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THE PSALTER: First Kathisma
Psalm One LXX (Ps. 1, Masoretic)

St. Pachomius Library Translation of the Septuagint

Psalm 1

  1. Blessed is the man that walked not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the seat of the pestilent.
    2 Chr. 22:5; Ps. 25(26):4; Pr. 4:14ff; Jer. 15:17(Mas.);
  2. But his will is in the law of the LORD; and in his law shall he meditate day and night.
    Josh. 1:8; Ps. 118(119):1, 35, 47, 92, 97;
  3. And he shall be like the tree planted by the outgoings of the waters, that shall give his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not fall; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
    Gen. 39:3,23; Ps. 127(128):2-3; Isa. 3:10; Jer. 17:5-8(Mas.); Ezek. 47:12;
  4. The ungodly are not so: they are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind cast off from the face of the earth.
    Job 21:18; Ps. 34(35):5; Isa. 17:13; Isa. 29:5; Hos. 13:3;
  5. Therefore the ungodly shall not stand up in the judgment, nor sinners in the council of the righteous.
    Wisd. 5:1;
  6. For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
    Jn. 10:14; 2 Tim. 2:19; Ps. 36(37):18; Nah. 1:7;



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