Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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


O Lord, lead me in Your righteousness because of my enemies;
Make Your way straight (direct, right) before me.

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.

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,

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 And I in the multitude of thy mercy will come into thy house; I will worship to thy holy temple in thy fear. 8 O Jehovah, guide me into thy justice, for sake of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face. 9 Not steadfast in his mouth; the midst of them mischiefs; their throat a grave opened; they will be smooth with their tongue,


Cross References

Psalm 27:11

Teach me, O Jehovah, thy way, and lead me in a path of straitness for sake of those pressing me.

Psalm 25:4-5

O Jehovah, cause me to know thy ways; teach me thy paths.

2 Samuel 12:14

Only that despising, thou didst cause the enemies of Jehovah to despise by this thing, also the son born to thee, dying, shall die.

Psalm 31:1

To the overseer, chanting of David. In thee, O Jehovah, I put my trust, I shall not be ashamed forever: in thy justice deliver me.

Psalm 54:5

He will turn back the evil to those oppressing me; in thy truth cut them off.

Psalm 59:10

My God, his mercy shall anticipate me: God shall cause me to look upon mine enemies.

Psalm 86:11

Teach me, O Jehovah, thy way; I will go in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I sought thee, thou wilt not cause me to wander from thy commands.

Psalm 119:64

Thy mercy, O Jehovah, filled the earth: teach me thy laws.

Psalm 143:8-10

Cause me to hear thy mercy in the morning; for in thee I trusted: cause me to know the way that I shall go; for to thee I lifted up my soul.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust to Jehovah with all thy heart; and thou shalt not lean to thine understanding.

Proverbs 4:25

Thine eyes shall look straight before, and thine eyelashes shall be right before thee.

Matthew 3:3

For this is he spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, A voice of him crying in the desert, Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.

Hebrews 12:13

And make straight wheel-ruts to your feet, lest the lame thing turned aside; and it should rather be healed.

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