Parallel Verses

Webster

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt 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.

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.

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 shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. 6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt 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 to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the hight of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast 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 thy people, who are present here, to offer willingly to thee.

Genesis 20:5-6

Said he not to 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 hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

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

Job 32:8

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

Psalm 5:9

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

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

Psalm 26:2

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

Psalm 125:4

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

Proverbs 2:21

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

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, are not thy eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast 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 them, to do 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 cometh, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

Romans 7:22

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

James 4:8

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye 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 thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept grievously.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD 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, saith 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 to him, Now do ye Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of ravening 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 had our manner of life in the world, and more abundantly toward you.

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