Psalms 1:3

“And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he shalbe like a tree planted by the riuers of water, that bringeth foorth his fruit in his season, his leafe also shall not wither, and whatsoeuer he doeth, shall prosper.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He will be like a tree {firmly} planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he shall be like a tree planted by the streams of water, That bringeth forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also doth not wither; And whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, which gives its fruit at the right time, whose leaves will ever be green; and he will do well in all his undertakings.
- Basic English Bible

And he [is] as a tree planted by brooks of water, which giveth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf fadeth not; and all that he doeth prospereth.
- Darby Bible

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth its fruit in season; its leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he doeth shall prosper.
- Webster's Bible

He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.
- World English Bible

And he hath been as a tree, Planted by rivulets of water, That giveth its fruit in its season, And its leaf doth not wither, And all that he doth he causeth to prosper.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he shall be like a tree planted by streams of water, that bringeth forth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf doth not wither; and in whatsoever he doeth he shall prosper.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 1:3


1:3 Whither - His happiness is not short and transitory, but, like those trees which are continually green and flourishing.


Discussion for Psalms 1

  • JORDACH SCHVEITZER
    I love this psalm. I thing that God give me this word, for meditate ever day.
  • Mrs. Nixon
    I need help today because he is the truth and the way. I have been going through so many challenges and i want the power of the holyghost to help me stand. By reading Psalms the prayers are most of my life experiences. It makes it easy to reconnect to God, by asking him for HIM and HIS Son Jesus and The Holy Spirit.
  • Barbara
    I love this Psalm. I read or recite it over me and my family daily. Asking God to help me fulfill it in my daily walk with Him.
  • Mild Bill
    The "way" is lifestyle. Walking is ones purpose or plans, standing is to occupy and sitting is to take rest or comfort. To delight is to know, desire and enjoy. The chaff has no purpose but to be wind driven willy-nilly, Jesus our righteousness allows us to stand in judgement and believers rest in the company of the congregation of other believers. God always knows where we are.
  • Guillermo Maldonado
    Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 1:1 BLESSED IS THE MAN THAT WALKETH NOT IN THE COUNSEL OF THE UNGODLY NOR STANDETH IN THE WAY OF SINNERS NOR SITTETH IN THE SEAT OF THE SCORNFUL PSALM 73:24 THOU SHALT GUIDE ME WITH THY COUNSEL AND AFTERWARD RECEIVE ME TO GLORY JAMES 3:13 WHO IS A WISE MAN ENDUED WITH KNOWLEDGE AMONG YOU LET HIM SHOW OUT OF A GOOD CONVERSATION HIS WORKS WITH MEEKNESS OF WISDOM

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