Psalm 32 TNIV

Of David. A" maskil.

1 Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.1

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2 Blessed are those whose sin the LORD does not count against them2 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 on me; my strength was sapped8 as in the heat of summer.a

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        • a 32:4 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 5 and 7.
          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

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          6 Therefore let all the faithful pray to you while you may be found;13 surely the rising14 of the mighty waters15 will not reach them.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

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          8 I will instruct20 you and teach you21 in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on22 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 those who trust25 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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