Parallel Verses

Amplified


Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being,
And in the hidden part [of my heart] You will make me know wisdom.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being,
And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.

King James Version

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

Holman Bible

Surely You desire integrity in the inner self,
and You teach me wisdom deep within.

International Standard Version

Indeed, you are pleased with truth in the inner person, and you will teach me wisdom in my innermost parts.

A Conservative Version

Behold, thou desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part thou will make me to know wisdom.

American Standard Version

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts; And in the hidden part thou wilt make me to know wisdom.

Bible in Basic English

Your desire is for what is true in the inner parts: in the secrets of my soul you will give me knowledge of wisdom.

Darby Translation

Behold, thou wilt have truth in the inward parts; and in the hidden part thou wilt make me to know wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, thou didst delight in truth in the reins, and in bidden things thou wilt cause me to know wisdom.

King James 2000

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part you shall make me to know wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Behold, you delight [in] truth in the inward parts, and in [the] hidden [parts] you make me to know wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts; and in the hidden part You shall make me to know wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But lo, thou hast a pleasure in the truth, and hast showed me secret wisdom.

NET Bible

Look, you desire integrity in the inner man; you want me to possess wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! faithfulness, hast thou desired in the inward parts, Yea, in the hidden part, wilt thou cause me to know, wisdom.

Webster

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

World English Bible

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, truth Thou hast desired in the inward parts, And in the hidden part Wisdom Thou causest me to know.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 51:6

Devotionals containing Psalm 51:6

References

Images Psalm 51:6

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

5
I was brought forth in [a state of] wickedness;
In sin my mother conceived me [and from my beginning I, too, was sinful].
6 
Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being,
And in the hidden part [of my heart] You will make me know wisdom.
7
Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean;
Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:7

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that You test the heart and delight in uprightness and integrity. In the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. So now with joy I have seen Your people who are present here, make their offerings willingly and freely to You.

Genesis 20:5-6

Did Abraham not tell me, ‘She is my sister?’ And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ In the integrity of my heart and innocence of my hands I have done this.”

Job 38:36


“Who has put wisdom in the innermost being [of man, or in the layers of clouds]
Or given understanding to the mind [of man, or to the heavenly display]?

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

This is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah; and he did what was good, right, and true before the Lord his God.

Job 32:8


“But there is [a vital force and] a spirit [of intelligence] in man,
And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Psalm 5:9


For there is nothing trustworthy or reliable or truthful in what they say;
Their heart is destruction [just a treacherous chasm, a yawning gulf of lies].
Their throat is an open grave;
They [glibly] flatter with their [silken] tongue.

Psalm 15:2


He who walks with integrity and strength of character, and works righteousness,
And speaks and holds truth in his heart.

Psalm 26:2


Examine me, O Lord, and try me;
Test my heart and my mind.

Psalm 125:4


Do good, O Lord, to those who are good
And to those who are upright in their hearts.

Proverbs 2:21


For the upright [those who are in right standing with God] will live in the land
And those [of integrity] who are blameless [in God’s sight] will remain in it;

Jeremiah 5:3


O Lord, do not Your eyes look for truth?
You [have seen their faithless heart and] have stricken them,
But they did not weaken;
You have consumed them,
But they refused to take correction or instruction.
They have made their faces harder than rock;
They have refused to repent and return to You.

Jeremiah 32:40

I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will do them good and not turn away from them; and I will put in their heart a fear and reverential awe of Me, so that they will not turn away from Me.

John 4:23-24

But a time is coming and is already here when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit [from the heart, the inner self] and in truth; for the Father seeks such people to be His worshipers.

Romans 7:22

For I joyfully delight in the law of God in my inner self [with my new nature],

James 4:8

Come close to God [with a contrite heart] and He will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; and purify your [unfaithful] hearts, you double-minded [people].

1 Peter 3:4

but let it be [the inner beauty of] the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, [one that is calm and self-controlled, not overanxious, but serene and spiritually mature] which is very precious in the sight of God.

2 Kings 20:3

“Please, O Lord, remember now [with compassion] how I have walked before You in faithfulness and truth and with a whole heart [entirely devoted to You], and have done what is good in Your sight.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Proverbs 2:6


For the Lord gives [skillful and godly] wisdom;
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 31:33

“But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” says the Lord, “I will put My law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.

Luke 11:39

But the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and plate [as required by tradition]; but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.

2 Corinthians 1:12

This is our [reason for] proud confidence: our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world [in general], and especially toward you, with pure motives and godly sincerity, not in human wisdom, but in the grace of God [that is, His gracious lovingkindness that leads people to Christ and spiritual maturity].

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