Psalms 27:11

“Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Teach me thy way, O Lord, and leade me in a plaine path, because of mine enemies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Teach me Your way, O LORD, And lead me in a level path Because of my foes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Teach me thy way, O Jehovah; And lead me in a plain path, Because of mine enemies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make your way clear to me, O Lord, guiding me by the right way, because of my haters.
- Basic English Bible

Teach me thy way, Jehovah, and lead me in an even path, because of mine enemies.
- Darby Bible

Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of my enemies.
- Webster's Bible

Teach me your way, Yahweh. Lead me in a straight path, because of my enemies.
- World English Bible

Shew me, O Jehovah, Thy way, And lead me in a path of uprightness, For the sake of my beholders.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Teach me Thy way, O LORD; and lead me in an even path, because of them that lie in wait for me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 27:11


27:11 Because of - That I may neither fall into their hands by my folly, nor give them any occasion of triumphing over me.


Discussion for Psalms 27:11

  • For the understanding given me I perceive it that mine enemies is for one to examine self and avoid that which hinders, in prayer Father let me not fall to mine own temptations.
  • MockingBird for verse 11
    Because of mine enemies I am in need of my Lord 's direction : I need to be in His word daily and looking for His direction in my life. I am looking to be taught of Him : I will be made wiser than mine enemies. I Thank God for His word. All I need to do is take heed to it and obey. Obedience is better that sacrifice !!!
  • Acting in harmony with this prayer means paying careful attention to any Bible based direction that we receive and applying it at once. We want to allow Jehovah God to lead and instruct us in our lives.
  • Aharon Hirsch for verse 11
    The whole of Psalm 27 - and quintessentially verses 10, 11,12 - show us that the spark of Divine presence in each and every one, can help us in our day to day choices