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'''Repentance''' is the feeling and act in which one recognizes and tries to right a wrong, or gain forgiveness from someone that they whom he wronged. In religious contexts it usually refers to repenting for a sin against God. It always includes an admission of guilt, and also includes at least one ofthe following: : a solemn promise or resolve not to repeat the offense; :an attempt to make restitution for the wrong, :or in some way to reverse the harmful effects of the wrong where possible.
In Biblical Hebrew, the idea of repentance is represented by two verbs: שוב shuv (to return) and נח
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