30 Psalms of Repentance

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Psalms of Repentance – English Standard Version (ESV).

Psalms of Repentance: Seeking Forgiveness and Redemption

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my moaning; every night I flood my bed with tears; I drench my couch with my weeping.

Psalm 32:5

I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin.

Psalm 38:18

I confess my iniquity; I am sorry for my sin.

Psalm 51:2

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

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Psalm 51:3

For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.

Psalm 51:17

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 69:5

O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.

Psalm 86:5

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

Psalm 103:10

He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities.

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Psalm 119:59

When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies;

Psalm 130:3

If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

Psalm 130:4

But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared.

Psalm 143:2

Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous before you.

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

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Psalm 32:1-2

Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Psalm 25:11

For your name’s sake, O Lord, pardon my guilt, for it is great.

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.

Psalm 40:12

For evils have encompassed me beyond number; my iniquities have overtaken me, and I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head; my heart fails me.

Psalm 40:13

Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me! O Lord, make haste to help me!

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Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Psalm 51:16-17

For you will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; you will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 71:15

My mouth will tell of your righteous acts, of your deeds of salvation all the day, for their number is past my knowledge.

Psalm 73:21-22

When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward you.

Psalm 86:2

Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant, who trusts in you—you are my God.

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Psalm 86:3

Be gracious to me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day.

Psalm 130:1-2

Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy!

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption.

Psalm 143:8

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!

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Psalm 145:14

The Lord upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down.

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