Psalms 51:8

“Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Make mee to heare ioy and gladnesse: that the bones which thou hast broken, may reioyce.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Make me to hear joy and gladness, Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Make me to hear joy and gladness, That the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make me full of joy and rapture; so that the bones which have been broken may be glad.
- Basic English Bible

Make me to hear gladness and joy; [that] the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
- Darby Bible

Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
- Webster's Bible

Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
- World English Bible

Thou causest me to hear joy and gladness, Thou makest joyful bones Thou hast bruised.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(51:10) Make me to hear joy and gladness; that the bones which Thou hast crushed may rejoice.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 51:8


51:8 Joy - By thy spirit, seal the pardon of my sins on my conscience, which will fill me with joy. Rejoice - That my heart which hath been sorely wounded may be comforted.


Discussion for Psalms 51

  • Justin
    Praise Yahweh, in Yahushua Ha Mashiach name! JK
  • Arielle
    i like the verse of the day today it rely inspired me
  • Justin
    Praise our Heavenly Father for giving us His Torah, for if it was not for His Torah, we would not know what sin is. HalleluYAH for the Messiah washing our iniquities away with His blood.
  • Lilian
    Washed me thoroughly from mine iniquities Lord and cleanse me from my Sin thank you Jesus for your blood that shed us by your blood our sins are forgiven and we are pardoned I will praise you Jesus forever for you are worthy hallelujah to the lamb amen
  • Isabel Rockwell
    This is a awesome Psalm 51 when I was doing prison ministry prison send it to me. He is already gone with the Lord. I still read it everyday. Amazing we need his strength and peace everyday. I thank God for all his blessings.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. May God help us to have a broken and a contrite heart.

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