Psalms 51:1 ←
Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.
Psalms 51:2 ←
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity. Cleanse me from my sin.
Psalms 51:3 ←
For I know my transgressions. My sin is constantly before me.
Psalms 51:4 ←
Against you, and you only, I have sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight, so you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.
Psalms 51:5 ←
Behold, I was born in iniquity. My mother conceived me in sin.
Psalms 51:6 ←
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
Psalms 51:7 ←
Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.
Psalms 51:8 ←
Let me hear joy and gladness, that the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
Psalms 51:9 ←
Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all of my iniquities.
Psalms 51:10 ←
Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.
Psalms 51:11 ←
Don’t throw me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.
Psalms 51:12 ←
Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.
Psalms 51:13 ←
Then I will teach transgressors your ways. Sinners will be converted to you.
Psalms 51:14 ←
Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue will sing aloud of your righteousness.
Psalms 51:15 ←
Lord, open my lips. My mouth will declare your praise.
Psalms 51:16 ←
For you don’t delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.
Psalms 51:17 ←
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. O God, you will not despise a broken and contrite heart.
Psalms 51:18 ←
Do well in your good pleasure to Zion. Build the walls of Jerusalem.
Psalms 51:19 ←
Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar.