Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But lo, thou hast a pleasure in the truth, and hast showed me secret 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 innermost being,
And in the hidden part [of my heart] You will make me 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.

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 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. 7 Thou shalt purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; thou shalt 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 fashion nor on the height of his stature, for I have refused him. Because it is not as man seeth. For man looketh on the outward appearance: but the LORD beholdeth the heart."

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know my God, that thou provest the heart and hast pleasure in plainness. And in plainness of mine heart I have willingly given all this. And now I see thy people, which are here in gladness to offer willingly to thee.

Genesis 20:5-6

Said not he unto me, that she was his sister? Yea, and said not she herself that he was her brother? With a pure heart and innocent hands have I done this!"

Job 38:36

Who giveth sure wisdom or steadfast understanding?

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And of this manner did Hezekiah, throughout all Judah; and did that was good, right and truth, before the LORD his God.

Job 32:8

Every man, no doubt, hath a mind; but it is the inspiration of the Almighty that giveth understanding.

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouths; they dissemble in their hearts. Their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 15:2

Even he that leadeth an uncorrupt life, and doeth the thing which is right, and speaketh the truth from his heart.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me: try out my reins and my heart.

Psalm 125:4

Do well, O LORD, unto those that be good and true of heart.

Proverbs 2:21

For the just shall dwell in the land, and the innocent shall remain in it.

Jeremiah 5:3

Where as thou, O LORD, lookest only upon faith and truth. Thou hast scourged them, but they took no repentance: thou hast corrected them for amendment, but they refused thy correction. They made their faces harder than stone, and would not amend.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will set up an everlasting covenant with them; Namely: that I will never cease to do them good, and that I will put my fear in their hearts, so that they shall not run away from me.

John 4:23-24

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the father in spirit, and in truth. For verily, such the father requireth to worship him.

Romans 7:22

I delight in the law of God, as concerning the inner man.

James 4:8

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands ye sinners, and purge your hearts ye wavering minded.

1 Peter 3:4

but let the hid man of the heart be uncorrupt, with a meek and a quiet spirit, which spirit is, before God, a thing much set by.

2 Kings 20:3

"Oh LORD, remember yet how I have walked before thee truly and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight," and wept a great pace.

Proverbs 2:6

For it is the LORD that giveth wisdom, out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, sayeth the LORD: I will plant my law in the inward parts of them, and write it in their hearts, and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said to him, "Now do ye, O Pharisees, make clean the outside of the cup, and of the platter: but your inward parts are full of ravening and wickedness.

2 Corinthians 1:12

Our rejoicing is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in singleness of heart and with godly pureness - and not in fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God - we have had our conversation in the world, and most of all to you-wards.

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