New International Version
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
King James Bible
Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
Darby Bible Translation
Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: let thy good Spirit lead me in a plain country.
World English Bible
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.
Young's Literal Translation
Teach me to do Thy good pleasure, For Thou art my God -- Thy Spirit is good, Lead me into a land of uprightness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Teach me to do thy will - רצונך retsonecha, thy pleasure. To be found doing the will of God is the only safe state for man.
Thy Spirit is good - The Author of every good desire and holy purpose.
Lead me - Let it lead me by its continued inspirations and counsels.
Into the land of uprightness - "Into a right land," Chaldee. Into the place where I shall be safe. The old Psalter has, Thi goste gude sal lede me into rygt lande.
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'Teach me to do Thy will; for Thou art my God! Thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.'--PSALM cxliii. 10. These two clauses mean substantially the same thing. The Psalmist's longings are expressed in the first of them in plain words, and in the second in a figure. 'To do God's will' is to be in 'the land of uprightness.' That phrase, in its literal application, means a stretch of level country, and hence is naturally employed as an emblem of a moral or religious condition. A life …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Tell Me, O Thou whom My Soul Loveth, Where Thou Feedest, Where Thou Reposest at Midday, Lest I Should Begin to Wander after the Flocks of Thy Companions.
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The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
You gave your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths, and you gave them water for their thirst.
he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name's sake.
Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths.
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
Praise be to you, LORD; teach me your decrees.
See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
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