Psalm 51:1-6 NAS

A Contrite Sinner's Prayer for Pardon.

1 1Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of 2Your compassion 3blot out my transgressions.

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2 4Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity And 5cleanse me from my sin.

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3 For aI 6know my transgressions, And my sin is ever before me.

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    • ȱ 51:3 - Or "I myself know"
      4 7Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is 8evil in Your sight, So that 9You bare justified cwhen You speak And dblameless when You judge.

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        • Ȳ 51:4 - Or "may be in the right"
        • ȳ 51:4 - Many mss read "in Your words"
        • ȴ 51:4 - Lit "pure"
          5 Behold, I was 10brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

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          6 Behold, You desire 11truth in the einnermost being, And in the hidden part You will 12make me know wisdom.

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            • ȵ 51:6 - Or "inward parts"