See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.
Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.
See for yourself whether I've done anything wrong--then guide me on the road to eternal life.
See if there is any way of sorrow in me, and be my guide in the eternal way.
See if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting.
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1 tn Many understand the Hebrew term עֹצֶב (’otsev) as a noun meaning “pain,” and translate the phrase דֶּרֶךְ עֹצֶב (derekh ’otsev) as “of pain,” but this makes little sense here. (Some interpret it to refer to actions which bring pain to others.) It is preferable to take עֹצֶב as “idol” (see HALOT 865 s.v. I עֹצֶב) and understand “way of an idol” to refer to idolatrous actions or tendency. See L. C. Allen, Psalms 101-150 (WBC), 253.
2 tn Heb “in the path of antiquity.” This probably refers to the moral path prescribed by the