Psalm 86:11
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New Living Translation
Teach me your ways, O LORD, that I may live according to your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor you.

King James Bible
Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

Darby Bible Translation
Teach me thy way, Jehovah; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

World English Bible
Teach me your way, Yahweh. I will walk in your truth. Make my heart undivided to fear your name.

Young's Literal Translation
Show me, O Jehovah, Thy way, I walk in Thy truth, My heart doth rejoice to fear Thy name.

Psalm 86:11 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

86:11 Truth - In the way of thy precepts, which are true and right in all things. My heart - Knit my whole heart to thyself.

Psalm 86:11 Parallel Commentaries

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The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Third Commandment
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: For the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.' Exod 20: 7. This commandment has two parts: 1. A negative expressed, that we must not take God's name in vain; that is, cast any reflections and dishonour on his name. 2. An affirmative implied. That we should take care to reverence and honour his name. Of this latter I shall speak more fully, under the first petition in the Lord's Prayer, Hallowed be thy name.' I shall
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 33:13
If it is true that you look favorably on me, let me know your ways so I may understand you more fully and continue to enjoy your favor. And remember that this nation is your very own people."

1 Kings 8:36
then hear from heaven and forgive the sins of your servants, your people Israel. Teach them to follow the right path, and send rain on your land that you have given to your people as their special possession.

Psalm 25:4
Show me the right path, O LORD; point out the road for me to follow.

Psalm 25:5
Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you.

Psalm 26:3
For I am always aware of your unfailing love, and I have lived according to your truth.

Psalm 27:11
Teach me how to live, O LORD. Lead me along the right path, for my enemies are waiting for me.

Psalm 61:5
For you have heard my vows, O God. You have given me an inheritance reserved for those who fear your name.

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