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Psalm 32

Blessedness of Forgiveness and of Trust in God.

A Psalm of David. A skillful [a]song, or a didactic or reflective poem.

1Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, favored by God] is he whose transgression is forgiven,
And whose sin is covered.

Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute wickedness,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit.


When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away
Through my groaning all the day long.

For day and night Your hand [of displeasure] was heavy upon me;
My [b]energy (vitality, strength) was drained away as with the burning heat of summer. Selah.

I acknowledged my sin to You,
And I did not hide my wickedness;
I said, “I will confess [all] my transgressions to the Lord”;
And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.

Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You [for forgiveness] in a time when You [are near and] may be found;
Surely when the great waters [of trial and distressing times] overflow they will not reach [the spirit in] him.

You are my hiding place; You, Lord, protect me from trouble;
You surround me with songs and shouts of deliverance. Selah.


I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you [who are willing to learn] with My eye upon you.

Do not be like the horse or like the mule which have no understanding,
Whose trappings include bridle and rein to hold them in check,
Otherwise they will not come near to you.
10 
Many are the sorrows of the wicked,
But he who trusts in and relies on the Lord shall be surrounded with compassion and lovingkindness.
11 
Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous [who actively seek right standing with Him];
Shout for joy, all you upright in heart.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 32:1 Meaning uncertain.
  2. Psalm 32:4 Lit life juices were turned into the drought of summer.

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Salmos 32

Salmo de David. Masquil.

1Dichoso aquel
    a quien se le perdonan sus transgresiones,
    a quien se le borran sus pecados.
Dichoso aquel
    a quien el Señor no toma en cuenta su maldad
    y en cuyo espíritu no hay engaño.
Mientras guardé silencio,
    mis huesos se fueron consumiendo
    por mi gemir de todo el día.
Mi fuerza se fue debilitando
    como al calor del verano,
porque día y noche
    tu mano pesaba sobre mí. Selah

Pero te confesé mi pecado,
    y no te oculté mi maldad.
Me dije: «Voy a confesar mis transgresiones al Señor»,
    y tú perdonaste mi maldad y mi pecado. Selah

Por eso los fieles te invocan
    en momentos de angustia;[a]
caudalosas aguas podrán desbordarse,
    pero a ellos no los alcanzarán.
Tú eres mi refugio;
    tú me protegerás del peligro
    y me rodearás con cánticos de liberación. Selah

El Señor dice:
«Yo te instruiré,
    yo te mostraré el camino que debes seguir;
    yo te daré consejos y velaré por ti.
No seas como el mulo o el caballo,
    que no tienen discernimiento,
y cuyo brío hay que domar con brida y freno,
    para acercarlos a ti».

10 Muchas son las calamidades de los malvados,
    pero el gran amor del Señor
    envuelve a los que en él confían.

11 ¡Alégrense, ustedes los justos;
    regocíjense en el Señor!
¡canten todos ustedes,
    los rectos de corazón!

Notas al pie

  1. 32:6 de angustia (LXX y Siríaca); de encontrar solamente (TM).