18 The Lord is near the brokenhearted;
he saves those crushed in spirit.(A)

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17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is[a] a broken spirit.
You will not despise a broken and humbled heart, God.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 51:17 Lit The sacrifices of God are

My hand made all these things,
and so they all came into being.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will look favorably on this kind of person:
one who is humble,(A) submissive[a] in spirit,(B)
and trembles at my word.

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Footnotes

  1. 66:2 Lit broken

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