Psalms 73:13

“Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 73:13

Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure And washed my hands in innocence;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Surely in vain have I cleansed my heart, And washed my hands in innocency;
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for me, I have made my heart clean to no purpose, washing my hands in righteousness;
- Basic English Bible

Truly have I purified my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency:
- Darby Bible

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.
- Webster's Bible

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,
- World English Bible

Only -- a vain thing! I have purified my heart, And I wash in innocency my hands,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Surely in vain have I cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocency;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 73:13

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 73:13


73:13 In vain - Hence I was sometimes tempted, to think that religion was a vain, unprofitable thing. True religion is here described by its two principal parts, the cleansing of the heart, and the hands.


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