Teach me to do what pleases you, 1 for you are my God. May your kind presence 2 lead me 3 into a level land. 4
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing.
Teach me how to live to please you, because you're my God. Lead me by your blessed Spirit into cleared and level pastureland.
Give me teaching so that I may do your pleasure; for you are my God: let your good Spirit be my guide into the land of righteousness.
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Let your good spirit lead me on a level path.
Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.
me to do
for thou [art] my God
me into the land
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me to do
are my God
. May your kind
me into a level
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1 tn Or “your will.” See Ps 40:8.
3 tn The prefixed verbal form is taken as a jussive. Taking the statement as a prayer fits well with the petitionary tone of vv. 7-10a.
4 sn A level land (where one can walk free of obstacles) here symbolizes divine blessing and protection. See Pss 26:12 and 27:11 for similar imagery.