Psalm 32 LEB

Of David. A maskil.

Thanksgiving for Forgiveness of Sins

1 Happy [is] he whose transgression is taken away, whose sin is covered.

References for Psalms 32:1

    • a 32:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 Happy [is] a person to whom Yahweh does not impute iniquity and in whose spirit there is not deceit.
      3 When I kept silent, my bones were worn out due to my groaning all the day.
      4 For day and night your hand was heavy upon me. My vigor was changed into [the] dry heat of summer. Selah
      5 I made known my sin to you, and my iniquity I did not cover. I said, "I will confess concerning my transgressions to Yahweh," and you took away the guilt of my sin. Selah
      6 Therefore let all [the] faithful pray to you at [the] time [for] finding [you]. Surely at [the] flood of many waters they will not reach him.
      7 You [are] my hiding place; from trouble you preserve me. [With] cries of deliverance you surround me. Selah
      8 I will instruct you and teach you in [the] way that you should go. I will advise [you] [with] my eye upon you.

      References for Psalms 32:8

        • b 32:8 - Yahweh is speaking in vv. 8-9
          9 Do not be like a horse [or] like a mule, without understanding; [that needs] his tackle--bridle and rein--for restraint [or he would not] come near you.
          10 Many are [the] pains of the wicked, but [for] the one who trusts Yahweh loyal love surrounds him.
          11 Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.