Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I was born in wickedness, and in sin hath 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.

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


I was brought forth in [a state of] wickedness;
In sin my mother conceived me [and from my beginning I, too, was 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.

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 only have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight, that thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and clear when thou shalt judge. 5 Behold, I was born in wickedness, and in sin hath my mother conceived me. 6 But lo, thou hast a pleasure in the truth, and hast showed me secret wisdom.


Cross References

Job 14:4

Who can make it clean, that cometh from an unclean thing? Nobody.

Psalm 58:3

The ungodly are froward, even from their mother's womb; as soon as they be born, they go astray and speak lies.

Romans 5:12

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by the means of sin; And so death went over all men, insomuch that all men sinned.

Ephesians 2:3

among which we also had our conversation in time past, in the lusts of our flesh, and fulfilled the will of the flesh, and of the mind: and were naturally the children of wrath, even as well as others.

Genesis 5:3

And when Adam was a hundred and thirty years old, he begat a son after his likeness and similitude: and called his name Seth.

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet savour and said in his heart, "I will henceforth no more curse the earth for man's sake, for the imagination of man's heart is evil even from the very youth of him. Moreover I will not destroy from henceforth all that liveth as I have done.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be clean? What hath he, which is born of a woman, whereby he might be known to be righteous?

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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