What is the opposite of repent?
Consequently, what is the antonym of repent?
repent. Antonyms: rejoice, persist. Synonyms: grieve, regret, sorrow, rue, repine, deplore, lament.
Subsequently, question is, what is the meaning of repentance in Christianity? The repentance (metanoia) called for throughout the Bible is a summons to a personal, absolute and ultimate unconditional surrender to God as Sovereign. Though it includes sorrow and regret, it is more than that. In repenting, one makes a complete change of direction (180° turn) toward God.
Herein, what is the synonym of repent?
penitence, repentance, contrition, compunction, remorse mean regret for sin or wrongdoing. penitence implies sad and humble realization of and regret for one's misdeeds.
Is Repentful a word?
The word repent comes from the Old French word repentir, which means, "to feel regret for sins or crimes." If you cheat on an exam in school, and feel guilty afterwards, you might repent for your bad behavior by confessing to your teacher.