17 My sacrifice,(A) O God, is[a] a broken spirit;
    a broken and contrite heart(B)
    you, God, will not despise.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 51:17 Or The sacrifices of God are

17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

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16 For he never thought of doing a kindness,
    but hounded to death the poor
    and the needy(A) and the brokenhearted.(B)

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16 Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

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He heals the brokenhearted(A)
    and binds up their wounds.(B)

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He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

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The Year of the Lord’s Favor

61 The Spirit(A) of the Sovereign Lord(B) is on me,
    because the Lord has anointed(C) me
    to proclaim good news(D) to the poor.(E)
He has sent me to bind up(F) the brokenhearted,
    to proclaim freedom(G) for the captives(H)
    and release from darkness for the prisoners,[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 61:1 Hebrew; Septuagint the blind

61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

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