Psalms 1. Beatus vir qui non abiit.
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.
2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; * and in his law
will he exercise himself day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the water-side, * that
will bring forth his fruit in due season.
4 His leaf also shall not wither; * and look, whatsoever he doeth,
it shall prosper.
5 As for the ungodly, it is not so with them; * but they are
like the chaff, which the wind scattereth away from the face
of the earth.
6 Therefore the ungodly shall not be able to stand in the judgment,
* neither the sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
7 But the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous; * and the way
of the ungodly shall perish.