All have turned away, together they have become worthless; there is no one who shows kindness, not even one.” 1
And he must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.
For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than, having known it, to turn back from the holy commandment that had been delivered to them.
“If 1 it is a white bright spot on the skin of his body, but it does not appear to be deeper than the skin, 2 and the hair has not turned white, then the priest is to quarantine the person with the infection for seven days. 3
The priest will then examine it, 1 and if 2 it appears to be deeper than the skin 3 and its hair has turned white, then the priest is to pronounce the person unclean. 4 It is a diseased infection that has broken out in the boil. 5
“The entire community of the Lord says, ‘Why have you disobeyed the God of Israel by turning back today from following the Lord? You built an altar for yourselves and have rebelled today against the Lord. 1
Then Samuel said to the people, “Don’t be afraid. You have indeed sinned. 1 However, don’t turn aside from the Lord. Serve the Lord with all your heart.
“The time will come when 1 the skies are shut up tightly and no rain falls because your people 2 sinned against you. When they direct their prayers toward this place, renew their allegiance to you, 3 and turn away from their sin because you punish 4 them,
“The time will come when 1 the skies 2 are shut up tightly and no rain falls because your people 3 sinned against you. When they direct their prayers toward this place, renew their allegiance to you, 4 and turn away from their sin because you punish 5 them,
Even when they were in their kingdom and benefiting from your incredible 1 goodness that you had lavished 2 on them in the spacious and fertile land you had set 3 before them, they did not serve you, nor did they turn from their evil practices.
as the time when the Jews gave themselves rest from their enemies – the month when their trouble was turned to happiness and their mourning to a holiday. These were to be days of banqueting, happiness, sending gifts to one another, and providing for the poor.
They say to a wooden idol, 1 ‘You are my father.’ They say to a stone image, ‘You gave birth to me.’ 2 Yes, they have turned away from me instead of turning to me. 3 Yet when they are in trouble, they say, ‘Come and save us!’
“But if the wicked person turns from all the sin he has committed and observes all my statutes and does what is just and right, he will surely live; he will not die.
But after turning and looking at his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, “Get behind me, Satan. You are not setting your mind on God’s interests, but on man’s.” 1
And he will go as forerunner before the Lord 1 in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, 2 to make ready for the Lord a people prepared for him.”
Peter turned around and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them. 1 (This was the disciple 2 who had leaned back against Jesus’ 3 chest at the meal and asked, 4 “Lord, who is the one who is going to betray you?”) 5
She continued to do this for many days. But Paul became greatly annoyed, 1 and turned 2 and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ 3 to come out of her!” And it came out of her at once. 4