Psalms 1:5

“Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore the vngodly shall not stand in the iudgement, nor sinners in the Congregation of the righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause there will be no mercy for sinners when they are judged, and the evil-doers will have no place among the upright,
- Basic English Bible

Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
- Darby Bible

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
- World English Bible

Therefore the wicked rise not in judgment, Nor sinners in the company of the righteous,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:5


1:5 Not stand - Not endure the trial. Judgment - In the great and general judgment of the world.


Discussion for Psalms 1

  • Zelda
    I love it I read the psalms and proverbs often, although I am going through a hell I never thought was there but I believe that GOD protects sheilds and comforts me yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death thy rod and staff comfort me. I never want to be seperated from GOD and I do ask GOD to seperate me from ALL evil. AMEN. Peace be with you keep the faith.
  • Linda Ham
    MY pastor told us to read it twice day.
  • Chigozie
    But My Delight Is In De Law Of De Lord
  • Gloria
    My sunday school teacher told the class read this this psalms and memorize it.the more I read it the more it.bless me each and every day and night my relationship with Him has grown
  • Peter best
    I particularly like this verse "But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night." Isn't that great? I love the word "meditate" day and night because it is relaxing. I just looked in the dictionary.
    Rest, Relaxing and Meditation are healthy mechanisms of improving the mind and or the neurons, as it is all the same thing, my current study. (maybe a pun?)
  • Gennette
    The hidden power of God's word comes alive in every area of our lives when we eat it daily and write upon the tablet of our heart. Most importantly, living to the true measure of the word yields through transformation of mind and spirit. Therefore anchoring us so deep in Christ, we remain unscale by surface movement and produce superior fruits that impact others.

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