Psalm 1:2
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New International Version
but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.

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

English Standard Version
but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.

New American Standard Bible
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instead, his delight is in the LORD's instruction, and he meditates on it day and night.

International Standard Version
But he delights in the LORD's instruction, and meditates in his instruction day and night.

NET Bible
Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the LORD's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But his pleasure is in the Law of Lord Jehovah and in his Law he will meditate day and night.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Rather, he delights in the teachings of the LORD and reflects on his teachings day and night.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; And in His law doth he meditate day and night.

New American Standard 1977
But his delight is in the law of the LORD,
            And in His law he meditates day and night.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in his law he meditates day and night.

King James 2000 Bible
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.

American King James Version
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.

American Standard Version
But his delight is in the law of Jehovah; And on his law doth he meditate day and night.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But his will is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he shall 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.

English Revised Version
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Webster's Bible Translation
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; 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:
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-3 To meditate in God's word, is to discourse with ourselves concerning the great things contained in it, with close application of mind and fixedness of thought. We must have constant regard to the word of God, as the rule of our actions, and the spring of our comforts; and have it in our thoughts night and day. For this purpose no time is amiss.
Study Bible
The Happiness of the Godly
1How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night. 3He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.…
Cross References
Genesis 24:63
Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, camels were coming.

Joshua 1:8
"This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.

Psalm 25:5
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.

Psalm 63:5
My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.

Psalm 63:6
When I remember You on my bed, I meditate on You in the night watches,

Psalm 112:1
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Psalm 119:14
I have rejoiced in the way of Your testimonies, As much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:15
I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.

Psalm 119:16
I shall delight in Your statutes; I shall not forget Your word. Gimel.

Psalm 119:97
O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.
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But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.

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Psalm 88:1 O lord God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you:

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