Psalm 1:2
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New Living Translation
But they delight in the law of the LORD, meditating on it day and night.

King James Bible
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Darby Bible Translation
But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

World English Bible
but his delight is in Yahweh's law. On his law he meditates day and night.

Young's Literal Translation
But -- in the law of Jehovah is his delight, And in His law he doth meditate by day and by night:

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:2 Day and night - Not seldom and slightly, but diligently, and constantly.

Psalm 1:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
On the Psalms. I.
[1376] The Argument of the Exposition of the Psalms by Hippolytus, (Bishop) of Rome. 1. The book of Psalms contains new doctrine after the law which was given by Moses; and thus it is the second book of doctrine after the Scripture of Moses. After the death, then of Moses and Joshua, and after the judges, David arose, one deemed worthy to be called the father of the Saviour, and he was the first to give the Hebrews a new style of psalmody, by which he did away with the ordinances established by Moses
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus

Works by the Same Author.
Crown 8vo, cloth, price 7s. 6d. each. THE PSALMS. VOL. I.--PSALMS I.-XXXVIII. " II.--PSALMS XXXIX.-LXXXIX. " III.--PSALMS XC-CL. IN THE "EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE." "The work of a brilliant and effective teacher. He writes with real power and insight."--Saturday Review. "Dr. Maclaren has evidently mastered his subject with the aid of the best authorities, and has put the results of his studies before his readers in a most attractive form, and if we add that this commentary really helps to the better
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

What Sin Does to Men
'Ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fadeth, and as a garden that hath no water. 31. And the strong shall be as tow, and His work as a spark; and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.'--ISAIAH i. 30-31. The original reference of these words is to the threatened retribution for national idolatry, of which 'oaks' and 'gardens' were both seats. The nation was, as it were, dried up and made inflammable; the idol was as the 'spark' or the occasion for destruction. But a wider application,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

John's Witness to Jesus, and God's
'And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not; 16. John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: 17. Whose fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly purge His floor, and will gather the wheat into His garner; but the chaff He will burn with fire unquenchable.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Genesis 24:63
One evening as he was walking and meditating in the fields, he looked up and saw the camels coming.

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 25:5
Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you.

Psalm 63:5
You satisfy me more than the richest feast. I will praise you with songs of joy.

Psalm 63:6
I lie awake thinking of you, meditating on you through the night.

Psalm 112:1
Praise the LORD! How joyful are those who fear the LORD and delight in obeying his commands.

Psalm 119:14
I have rejoiced in your laws as much as in riches.

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