New International Version
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
King James Bible
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Darby Bible Translation
I will instruct thee and teach thee the way in which thou shalt go; I will counsel [thee] with mine eye upon thee.
World English Bible
I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go. I will counsel you with my eye on you.
Young's Literal Translation
I cause thee to act wisely, And direct thee in the way that thou goest, I cause mine eye to take counsel concerning thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will instruct thee - These are probably the Lord's words to David. Seeing thou art now sensible of the mercy thou hast received from me, and art purposing to live to my glory, I will give thee all the assistance requisite. I will become thy Instructor, "and will teach thee," in all occurrences, "the way thou shouldst go." I will keep mine eyes upon thee, and thou shalt keep thine upon me: as I go, thou must follow me; and I will continually watch for thy good.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will guide [heb.] I will counsel thee, mine eye shall be upon thee
LibraryA Threefold Thought of Sin and Forgiveness
'Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile.' --PSALM xxxii. 1, 2. This psalm, which has given healing to many a wounded conscience, comes from the depths of a conscience which itself has been wounded and healed. One must be very dull of hearing not to feel how it throbs with emotion, and is, in fact, a gush of rapture from a heart experiencing in its freshness the new joy …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Confession of Sin Illustrated by the Cases of Dr. Pritchard and Constance Kent
The First Disciples: iv. Nathanael
David's Sin in the Matter of Uriah.
and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son.
Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory.
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
This is what the LORD says-- your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.
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