Psalms 1:2

“But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But his delight is in the Law of the Lord, and in his Law doeth he meditate day and night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But his delight is in the law of Jehovah; And on his law doth he meditate day and night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and whose mind is on his law day and night.
- Basic English Bible

But his delight is in Jehovah's law, and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
- Darby Bible

But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
- Webster's Bible

but his delight is in Yahweh's law. On his law he meditates day and night.
- World English Bible

But -- in the law of Jehovah [is] his delight, And in His law he doth meditate by day and by night:
- Youngs Literal Bible

But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in His law doth he meditate day and night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:2


1:2 Day and night - Not seldom and slightly, but diligently, and constantly.


Discussion for Psalms 1

  • Art KC
    We are living in the end times. I believe that. We are surrounded on every side by arrogant, scornful, ungodly sinners. If we're not careful, it's easy to get caught up in all their rhetoric, and actions. In verse 2 is our safety. We must not only read his word, but meditate in it night and day; and let it transform our thinking, and actions. Live in the Bible!
  • K. Hill Browning
    I used to just read Psalms, but now I pray the Psalms. No matter what condition I find myself in, there is a Psalm that answers, in praise and glory, to God, through Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit's guidance. Thank you Lord!
  • Dr. Per Jensen
    I LOVE THE BIBLE GOD HAS GIVEN TO US
  • A disciple
    Treasure; You have my prayers and I have already asked the Lord to help you and deliver you safely out of any bad situation. We do not have to just let evil and un-repenting people misuse us and then say to us, Oh you're suppose to be a Christian! It is not a license for mean and ugly people to have a free for all on our account. We do seek their good and turn the other cheek but are also prudent.
  • Lisa
    The bible is the best book on earth...psalms is my favorite book...but the whole bible is wonderful. ..:)
  • Treasure
    Im asking for prayer today ...I smon an abusive situation with spouse ...please prayer that God will open a door for me to live a heathly environment...to remove my abusive husband from my life ...to give strength to say ..I will not take anymore abuse ...this is not what God want marriage to be ...

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