May he show 1 the humble what is right! 2 May he teach 3 the humble his way!
He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.
He leads the humble in what is right, teaching them his way.
He gives the rejects his hand, And leads them step-by-step.
He will be an upright guide to the poor in spirit: he will make his way clear to them.
He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.
The humble He guides in justice, And the humble He teaches His way.
will he guide
and the meek
will he teach
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May he show
what is right
! May he teach
|NET © Notes||
1 tn The prefixed verbal form is jussive; the psalmist expresses his prayer.
2 tn Heb “may he guide the humble into justice.” The Hebrew term עֲנָוִים (’anavim, “humble”) usually refers to the oppressed, but in this context, where the psalmist confesses his sin and asks for moral guidance, it apparently refers to sinners who humble themselves before God and seek deliverance from their sinful condition.
3 tn The prefixed verbal form is interpreted as a jussive (it stands parallel to the jussive form, “may he guide”).