Lead me, Lord, in your righteousness(A)
    because of my enemies—
    make your way straight(B) before me.

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11 Teach me your way,(A) Lord;
    lead me in a straight path(B)
    because of my oppressors.(C)

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He led them by a straight way(A)
    to a city(B) where they could settle.

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The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight,(A)
    but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.(B)

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13 I will raise up Cyrus[a](A) in my righteousness:
    I will make all his ways straight.(B)
He will rebuild my city(C)
    and set my exiles free,
but not for a price or reward,(D)
    says the Lord Almighty.”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 45:13 Hebrew him
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16 This is what the Lord says:

“Stand at the crossroads and look;
    ask for the ancient paths,(A)
ask where the good way(B) is, and walk in it,
    and you will find rest(C) for your souls.
    But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

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23 but I gave them this command:(A) Obey(B) me, and I will be your God and you will be my people.(C) Walk in obedience to all(D) I command you, that it may go well(E) with you.

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21 “Set up road signs;
    put up guideposts.(A)
Take note of the highway,(B)
    the road that you take.
Return,(C) Virgin(D) Israel,
    return to your towns.

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