Psalm 32 ©

1 The blessedness of him whose sins are forgiven. 3 Confession of sins giveth ease to the conscience. 8 David exhorteth others to a well-regulated conduct by the blessings which attend it.


A Psalm of David, 1Maschil.


BLESSED is he whose atransgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.


Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD bimputeth not iniquity, and cin whose spirit there is no guile.


When dI kept silence, emy bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long.


For fday and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah.


I gacknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. hI said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.


For ithis shall every one that is godly pray unto thee 2in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the jfloods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him.


Thou art kmy hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; lthou shalt *compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.


I mwill instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: 3I will guide thee with mine eye.


Be nye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee.


Many osorrows shall be to the wicked: but phe that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall *compass him about.


Be qglad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are rupright in heart.