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Psalm 51:16–17

16  wFor you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it;

you will not be pleased with a burnt offering.

17  The sacrifices of God are xa broken spirit;

a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

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Psalm 51:16–17 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it;

you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.

17 My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit;

a broken and contrite heart

you, God, will not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it:

Thou delightest not in burnt offering.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit:

A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 You do not desire a sacrifice, or I would offer one.

You do not want a burnt offering.

17 The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit.

You will not reject a broken and repentant heart, O God.

Psalm 51:16–17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 For You do not desire sacrifice, or else I would give it;

You do not delight in burnt offering.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit,

A broken and a contrite heart—

These, O God, You will not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 You are not pleased by sacrifices, or I would give them.

You don’t want burnt offerings.

17 The sacrifice God wants is a broken spirit.

God, you will not reject a heart that is broken and sorry for sin.

Psalm 51:16–17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 For thou delightest not in sacrifice; else would I give it:

Thou hast no pleasure in burnt-offering.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit:

A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou hast no pleasure in burnt-offering. 17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 You are not happy with any sacrifice.

Otherwise, I would offer one to you.

You are not pleased with burnt offerings.

17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.

O God, you do not despise a broken and sorrowful heart.

Psalm 51:16–17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it;

You are not pleased with a burnt offering.

17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.

God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.

Psalm 51:16–17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 For you have no delight in sacrifice;

if I were to give a burnt offering, you would not be pleased.

17 The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit;

a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 For you do not delight in sacrifice or I would give it.

With a burnt offering you are not pleased.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit;

A broken and contrite heart,

O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 51:16–17 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

16 You don’t take delight in sacrifice.

If you did, I would bring it.

You don’t take pleasure in burnt offerings.

17 The greatest sacrifice you want is a broken spirit.

God, you will gladly accept a heart

that is broken because of sadness over sin.

Psalm 51:16–17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 For You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it;

You are not pleased with burnt offering.

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit;

A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.