Psalms 51:1

“(To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.) Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe Musician. A Psalme of Dauid, when Nathan the Prophet came vnto him, after hee had gone in to Bath-sheba.] Haue mercie vpon mee, O God, according to thy louing kindnesse: according vnto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker. A Psalm. Of David. When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.> Have pity on me, O God, in your mercy; out of a full heart, take away my sin.
- Basic English Bible

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.} Be gracious unto me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness; according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.
- Darby Bible

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness: according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.
- Webster's Bible

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

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David, in the coming inn unto him of Nathan the prophet, when he hath gone in unto Bath-Sheba. Favour me, O God, according to Thy kindness, According to the abundance of Thy mercies, Blot out my transgressions.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(51:1) For the Leader. A Psalm of David; (51:2) When Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba. (51:3) Be gracious unto me, O God, according to Thy mercy; according to the multitude of Thy compassions blot out my transgressions.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 51:1

  • Jahstranjah for verse 1
    WORD IS GOD...JAH...LIFE, ALPHABET ALPHA AND OMEGA FIRST AND LAST BEGINNING AND END FROM A TO L I AM GOD ALL MIGHTY!
  • I pray this prayer as often as I can , 2 or,3 times a day , It has change my life .if we will humble ourselves he will exalt us in due season..
  • I psalms 51,is a prayer of forgiveness if you trust an believe in His word, because Jesus is a loving merciful Son of God and with him everything is possible, this is the prayer of my heart and the meditation of my mouth may it be acceptable in thy sight my God an my Redeemer..

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