Psalms 51:3-4

3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.
4 Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge.

Psalms 51:3-4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 51:3-4 In-Context

1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.
2 Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.
4 Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge.
5 Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
6 Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Isaiah 59:12
  • 2. S 1 Samuel 15:24
  • 3. S Genesis 20:6; Luke 15:21
  • 4. Romans 3:4*
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