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 1:3

  • JEANNETTE for verse 3
    i have many rocks in my path and need lots of guidance and understanding and except whats happening to me and family . Especially my 2 daughter that have so much problems like the younger one is with school trying for three years to get in the RN program and still getting rejected and my oldest one always have problems at her jobs this time i praying for the best. she like her job and i pray for the best . this psalms help heal my soul from deep in my life
  • Debbie d for verse 3
    this psalm was thought to my then 7year old some 28 years ago. dhe and I still hold these promises true. thank you father for reminding me of all you promised.you change not and im so glad about it.
  • Nataskie Murphy for verse 3
    I just love staying in the word its awesome... Psalms is the bible verses that will help you when you troubled...I 'm learning more one day at a time
  • As long as we stay focused on Jesus we will prosper when we lose focus of our Lord and Saviour thsts when we get off course.We need to earnestly pray for one another and srt an example for the ones thast are in darkness...When God turned away whenJesus was dying on the cross the esrth was dark for over 3 hours.God is light and if he doesn 't live in you that 's darkness.
  • Paultheminister for verse 3
    Yes the passage is talking about those who keep the word of God, they we never wither its means good thing will never be absent in their lives
  • This verse talks about a person who is a blessing to others as well as blessed himself. The fruit is a blessing to other s. People come to him for blessings. Also he will stay blessed and what ever he put his hands on will be blessed. It is all because of his connection to the source.Lord, let me be that person who stay connected to your word and be fruitful and blessing to many.

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