The Righteous and the Wicked Contrasted.
1Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the #1.1: Or waypath of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
2But his delight is in the Law of the Lord,
And on His Law he meditates day and night.
3He will be like a tree planted by #1.3: Or canalsstreams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season,
And its #1.3: Or foliageleaf does not wither;
And #1.3: Or all that he does prospersin whatever he does, he prospers.
4¶The wicked are not so,
But they are like chaff which the wind blows away.
5Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
6For the Lord #1.6: Or approves; or has regard toknows the way of the righteous,
But the way of the wicked will perish.