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Psalms 143:10


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 


Ne 9:20; Ps 22:1; Ps 25:4,5,8,9,12; Ps 31:14; Ps 63:1; Ps 118:28; Ps 119:5-7,12,35; Ps 139:24; Ps 140:6; Isa 29:10; Isa 63:14; Mic 4:2; Mt 28:20; Joh 14:26; Joh 16:13-15; Ro 5:5; Ro 8:2,14-16,26; Ro 15:13,30; Ga 5:22,23; Eph 4:30; Eph 5:9; Col 1:9,10; 1Th 4:1,2; 2Ti 1:7; Heb 13:21; 1Jo 2:27

NET © Notes

tn Or “your will.” See Ps 40:8.

tn Heb “your good spirit.” God’s “spirit” may refer here to his presence (see the note on the word “presence” in Ps 139:7) or to his personal Spirit (see Ps 51:10).

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.

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.

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