Psalms 1:6

“For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the vngodly shall perish.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah knoweth the way of the righteous; But the way of the wicked shall perish.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because the Lord sees the way of the upright, but the end of the sinner is destruction.
- Basic English Bible

For Jehovah knoweth the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.
- Darby Bible

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.
- World English Bible

For Jehovah is knowing the way of the righteous, And the way of the wicked is lost!
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the LORD regardeth the way of the righteous; but the way of the wicked shall perish.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:6


1:6 Knoweth - He approves, loves, and delights in them, and therefore will recompence them. Perish - All their designs and courses shall come to nothing, and they shall perish with them.


Discussion for Psalms 1

  • Cleveland W. Gibson
    I am a writer and took more than a look at the psalms. I edit as well and I found in the psalms 'thing' were repeated. That does not make them wrong/ bad. I have learned other writers were inspired to write, perhaps 'add' in their thoughts. It is a salute to the original writer of the psalms.I've tried my hand at turning psalm 1 into a poem. It came out well. Church Newsletter next? Who knows?
  • Tim Griffin
    God said i'm like a tree planted by the river of water shall not be move. Come hell and high water i'm still standing.
  • Juanita James
    I love what Psalms one tell me how Jesus came so that I will prosper in his word
  • Mim
    to Barbara Jeffries
    This is a good site lots of regulars ,sharing ideas and opinions . nicely / I enjoy the daily verse. it prompts me to read and think about the Lord more . Glad you're here
  • Antwi prince
    Powerful and inspectional
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