Parallel Verses

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 American Standard Bible

For the choir director. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
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.

International Standard Version

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

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 on me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness;
According to the greatness of Your compassion 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.

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.

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 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! 2 Wash away my wrongdoing! Cleanse me of my sin!



Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I, I am the one who blots out your rebellious deeds for my sake; your sins I do not remember.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and turn back so that your sins may be wiped out,

Colossians 2:14

He has destroyed what was against us, a certificate of indebtedness expressed in decrees opposed to us. He has taken it away by nailing it to the cross.

Psalm 51:9

Hide your face from my sins! Wipe away all my guilt!

Psalm 106:45

He remembered his covenant with them, and relented because of his great loyal love.

Isaiah 44:22

I remove the guilt of your rebellious deeds as if they were a cloud, the guilt of your sins as if they were a cloud. Come back to me, for I protect you."

2 Samuel 11:2-13

One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of his palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. Now this woman was very attractive.

Psalm 69:16

Answer me, O Lord, for your loyal love is good! Because of your great compassion, turn toward me!

Exodus 34:6-7

The Lord passed by before him and proclaimed: "The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, and abounding in loyal love and faithfulness,

Numbers 14:18-19

The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their iniquity, and do not wipe out their sin from before them. For they have bitterly offended the builders!

Psalm 4:1

For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm of David. When I call out, answer me, O God who vindicates me! Though I am hemmed in, you will lead me into a wide, open place. Have mercy on me and respond to my prayer!

Psalm 5:7

But as for me, because of your great faithfulness I will enter your house; I will bow down toward your holy temple as I worship you.

Psalm 25:6-7

Remember your compassionate and faithful deeds, O Lord, for you have always acted in this manner.

Psalm 40:11

O Lord, you do not withhold your compassion from me. May your loyal love and faithfulness continually protect me!

Psalm 69:13

O Lord, may you hear my prayer and be favorably disposed to me! O God, because of your great loyal love, answer me with your faithful deliverance!

Psalm 77:9

Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has his anger stifled his compassion?"

Psalm 106:7

Our ancestors in Egypt failed to appreciate your miraculous deeds, they failed to remember your many acts of loyal love, and they rebelled at the sea, by the Red Sea.

Psalm 109:21

O sovereign Lord, intervene on my behalf for the sake of your reputation! Because your loyal love is good, deliver me!

Psalm 119:124

Show your servant your loyal love! Teach me your statutes!

Psalm 145:9

The Lord is good to all, and has compassion on all he has made.

Isaiah 63:7

I will tell of the faithful acts of the Lord, of the Lord's praiseworthy deeds. I will tell about all the Lord did for us, the many good things he did for the family of Israel, because of his compassion and great faithfulness.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven and take notice, from your holy, majestic palace! Where are your zeal and power? Do not hold back your tender compassion!

Jeremiah 18:23

But you, Lord, know all their plots to kill me. Do not pardon their crimes! Do not ignore their sins as though you had erased them! Let them be brought down in defeat before you! Deal with them while you are still angry!

Lamentations 3:32

Though he causes us grief, he then has compassion on us according to the abundance of his loyal kindness.

Daniel 9:9

Yet the Lord our God is compassionate and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him.

Daniel 9:18

Listen attentively, my God, and hear! Open your eyes and look on our desolated ruins and the city called by your name. For it is not because of our own righteous deeds that we are praying to you, but because your compassion is abundant.

Micah 7:18-19

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

Romans 5:20-21

Now the law came in so that the transgression may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,

Ephesians 1:6-8

to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.

Ephesians 2:4-7

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,

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