New International Version
"Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
King James Bible
Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed [they] whose lawlessnesses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered:
World English Bible
"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy they whose lawless acts were forgiven, and whose sins were covered;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven - That is, the man is truly happy whose iniquities αι ανομιαι, whose transgressions of the law are forgiven; for by these he was exposed to the most grievous punishment. Whose sins, αι αμαρτιαι, his innumerable deviations from the strict rule of truth and righteousness, are covered - entirely removed out of sight, and thrown into oblivion. See the meaning of the word sin in the note on Genesis 13:13 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySeptember 24. "He Calleth Things that are not as Though they Were" (Rom. Iv. 17).
"He calleth things that are not as though they were" (Rom. iv. 17). The Word of God creates what it commands. When Christ says to any of us "Now are ye clean through the word which I have spoken unto you," We are clean. When He says "no condemnation" there is none, though there has been a lifetime of sin before. And when He says, "mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds," then the weak are strong. This is the part of faith, to take God at His Word, and then expect Him to make it real. …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Of David. A maskil. Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
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