentance, I hope you’ll share them with a friend. Maybe they can have a better understanding of what the Bible teaches about repentance.

Get the Daily Quote in FB Messenger

Just click the button below and follow the instruction we send you.