"Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow." 14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. He begs the pardon of sin. 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. KJV 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 19:12 Who can discern his own errors? KJV 1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. He knew he had by his sin grieved the Holy Spirit, and provoked him to withdraw. A Prayer of RepentanceTo the Chief Musician. David now saw, more than ever, what an unclean heart he had, and sadly laments it; but he sees it is not in his own power to amend it, and therefore begs God would create in him a clean heart. (16-19)1-6 David, being convinced of his sin, poured out his soul to God in prayer for mercy and grace. (To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, … Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … This is that foolishness which is bound in the heart of a child, that proneness to evil, and that backwardness to good, which is the burden of the regenerate, and the ruin of the unregenerate. And let this be the continued joy of all the redeemed, that they have redemption through the blood of Christ, the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of his grace.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. And the believer desires renewal to holiness as much as the joy of salvation. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Hide thy face from my sins; blot out all mine iniquities out of thy book; blot them out, as a cloud is blotted out and dispelled by the beams of the sun. Psalm 51:7 Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. he drew up, by Divine teaching, an account of the workings of his heart toward God. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Psalms 51:3 Context 1 (To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.) 6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. 7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Psalms 51:5 Context. Isaiah 4:4 Psa 51:1 ¶ [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.]] Stop doing evil! Psalms 51:17 Context. 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Whither should backsliding children return, but to the Lord their God, who alone can heal them? Psalm 51 King James Version (KJV). 11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. If this blood of Christ, which cleanses from all sin, cleanse us from our sin, then we shall be clean indeed, #Heb 10:2|. Those who sincerely endeavour to do their duty shall be taught their duty; but they will expect good only from Divine grace overcoming their corrupt nature.7-15 Purge me with hyssop, with the blood of Christ applied to my soul by a lively faith, as the water of purification was sprinkled with a bunch of hyssop. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. By the Right Reverend Father in God, ARTHVRE LAKE, late Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells." KJV: King James Version King James Version / Psalms / Psalm 51; Share Tweet. 51 1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. The KJV does not get more original or authentic than this. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … (1-6) He pleads for pardon, that he may promote the glory of God and the conversion of sinners. Those who have been in spiritual troubles, know how to pity and pray for others afflicted in like manner. His sin was committed against God, whose truth we deny by wilful sin; with him we deal deceitfully. Isaiah 1:16 Wash and cleanse yourselves. Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done thisevil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … Those that truly repent of their sins, will not be ashamed to own their repentance. 19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar. 6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. --Psalm 51:7. When we give ourselves cause to doubt our interest in salvation, how can we expect the joy of it? We may therefore plead with him, Lord, thou art the God of my salvation, therefore deliver me from the dominion of sin. 9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. "Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done [this] evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be … Psalm 51:12King James Version (KJV) 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. 3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. David had such a deep sense of his sin, that he was continually thinking of it, with sorrow and shame. 1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … He will not overlook it, he will not refuse or reject it; though it makes God no satisfaction for the wrong done to him by sin. 3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. 9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. 4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. The blood of Christ, sprinkled upon the conscience, blots out the transgression, and, having reconciled us to God, reconciles us to ourselves. Psalm 51 New King James Version (NKJV) A Prayer of Repentance To the Chief Musician. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. He confesses his original corruption. The blood of Christ is called the blood of sprinkling, #Heb 12:24|. 11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. And when the lips are opened, what should they speak but the praises of God for his forgiving mercy?16-19 Those who are thoroughly convinced of their misery and danger by sin, would spare no cost to obtain the remission of it. When the sinner feels this change is necessary, and reads the promise of God to that purpose, he begins to ask it. Cancel. Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … David had not only done much, but suffered much in the cause of God; yet he flees to God's infinite mercy, and depends upon that alone for pardon and peace. "David's Broken Heart; or, an Exposition upon the whole Fifty-one Psalm. Psalms 51 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. 18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. Also, he instructs others what to do, and what to say. 9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Cleanse me from my hidden faults. 8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. Psalms 51:11 KJV. David was afraid lest his sin should bring judgements upon the city and kingdom. 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar. 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. What is this but the liberty wherewith Christ makes his people free, which is contrasted with the yoke of bondage? Where there is truth, God will give wisdom. Thy Spirit is a free Spirit, a free Agent himself, working freely. 13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee. 1639. But as they cannot make satisfaction for sin, so God cannot take any satisfaction in them, otherwise than as expressing love and duty to him. 2 Wash me throughly … Oh that there were such a heart in every one of us! He prays that Divine comforts may be restored to him. 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. 4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. Those to whom God is the God of salvation, he will deliver from guilt; for the salvation he is the God of, is salvation from sin. Psalm 50 Psalm 52 Psalm 51 King James Version (KJV) 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise. 8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. "An Exposition of the one-and-fiftieth Psalm, "in pp. PS 51:2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 51:6 King James Version (KJV). (Folio.) 3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. 3 For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. 51-239, of "Sermons with some religious and divine Meditations. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. Bible Language English. A Psalm of David # Sam. KJV Psalms 51 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bath–sheba. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} NIV 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified … 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. (7-15) God is pleased with a contrite heart, A prayer for the prosperity of Zion. And the more cheerful we are in our duty, the more constant we shall be to it. Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Thou desirest truth in the inward part; to this God looks, in a returning sinner. Psalm 50 Psalm 52 Psalm 51 King James Version (KJV) 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem. The believer longs to have the whole debt of his sins blotted out, and every stain cleansed; he would be thoroughly washed from all his sins; but the hypocrite always has some secret reserve, and would have some favorite lust spared. Though David penned this psalm upon a very particular occasion, yet, it is of as general use as any of David’s psalms; it is the most eminent of the penitential psalms, and most expressive of the cares and desires of a repenting sinner. H1339 Have mercy H2603 upon me, O God, H430 according to thy lovingkindness: H2617 according unto the multitude H7230 of thy tender mercies H7356 blot out H4229 my transgressions. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy … The psalmist prays for mercy, humbly confessing and lamenting his sins. 12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. KJV: King James Version . 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Psalms 51:12 Context. Version. This he dreads more than anything. Psalms Chapter 51 (Original 1611 KJV Bible) This is the text and a scan of the actual, original, first printing of the 1611 King James Version, the 'HE' Bible, for Psalms Chapter 51. Psalms 51:1 [To the chief Musician H5329 , A Psalm H4210 of David, H1732 when Nathan H5416 the prophet H5030 came H935 unto him, after he had gone in H935 to Bathsheba.] 6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom. He is encouraged, in his repentance, to hope that God would graciously accept him. Chapter 51. He asks not to be comforted, till he is first cleansed; if sin, the bitter root of sorrow, be taken away, he can pray in faith, Let me have a well-grounded peace, of thy creating, so that the bones broken by convictions may rejoice, may be comforted. And the truly penitent will ever trace back the streams of actual sin to the fountain of original depravity. The broken heart is acceptable to God only through Jesus Christ; there is no true repentance without faith in him. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. Psalm 51 New King James Version (NKJV) A Prayer of Repentance To the Chief Musician. 13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee. Psalms 51:1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 12:1when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.Have mercy … I DARESAY you have most of you heard of a little book which an old divine used constantly to study, and when his friends wondered what there was in the book, he told them that he hoped they would all know and … David created a psalm of repentance after he had committed adultery with whom. King James Version (KJV). Psalm 50 Psalm 52 Psalm 51 King James Version (KJV) 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. The good work wrought in every true penitent, is a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart, and sorrow for sin. It is the Spirit of adoption spoken to the heart. Psalm 51 King James Version << Psalm 50 | Psalm 51 | Psalm 52 >> A Prayer for Cleansing. It is a heart that is tender, and pliable to God's word. 11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Psalms 51 PS 51:1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. #Ga 5:1|. This had made him weak; he prays, I am ready to fall, either into sin or into despair, therefore uphold me with thy Spirit. 15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise. God is graciously pleased to accept this; it is instead of all burnt-offering and sacrifice. No personal fears or troubles of conscience can make the soul, which has received grace, careless about the interests of the church of God. 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. 16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. Psalm 51 King James Version (KJV). 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. Men despise that which is broken, but God will not. 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