Your instructions are a doorway through which light shines. 1 They give 2 insight to the untrained. 3
The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.
As your words are taught, they give light; even the simple can understand them.
Break open your words, let the light shine out, let ordinary people see the meaning.
The opening of your words gives light; it gives good sense to the simple.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.
The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.
of thy words
it giveth understanding
unto the simple
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are a doorway
through which light
shines. They give insight
to the untrained.
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1 tn Heb “the doorway of your words gives light.” God’s “words” refer here to the instructions in his law (see vv. 9, 57).
2 tn Heb “it [i.e., the doorway] gives.”
3 tn Or “the [morally] naive,” that is, the one who is young and still in the process of learning right from wrong and distinguishing wisdom from folly. See Pss 19:7; 116:6.