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

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

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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