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

  • Sylvester Johnson
    Psalm the praise of King David
  • Judy Browne
    I have prayed with Psalms 1 when I need God through Jesus Christ of Nazareth to give me success in an area that I am praying for, and God has been faithful to me. He has answered those requests a million times. God is a good and faithful God. Amen
  • Jean (Trebor) Forbes
    TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND LEAN NOT TO YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING AMEN
  • Beatriz moran
    I would like to read the book of psalms online thank you and may God bless you
  • Irene123
    To Clyde - If all you REQUIRE is your book of Psalms - you are missing some fantastic stories ................
  • Clyde Leslie Davis.
    I HAVE AN EDITION OF THE KING JAMES VERSION OF THE EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FOUR Book OF PSALMS. Translated from the original hebrew . I only Read The book of Psalms. There is a perpetual Crown Copyright in the UNITED kingdom, but I inherited the eighteen hundred and four book of Psalms in Australia. ALL I REQUIRE IS THE VALUE OF MY PERSONAL BOOK OF PSALMS.

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