Psalms 25:4

4 Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths.

Psalms 25:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.
ESV
4 Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.
NLT
4 Show me the right path, O LORD ; point out the road for me to follow.
MSG
4 Show me how you work, God; School me in your ways.
CSB
4 Make Your ways known to me, Lord; teach me Your paths.

Psalms 25:4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 25:4

Show me thy ways, O Lord
Either those which the Lord himself took and walked in; as those of creation and providence, in which he has displayed his power, wisdom, and goodness; and which are desirable to be known by his people, and require divine instruction and direction; and particularly his ways of grace, mercy, and truth, and the methods he has taken for the salvation of his people, both in eternity and in time; or those ways which he orders and directs his people to walk in; namely, the paths of duty, the ways of his worship and ordinances; a greater knowledge of which good men desire to have, as well as more grace to enable them to walk more closely and constantly in them;

teach me thy paths;
a petition the same with the other, in different words.

Psalms 25:4 In-Context

2 I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.
3 No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
4 Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths.
5 Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
6 Remember, LORD, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Job 34:32; Exodus 33:13