Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Our misdeeds prevail against us; O be thou merciful unto our sins.

New American Standard Bible

Iniquities prevail against me;
As for our transgressions, You forgive them.

King James Version

Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.

Holman Bible

Iniquities overwhelm me;
only You can atone for our rebellions.

International Standard Version

My acts of iniquity they overwhelm me! Our transgressions you blot them out!

A Conservative Version

Iniquities prevail against me. As for our transgressions, thou will forgive them.

American Standard Version

Iniquities prevail against me: As for our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.

Amplified


Wickedness and guilt prevail against me;
Yet as for our transgressions,
You forgive them [removing them from Your sight].

Bible in Basic English

Evils have overcome us: but as for our sins, you will take them away.

Darby Translation

Iniquities have prevailed against me: our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.

Julia Smith Translation

The words of iniquities were strong above me: our transgressions thou wilt cover them.

King James 2000

Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, you shall purge them away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Iniquities prevail over me. As for our transgressions, you will {forgive} them.

Modern King James verseion

Things of iniquity are mightier than I; as for our transgressions, You shall purge them away.

NET Bible

Our record of sins overwhelms me, but you forgive our acts of rebellion.

New Heart English Bible

Sins overwhelmed me, but you atoned for our transgressions.

The Emphasized Bible

Iniquitous things, have been too strong for me, As for our transgressions, wilt, thou, by propitiation remove them.

Webster

Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.

World English Bible

Sins overwhelmed me, but you atoned for our transgressions.

Youngs Literal Translation

Matters of iniquities were mightier than I, Our transgressions -- Thou dost cover them.

Context Readings

God's Care For The Earth

2 Thou that hearest the prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come. 3 Our misdeeds prevail against us; O be thou merciful unto our sins. 4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and receivest unto thee; he shall dwell in thy court, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of thy house, even of thy holy temple.


Cross References

Psalm 38:4

For my wickednesses are gone over my head, and are like a sore burden, too heavy for me to bear.

Psalm 79:9

Help us, O God our saviour, for the glory of thy name; O deliver us, and forgive us our sins for thy name's sake.

Psalm 40:12

For innumerable troubles are come about me; my sins have taken such hold upon me, that I am not able to look up. Yea, they are more in number than the hairs of my head, and my heart hath failed me.

Isaiah 6:7

and touched my mouth, and said, "Lo, this hath touched thy mouth, and thine unrighteousness is taken away, and thy sin is forgiven."

Hebrews 9:14

How much more shall the blood of Christ - which through the eternal spirit, offered himself without spot to God - purge your consciences from dead works, for to serve the living God?

2 Samuel 12:7-13

Then Nathan said to David, "Thou art the man. Thus sayeth the LORD God of Israel, 'I anointed thee king over Israel and rid thee out of the hands of Saul.

Psalm 51:2-3

Wash me well from my wickedness, and cleanse me from my sin.

Psalm 51:7

Thou shalt purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; thou shalt wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Isaiah 1:18-19

And so though your sins be like to purple, they shall be made as white as snow; and though they be as red as scarlet, they shall be made like white wool.

Micah 7:8-9

O thou enemy of mine, rejoice not at my fall, for I shall get up again: and though I sit in darkness, yet the LORD is my light.

Zechariah 13:1

In that time shall the house of David and the citizens of Jerusalem have an open well, to wash of sin and uncleanness.

John 1:29

The next day, John saw Jesus coming unto him, and said, "Behold, the lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

Romans 7:23-25

But I see another law in my members rebelling against the law of my mind, and subduing me unto the law of sin, which is in my members.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh lusteth contrary to the spirit, and the spirit contrary to the flesh. These are contrary one to the other, so that ye cannot do that which ye would.

1 John 1:7-9

but and if we walk in light even as he is in light, then have we fellowship together, and the blood of Jesus Christ his son cleanseth us from all sin.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and Lord over the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

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