Psalms 51:7-10

7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
9 Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.
10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

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Psalms 51:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
ESV
7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
NLT
7 Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
MSG
7 Soak me in your laundry and I'll come out clean, scrub me and I'll have a snow-white life.
CSB
7 Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Psalms 51:7-10 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 51:7-10 In-Context

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.
7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
9 Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.
10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
11 Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.

Cross References 9

  • 1. Isaiah 4:4; Ezekiel 36:25; Zechariah 13:1
  • 2. S Exodus 12:22; Leviticus 14:4; S Numbers 19:6; Hebrews 9:19
  • 3. Isaiah 1:18; Isaiah 43:25; Isaiah 44:22
  • 4. Isaiah 35:10; Jeremiah 33:11; Joel 1:16
  • 5. S Exodus 12:46
  • 6. Jeremiah 16:17; Zechariah 4:10
  • 7. S 2 Samuel 12:13
  • 8. S Psalms 24:4; Psalms 78:37; Matthew 5:8; Acts 15:9
  • 9. Ezekiel 18:31; Ezekiel 36:26
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