Be Merciful, O Lord (Create a Clean Heart) (I Will Arise): Psalm 51

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Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness

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Representative Text

Misericordia, Señor, hemos pecado,
hemos pecado.

1 Misericordia, Dios mío, por tu bondad,
por tu inmensa compasión borra mi culpa;
lava del todo mi delito,
limpia mi pecado. [Refrain]

2 Pues yo reconozco mi culpa,
tengo siempre presente mi pecado:
congra ti, contra ti sólo perqué,
cometí la maldad que aborreces. [Refrain]

3 Oh Dios, crea en mí un corazón puro,
renuévame por dentro con espiritu firme;
no me arrojes lejos de tu rostro,
no me quites tu santo Exspiritu. [Refrain]

4 Devuélveme la alegría de tu salvación,
afiánzame con espíritu generoso.
Señor, me abrirás los labios,
y mi boca proclamará tu alabanza. [Refrain]

Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned,
for we have sinned.

1 Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness;
in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense.
Thoroughly wash me from my guilt
and of my sin cleanse me.

2 For I acknowledge my offense,
and my sin is before me always:
"Against you only have I sinned,
and done what is evil in your sight."

3 A clean heart create for me, O God,
and a steadfast spirit renew within me.
Cast me not out from your presence,
and our Holy Spirit take not from me.

4 Give me back the joy of your salvation,
and a willing spirit sustain in me.
O Lord, open my lips,
and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Source: Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #51M

Text Information

First Line: Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness
Title: Be Merciful, O Lord (Create a Clean Heart) (I Will Arise): Psalm 51
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Be merciful, O Lord (Create a clean heart in me) (I will arise)
Copyright: Refrain © 1969, 1981, 1997, ICEL; Verses © 2001, 1998, 1986, 1970, CCD



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #49a

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #49b

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #49c

One in Faith #253

One in Faith #255

One in Faith #323


Psalms for All Seasons #51M

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