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Psalm 27:11–14

11  aTeach me your way, O Lord,

and lead me on ba level path

because of my enemies.

12  cGive me not up to the will of my adversaries;

for dfalse witnesses have risen against me,

and they ebreathe out violence.

13  I believe that I shall look6 upon fthe goodness of the Lord

in gthe land of the living!

14  hWait for the Lord;

ibe strong, and let your heart take courage;

wait for the Lord!

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Psalm 27:11–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Teach me your way, Lord;

lead me in a straight path

because of my oppressors.

12 Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes,

for false witnesses rise up against me,

spouting malicious accusations.

13 I remain confident of this:

I will see the goodness of the Lord

in the land of the living.

14 Wait for the Lord;

be strong and take heart

and wait for the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

11 Teach me thy way, O Lord,

And lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.

12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies:

For false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

13 I had fainted, unless I had believed

To see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

14 Wait on the Lord:

Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart:

Wait, I say, on the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 Teach me how to live, O Lord.

Lead me along the right path,

for my enemies are waiting for me.

12 Do not let me fall into their hands.

For they accuse me of things I’ve never done;

with every breath they threaten me with violence.

13 Yet I am confident I will see the Lord’s goodness

while I am here in the land of the living.

14 Wait patiently for the Lord.

Be brave and courageous.

Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Teach me Your way, O Lord,

And lead me in a smooth path, because of my enemies.

12 Do not deliver me to the will of my adversaries;

For false witnesses have risen against me,

And such as breathe out violence.

13 I would have lost heart, unless I had believed

That I would see the goodness of the Lord

In the land of the living.

14 Wait on the Lord;

Be of good courage,

And He shall strengthen your heart;

Wait, I say, on the Lord!

Psalm 27:11–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Lord, teach me your ways,

and guide me to do what is right

because I have enemies.

12 Do not hand me over to my enemies,

because they tell lies about me

and say they will hurt me.

13 I truly believe

I will live to see the Lord’s goodness.

14 Wait for the Lord’s help.

Be strong and brave,

and wait for the Lord’s help.

Psalm 27:11–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 Teach me thy way, O Jehovah;

And lead me in a plain path,

Because of mine enemies.

12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine adversaries:

For false witnesses are risen up against me,

And such as breathe out cruelty.

13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah

In the land of the living.

14 Wait for Jehovah:

Be strong, and let thy heart take courage;

Yea, wait thou for Jehovah.

Psalm 27:11–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 Teach me thy way, Jehovah, and lead me in an even path, because of mine enemies. 12 Deliver me not over to the will of mine adversaries; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out violence. 13 Unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living...! 14 Wait for Jehovah; be strong and let thy heart take courage: yea, wait for Jehovah.

Psalm 27:11–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Teach me your way, O Lord.

Lead me on a level path

because I have enemies who spy on me.

12 Do not surrender me to the will of my opponents.

False witnesses have risen against me.

They breathe out violence.

13 I believe that I will see the goodness of the Lord

in this world of the living.

14 Wait with hope for the Lord.

Be strong, and let your heart be courageous.

Yes, wait with hope for the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Because of my adversaries,

show me Your way, Lord,

and lead me on a level path.

12 Do not give me over to the will of my foes,

for false witnesses rise up against me,

breathing violence.

13 I am certain that I will see the Lord’s goodness

in the land of the living.

14 Wait for the Lord;

be strong and courageous.

Wait for the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Teach me your way, O Lord,

and lead me on a level path

because of my enemies.

12 Do not give me up to the will of my adversaries,

for false witnesses have risen against me,

and they are breathing out violence.

13 I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord

in the land of the living.

14 Wait for the Lord;

be strong, and let your heart take courage;

wait for the Lord!

Psalm 27:11–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Teach me, O Yahweh, your way,

and lead me on a level path because of my enemies.

12 Do not give me over to the desire of my enemies,

because false witnesses have arisen against me,

and each breathing out violence.

13 Surely I believe that I will see the goodness of Yahweh

in the land of the living.

14 Wait for Yahweh.

Be strong and let your heart show strength,

and wait for Yahweh.

Psalm 27:11–14 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

11 Lord, teach me your ways.

Lead me along a straight path.

There are many people who beat me down.

12 My enemies want to harm me. So don’t turn me over to them.

Witnesses who tell lies are rising up against me.

They are trying to destroy me.

13 Here is something I am still sure of.

I will see the Lord’s goodness

while I’m still alive.

14 Wait for the Lord.

Be strong and don’t lose hope.

Wait for the Lord.

Psalm 27:11–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 Teach me Your way, O Lord,

And lead me in a level path

Because of my foes.

12 Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries,

For false witnesses have risen against me,

And such as breathe out violence.

13 I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord

In the land of the living.

14 Wait for the Lord;

Be strong and let your heart take courage;

Yes, wait for the Lord.