Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin 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.

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.

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, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge. 5 Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me. 6 Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.


Cross References

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one.

Psalm 58:3

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

Romans 5:12

Therefore, as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin; and so death passed to all men, because all sinned.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Genesis 5:3

Adam lived one hundred thirty years, and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.

Genesis 8:21

Yahweh smelled the pleasant aroma. Yahweh said in his heart, "I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again strike everything living, as I have done.

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be clean? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

John 3:6

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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