Psalm 27:11

11 Teach me your way, LORD; lead me in a straight path because of my oppressors.

Read Psalm 27:11 Using Other Translations

Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Teach me your way, O LORD, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.
Teach me how to live, O LORD . Lead me along the right path, for my enemies are waiting for me.

What does Psalm 27:11 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 27:11

Teach me thy way, O Lord
Of providence, grace, and duty; (See Gill on Psalms 25:4);

and lead me in a plain path:
as the path of truth is to those that understand and find knowledge; and as the way of holiness is, even to such who in other things are fools, but shall not err therein, ( Proverbs 8:9 ) ( Isaiah 35:8 ) ; or the path of righteousness, in which Christ, the wisdom of God, and shepherd of his people, leads them, ( Psalms 23:3 ) ( Proverbs 8:20 ) ;

because of mine enemies,
or "those that observe me"; who eyed him as Saul did, ( 1 Samuel 18:9 ) ; and waited for his halting, as Jeremiah's familiars did for him; and lay in wait to deceive him, and lead him out of the way, as false teachers do; and come upon him at an unawares, and take every advantage against him, as Satan does.

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