Psalm 32

Of David. A maskil.[a]

Blessed is the one
    whose transgressions are forgiven,
    whose sins are covered.(A)

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  1. Psalm 32:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term

Psalm 51[a]

For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba.(A)

Have mercy(B) on me, O God,
    according to your unfailing love;(C)
according to your great compassion(D)
    blot out(E) my transgressions.(F)

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  1. Psalm 51:1 In Hebrew texts 51:1-19 is numbered 51:3-21.

But he was pierced(A) for our transgressions,(B)
    he was crushed(C) for our iniquities;
the punishment(D) that brought us peace(E) was on him,
    and by his wounds(F) we are healed.(G)

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By oppression[a] and judgment(A) he was taken away.
    Yet who of his generation protested?
For he was cut off from the land of the living;(B)
    for the transgression(C) of my people he was punished.[b]

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  1. Isaiah 53:8 Or From arrest
  2. Isaiah 53:8 Or generation considered / that he was cut off from the land of the living, / that he was punished for the transgression of my people?

10 Yet it was the Lord’s will(A) to crush(B) him and cause him to suffer,(C)
    and though the Lord makes[a] his life an offering for sin,(D)
he will see his offspring(E) and prolong his days,
    and the will of the Lord will prosper(F) in his hand.

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  1. Isaiah 53:10 Hebrew though you make

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