New International Version
Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place.
King James Bible
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, thou wilt have truth in the inward parts; and in the hidden [part] thou wilt make me to know wisdom.
World English Bible
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, truth Thou hast desired in the inward parts, And in the hidden part Wisdom Thou causest me to know.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, thou desirest truth - I am the very reverse of what I should be. Those desirest truth in the heart, but in me there is nothing but sin and falsity.
Thou shalt make one to know wisdom - Thou wilt teach me to restrain every inordinate propensity, and to act according to the dictates of sound wisdom, the rest of my life.
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LibraryDavid's Cry for Pardon
... Blot out my transgressions. 2. Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.'--PSALM li. 1, 2. A whole year had elapsed between David's crime and David's penitence. It had been a year of guilty satisfaction not worth the having; of sullen hardening of heart against God and all His appeals. The thirty-second Psalm tells us how happy David had been during that twelvemonth, of which he says, 'My bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. For day and night Thy hand …
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David and Nathan
Out of the Deep of Sin.
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.
Who gives the ibis wisdom or gives the rooster understanding?
The one whose walk is blameless, who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from their heart;
For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
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