Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 thee, against thee only, have I sinned and done this evil in thy sight that thou be declared just in thy word and pure in thy judgment. 5 Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me. 6 Behold, thou dost desire truth in the inward parts, and in the secret things thou hast made me to know wisdom.


Cross References

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? No one.

Psalm 58:3

The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Romans 5:12

Therefore, in the manner which sin entered into the world by one man, and because of sin, death; and so death passed upon all men in the one in whom all sinned.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind and were by nature the children of wrath, even as all the others.

Genesis 5:3

And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image, and called his name Seth:

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a savour of rest, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his childhood; neither will I again smite any more every living thing as I have done.

Job 15:14-16

What is man that he should be clean and that he that is born of a woman should be justified?

John 3:6

That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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