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To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

51:1 Have mercy upon me. Psalm 51 tells of David’s repentance, confession and plea for cleansing following Nathan’s rebuke after his sin with respect to Bathsheba and Uriah (II Samuel 12:1-15). Psalm 32 tells of his joy after God forgave him (Psalm 51:12).

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