Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.

King James Version

Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

Holman Bible

Who perceives his unintentional sins?
Cleanse me from my hidden faults.

International Standard Version

Who can detect his own mistake? Cleanse me from hidden sin.

A Conservative Version

Who can discern [his] errors? Clear thou me from hidden [faults].

American Standard Version

Who can discern his errors? Clear thou me from hidden faults .


Who can understand his errors or omissions? Acquit me of hidden (unconscious, unintended) faults.

Bible in Basic English

Who has full knowledge of his errors? make me clean from secret evil.

Darby Translation

Who understandeth his errors? Purify me from secret faults.

Julia Smith Translation

Who will understand errors? acquit me from hidden things.

King James 2000

Who can understand his errors? cleanse me from secret faults.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who can perceive [his] errors? Acquit me from hidden [faults].

Modern King James verseion

Who can understand his errors? Oh make me pure from secret faults;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who can tell how oft he offendeth? O cleanse thou me from my secret faults.

NET Bible

Who can know all his errors? Please do not punish me for sins I am unaware of.

New Heart English Bible

Who can discern his errors? Forgive me from hidden errors.

The Emphasized Bible

Mistakes, who perceiveth? From things that are hidden, acquit me:


Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.

World English Bible

Who can discern his errors? Forgive me from hidden errors.

Youngs Literal Translation

Errors! who doth understand? From hidden ones declare me innocent,


Devotionals containing Psalm 19:12





Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

11 Moreover by them is thy slave warned, and in keeping them there is great reward. 12 Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden faults.
13 Keep back thy slave also from pride and arrogance; let them not have dominion over me; then I shall be perfect, and I shall be innocent of the great rebellion.

Cross References

Psalm 90:8

Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.

Psalm 40:12

For innumerable evils have compassed me about; my iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to see; they are more than the hairs of my head; therefore my heart fails me.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts

1 Corinthians 4:4

For although I have nothing on my conscience, yet am I not hereby justified, but he that judges me is the Lord.

Leviticus 4:2-35

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done and shall do any of them,

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.

Psalm 51:2

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.

Psalm 51:5-10

Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.

Psalm 65:3

Words of iniquity overwhelmed me, but thou shalt purge away our rebellion.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.

Psalm 139:6

Thy knowledge is wonderful beyond my ability to comprehend; it is high, I cannot understand it.

Isaiah 64:6

But we were all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses as filthy rags; and we all fell as the leaves of a tree; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked; who shall know it?

Hebrews 9:7

But into the second the high priest went alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for his own ignorance, and for that of the people:

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have communion with him in the midst of us, and the blood of Jesus Christ, his Son cleanses us from all sin.

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