New Living Translation
"Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight.
King James Bible
Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed they whose lawlessnesses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered:
World English Bible
"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
Young's Literal Translation
'Happy they whose lawless acts were forgiven, and whose sins were covered;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:7 Happy are they whose sins are covered - With the veil of divine mercy. If there be indeed such a thing as happiness on earth, it is the portion of that man whose iniquities are forgiven, and who enjoys the manifestation of that pardon. Well may he endure all the afflictions of life with cheerfulness, and look upon death with comfort. O let us not contend against it, but earnestly pray that this happiness may be ours! Psalm 32:1,2.
Of Self-Surrender We should now begin to abandon and give up our whole existence unto God, from the strong and positive conviction, that the occurrence of every moment is agreeable to His immediate will and permission, and just such as our state requires. This conviction will make us resigned in all things; and accept of all that happens, not as from the creature, but as from God Himself. But I conjure you, my dearly beloved, who sincerely wish to give up yourselves to God, that after you have made …
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A psalm of David. Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight!
David also spoke of this when he described the happiness of those who are declared righteous without working for it:
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