Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden 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 servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward. 12 Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults. 13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.

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: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.

Psalm 139:23-24

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

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

Leviticus 4:2-35

Speak unto the children 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 against any of them:

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

Psalm 51:2

Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.

Psalm 51:5-10

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Psalm 65:3

Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.

Psalm 139:6

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.

Isaiah 64:6

But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Hebrews 9:7

But into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people:

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

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