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Psalm 51

Have mercy on me, O God, in your enduring goodness :
 according to the fulness of your compassion
   blot out my offences.
Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness :
 and cleanse me from my sin.
For I acknowledge my rebellion :
 and my sin is ever before me.
Against you only have I sinned
   and done what is evil in your eyes :
 so you will be just in your sentence
   and blameless in your judging.
Surely in wickedness I was brought to birth :
 and in sin my mother conceived me.
You that desire truth in the inward parts :
 O teach me wisdom in the secret places of the heart.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean :
 wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Make me hear of joy and gladness :
 let the bones which you have broken rejoice.
Hide your face from my sins :
 and blot out all my iniquities.
Create in me a clean heart, O God :
 and renew a right spirit within me.
Do not cast me out from your presence :
 do not take your holy spirit from me.
O give me the gladness of your help again :
 and support me with a willing spirit.
Then will I teach transgressors your ways :
 and sinners shall turn to you again.
O Lord God of my salvation, deliver me from bloodshed :
 and my tongue shall sing of your righteousness.
O Lord, open my lips :
 and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.
You take no pleasure in sacrifice, or I would give it :
 burnt-offerings you do not want.
The sacrifice of God is a broken spirit :
 a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
In your graciousness do good to Zion :
 rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
Then will you delight in right sacrifices,
   in burnt-offerings and oblations :
 then will they offer young bulls upon your altar.

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