16 You do not want a sacrifice, or I would give it;
You are not pleased with a burnt offering.(A)
17 The sacrifice pleasing to God is[a] a broken spirit.
God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.(B)

18 In Your good pleasure, cause Zion to prosper;
build[b] the walls of Jerusalem.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 51:17 Lit The sacrifices of God are
  2. Psalm 51:18 Or rebuild

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