Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

I confessed my sin to You, and my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, I will confess my transgression to Jehovah; and You forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

New American Standard Bible

I acknowledged my sin to You,
And my iniquity I did not hide;
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”;
And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

King James Version

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Holman Bible

Then I acknowledged my sin to You
and did not conceal my iniquity.
I said,
“I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,”
and You took away the guilt of my sin.Selah

International Standard Version

My sin I acknowledged to you; my iniquity I did not hide. I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD." And you forgave the guilt of my sin! Interlude

A Conservative Version

I acknowledged my sin to thee, and I did not hide my iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions to LORD, and thou forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

American Standard Version

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, And mine iniquity did I not hide: I said, I will confess my transgressions unto Jehovah; And thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah

Amplified

I acknowledged my sin to You, and my iniquity I did not hide. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the Lord [continually unfolding the past till all is told] -- "then You [instantly] forgave me the guilt and iniquity of my sin. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

I made my wrongdoing clear to you, and did not keep back my sin. I said, I will put it all before the Lord; and you took away my wrongdoing and my sin. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity I covered not; I said, I will confess my transgressions unto Jehovah, and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

I will make known to thee my sin, and mine iniquity I hid not I said, I will confess upon my transgression to Jehovah; and thou didst take away the iniquity of my sin. Silence.

King James 2000

I acknowledged my sin unto you, and my iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I made known my sin to you, and my iniquity I did not cover. I said, "I will confess concerning my transgressions to Yahweh," and you took away the guilt of my sin. Selah

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will acknowledge my sin unto thee; and mine unrighteousness have I not hid. I said, "I will confess my sins unto the LORD." And so thou forgavest the wickedness of my sin. Selah.

NET Bible

Then I confessed my sin; I no longer covered up my wrongdoing. I said, "I will confess my rebellious acts to the Lord." And then you forgave my sins. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

I acknowledged my sin to you. I did not hide my iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the LORD, and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

My sin, would I own unto thee, and, mine iniquity, not hide, I said, I will confess my transgressions unto Yahweh, And, thou, didst forgive the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Webster

I acknowledged my sin to thee, and my iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

World English Bible

I acknowledged my sin to you. I didn't hide my iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions to Yahweh, and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

My sin I cause Thee to know, And mine iniquity I have not covered. I have said, 'I confess concerning My transgressions to Jehovah,' And Thou -- Thou hast taken away, The iniquity of my sin. Selah.

References

Context Readings

The Joy Of Forgiveness

4 For by day and by night Your hand was heavy on me; my sap is turned into the droughts of summer. Selah. 5 I confessed my sin to You, and my iniquity I have not hidden. I said, I will confess my transgression to Jehovah; and You forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah. 6 For this let every godly one pray to You, in a time when You may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near him.


Cross References

2 Samuel 12:13

And David said to Nathan, I have sinned against Jehovah. And Nathan said to David, Jehovah also has put away your sin; you shall not die.

Proverbs 28:13

He who covers his sins shall not be blessed; but whoever confesses and leaves them shall have mercy.

Isaiah 65:24

And it will be, before they call I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Psalm 38:18

For I will declare my iniquity; I am anxious from my sin.

Job 31:33

If I covered my transgressions like Adam, by hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Job 33:27

He will observe to men, and say, I have sinned and perverted righteousness; and it was not equally repaid to me,

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are good and ready to forgive, and rich in mercy to all those who call on You.

Hosea 6:1

Come and let us return to Jehovah. For He has torn, and He will heal us; He has stricken, and He will bind us up.

Leviticus 26:39-40

And they that are left of you shall putrefy in their iniquity in the lands of your enemies. And also they shall putrefy with them in the iniquities of their fathers.

Joshua 7:19

And Joshua said to Achan, My son, I pray you, give glory to Jehovah, the God of Israel, and make confession to Him. And tell me now what you have done. Do not hide it from me.

2 Samuel 12:9

Why have you despised the Word of Jehovah, to do evil in His sight? You have stricken Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

2 Samuel 24:10

And David's heart struck him after he had numbered the people. And David said to Jehovah, I have sinned greatly in what I have done. And now, I beseech You, O Jehovah, take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have done very foolishly.

Psalm 30:5

For His anger is only a moment; in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Psalm 51:3-5

For I confess my transgressions; and my sin is ever before me.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O God, are God full of pity, and gracious, long-suffering, and rich in mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:3

who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases;

Psalm 103:12

As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.

Proverbs 30:20

Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eats, and wipes her mouth, and says, I have done no evil.

Jeremiah 2:23

How can you say, I am not defiled; I have not gone after the Baals? See your way in the valley, know what you have done! You are a swift camel crossing its ways;

Jeremiah 2:35

Yet you say, Because I am innocent, surely His anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with you, because you say, I have not sinned.

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have sinned against Jehovah your God and have scattered your ways to the strangers under every green tree, and you have not obeyed My voice, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? For as often as I spoke against him, I earnestly remember him still. Therefore My heart is troubled for him; I will surely have mercy on him, says Jehovah.

Malachi 3:8

Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me. But you say, In what have we robbed You? In the tithe and the offering!

Luke 7:47

Therefore I say to you, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, he loves little.

Luke 15:17-23

And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father abound in loaves, and I perish with hunger!

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Ephesians 4:32

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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