Psalm 32:1-5 NAS

Blessedness of Forgiveness and of Trust in God.

1 1How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered!

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2 How blessed is the man to whom the LORD 2does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is 3no deceit!

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3 When 4I kept silent about my sin, 5my body wasted away Through my 6groaning all day long.

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    • a 32:3 - Or "bones, substance"
    • b 32:3 - Lit "roaring"
      4 For day and night 7Your hand was heavy upon me; My 8vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. Selah.

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        • c 32:4 - Lit "life juices were turned into the drought of summer"
        • d 32:4 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
          5 I 9acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I 10did not hide; I said, "11I will confess my transgressions to the LORD "; And You 12forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

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