who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,
and who meditates on his law day and night.
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, *
which yields its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither—
whatever they do prospers.”
than to be evil and rich” (Psalm 37:16).
whose confidence is in him.
They will be like a tree planted by the water *
that sends out its roots by the stream.
It does not fear when heat comes;
its leaves are always green.
It has no worries in a year of drought
and never fails to bear fruit.”