New International Version
Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
King James Bible
Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
Darby Bible Translation
Make me to hear gladness and joy; [that] the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
World English Bible
Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou causest me to hear joy and gladness, Thou makest joyful bones Thou hast bruised.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Make me to hear joy - Let me have a full testimony of my reconciliation to thee; that the soul, which is so deeply distressed by a sense of thy displeasure, may be healed by a sense of thy pardoning mercy.
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LibraryDavid's Cry for Pardon
... Blot out my transgressions. 2. Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.'--PSALM li. 1, 2. A whole year had elapsed between David's crime and David's penitence. It had been a year of guilty satisfaction not worth the having; of sullen hardening of heart against God and all His appeals. The thirty-second Psalm tells us how happy David had been during that twelvemonth, of which he says, 'My bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long. For day and night Thy hand …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
David and Nathan
Out of the Deep of Sin.
"See now that I myself am he! There is no god besides me. I put to death and I bring to life, I have wounded and I will heal, and no one can deliver out of my hand.
My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you, LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong for them, the poor and needy from those who rob them."
But you crushed us and made us a haunt for jackals; you covered us over with deep darkness.
and those the LORD has rescued will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.
I waited patiently till dawn, but like a lion he broke all my bones; day and night you made an end of me.
He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones.
Has not the food been cut off before our very eyes-- joy and gladness from the house of our God?
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