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

  • Zenus Thomas
    When I read Ps 1---I go to Gal 5:16--26. Be very aware of the LUST of THE FLESH
  • Daphne Brown
    My mother (deceased 10 years now) highlighted this verse in the bible and placed my name next too it. In my spirit, I believe this verse is speaking to the righteous. It is so easy to get caught up in the world and what's "popular" that majority of us don't take the time to thank God for what we have. We are sinners and God understands that but if you are a true believer God expects more.
  • Paulette Bonds
    We should do what is pleasing to the Lord. We are not perfect beings and there will be times when we do things that are not to his satisfaction. Do not sat in judgment of those whom are weak. If they fall do what you can to lift them up because we are his people and the sheep of his pastures. Be obedient to his word and Praise his name continuesly.
  • Pretty
    Psalms 1 talks about the beauty of being righteous and how the favour of God is upon those who do good and serve Him diligently. It then explains that the ungodly will be punished because they do not follow His counsel.
  • Melvin
    Praise Our LORD to everyone,I take Ps.1 to mean I can not do everything the world(sinners)do any more can't even get council from them (amen)(2 Corn.6:17),now I must pray,meditate on EVERYTHING ABOUT GOD THE FATHER,SON, HOLY GHOST, and the ANGELS,even Lucifer,and those demons to be able to win Souls for The Glory of Our GOD!(IJN)!!!.
  • Janice
    Its healing,direction,comforation of gods will for our lives.


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