SEV Biblia, Chapter 51:1 Â¶ Al Vencedor: Salmo de David, cuando después que entró a Betsabé, vino a él Natán el profeta. Ten misericordia de mí, oh Dios, conforme a tu misericordia; conforme a la multitud de tus piedades rae mis rebeliones.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - Psalms 50:1 Verse 1. Have mercy upon me, O God ] Without mercy I am totally, finally ruined and undone.
According to thy loving-kindness ] Mark the gradation in the sense of these three words, Have MERCY on me, ynnj chonneni; thy LOVING-KINDNESS, űdsj chasdecha; - thy TENDER MERCIES, űymjr rachameycha, here used to express the Divine compassion. The propriety of the order in which they are placed deserves particular observation.
The first, rendered have mercy or pity, denotes that kind of affection which is expressed by moaning over an object we love and pity; that natural affection and tenderness which even the brute creation show to their young by the several noises they respectively make over them.
The second, rendered loving-kindness, denotes a strong proneness, a ready, large, and liberal disposition, to goodness and compassion, powerfully prompting to all instances of kindness and bounty; flowing as freely as waters from a perpetual fountain. This denotes a higher degree of goodness than the former.
The third, rendered tender mercies, denotes what the Greeks called splagcnizesqai, that most tender pity which we signify by the moving of the heart and bowels, which argues the highest degree of compassion of which nature is susceptible. See Chandler.
Blot out my transgressions ] hjm mecheh, wipe out. There is a reference here to an indictment: the psalmist knows what it contains; he pleads guilty, but begs that the writing may be defaced; that a proper fluid may be applied to the parchment, to discharge the ink, that no record of it may ever appear against him: and this only the mercy, loving-kindness, and tender compassions of the Lord can do.
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 1-6 - David, being convinced of his sin, poured out his soul to God in praye for mercy and grace. Whither should backsliding children return, but to the Lord their God, who alone can heal them? he drew up, by Divin teaching, an account of the workings of his heart toward God. Thos that truly repent of their sins, will not be ashamed to own their repentance. Also, he instructs others what to do, and what to say David had not only done much, but suffered much in the cause of God yet he flees to God's infinite mercy, and depends upon that alone for pardon and peace. He begs the pardon of sin. The blood of Christ sprinkled upon the conscience, blots out the transgression, and, havin reconciled us to God, reconciles us to ourselves. The believer longs to have the whole debt of his sins blotted out, and every stain cleansed he would be thoroughly washed from all his sins; but the hypocrit always has some secret reserve, and would have some favorite lus spared. David had such a deep sense of his sin, that he was continuall thinking of it, with sorrow and shame. His sin was committed agains God, whose truth we deny by wilful sin; with him we deal deceitfully And the truly penitent will ever trace back the streams of actual sin to the fountain of original depravity. He confesses his origina corruption. This is that foolishness which is bound in the heart of child, that proneness to evil, and that backwardness to good, which is the burden of the regenerate, and the ruin of the unregenerate. He is encouraged, in his repentance, to hope that God would graciously accep him. Thou desirest truth in the inward part; to this God looks, in returning sinner. Where there is truth, God will give wisdom. Those wh sincerely endeavour to do their duty shall be taught their duty; but they will expect good only from Divine grace overcoming their corrup nature.
Original Hebrew למנצח 5329 מזמור 4210 לדוד׃ 1732 - בבוא 935 אליו 413 נתן 5416 הנביא 5030 כאשׁר 834 בא 935 אל 413 בת־שׁבע׃ 1339 - חנני 2603 אלהים 430 כחסדך2617 כרב7230 רחמיך7356 מחה4229 פשׁעי׃ 6588