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Psalm 51 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 - [fn]For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:2 - Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 - For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:4 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:5 - Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:6 - Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:7 - Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:8 - Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:9 - Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:10 - Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:11 - Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:12 - Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:13 - Then I will teach transgressors your ways, so that sinners will turn back to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:14 - Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, you who are God my Savior, and my tongue will sing of your righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:15 - Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:16 - You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:17 - My sacrifice, O God, is[fn] a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:18 - May it please you to prosper Zion, to build up the walls of Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:19 - Then you will delight in the sacrifices of the righteous, in burnt offerings offered whole; then bulls will be offered on your altar.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 51:1-19 is numbered 51:3-21.
Or The sacrifices of God are
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