Psalm 51 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 (50-1) <Unto the end, a psalm of David, (50-2) When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee.> (50-3) Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.
2 (50-4) Wash me yet more from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 2 Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
3 (50-5) For I know my iniquity, and my sin is always before me. 3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.
4 (50-6) To thee only have I sinned, and have done evil before thee: that thou mayst be justified in thy words, and mayst overcome when thou art judged. 4 Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you are proved right when you speak and justified when you judge.
5 (50-7) For behold I was conceived in iniquities; and in sins did my mother conceive me. 5 Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
6 (50-8) For behold thou hast loved truth: the uncertain and hidden things of thy wisdom thou hast made manifest to me. 6 Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
7 (50-9) Thou shalt sprinkle me with hyssop, and I shall be cleansed: thou shalt wash me, and I shall be made whiter than snow. 7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
8 (50-10) To my hearing thou shalt give joy and gladness: and the bones that have been humbled shall rejoice. 8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
9 (50-11) Turn away thy face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities. 9 Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.
10 (50-12) Create a clean heart in me, O God: and renew a right spirit within my bowels. 10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
11 (50-13) Cast me not away from thy face; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 11 Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.
12 (50-14) Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation, and strengthen me with a perfect spirit. 12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
13 (50-15) I will teach the unjust thy ways: and the wicked shall be converted to thee. 13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will turn back to you.
14 (50-16) Deliver me from blood, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall extol thy justice. 14 Save me from bloodguilt, O God, the God who saves me, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 (50-17) O Lord, thou wilt open my lips: and my mouth shall declare thy praise. 15 O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.
16 (50-18) For if thou hadst desired sacrifice, I would indeed have given it: with burnt offerings thou wilt not be delighted. 16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.
17 (50-19) A sacrifice to God is an afflicted spirit: a contrite and humbled heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
18 (50-20) Deal favourably, O Lord, in thy good will with Sion; that the walls of Jerusalem may be built up. 18 In your good pleasure make Zion prosper; build up the walls of Jerusalem.
19 (50-21) Then shalt thou accept the sacrifice of justice, oblations and whole burnt offerings: then shall they lay calves upon thy altar. 19 Then there will be righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings to delight you; then bulls will be offered on your altar.