Psalm 51:1 {50:1}
Good News Translation
Be merciful to me, O God, because of your constant love. Because of your great mercy wipe away my sins!

Contemporary English Version
You are kind, God! Please have pity on me. You are always merciful! Please wipe away my sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

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Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

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2970 B.C.

1034 (Title.) when

2 Samuel 12:1-13 And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor. . . .

after

2 Samuel 11:2 In the mean time it happened that David arose from his bed after noon, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: And he saw from the roof of his house a woman washing herself, over against him: and the woman was very beautiful.

O God

Psalm 25:6,7 Remember, O Lord, thy bowels of compassion; and thy mercies that are from the beginning of the world. . . .

Psalm 109:21 But thou, O Lord, do with me for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is sweet. Do thou deliver me,

Psalm 119:124 Deal with thy servant according to thy mercy: and teach me thy justifications.

Exodus 34:6,7 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true, . . .

Numbers 14:18,19 The Lord is patient and full of mercy, by taking away iniquity and wickedness, and leaving no man clear, who visitest the sins of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation. . . .

Daniel 9:9,18 But to thee, the Lord our God, mercy and forgiveness, for we have departed from thee: . . .

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy.

Micah 7:19 He will turn again, and have mercy on us: he will put away our iniquities: and he will cast all our sins into the bottom of the sea.

Romans 5:20,21 Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound. . . .

Ephesians 1:6-8 Unto the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath graced us, in his beloved son. . . .

Ephesians 2:4-7 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

multitude

Psalm 5:7 But as for me in the multitude of thy mercy, I will come into thy house; I will worship towards thy holy temple, in thy fear.

Psalm 69:13,16 But as for me, my prayer is to thee, O Lord; for the time of thy good pleasure, O God. In the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation. . . .

Psalm 106:7,45 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt: they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies: And they provoked to wrath going up to the sea, even the Red Sea. . . .

Isaiah 63:7,15 I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies. . . .

Lamentations 3:32 Caph. For if he hath cast off, he will also have mercy, according to the multitude of his mercies.

tender

Psalm 40:11 Withhold not thou, O Lord, thy tender mercies from me: thy mercy and thy truth have always upheld me.

Psalm 77:9 Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?

Psalm 145:9 The Lord is sweet to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

blot

Psalm 50:9 I will not take calves out of thy house: nor he goats out of thy flocks.

Nehemiah 4:5 Cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thy face, because they have mocked thy builders.

Isaiah 43:25 I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 44:22 I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

Jeremiah 18:23 But thou, O Lord, knowest all their counsel against me unto death: not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from thy sight: let them be overthrown before thy eyes, in the time of thy wrath do thou destroy them.

Acts 3:19 Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

Colossians 2:14 Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross.

Context
Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God
1Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.2Wash me yet more from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.…
Cross References
Acts 3:19
Be penitent, therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.

Colossians 2:14
Blotting out the handwriting of the decree that was against us, which was contrary to us. And he hath taken the same out of the way, fastening it to the cross.

2 Samuel 11:4
And David sent messengers, and took her, and she came in to him, and he slept with her: and presently she was purified from her uncleanness:

2 Samuel 12:1
And the Lord sent Nathan to David: and when he was come to him, he said to him: There were two men in one city, the one rich, and the other poor.

1 Chronicles 21:13
And David said to Gad: I am on every side in a great strait: but it is better for me to fall into the hands of the Lord, for his mercies are many, than into the hands of men.

Psalm 4:1
Unto the end, in verses. A psalm for David. [2] When I called upon him, the God of my justice heard me: when I was in distress, thou hast enlarged me. Have mercy on me: and hear my prayer.

Psalm 19:12
Who can understand sins? from my secret ones cleanse me, O Lord:

Psalm 25:7
The sins of my youth and my ignorances do not remember. According to thy mercy remember thou me: for thy goodness' sake, O Lord.

Psalm 51:9
Turn away thy face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities.

Psalm 69:13
But as for me, my prayer is to thee, O Lord; for the time of thy good pleasure, O God. In the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

Psalm 69:16
Hear me, O Lord, for thy mercy is kind; look upon me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Psalm 77:9
Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?

Psalm 106:45
And he was mindful of his covenant: and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

Psalm 109:26
Help me, O Lord my God; save me; according to thy mercy.

Psalm 119:124
Deal with thy servant according to thy mercy: and teach me thy justifications.

Psalm 123:3
Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt.

Isaiah 43:25
I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 44:22
I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

Isaiah 63:7
I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies.

Jeremiah 9:24
But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, for I am the Lord that exercise mercy, and judgment, and justice in the earth: for these things please me, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. When Nathan the prophet came to him after his adultery with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your loving devotion; according to Your great compassion, blot out my transgressions.Have mercy on me, O God, according to your loving kindness: according to the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

For the end, a Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, when he had gone to Bersabee. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy great mercy; and according to the multitude of thy compassions blot out my transgression.

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.} Be gracious unto me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness; according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

For the Chief Musician. A psalm of David: when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness; according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness: according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David, in the coming in unto him of Nathan the prophet, when he hath gone in unto Bath-Sheba. Favour me, O God, according to Thy kindness, According to the abundance of Thy mercies, Blot out my transgressions.
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