Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Lord, lead me in Your righteousness
because of my adversaries;
make Your way straight before me.

New American Standard Bible

O LORD, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes; Make Your way straight before me.

King James Version

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

International Standard Version

LORD, lead me in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your path straight before me.

A Conservative Version

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of my enemies. Make thy way straight before my face.

American Standard Version

Lead me, O Jehovah, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; Make thy way straight before my face.

Amplified

Lead me, O Lord, in Your righteousness because of my enemies; make Your way level (straight and right) before my face.

Bible in Basic English

Be my guide, O Lord, in the ways of your righteousness, because of those who are against me; make your way straight before my face.

Darby Translation

Lead me, Jehovah, in thy righteousness, because of my foes; make thy way plain before me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

Julia Smith Translation

O Jehovah, guide me into thy justice, for sake of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

King James 2000

Lead me, O LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies; make your way straight before my face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O Yahweh, lead me in your righteousness because of my enemies; make straight before me your way.

Modern King James verseion

Lead me, O Jehovah, in Your righteousness, because of my enemies; make Your way straight before my face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way plain before my face.

NET Bible

Lord, lead me in your righteousness because of those who wait to ambush me, remove the obstacles in the way in which you are guiding me!

New Heart English Bible

Lead me, LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your way straight before my face.

The Emphasized Bible

O Yahweh! lead me in thy righteousness, because of mine adversaries, Make even, before me, thy way:

Webster

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness, because of my enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

World English Bible

Lead me, Yahweh, in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your way straight before my face.

Youngs Literal Translation

O Jehovah, lead me in Thy righteousness, Because of those observing me, Make straight before me Thy way,

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 5:8

Devotionals containing Psalm 5:8

References

Fausets

Images Psalm 5:8

Prayers for Psalm 5:8

Context Readings

The Refuge Of The Righteous

7 But I enter Your house
by the abundance of Your faithful love;
I bow down toward Your holy temple
in reverential awe of You.
8 Lord, lead me in Your righteousness
because of my adversaries;
make Your way straight before me.
9 For there is nothing reliable in what they say;
destruction is within them;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongues.


Cross References

Psalm 27:11

Because of my adversaries,
show me Your way, Lord,
and lead me on a level path.

Psalm 25:4-5

Make Your ways known to me, Lord;
teach me Your paths.

2 Samuel 12:14

However, because you treated the Lord with such contempt in this matter, the son born to you will die.”

Psalm 31:1

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, I seek refuge in You;
let me never be disgraced.
Save me by Your righteousness.

Psalm 54:5

He will repay my adversaries for their evil.
Because of Your faithfulness, annihilate them.

Psalm 59:10

My faithful God will come to meet me;
God will let me look down on my adversaries.

Psalm 86:11

Teach me Your way, Yahweh,
and I will live by Your truth.
Give me an undivided mind to fear Your name.

Psalm 119:10

I have sought You with all my heart;
don’t let me wander from Your commands.

Psalm 119:64

Lord, the earth is filled with Your faithful love;
teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 143:8-10

Let me experience
Your faithful love in the morning,
for I trust in You.
Reveal to me the way I should go
because I long for You.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not rely on your own understanding;

Proverbs 4:25

Let your eyes look forward;
fix your gaze straight ahead.

Matthew 3:3

For he is the one spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, who said:A voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
Prepare the way for the Lord;
make His paths straight!

Hebrews 12:13

and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead.

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