Psalms 1:3

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he shalbe like a tree planted by the riuers of water, that bringeth foorth his fruit in his season, his leafe also shall not wither, and whatsoeuer he doeth, shall prosper.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, which gives its fruit at the right time, whose leaves will ever be green; and he will do well in all his undertakings.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:3


1:3 Whither - His happiness is not short and transitory, but, like those trees which are continually green and flourishing.


Discussion for Psalms 1

  • Funke Ogunsola
    For you not to walk in the counsel of the ungodly, or stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of the scornful, you must have delighted yourself in the word of the Lord. Because this is what will be directing your path. Not you yourself. In other words, the power to direct your path to the righteous way, is gotten from the word of God. The consequence is thus that whatever you do prospers
  • Jared
    psalms 1 encourages people to delight in Gods laws so as to tap into his devine nature that enables us to do what an ordinary person cannot do.
  • Maria
    Psalms is good
  • Mary Phuong
    Psalms are praising songs to God: How wonderful and mighty He is and healing medicines for human beings in every situation.
  • Patricia
    Psalmists1 it givees me hope in the faith I am living with n God and staying grateful in the Lord.
  • Justice Prince
    The book of psalm 1 makes me to understand the need to obey God's law ,and the blessings associated with being Godly.

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