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Chapter
Psalms 51

Book of Psalms - Chapter 51

Psalms 51:1

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Psalms 51:2

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity. Cleanse me from my sin.

Psalms 51:3

For I know my transgressions. My sin is constantly before me.

Psalms 51:4

Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.

Psalms 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

Psalms 51:6

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

Psalms 51:7

Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Psalms 51:8

Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.

Psalms 51:9

Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all of my iniquities.

Psalms 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.

Psalms 51:11

Don't throw me from your presence, and don't take your holy Spirit from me.

Psalms 51:12

Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.

Psalms 51:13

Then I will teach transgressors your ways. Sinners shall be converted to you.

Psalms 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

Psalms 51:15

Lord, open my lips. My mouth shall declare your praise.

Psalms 51:16

For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.

Psalms 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalms 51:18

Do well in your good pleasure to Zion. Build the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalms 51:19

Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. For the Chief Musician. A contemplation by David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, "David has come to Abimelech's house."