Psalms 32:8

“I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I will instruct thee, and teach thee in the way which thou shalt goe: I will guide thee with mine eye.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will counsel thee with mine eye upon thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will give you knowledge, teaching you the way to go; my eye will be your guide.
- Basic English Bible

I will instruct thee and teach thee the way in which thou shalt go; I will counsel [thee] with mine eye upon thee.
- Darby Bible

I will instruct thee, and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with my eye.
- Webster's Bible

I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go. I will counsel you with my eye on you.
- World English Bible

I cause thee to act wisely, And direct thee in the way that thou goest, I cause mine eye to take counsel concerning thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go; I will give counsel, Mine eye being upon thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 32:8


32:8 I will - This and the next verse seems to be the words of God, whom David brings in as returning this answer to his prayers. Mine eye - So Christ did St. Peter, when he turned and looked upon him.


Discussion for Psalms 32

  • BSP
    Failing to confess our sins can have a detrimental effect on our body. David felt terrible when he tried to conceal his sin, but he was able to experience relief finally when he confessed his wrongs and repented.
  • Hailey Ann Hegewald
    The Things I like most about the scripture Psalms chapter 32:1-6 is that in verse 5 it said "I acknowledge my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity i have not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah."
  • The word I will love to carry in my spirit and not only my mind!
  • Akaninyene for verse 8
    The Lord keeps us as the Apple of his eyes
  • Marie-Louise Jean
    God makes himself available to us. It is up to us to follow his instructions, teaching and guidance. And when we do, we find ourselves on the right path.
  • Clyde Dyer
    I found this website to be most helpful.

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