Psalm 32 NIV

Of David. A "maskil."

1 Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.1

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2 Blessed is the man whose sin the LORD does not count against him2 and in whose spirit is no deceit.3

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3 When I kept silent,4 my bones wasted away5 through my groaning6 all day long.

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4 For day and night your hand was heavy7 upon me; my strength was sapped8 as in the heat of summer. "Selah"

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5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity.9 I said, "I will confess10 my transgressions11 to the LORD"-- and you forgave the guilt of my sin.12 "Selah"

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6 Therefore let everyone who is godly pray to you while you may be found;13 surely when the mighty waters14 rise,15 they will not reach him.16

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7 You are my hiding place;17 you will protect me from trouble18 and surround me with songs of deliverance.19 "Selah"

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8 I will instruct20 you and teach you21 in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over22 you.

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9 Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle23 or they will not come to you.

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10 Many are the woes of the wicked,24 but the LORD's unfailing love surrounds the man who trusts25 in him.

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11 Rejoice in the LORD 26 and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!

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