Thematic Bible

Psalm 51:1 (show verse)

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:2 (show verse)

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity. Cleanse me from my sin.

Psalm 51:3 (show verse)

For I know my transgressions. My sin is constantly before me.

Psalm 51:4 (show verse)

Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.

Psalm 51:5 (show verse)

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

Psalm 51:6 (show verse)

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

Psalm 51:7 (show verse)

Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean. Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Psalm 51:8 (show verse)

Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.

Psalm 51:9 (show verse)

Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all of my iniquities.

Psalm 51:10 (show verse)

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.

Psalm 51:11 (show verse)

Don't throw me from your presence, and don't take your holy Spirit from me.

Psalm 51:12 (show verse)

Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.

Psalm 51:13 (show verse)

Then I will teach transgressors your ways. Sinners shall be converted to you.

Psalm 51:14 (show verse)

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

Psalm 51:15 (show verse)

Lord, open my lips. My mouth shall declare your praise.

Psalm 51:16 (show verse)

For you don't delight in sacrifice, or else I would give it. You have no pleasure in burnt offering.

Psalm 51:17 (show verse)

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 51:18 (show verse)

Do well in your good pleasure to Zion. Build the walls of Jerusalem.

Psalm 51:19 (show verse)

Then you will delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, in burnt offerings and in whole burnt offerings. Then they will offer bulls on your altar. For the Chief Musician. A contemplation by David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, "David has come to Abimelech's house."