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1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 1 Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.
2 but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. 2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.
3 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. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.
4 The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. 4 Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away.
5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; 5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
6 for the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish. 6 For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.