|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers.
King James Bible
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
American Standard Version
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, Nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor sitteth in the seat of scoffers:
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;
Psalm 1:1 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:1 Blessed - The Hebrew words are very emphatical: O the blessedness of that man! Counsel - That doth not lead his life according to their counsel, or manner of living. Standeth - Which notes a more settled abode in it. Way - In their manner of conversation. Seat - Which notes a constant and resolved perseverance in their wicked courses. Scornful - Of those who make a mock of sin, and scoff at goodness and goodmen. Divers observe a gradation in this verse ; the following clause still exceeding the former, for standing is more than walking, and sitting more than standing; and sinners in scripture use, are worse than the ungodly, and the scornful are the worst of sinners.
Psalm 1:1 Parallel CommentariesBlessed Company Counsel Evil-Doers Happiness Happy Honour Path Sat Scoffers Scorners Scornful Seat Sinners Sit Sits Sitteth Stand Standeth Stood Ungodly Walk Walked Walketh Walks Way WickedBlessed Company Counsel Evil-Doers Happiness Happy Honour Path Sat Scoffers Scorners Scornful Seat Sinners Sit Sits Sitteth Stand Standeth Stood Ungodly Walk Walked Walketh Walks Way WickedThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Deuteronomy 33:29 How blessed you are, O Israel! Who else is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your protecting shield and your triumphant sword! Your enemies will cringe before you, and you will stomp on their backs!"
Joshua 1:8 Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.
Psalm 5:9 My enemies cannot speak a truthful word. Their deepest desire is to destroy others. Their talk is foul, like the stench from an open grave. Their tongues are filled with flattery.
Psalm 5:10 O God, declare them guilty. Let them be caught in their own traps. Drive them away because of their many sins, for they have rebelled against you.
Psalm 10:2 The wicked arrogantly hunt down the poor. Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others.
Psalm 17:4 I have followed your commands, which keep me from following cruel and evil people.
Psalm 26:4 I do not spend time with liars or go along with hypocrites.