Psalm 1:3
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New International Version
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither-- whatever they do prospers.

New Living Translation
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do.

English Standard Version
He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.

New American Standard Bible
He 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.

King James Bible
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is like a tree planted beside streams of water that bears its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.

International Standard Version
He will be like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in its season, and whose leaf does not wither. He will prosper in everything he does.

NET Bible
He is like a tree planted by flowing streams; it yields its fruit at the proper time, and its leaves never fall off. He succeeds in everything he attempts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He will be like a tree planted upon a stream of waters, it gives its fruit in its time, his leaves will not wither; all that he does he accomplishes.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He is like a tree planted beside streams- a tree that produces fruit in season and whose leaves do not wither. He succeeds in everything he does.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he shall be like a tree planted by streams of water, That bringeth forth its fruit in its season, And whose leaf doth not wither; And in whatsoever he doeth he shall prosper.

New American Standard 1977
And he 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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

King James 2000 Bible
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he does shall prosper.

American King James Version
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

American Standard Version
And he shall be like a tree planted by the streams of water, That bringeth forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also doth not wither; And whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he shall be like a tree which is planted near the running waters, which shall bring forth its fruit, in due season. And his leaf shall not fall off: and all whosoever he shall do shall prosper.

Darby Bible Translation
And he [is] as a tree planted by brooks of water, which giveth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf fadeth not; and all that he doeth prospereth.

English Revised Version
And he shall be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that bringeth forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also doth not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth its fruit in season; its leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he doeth shall prosper.

World English Bible
He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath been as a tree, Planted by rivulets of water, That giveth its fruit in its season, And its leaf doth not wither, And all that he doth he causeth to prosper.
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
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. 4The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.…
Cross References
Genesis 39:2
The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.

Genesis 39:3
Now his master saw that the LORD was with him and how the LORD caused all that he did to prosper in his hand.

Numbers 24:6
"Like valleys that stretch out, Like gardens beside the river, Like aloes planted by the LORD, Like cedars beside the waters.

Psalm 92:12
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Psalm 106:5
That I may see the prosperity of Your chosen ones, That I may rejoice in the gladness of Your nation, That I may glory with Your inheritance.

Psalm 128:2
When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands, You will be happy and it will be well with you.

Proverbs 3:33
The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.

Proverbs 11:28
He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Jeremiah 17:8
"For he will be like a tree planted by the water, That extends its roots by a stream And will not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought Nor cease to yield fruit.

Ezekiel 19:10
'Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard, Planted by the waters; It was fruitful and full of branches Because of abundant waters.
Treasury of Scripture

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

tree

Job 14:9 Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

Isaiah 44:4 And they shall spring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses.

Jeremiah 17:8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreads …

Ezekiel 17:8 It was planted in a good soil by great waters, that it might bring …

Ezekiel 19:10 Your mother is like a vine in your blood, planted by the waters: …

Ezekiel 47:12 And by the river on the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, …

Revelation 22:2 In the middle of the street of it, and on either side of the river, …

bringeth

Psalm 92:14 They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat …

Matthew 21:34,41 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to …

shall not

Isaiah 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the …

Matthew 13:6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had …

Matthew 21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing …

John 15:6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; …

Jude 1:12 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, …

wither. Heb. Fade
whatsoever

Psalm 128:2 For you shall eat the labor of your hands: happy shall you be, and …

Psalm 129:8 Neither do they which go by say, The blessing of the LORD be on you: …

Genesis 39:3,23 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD …

Joshua 1:7,8 Only be you strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do …

1 Chronicles 22:11 Now, my son, the LORD be with you; and prosper you, and build the …

2 Chronicles 31:21 And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, …

2 Chronicles 32:23 And many brought gifts to the LORD to Jerusalem, and presents to …

Isaiah 3:10 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they …

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