Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Amplified

Behold, You desire truth in the inner being; make me therefore to know wisdom in my inmost heart.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, thou dost desire truth in the inward parts, and in the secret things thou hast made 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.

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 Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me. 6 Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part you shall make me to know wisdom. 7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.


Cross References

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Genesis 20:5-6

Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart and innocence of my hands have I done this.

Job 38:36

Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? or who has given understanding to the heart?

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and did that which was good and right and true before the LORD his God.

Job 32:8

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives him understanding.

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is pure wickedness; their throat is an open sepulcher; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 15:2

He that walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my heart and my mind.

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the blameless shall remain in it.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, are not your eyes upon the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from doing them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.

John 4:23-24

But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeks such to worship him.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:

James 4:8

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

2 Kings 20:3

I beseech you, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, says the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said unto him, Now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

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