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God Repenting of Doing Evil in the Old Testament

Mar 17, 2009 09:51 AM
by danielhcaldwell

Is this the "God" Besant and Leadbeater believed in
and promoted?

Here are references to God repenting of evil and other mistakes he made: Translations taken from the Hebrew Interlinear Bible: A literal translation of the Bible.

Genesis 6:6
And Jehovah repented that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved to His heart. (The hebrew word here is definitely Repent: word 5162 in Strong's Concordance of the Hebrew version of the Bible)
Exodus 32:14
And Jehovah repented the evil which He had spoken to do to His people. (Repent 5162 Strong's Concordance)
1 Samuel 15:10-12
And the word of Jehovah came to Samuel saying, "I repent that I made Saul reign as king?" (Repent 5162 Strong's Concordance)
1 Samuel 15:35
The Lord repented that he had made Saul king over Israel. (Repented 5162 Strong's Concordance)
2 Samuel 24:16
And the angel put forth his hand to Jerusalem, to destroy it. And Jehovah repented as to the evil, and said to the angel who was destroying among the people, Enough! Now stop you hand. (Repented 5162 Strong's Concordance)
1 Chronicles 21:15
Hebrew verse hear is pretty much identical to the one above.
Jeremiah 15:6
You have forsaken Me, says Jehovah; you have gone backward; therefore, I will stretch out my hand against you and destroy you; I am weary of repenting. (Repented 5162 Strong's Concordance)
Jeremiah 18:8
I [God] will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them. 
Jeremiah 42:10
For I [God] repent of the evil that I have done unto you. 
Jonah 3:10
God repented of the evil that he had said that he would do to them.

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