Chapter Study: Psalm 1

Updated: Feb 23, 2021

Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.

Last week we concluded our overview of the Old Testament Book of Psalms. Today, we begin the actual study of Psalms, beginning with the first chapter.

With that in mind, let's get to it.

Psalm 1 (ESV)

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. 4 The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away.

5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; 6 for the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.

Now I grew up on the KJV, and I vividly recall having to commit this Psalm to memory, in Sunday School. In that spirit, I will share the KJV version below, followed by the analysis.

1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor s