Parallel Verses

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 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!

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.

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.

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 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! 2 Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the Lord's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.


Cross References

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not associate with deceitful men, or consort with those who are dishonest.

Proverbs 4:14-15

Do not enter the path of the wicked or walk in the way of those who are evil.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not spend my time in the company of other people, laughing and having a good time. I stayed to myself because I felt obligated to you and because I was filled with anger at what they had done.

Genesis 49:6

O my soul, do not come into their council, do not be united to their assembly, my heart, for in their anger they have killed men, and for pleasure they have hamstrung oxen.

Job 21:16

But their prosperity is not their own doing. The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

Psalm 119:1-2

(Alef) How blessed are those whose actions are blameless, who obey the law of the Lord.

Leviticus 26:27-28

"'If in spite of this you do not obey me but walk in hostility against me,

Psalm 1:6

Certainly the Lord guards the way of the godly, but the way of the wicked ends in destruction.

Psalm 36:4

He plans ways to sin while he lies in bed; he is committed to a sinful lifestyle; he does not reject what is evil.

Psalm 81:12

I gave them over to their stubborn desires; they did what seemed right to them.

Proverbs 1:15

My child, do not go down their way, withhold yourself from their path;

Proverbs 13:20

The one who associates with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the way is spacious that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long will you simpletons love naivet?? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 13:15

Keen insight wins favor, but the conduct of the unfaithful is harsh.

Luke 11:28

But he replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!"

Genesis 5:24

Enoch walked with God, and then he disappeared because God took him away.

Deuteronomy 28:2-68

All these blessings will come to you in abundance if you obey the Lord your God:

Psalm 26:12

I am safe, and among the worshipers I will praise the Lord.

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the Lord is good! How blessed is the one who takes shelter in him!

Psalm 64:2

Hide me from the plots of evil men, from the crowd of evildoers.

Psalm 84:12

O Lord who rules over all, how blessed are those who trust in you!

Psalm 106:3

How blessed are those who promote justice, and do what is right all the time!

Psalm 112:1

Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.

Psalm 144:15

How blessed are the people who experience these things! How blessed are the people whose God is the Lord!

Psalm 146:5

How blessed is the one whose helper is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Proverbs 2:12

to deliver you from the way of the wicked, from those speaking perversity,

Proverbs 3:34

Although he is scornful to arrogant scoffers, yet he shows favor to the humble.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like gloomy darkness; they do not know what causes them to stumble.

Proverbs 19:29

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and floggings for the backs of fools.

John 13:17

If you understand these things, you will be blessed if you do them.

Ephesians 6:13

For this reason, take up the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand your ground on the evil day, and having done everything, to stand.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes so they can have access to the tree of life and can enter into the city by the gates.

1 Kings 16:31

As if following in the sinful footsteps of Jeroboam son of Nebat were not bad enough, he married Jezebel the daughter of King Ethbaal of the Sidonians. Then he worshiped and bowed to Baal.

Job 10:3

Is it good for you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands, while you smile on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 31:5

If I have walked in falsehood, and if my foot has hastened to deceit --

Psalm 32:1-2

By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!

Psalm 119:115

Turn away from me, you evil men, so that I can observe the commands of my God.

Psalm 146:9

The Lord protects those residing outside their native land; he lifts up the fatherless and the widow, but he opposes the wicked.

Proverbs 9:12

If you are wise, you are wise to your own advantage, but if you are a mocker, you alone must bear it.

Deuteronomy 33:29

You have joy, Israel! Who is like you? You are a people delivered by the Lord, your protective shield and your exalted sword. May your enemies cringe before you; may you trample on their backs.

Psalm 2:12

Give sincere homage! Otherwise he will be angry, and you will die because of your behavior, when his anger quickly ignites. How blessed are all who take shelter in him!

Jeremiah 17:7

My blessing is on those people who trust in me, who put their confidence in me.

Ezekiel 20:18

"'But I said to their children in the wilderness, "Do not follow the practices of your fathers; do not observe their regulations, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

2 Chronicles 22:3

He followed in the footsteps of Ahab's dynasty, for his mother gave him evil advice.

Psalm 115:12-15

The Lord takes notice of us, he will bless -- he will bless the family of Israel, he will bless the family of Aaron.

Luke 23:51

(He had not consented to their plan and action.) He was from the Judean town of Arimathea, and was looking forward to the kingdom of God.

Romans 5:2

through whom we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of God's glory.

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus answered him, "You are blessed, Simon son of Jonah, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but my Father in heaven!

John 20:29

Jesus said to him, "Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are the people who have not seen and yet have believed."

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians desire. You lived then in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts, and wanton idolatries.

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