Psalms 1:4

“The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The vngodly are not so: but are like the chaffe, which the winde driueth away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The evil-doers are not so; but are like the dust from the grain, which the wind takes away.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away.
- Darby Bible

The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
- World English Bible

Not so the wicked: But -- as chaff that wind driveth away!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Not so the wicked; but they are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:4


1:4 Ungodly - Their condition is far different. Chaff - They are restless and unquiet: their seeming felicity, hath no firm foundation, but quickly vanishes and flees away as chaff before the wind.


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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