New International Version
You forgave the iniquity of your people and covered all their sins.
King James Bible
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people; thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.
World English Bible
You have forgiven the iniquity of your people. You have covered all their sin. Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast borne away the iniquity of Thy people, Thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.
Psalm 85:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity - נשאת עון nasatha avon, Thou hast borne, or carried away, the iniquity. An allusion to the ceremony of the scapegoat.
Thou hast covered all their sin - As thou hast freely forgiven it, its offensiveness and abominable nature no longer appear. The whole is put out of sight; and, as we are restored from our captivity, the consequences no longer appear.
Selah - This is true. Our return to our own land is the full proof.
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Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now."
1 Kings 8:30
Hear the supplication of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive.
1 Kings 8:34
then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your people Israel and bring them back to the land you gave to their ancestors.
Oh, that salvation for Israel would come out of Zion! When the LORD restores his people, let Jacob rejoice and Israel be glad!
Of David. A maskil. Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Yet he was merciful; he forgave their iniquities and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger and did not stir up his full wrath.
who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
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