Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will 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 sacrifice [the sacrifice acceptable] to God is a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart [broken down with sorrow for sin and humbly and thoroughly penitent], such, O God, You will not despise.

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 51:17

Devotionals containing Psalm 51:17

Images Psalm 51:17

Prayers for Psalm 51:17

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. 18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build thou the walls of Jerusalem.


Cross References

Psalm 34:18

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

Hebrews 13:16

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

2 Kings 22:19

Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Psalm 22:24

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

Psalm 102:17

He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

Psalm 107:22

And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

Psalm 147:3

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Isaiah 66:2

For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

Ezekiel 9:3-4

And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, to the threshold of the house. And he called to the man clothed with linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by his side;

Ezekiel 9:6

Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.

Amos 5:21

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

Matthew 5:3

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

Mark 12:33

And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

Luke 7:39-50

Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him: for she is a sinner.

Luke 15:2-7

And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.

Luke 15:10

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Luke 15:21-32

And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.

Luke 18:11-14

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.

1 Peter 2:5

Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.



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