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Salme 1

Velsignelsen ved at gøre Guds vilje

1Gud velsigner de mennesker,
    som ikke går efter gudløses råd,
står bag syndige handlinger,
    eller sidder og håner Herren,
men som ønsker at gøre hans vilje,
    og har hans ord i tanke både dag og nat.

De er som træer, der vokser ved vandløb
    og bærer frugt hver eneste høst,
og hvis blade altid er grønne.
    Alt, hvad de gør, lykkes for dem.

Anderledes er det med de gudløse.
    De er som avner, vinden blæser bort.
På dommens dag står de straf skyldige,
    de hører ikke hjemme blandt Guds folk.
Herren hjælper dem, der gør hans vilje,
    men de gudløses vej ender i afgrunden.

New International Reader's Version

Psalm 1

BOOK I

Psalms 1–41

Psalm 1

Blessed is the person who obeys the law of the Lord.
    They don’t follow the advice of evil people.
They don’t make a habit of doing what sinners do.
    They don’t join those who make fun of the Lord and his law.
Instead, the law of the Lord gives them joy.
    They think about his law day and night.
That kind of person is like a tree that is planted near a stream of water.
    It always bears its fruit at the right time.
Its leaves don’t dry up.
    Everything godly people do turns out well.

Sinful people are not like that at all.
    They are like straw
    that the wind blows away.
When the Lord judges them, their life will come to an end.
    Sinners won’t have any place among those who are godly.

The Lord watches over the lives of godly people.
    But the lives of sinful people will lead to their death.