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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Psalms 1:1-6

1  Happy+ is the man* that has not walked in the counsel of the wicked ones,+ And in the way of sinners has not stood,+ And in the seat of ridiculers has not sat.+   But his delight is in the law of Jehovah,+ And in his law he reads in an undertone day and night.+   And he will certainly become like a tree planted by streams of water,+ That gives its own fruit in its season+ And the foliage of which does not wither,+ And everything he does will succeed.+   The wicked are not like that, But are like the chaff that the wind* drives away.+   That is why the wicked ones will not stand up in the judgment,+ Nor sinners in the assembly of righteous ones.+   For Jehovah is taking knowledge of the way of righteous ones,+ But the very way of wicked ones will perish.+

Footnotes

Lit., “O the happiness of the man.” Heb., ʼash′reh ha·ʼish′.
“Wind.” Heb., ru′ach; Gr., a′ne·mos; Lat., ven′tus. See Ge 1:2 ftn, “Force.”