Psalms 25:9-10

9 He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
10 All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.

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Psalms 25:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
ESV
9 He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.
NLT
9 He leads the humble in doing right, teaching them his way.
MSG
9 He gives the rejects his hand, And leads them step-by-step.
CSB
9 He leads the humble in what is right and teaches them His way.

Psalms 25:9-10 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO PSALM 25

\\<<[A Psalm] of David>>\\. This is the first of the psalms which is written in an alphabetical order, or in which the first word of every verse begins with the letters of the Hebrew alphabet in order, though it is not strictly and regularly observed; the reason of this manner of writing is not very obvious; the {r} Jews confess their ignorance of it; it may be to engage the attention to what is said, or to assist the memory in laying it up, and retaining it there. The occasion of the psalm seems to be the troubles David was in on account of an unnatural rebellion raised against him by some of his subjects, at the head of which was his own son Absalom; he speaks of himself as in a net, and in great affliction, distress, and trouble, by reason of his enemies, Ps 25:15-18; and as being brought to a sense of his former sins, for which he desires pardon, Ps 25:7,11. {r} Kimchi in loc.

Psalms 25:9-10 In-Context

7 Do not remember the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you, LORD, are good.
8 Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
9 He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
10 All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.
11 For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.
12 Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Psalms 23:3
  • 2. ver 4; Psalms 27:11
  • 3. S Psalms 18:25; Psalms 40:11
  • 4. Psalms 103:18; Psalms 132:12
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