Parallel Verses

King James Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the path of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Holman Bible

BOOK I
(Psalms 1–41)
How happy is the man
who does not follow the advice of the wicked
or take the path of sinners
or join a group of mockers!

International Standard Version

How blessed is the person, who does not take the advice of the wicked, who does not stand on the path with sinners, and who does not sit in the seat of mockers.

A Conservative Version

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers,

American Standard Version

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, Nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor sitteth in the seat of scoffers:

Amplified

Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked [following their advice and example],
Nor stand in the path of sinners,
Nor sit [down to rest] in the seat of scoffers (ridiculers).

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man who does not go in the company of sinners, or take his place in the way of evil-doers, or in the seat of those who do not give honour to the Lord.

Darby Translation

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man who went not in the counsel of the unjust, and he stood not in the way of the sinful, and sat not in the seat of those scoffing.

King James 2000

Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of [the] wicked; nor does he stand in [the] way of sinners; nor does he sit in [the] assembly of mockers.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man who has not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, and has not stood in the way of sinners, and has not sat in the seat of the scornful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O Blessed is the man that hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, and hath not sat in the seat of the scornful.

NET Bible

How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers!

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man, who hath not walked in the counsel of the lawless, - and, in the way of sinners, hath not stood, and, in the seat of scoffers, hath not sat;

Webster

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 scoffers.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

not in the counsel
עצה 
`etsah 
Usage: 88

of the ungodly
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of sinners
חטּא 
Chatta' 
Usage: 19

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in the seat
משׁב מושׁב 
Mowshab 
Usage: 44

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 1:1

Devotionals containing Psalm 1:1

References

Images Psalm 1:1

Prayers for Psalm 1:1

Context Readings

The Ways Of The Righteous And The Wicked

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


Cross References

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers.

Proverbs 4:14-15

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.

Jeremiah 15:17

I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of thy hand: for thou hast filled me with indignation.

Genesis 49:6

O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.

Job 21:16

Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Psalm 119:1-2

ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Leviticus 26:27-28

And if ye will not for all this hearken unto me, but walk contrary unto me;

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.

Psalm 81:12

So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

Proverbs 1:15

My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:

Proverbs 13:20

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Genesis 5:24

And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him.

Deuteronomy 28:2-68

And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Psalm 26:12

My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

Psalm 64:2

Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:

Psalm 84:12

O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

Psalm 106:3

Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

Psalm 112:1

Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Psalm 144:15

Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Proverbs 2:12

To deliver thee from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaketh froward things;

Proverbs 3:34

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Proverbs 19:29

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

John 13:17

If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

Ephesians 6:13

Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

1 Kings 16:31

And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.

Job 10:3

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Job 31:5

If I have walked with vanity, or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Psalm 32:1-2

{A Psalm of David, Maschil.} Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

Psalm 146:9

The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Jeremiah 17:7

Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

Ezekiel 20:18

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

2 Chronicles 22:3

He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab: for his mother was his counseller to do wickedly.

Psalm 115:12-15

The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.

Luke 23:51

(The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.

Romans 5:2

By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

John 20:29

Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

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