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

  • 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
  • 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

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