New American Standard Bible
He led them also by a straight way, To go to an inhabited city.
King James Bible
And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
Darby Bible Translation
And he led them forth by a right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
World English Bible
he led them also by a straight way, that they might go to a city to live in.
Young's Literal Translation
And causeth them to tread in a right way, To go unto a city of habitation.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And he led them forth by the right way - A literal version, if the term necessary to express it might be allowable, would be," He wayed them in a straight way;" he made a way for them, and that was a straight way. He conducted them in the most direct path to the land to which they were going.
That they might go to a city of habitation - A city where they might permanently dwell. The word "city" here seems to be used in the sense of "abode;" and the idea is, that he led them to a land where they might cease to be wanderers, and might find a settled home.
LibraryGod's Great Deliverance of his People. --Ps. Cvii.
God's great Deliverance of His People.--Ps. cvii. part I.--The Wilderness. part II.--From Captivity. part III. From Malignant Disease. part IV. Perils on the Deep. Thank and praise Jehovah's name For his mercies firm and sure, From eternity the same, To eternity endure. Let the ransom'd thus rejoice, Gather'd out of every land; As the people of his choice, Pluck'd from the destroyer's hand. In the wilderness astray, Hither, thither, while they roam, Hungry, fainting by the way, Far from refuge, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
"Nineveh, that Great City"
The Privilege of Prayer
At the command of the LORD they camped, and at the command of the LORD they set out; they kept the LORD'S charge, according to the command of the LORD through Moses.
Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.
O LORD, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes; Make Your way straight before me.
They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region; They did not find a way to an inhabited city.
And there He makes the hungry to dwell, So that they may establish an inhabited city,
"With weeping they will come, And by supplication I will lead them; I will make them walk by streams of waters, On a straight path in which they will not stumble; For I am a father to Israel, And Ephraim is My firstborn."
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