Psalm 51

Psalm 51 (Greek numbering: Psalm 50), traditionally referred to as the Miserere, its Latin incipit, is one of the Penitential Psalms. It begins: Have mercy on me, O God.

The psalm's opening words in Latin, Miserere mei, Deus, have led to its being called the Miserere Mei or even just Miserere. It is often known by this name in musical settings.

Read more about Psalm 51:  Liturgical Use, Musical Settings, Egyptian Parallels

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Psalm 51 - Egyptian Parallels
... the Ancient Egyptian ritual text Opening of the mouth ceremony and Psalm 51 are pointed out in "Psalm 51 and the 'Opening of the Mouth' Ceremony," by Benjamin Urrutia, Scripta Hierosolymitana Publications ... include Mentions of ritual washing with special herbs (Psalm 512,7) ...

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