Psalm 51:6-16 NIV

6 Surely you desire truth in the inner partsa; you teachb me wisdom1 in the inmost place.2

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    • a 51:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
    • b 51:6 - Or "you desired . . . ; / you taught"
      7 Cleanse3 me with hyssop,4 and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.5

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      8 Let me hear joy and gladness;6 let the bones7 you have crushed rejoice.

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      9 Hide your face from my sins8 and blot out9 all my iniquity.

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      10 Create in me a pure heart,10 O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.11

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      11 Do not cast me12 from your presence13 or take your Holy Spirit14 from me.

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      12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation15 and grant me a willing spirit,16 to sustain me.17

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      13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways,18 and sinners19 will turn back to you.20

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      14 Save me21 from bloodguilt,22 O God, the God who saves me,23 and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.24

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      15 O Lord, open my lips,25 and my mouth will declare your praise.

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      16 You do not delight in sacrifice,26 or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.

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