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Miserere (Latin (passive imperative of misereo) for "Have mercy" or "Have pity") is the first word in Latin of Psalm 51, whose first verse became known in England and its early colonies as the "neck verse" due to its common use in literacy tests administered to criminal-case defendants claiming benefit of clergy.
A miserere seat is a type of wooden chair with high arm rests used in late-medieval churches.
- Plaza Miserere, a plaza in Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Many hundreds of musical settings of Psalm 51, the "Miserere" including:
- Miserere (Josquin), c. 1503 motet setting by Josquin des Prez
- Miserere (Allegri), 1630s musical setting by Gregorio Allegri
- Miserere, 1735 motet by French composer Joseph Michel
- Miserere, from Verdi's Il Trovatore (1853) to lyrics by Salvadore Cammarano, duet of Leonora (soprano) and Manrico (tenor) with male chorus, sung by many artists including single by Harry Secombe and Adele Leigh 1958
- Miserere (Górecki), 1981 work by Henryk Górecki, with text "Domine Deus Noster, Miserere nobis"
- Miserere (Pärt), 1989/1992 work by Arvo Pärt
- Miserere (Zucchero album), 1992 album by Zucchero
- Miserere, album of works by Arvo Pärt, ECM Records 2000
- Miserere, album by The Choir of Westminster Cathedral, dir. Martin Baker (organist) 2013
- "Miserere", song by Gilbert Bécaud, Louis Amade, Gilbert Bécaud, covered by Les Djinns Florence Passy 1961
- "Miserere", song by Zucchero featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Zucchero & Bono 1992
- "Miserere", song by The Cat Empire from the album Two Shoes 2005
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