Mawu a Mulungu mu Chichewa Chalero

Masalimo 1

BUKU LOYAMBA

Masalimo 1–41

1Wodala munthu
    amene satsatira uphungu wa anthu ochimwa,
kapena kuyima mʼnjira ya anthu oyipa,
    kapena kukhala mʼmagulu a anthu onyoza.
Koma chikondwerero chake chili mʼmalamulo a Yehova
    ndipo mʼmalamulo akewo amalingaliramo usana ndi usiku.
Iye ali ngati mtengo wodzalidwa mʼmbali mwa mitsinje ya madzi,
    umene umabereka zipatso zake pa nyengo yake
ndipo masamba ake safota.
    Chilichonse chimene amachita amapindula nacho.
Sizitero ndi anthu oyipa!
    Iwo ali ngati mungu
    umene umawuluzidwa ndi mphepo.
Kotero anthu oyipa sadzatha kuyima pa chiweruzo,
    kapena anthu ochimwa mu msonkhano wa anthu olungama.

Pakuti Yehova amayangʼanira mayendedwe a anthu olungama,
    koma mayendedwe a anthu oyipa adzawonongeka.

New American Standard Bible

Psalm 1

BOOK 1

The Righteous and the Wicked Contrasted.

1How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the [a]path of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he meditates day and night.
He will be like a tree firmly planted by [b]streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season
And its [c]leaf does not wither;
And [d]in whatever he does, he prospers.

The wicked are not so,
But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
For the Lord [e]knows the way of the righteous,
But the way of the wicked will perish.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 1:1 Or way
  2. Psalm 1:3 Or canals
  3. Psalm 1:3 Or foliage
  4. Psalm 1:3 Or all that he does prospers
  5. Psalm 1:6 Or approves or has regard to