For [a]I (A)know my transgressions,
And my sin is ever before me.
(B)Against You, You only, I have sinned
And done what is (C)evil in Your sight,
So that (D)You [b]are justified [c]when You speak
And [d]blameless when You judge.

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  1. Psalm 51:3 Or I myself know
  2. Psalm 51:4 Or may be in the right
  3. Psalm 51:4 Many mss read in Your words
  4. Psalm 51:4 Lit pure