12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.
12 Bring me back from gray exile, put a fresh wind in my sails!
12 Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, And uphold me by Your generous Spirit.
12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Psalm 51:12
Commentary on Psalm 51:7-15
(Read Psalm 51:7-15)
Purge me with hyssop, with the blood of Christ applied to my soul by a lively faith, as the water of purification was sprinkled with a bunch of hyssop. The blood of Christ is called the blood of sprinkling, Galatians 5:1. It is the Spirit of adoption spoken to the heart. Those to whom God is the God of salvation, he will deliver from guilt; for the salvation he is the God of, is salvation from sin. We may therefore plead with him, Lord, thou art the God of my salvation, therefore deliver me from the dominion of sin. And when the lips are opened, what should they speak but the praises of God for his forgiving mercy?