Psalm 51:1-10 CEB

Psalm 51

For the music leader. A psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him just after he had been with Bathsheba.

1 Have mercy on me, God, according to your faithful love! Wipe away my wrongdoings according to your great compassion!

References for Psalms 51:1

      2 Wash me completely clean of my guilt; purify me from my sin!
      3 Because I know my wrongdoings, my sin is always right in front of me.
      4 I've sinned against you—you alone. I've committed evil in your sight. That's why you are justified when you render your verdict, completely correct when you issue your judgment.
      5 Yes, I was born in guilt, in sin, from the moment my mother conceived me.
      6 And yes, you want truth in the most hidden places; you teach me wisdom in the most secret space.a

      References for Psalms 51:6

        • À 51:6 - Heb uncertain
          7 Purify me with hyssop and I will be clean; wash me and I will be whiter than snow.
          8 Let me hear joy and celebration again; let the bones you crushed rejoice once more.
          9 Hide your face from my sins; wipe away all my guilty deeds!
          10 Create a clean heart for me, God; put a new, faithful spirit deep inside me!