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Psalm 51 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <> Have mercy on me, God, according to your lovingkindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.
2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity. Cleanse me from my sin. 2 Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
3 For I know my transgressions. My sin is constantly before me. 3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.
4 Against you, and you only, have I sinned, And done that which is evil in your sight; That you may be proved right when you speak, And justified when you judge. 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 Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin did my mother conceive me. 5 Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
6 Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place. 6 Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
7 Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. 7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
8 Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice. 8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
9 Hide your face from my sins, And blot out all of my iniquities. 9 Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.
10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me. 10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
11 Don't throw me from your presence, And don't take your holy Spirit from me. 11 Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit. 12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways. Sinners shall be converted to you. 13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will turn back to you.
14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness. 14 Save me from bloodguilt, O God, the God who saves me, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 Lord, open my lips. My mouth shall declare your praise. 15 O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.
16 For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering. 16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.
17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
18 Do well in your good pleasure to Tziyon. Build the walls of Yerushalayim. 18 In your good pleasure make Zion prosper; build up the walls of Jerusalem.
19 Then will you delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, In burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. 19 Then there will be righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings to delight you; then bulls will be offered on your altar.