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Psalms 27:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Teach me thy way, O Jehovah; And lead me in a plain path, Because of mine enemies.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Teach me Your way, O LORD, And lead me in a level path Because of my foes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of my enemies.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Teach me thy way, Jehovah, and lead me in an even path, because of mine enemies.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Point out to me, O Yahweh, thy way,—And guide me in a level path, because of mine adversaries.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Shew me, O Jehovah, Thy way, And lead me in a path of uprightness, For the sake of my beholders.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Set me, O Lord, a law in thy way, and guide me in the right path, because of my enemies.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Teach me thy way, O LORD, and leade me in a plaine path, because of mine enemies.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Teach me, O Lord, in thy way, and guide me in a right path, because of mine enemies.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Teach me thy way, O Yahweh, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Teach 3384
{3384} Prime
A primitive root; properly to flow as water (that is, to rain); transitively to lay or throw (especially an arrow, that is, to shoot); figuratively to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach.
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
me thy way, 1870
{1870} Prime
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and lead 5148
{5148} Prime
A primitive root; to guide; by implication to transport (into exile, or as colonists).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
me in a plain 4334
{4334} Prime
From H3474; a level, that is, a plain (often used (with the article prefixed) as a proper name of certain districts); figuratively concord; also straightness, that is, (figuratively) justice (sometimes adverbially justly).
path, 734
{0734} Prime
From H0732; a well trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan.
because of x4616
(4616) Complement
From H6030; properly heed, that is, purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically in order that.
mine enemies. 8324
{8324} Prime
A primitive root; to be hostile (only active participle an opponent).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 27:11

_ _ thy way — of providence.

_ _ a plain path — (Psalms 26:12).

_ _ enemies — literally, “watchers for my fall” (Psalms 5:8).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 27:7-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 27:11

Because of — That I may neither fall into their hands by my folly, nor give them any occasion of triumphing over me.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 25:4-5 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. ... Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou [art] the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Psalms 25:9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Psalms 25:12 What man [is] he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way [that] he shall choose.
Psalms 86:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
Psalms 119:10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
Psalms 143:8-10 Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee. ... Teach me to do thy will; for thou [art] my God: thy spirit [is] good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
Proverbs 2:6-9 For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding. ... Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; [yea], every good path.
Isaiah 30:20-21 And [though] the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers: ... And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This [is] the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.

a plain path:
Heb. a way of plainness,
Psalms 26:12 My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
Proverbs 8:9 They [are] all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.
Proverbs 15:19 The way of the slothful [man is] as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous [is] made plain.
Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it [shall be] for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err [therein].
Luke 3:4-6 As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. ... And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.

mine enemies:
Heb. those which observe me,
Psalms 5:8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
Psalms 54:5 He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.
Psalms 56:5-6 Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts [are] against me for evil. ... They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
Psalms 64:6 They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward [thought] of every one [of them], and the heart, [is] deep.
Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, [say they], and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, [saying], Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Daniel 6:4-5 Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he [was] faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him. ... Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find [it] against him concerning the law of his God.
Luke 20:20 And they watched [him], and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
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Ps 5:8; 25:4, 9, 12; 26:12; 54:5; 56:5; 64:6; 86:11; 119:10; 143:8. Pv 2:6; 8:9; 15:19. Is 30:20; 35:8. Jr 20:10. Dn 6:4. Lk 3:4; 20:20.

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