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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 1

 

 

Introduction
1The happiness of the godly.
4The unhappiness of the ungodly.

Verse 1
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
A. M. 3560. B.C. 444. Blessed
2:12; 32:1,2; 34:8; 84:12; 106:3; 112:1; 115:12-15; 119:1,2; 144:15; 146:5; Deuteronomy 28:2-68; 33:29; Jeremiah 17:7; Matthew 16:17; Luke 11:28; John 13:17; John 20:29; Revelation 22:14
walketh
81:12; Genesis 5:24; Leviticus 26:27,28; 1 Kings 16:31; Job 31:5; Proverbs 1:15; 4:14,15; Proverbs 13:20; Ezekiel 20:18; 1 Peter 4:3
counsel
64:2; Genesis 49:6; 2 Chronicles 22:3; Job 10:3; 21:16; Luke 23:51
ungodly
or, wicked. standeth.
26:12; Romans 5:2; Ephesians 6:13
way
6; 36:4; 146:9; Proverbs 2:12; 4:19; 13:15; Matthew 7:13,14
sitteth
26:4,5; 119:115; Jeremiah 15:17
scornful
Proverbs 1:22; 3:34; 9:12; 19:29

Verse 2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
But his
40:8; 112:1; 119:11,35,47,48,72,92; Job 23:12; Jeremiah 15:16; Romans 7:22; 1 John 5:3
meditate
104:34; 119:11,15,97-99; Joshua 1:8; 1 Timothy 4:15
day
88:1; Luke 2:37; 18:7; 1 Thessalonians 2:9; 2 Timothy 1:3

Verse 3
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
tree
Job 14:9; Isaiah 44:4; Jeremiah 17:8; Ezekiel 17:8; 19:10; 47:12; Revelation 22:2
bringeth
92:14; Matthew 21:34,41
shall not
Isaiah 27:11; Matthew 13:6; 21:19; John 15:6; Jude 1:12
wither
Heb. fade. whatsoever.
128:2; 129:8; Genesis 39:3,23; Joshua 1:7,8; 1 Chronicles 22:11; 2 Chronicles 31:21; 32:23; Isaiah 3:10

Verse 4
The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
like
35:5; Job 21:18; Isaiah 17:13; 29:5; Hosea 13:3; Matthew 3:12

Verse 5
Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
shall
5:5; 24:3; Luke 21:36; Jude 1:15
sinners
26:9; Malachi 3:18; Matthew 13:49; 25:32,41,46

Verse 6
For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
knoweth
37:18-24; 139:1,2; 142:3; Job 23:10; Nahum 1:7; John 10:14,27; 2 Timothy 2:19
way
112:10; 146:9; Proverbs 14:12; 15:9; Matthew 7:13; 2 Peter 2:12

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 1:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-1.html.

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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