Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Have mercy, God, according to your gracious love, according to your unlimited compassion, erase my transgressions.

New American Standard Bible

Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.} Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Holman Bible

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm, when Nathan the prophet came to him after he had gone to Bathsheba.Be gracious to me, God,
according to Your faithful love;
according to Your abundant compassion,
blot out my rebellion.

A Conservative Version

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving kindness. According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

American Standard Version

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Amplified

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your steadfast love; according to the multitude of Your tender mercy and loving-kindness blot out my transgressions.

Bible in Basic English

Have pity on me, O God, in your mercy; out of a full heart, take away my sin.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.} Be gracious unto me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness; according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy mercy; according unto the multitude of thy compassion eradicate my rebellion.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer: chanting to David; In the coming to him of Nathan the prophet, when he went in to Bathsheba. Compassionate me, O God, according to thy mercy: according to the Multitude of thy compassions wipe away my transgressions.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy upon me, O God, according to your lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be gracious to me, O God, according to your loyal love. According to your abundant mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your loving-kindness; according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the chanter, a Psalm of David, when the Prophet Nathan came unto him, after he was gone in to Bathsheba} Have mercy upon me, O God, after thy great goodness; according to the multitude of thy mercies do away mine offences.

NET Bible

For the music director; a psalm of David, written when Nathan the prophet confronted him after David's affair with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, because of your loyal love! Because of your great compassion, wipe away my rebellious acts!

New Heart English Bible

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

The Emphasized Bible

Be favorable unto me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness, And, in the multitude of thy compassions, blot out my transgressions;

Webster

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness: according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

World English Bible

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David, in the coming in unto him of Nathan the prophet, when he hath gone in unto Bath-Sheba. Favour me, O God, according to Thy kindness, According to the abundance of Thy mercies, Blot out my transgressions.

References

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

1 Have mercy, God, according to your gracious love, according to your unlimited compassion, erase my transgressions. 2 Wash me from my iniquity, cleanse me from my sin.



Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

"I, I am the one who blots out your transgression for my own sake, and I'll remember your sins no more.

Acts 3:19

Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,

Colossians 2:14

having erased the charges that were brought against us, along with their obligations that were hostile to us. He took those charges away when he nailed them to the cross.

Psalm 51:9

Hide your countenance from my sins and erase the record of my iniquities.

Psalm 106:45

he remembered his covenant with them, and so relented according to the greatness of his gracious love.

Isaiah 44:22

I've wiped away your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist. Return to me; because I've redeemed you.

2 Samuel 11:2-13

Late one afternoon about dusk, David got up from his couch and was walking around on the roof of the royal palace. From there he watched a woman taking a bath, and she was very beautiful to look at.

Psalm 69:16

Answer me, LORD, for your gracious love is good; Turn to me in keeping with your great compassion,

Exodus 34:6-7

The LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and filled with gracious love and truth.

Numbers 14:18-19

"The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.'

Nehemiah 4:5

Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders."

Psalm 4:1

When I call, answer me, my righteous God! When I was in distress, you set me free. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 5:7

But I, because of the abundance of your gracious love, may come into your house. In awe of you, I will worship in your holy Temple.

Psalm 25:6-7

Remember, LORD, your tender mercies and your gracious love; indeed, they are eternal!

Psalm 40:11

LORD, do not withhold your mercy from me, for your gracious love and truthfulness will keep me safe continuously.

Psalm 69:13

As for me, LORD, may my prayer to you come at a favorable time. God, in the abundance of your gracious love, answer me with your sure deliverance.

Psalm 77:9

Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Interlude

Psalm 106:7

In Egypt, our ancestors neither comprehended your awesome deeds nor remembered your abundant gracious love. Instead, they rebelled beside the sea, the Reed Sea.

Psalm 109:21

Now you, LORD my God, defend me for your name's sake; because your gracious love is good, deliver me!

Psalm 119:124

Act toward your servant consistent with your gracious love, and teach me your statutes.

Psalm 145:9

The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.

Isaiah 63:7

I will recount the gracious deeds of the LORD, the praiseworthy acts of the LORD, according to all the LORD has done for us yes, the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his mercy, according to the abundance of his gracious love.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven, and see from your holy and glorious dwelling. Where are your zeal and your might? Where are the yearning of your heart and your compassion? They are held back from me.

Jeremiah 18:23

But you, LORD, know all their plots to kill me. Don't forgive their iniquity, and don't erase their sin from your sight. Let them stumble before you. When it's time for you to be angry, act against them!

Lamentations 3:32

though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.

Daniel 9:9

But to the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, though we've rebelled against him

Daniel 9:18

Turn your ear and listen, O God. Open your eyes and look at our desolation and at the city that is called by your name. We're not presenting our requests before you because of our righteousness, but because of your great compassion.

Micah 7:18-19

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love.

Romans 5:20-21

Now the Law crept in so that the offense would increase. But where sin increased, grace increased even more,

Ephesians 1:6-8

so that we would praise his glorious grace that he gave us in the Beloved One.

Ephesians 2:4-7

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us

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