The Path Of The Righteous And The Path Of The Wicked

1 Praise Yah! Blessed [is the] man [who] fears Yahweh; he takes great delight in his commands.

1 (a)Praise (b)the Lord!How (A)blessed is the man who (c)fears the Lord,Who greatly (B)delights in His commandments.

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

1 Hallelujah!(a)Happy is the man who fears the Lord,taking great delight in His commands.(A)

1 Hallelujah! How happy is the person who fears the LORD, who truly delights in his commandments.

2 His {descendants} will be mighty in the land; [the] generation of [the] upright will be blessed.

2 His (d)(C)descendants will be mighty (e)on earth;The generation of the (D)upright will be blessed.

2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

2 His descendants will be powerful in the land;the generation of the upright will be blessed.(B)

2 His descendants will be powerful in the land, a generation of the upright who will be blessed.

3 Wealth and riches [are] in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

3 (E)Wealth and riches are in his house,And his righteousness endures forever.

3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

3 Wealth and riches are in his house,(C)and his righteousness endures forever.(D)

3 Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

4 [His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

4 Light arises in the darkness (F)for the upright;He is (G)gracious and compassionate and righteous.

4 Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

4 Light shines in the darkness for the upright.(E)He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.(F)

4 A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

5 [It goes] well [for] a man [who] is gracious and lends, [who] conducts his {business properly}.

5 It is well with the man who (H)is gracious and lends;He will (f)maintain his cause in judgment.

5 A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

5 Good will come to a man who lends generouslyand conducts his business fairly.(G)

5 It is good for the person who lends generously, conducting his affairs with fairness.

6 For he will not be shaken forever; [the] righteous {will be remembered forever}.

6 For he will (I)never be shaken;The (J)righteous will be (g)remembered forever.

6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

6 He will never be shaken.(H)The righteous man will be remembered forever.(I)

6 He will never be shaken; the one who is just will always be remembered.

7 He is not afraid of bad news; his heart [is] steadfast, secure in Yahweh.

7 He will not fear (K)evil tidings;His (L)heart is steadfast, (M)trusting in the Lord.

7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

7 He will not fear bad news;his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord.(J)

7 He need not fear a bad report, for his heart is unshaken, since he trusts in the LORD.

8 His heart [is] sustained; he will not be afraid, until he looks [in triumph] on his enemies.

8 His (N)heart is upheld, he (O)will not fear,Until he (P)looks with satisfaction on his adversaries.

8 His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.

8 His heart is assured; he will not fear.(K)In the end he will look in triumph on his foes.(L)

8 His heart is steadfast, he will not fear. In the end he will look in triumph over his enemy.

9 {He gives lavishly} to the needy; his righteousness endures forever. His horn rises high in honor.

9 (h)He (Q)has given freely to the poor,His righteousness endures forever;His (R)horn will be exalted in honor.

9 He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

9 He distributes freely to the poor;his righteousness endures forever.(M)His horn will be exalted in honor.(N)

9 He gives generously to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.

10 [The] wicked sees [it] and is vexed. He gnashes his teeth and {becomes weak}. [The] desire of [the] wicked perishes.

10 The (S)wicked will see it and be (i)vexed,He will (T)gnash his teeth and (U)melt away;The (V)desire of the wicked will perish.

10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

10 The wicked man will see it and be angry;he will gnash his teeth in despair.(O)The desire of the wicked man will come to nothing.(P)

10 The wicked person sees this and flies into a rage; his teeth gnash and wear away. The desire of the wicked will amount to nothing.

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