Psalms 1:1

The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked

1 Blessed is the man
The singular Hebrew word for  man (ish) is used here to portray a representative example of a godly person; see Preface

who b  walks not in c  the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in d  the way of sinners,
nor e  sits in f  the seat of g  scoffers;

Psalms 119:63

63 h  I am a companion of all who fear you,
of those who keep your precepts.

Psalms 119:115

115 i  Depart from me, you evildoers,
that I may j  keep the commandments of my God.

Proverbs 9:6

6Leave k  your simple ways
Or  Leave the company of the simple
and m  live,
n  and walk in the way of insight.”

Proverbs 12:11

11 o  Whoever works his land p  will have plenty of bread,
q  but he who follows r  worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Proverbs 13:20

20Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise,
but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Jeremiah 15:17

17 s  I did not sit in the company of revelers,
nor did I rejoice;
t  I sat alone, because your hand was upon me,
for you had filled me with indignation.

1 Corinthians 15:33

33 u  Do not be deceived: v  Bad company ruins good morals.”
Probably from Menander’s comedy Thais
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