New International Version
Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways.
King James Bible
Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
Darby Bible Translation
Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore will he instruct sinners in the way:
World English Bible
Good and upright is Yahweh, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.
Young's Literal Translation
Good and upright is Jehovah, Therefore He directeth sinners in the way.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Good and upright is the Lord - He is good in his nature, and righteous in his conduct.
Therefore will he teach sinners - Because he is good, he will teach sinners, though they deserve nothing but destruction: and because he is right, he will teach them the true way.
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LibraryJune 14. "The Secret of the Lord is with them that Fear Him" (Ps. xxv. 14).
"The secret of the Lord is with them that fear Him" (Ps. xxv. 14). There are secrets of Providence which God's dear children may learn. His dealing with them often seems, to the outward eye, dark and terrible. Faith looks deeper and says, "This is God's secret. You look only on the outside; I can look deeper and see the hidden meaning." Sometimes diamonds are done up in rough packages, so that their value cannot be seen. When the tabernacle was built in the wilderness there was nothing rich in its …
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Lastly; they who Will Not, by the Arguments and Proofs Before Mentioned,
Who, then, are those who fear the LORD? He will instruct them in the ways they should choose.
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.
proclaiming, "The LORD is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him."
For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way; walk in it."
Many nations will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths." The law will go out from Zion, the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
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