New International Version
Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.
King James Bible
What man is he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.
Darby Bible Translation
What man is he that feareth Jehovah? him will he instruct in the way [that] he should choose.
World English Bible
What man is he who fears Yahweh? He shall instruct him in the way that he shall choose.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is this -- the man fearing Jehovah? He directeth him in the way He doth choose.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That feareth the Lord - Who has a proper apprehension of his holiness, justice, and truth; and who, at the same time, sees himself a fallen spirit, and a transgressor of God's holy law, and consequently under the curse. That is the person that truly and reverently fears God.
Him shall he teach - Such a person has a teachable spirit.
The way that he shall choose - The way that in the course of Providence he has chosen, as the way in which he is to gain things honest in the sight of all men; God will bless him in it, and give him as much earthly prosperity as may be useful to his soul in his secular vocation.
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LibraryJune 14. "The Secret of the Lord is with them that Fear Him" (Ps. xxv. 14).
"The secret of the Lord is with them that fear Him" (Ps. xxv. 14). There are secrets of Providence which God's dear children may learn. His dealing with them often seems, to the outward eye, dark and terrible. Faith looks deeper and says, "This is God's secret. You look only on the outside; I can look deeper and see the hidden meaning." Sometimes diamonds are done up in rough packages, so that their value cannot be seen. When the tabernacle was built in the wilderness there was nothing rich in its …
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Lastly; they who Will Not, by the Arguments and Proofs Before Mentioned,
Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
How abundant are the good things that you have stored up for those who fear you, that you bestow in the sight of all, on those who take refuge in you.
The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him;
but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm."
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