Psalm 51:8-18 NIV

8 Let me hear joy and gladness;1 let the bones2 you have crushed rejoice.

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9 Hide your face from my sins3 and blot out4 all my iniquity.

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10 Create in me a pure heart,5 O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.6

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11 Do not cast me7 from your presence8 or take your Holy Spirit9 from me.

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12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation10 and grant me a willing spirit,11 to sustain me.12

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13 Then I will teach transgressors your ways,13 and sinners14 will turn back to you.15

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14 Save me16 from bloodguilt,17 O God, the God who saves me,18 and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.19

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15 O Lord, open my lips,20 and my mouth will declare your praise.

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16 You do not delight in sacrifice,21 or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.

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17 The sacrifices22 of God area a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart,23 O God, you will not despise.

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    • c 51:17 - Or "My sacrifice, O God, is"
      18 In your good pleasure make Zion24 prosper; build up the walls of Jerusalem.25

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