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Rather, he delights in the teachings of Yahweh
    and reflects on his teachings day and night.
He is like a tree planted beside streams—
    a tree that produces fruit in season
        and whose leaves do not wither.
    He succeeds in everything he does.[a]

Wicked people are not like that.
    Instead, they are like husks that the wind blows away.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 1:3 Or “and its leaves do not wither, and whatever it produces thrives.”

but whose delight(A) is in the law of the Lord,(B)
    and who meditates(C) on his law day and night.
That person is like a tree(D) planted by streams(E) of water,(F)
    which yields its fruit(G) in season
and whose leaf(H) does not wither—
    whatever they do prospers.(I)

Not so the wicked!
    They are like chaff(J)
    that the wind blows away.

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