Psalms Chapter 51

Psalms 51:1 O God, please have mercy on me. You are faithful and always love us. You are always merciful.  Because of your great love, erase all the wrongs I have done.

Psalms 51:2 Wash away all my sins and clean me from my sin.

Psalms 51:3 I know I have done wrong: and I remember my sin all the time.

Psalms 51:4 I have sinned against You, only against You, and I did what You hate. You were right and fair when You said that I am guilty. You did not make a mistake when You judged me.

Psalms 51:5 When I came into this world, I was full of sin.  I was a sinner before I was born.

Psalms 51:6 You want me to faithful to you deep in my heart and mind.  So put true wisdom deep inside of me.

Psalms 51:7 Remove my sin and make me pure.  Wash me until I am whiter than snow.

Psalms 51:9 Don’t look at my sins.  Erase all my sins.

Psalms 51:10 O God, please give me a clean mind, and make my spirit faithful to You.

Psalms 51:11 Don’t send me away from You or take your Holy Spirit away from me.

Psalms 51:12 Make me as happy as You did when You saved me. Let your spirit strengthen me

Psalms 51:13 I will teach the guilty how you want them to live, and the sinners will come back to you.

Psalms 51:14 O God, save me from the guilt of murdering someone. You are my Saviour. I will sing and tell everyone that You are good and righteous.

Psalms 51:15 My Lord, I will open my mouth and sing your praises!

Psalms 51:16 Sacrificing offerings or burnt offerings is not what you desire.  If that was want you wanted, I would give it.

Psalms 51:17 The sacrifice that God wants is a humble spirit. God, you will not turn away someone who comes with a humble and broken heart and is willing to obey you.

Psalms 51:18 Please be good to Zion again.  Build the walls of Jerusalem and make the city strong again.

Psalms 51:19 Then you can enjoy the kind of sacrifices you want. You will receive whole burnt offerings, and people will again offer bulls on your altar.