Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;
I was sinful when my mother conceived me.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

King James Version

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

International Standard Version

Indeed, in iniquity I was brought forth; in sin my mother conceived me.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.

American Standard Version

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin did my mother conceive me.

Amplified

Behold, I was brought forth in [a state of] iniquity; my mother was sinful who conceived me [and I too am sinful].

Bible in Basic English

Truly, I was formed in evil, and in sin did my mother give me birth.

Darby Translation

Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I was born in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

King James 2000

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Behold, in iniquity I was born, and in sin my mother conceived me.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I was born in wickedness, and in sin hath my mother conceived me.

NET Bible

Look, I was guilty of sin from birth, a sinner the moment my mother conceived me.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! in iniquity, was I brought forth, And, in sin, did my mother conceive me.

Webster

Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.

World English Bible

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, in iniquity I have been brought forth, And in sin doth my mother conceive me.

References

Images Psalm 51:5

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

4 Against You—You alone—I have sinned
and done this evil in Your sight.
So You are right when You pass sentence;
You are blameless when You judge.
5 Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;
I was sinful when my mother conceived me.
6 Surely You desire integrity in the inner self,
and You teach me wisdom deep within.


Cross References

Job 14:4

Who can produce something pure from what is impure?
No one!

Psalm 58:3

The wicked go astray from the womb;
liars err from birth.

Romans 5:12

Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, in this way death spread to all men, because all sinned.

Ephesians 2:3

We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

Genesis 5:3

Adam was 130 years old when he fathered a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Genesis 8:21

When the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, He said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, even though man’s inclination is evil from his youth. And I will never again strike down every living thing as I have done.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be pure,
or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?

John 3:6

Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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