The Two Ways

1 How happy is the man who does not followa the advice of the wicked, or takeb the path of sinners, or join a groupc of mockers!

References for Psalms 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Lit not walk in
    • b 1:1 - Lit stand in
    • c 1:1 - Or or sit in the seat
      2 Instead, his delight is in the Lord's instruction, and he meditates on it day and night.d

      References for Psalms 1:2

        • d 1:2 - Ps 119:14-16,35; Jos 1:8
          3 He is like a tree planted beside streams of watere that bears its fruit in seasonf and whose leaf does not wither.g Whatever he does prospers.

          References for Psalms 1:3

            • e 1:3 - Or beside irrigation canals
            • f 1:3 - Lit in its season
            • g 1:3 - Jr 17:8
              4 The wicked are not like this; instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.
              5 Therefore the wicked will not surviveh the judgment, and sinners will not be in the community of the righteous.

              References for Psalms 1:5

                • h 1:5 - Lit stand in
                  6 For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.