KJV LexiconI have blotted out
to stroke or rub; by implication, to erase; also to smooth (as if with oil), i.e. grease or make fat; also to touch, i.e. reach to
as a thick cloud
an envelope, i.e. darkness (or density, 2 Chron. 4:17); specifically, a (scud) cloud; also a copse -- clay, (thick) cloud, thick, thicket.
a revolt (national, moral or religious) -- rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass.
and as a cloud
a cloud (as covering the sky), i.e. the nimbus or thunder-cloud -- cloud(-y).
an offence (sometimes habitual sinfulness), and its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, or expiation; also (concretely) an offender
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
unto me for I have redeemed
to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.);
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"I have wiped out your transgressions like a thick cloud And your sins like a heavy mist. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you."
King James Bible
I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have swept away your transgressions like a cloud, and your sins like a mist. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.
International Standard Version
I've wiped away your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist. Return to me; because I've redeemed you.
I remove the guilt of your rebellious deeds as if they were a cloud, the guilt of your sins as if they were a cloud. Come back to me, for I protect you."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
I made your rebellious acts disappear like a thick cloud and your sins like the morning mist. Come back to me, because I have reclaimed you.
King James 2000 Bible
I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed you.
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