Psalms 51:14-15

14 Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, you who are God my Savior, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise.

Psalms 51:14-15 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 51:14-15 In-Context

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, so that sinners will turn back to you.
14 Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, you who are God my Savior, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.
15 Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise.
16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.
17 My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.

Cross References 5

  • 1. S Psalms 39:8
  • 2. S 2 Samuel 12:9
  • 3. Psalms 25:5; Psalms 68:20; Psalms 88:1
  • 4. S Psalms 5:8; Psalms 35:28; Psalms 71:15
  • 5. Exodus 4:15; Psalms 9:14