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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Footnotes

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

16 Answer me, Lord, out of the goodness of your love;(A)
    in your great mercy turn to me.

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26 Help me,(A) Lord my God;
    save me according to your unfailing love.

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124 Deal with your servant according to your love(A)
    and teach me your decrees.(B)

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