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Bible in Basic English

The offerings of God are a broken spirit; a broken and sorrowing heart, O God, you will not put from you.

New American Standard Bible

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit;
A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.

King James Version

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Holman Bible

The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.
God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.

International Standard Version

True sacrifice to God is a broken spirit. A broken and chastened heart, God, you will not despise.

A Conservative Version

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, thou will not despise.

American Standard Version

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: A broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Amplified


My [only] sacrifice [acceptable] to God is a broken spirit;
A broken and contrite heart [broken with sorrow for sin, thoroughly penitent], such, O God, You will not despise.

Darby Translation

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Julia Smith Translation

The sacrifices of God a spirit being broken: a heart being broken and crushed, O God, thou wilt not despise.

King James 2000

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sacrifices of God [are] a broken spirit; A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Modern King James verseion

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, shalt thou not despise.

NET Bible

The sacrifices God desires are a humble spirit -- O God, a humble and repentant heart you will not reject.

New Heart English Bible

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

The Emphasized Bible

The sacrifices of God, are a spirit that is broken, - A heart - broken and crushed, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Webster

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

World English Bible

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Youngs Literal Translation

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, A heart broken and bruised, O God, Thou dost not despise.

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Devotionals about Psalm 51:17

Devotionals containing Psalm 51:17

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Prayers for Psalm 51:17

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

16 You have no desire for an offering or I would give it; you have no delight in burned offerings. 17 The offerings of God are a broken spirit; a broken and sorrowing heart, O God, you will not put from you. 18 Do good to Zion in your good pleasure, building up the walls of Jerusalem.


Cross References

Psalm 34:18

The Lord is near the broken-hearted; he is the saviour of those whose spirits are crushed down.

Hebrews 13:16

But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.

2 Kings 22:19

Because your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before me, when you had word of what I said against this place and its people, that they would become a waste and a curse, and you gave signs of grief, weeping before me: truly, I have given ear to you, says the Lord.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And crying out to the Lord his God in his trouble, he made himself low before the God of his fathers,

Psalm 22:24

For he has not been unmoved by the pain of him who is troubled; or kept his face covered from him; but he has given an answer to his cry.

Psalm 22:24

For he has not been unmoved by the pain of him who is troubled; or kept his face covered from him; but he has given an answer to his cry.

Psalm 107:22

Let them make offerings of praise, giving news of his works with cries of joy.

Psalm 147:3

He makes the broken-hearted well, and puts oil on their wounds.

Isaiah 57:15

For this is the word of him who is high and lifted up, whose resting-place is eternal, whose name is Holy: my resting-place is in the high and holy place, and with him who is crushed and poor in spirit, to give life to the spirit of the poor, and to make strong the heart of the crushed.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things my hand has made, and they are mine, says the Lord; but to this man only will I give attention, to him who is poor and broken in spirit, fearing my word.

Ezekiel 9:3-4

And the glory of the God of Israel had gone up from the winged ones on which it was resting, to the doorstep of the house. And crying out to the man clothed in linen who had the writer's inkpot at his side,

Ezekiel 9:6

Give up to destruction old men and young men and virgins, little children and women: but do not come near any man who has the mark on him: and make a start at my holy place. So they made a start with the old men who were before the house.

Amos 5:21

Your feasts are disgusting to me, I will have nothing to do with them; I will take no delight in your holy meetings.

Matthew 5:3

Happy are the poor in spirit: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

Mark 12:33

And to have love for him with all the heart, and with all the mind, and with all the strength, and to have the same love for his neighbour as for himself, is much more than all forms of offerings.

Luke 7:39-50

Now when the Pharisee in whose house he was saw it, he said to himself, This man, if he was a prophet, would be conscious what sort of woman this is who has put her hands on him, that she is a sinner.

Luke 15:2-7

And the Pharisees and scribes were angry, saying, This man gives approval to sinners, and takes food with them.

Luke 15:10

Even so, I say to you, There is joy among the angels of God, when one sinner is turned away from his wrongdoing.

Luke 15:21-32

And his son said to him, Father, I have done wrong, against heaven and in your eyes: I am no longer good enough to be named your son.

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee, taking up his position, said to himself these words: God, I give you praise because I am not like other men, who take more than their right, who are evil-doers, who are untrue to their wives, or even like this tax-farmer.

Philippians 4:18

I have all things and more than enough: I am made full, having had from Epaphroditus the things which came from you, a perfume of a sweet smell, an offering well pleasing to God.

1 Peter 2:5

You, as living stones, are being made into a house of the spirit, a holy order of priests, making those offerings of the spirit which are pleasing to God through Jesus Christ.

Romans 12:1

For this reason I make request to you, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you will give your bodies as a living offering, holy, pleasing to God, which is the worship it is right for you to give him.

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