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Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy
lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy
tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
51:2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and
cleanse me from my sin.
51:3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin
is ever before me.
51:4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and
done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be
justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou
51:5 Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin
did my mother conceive me.
51:6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward
parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to
51:7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean:
wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
51:8 Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the
bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
51:9 Hide thy face from my sins, and blot out all
51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a
right spirit within me.
51:11 Cast me not away from thy presence; and take
not thy holy spirit from me.
51:12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and
uphold me with thy free spirit.
51:13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and
sinners shall be converted unto thee.
51:14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou
God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud
of thy righteousness.
51:15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall
shew forth thy praise.
51:16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I
give it: thou delightest not in burnt offering.
51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a
broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not
51:18 Do good in thy good pleasure unto Zion: build
thou the walls of Jerusalem.
51:19 Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices
of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole
burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon
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wickedness of Doeg, and foretells his destruction.
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David condems the wickedness of Doeg, and
foretells his destruction.