Psalm 51:5; Psalm 51:1

Behold, fI was brought forth in iniquity,

and in sin did my mother conceive me.


Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when vNathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.

51  wHave mercy on me,1 O God,

according to your steadfast love;

according to your xabundant mercy

yblot out my transgressions.