诗篇Psalm 1: 2-3…like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season…像一棵树,栽在溪水旁,按时候结果子…

By Ling-Ling Shih, Copyright © 2009-2014
From http://LearnChineseThruBible.org/

Psalm 1 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 1

Blessed is the one
    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.

Not so the wicked!
    They are like chaff
    that the wind blows away.
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
    nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
    but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.

诗篇 1 Chinese Union Version Modern Punctuation (Simplified) (CUVMPS)



Chapter 1

1 Bú cóng è rén de jì móu , bú zhàn zuì rén de dàolù , bú zuò xiè màn rén de zuòwei .
2 Wéi xǐaì Yēhéhuá de lǜfǎ , zhòuyè sīxiǎng , zhè rén biàn wèi yǒu fú .
3 Tā yào xiàng yī kē shù zāi zaì xī shuǐ páng , ànshí hòu jié guǒzi , yèzi yĕ bú kū gān . fán tā suǒ zuò de , jǐn dōu shùnlì.
4 È rén bìng bú shì zhèyàng , nǎi xiàng kāng pí beì fēng chuī sǎn .
5 Yīncǐ dāng shĕnpàn de shíhou , è rén bì zhàn lì bú zhù , zuì rén zaì yì rén de huì zhōng , yĕ shì rúcǐ .
6 Yīnwei Yēhéhuá zhīdào yì rén de dàolù . è rén de dàolù , què bì mièwáng .

詩篇 1 Chinese Union Version Modern Punctuation (Traditional) (CUVMPT)



 Vocabulary 生词

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 wéi only; alone
2 喜爱 喜愛 ài to like; to love; to be fond of; favorite
3 耶和华 耶和華 huá Jehovah (biblical name for God, Hebrew: YHWH); compare Yahweh 雅威
4 de of; ~’s (possessive particle); (used after an attribute); (used to form a nominal expression); (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)
5 law
6 㳒灋 variant of ; France; French; abbr. for 法国 ; law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; old variant of ; law
7 昼夜 晝夜 zhòu day and night; period of 24 hours; continuously, without stop
8 思想 xiǎng thought; thinking; idea; ideology; Classifiers:
9 zhè this; these; (commonly pr. before a classifier, esp. in Beijing)
10 rén man; person; people; Classifiers:
11 便 biàn ordinary; plain; convenient; as convenient; when the chance arises; handy; easy; informal; simple; so; thus; to relieve oneself; to urinate; to defecate; equivalent to : then; in that case; even if; soon afterwards
12 為, 爲 wéi as (in the capacity of); to take sth as; to act as; to serve as; to behave as; to become; to be; to do; by (in the passive voice); variant of ; as (i.e. in the capacity of); to take sth as; to act as; to serve as; to behave as; to become; to be; to do
13 yǒu to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
14 surname Fu; abbr. for Fujian province 福建省 ; good fortune; happiness; luck
15 he or him; (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant); (used before sb’s name for emphasis); (used as a meaningless mock object); other; another
16 yào will bebe going to, want, to demand; to request; to coerce
17 xiàng to resemble; to be like; to look as if; such as; appearance; image; portrait; image under a mapping (math.)
18 one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; “one” radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)
19 classifier for trees, cabbages, plants etc
20 shù tree; Classifiers: ; to cultivate; to set up
21 zāi to grow; to plant; to insert; to force on sb; to fall head first
22 zài (located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; (indicating an action in progress)
23 谿 creek; rivulet
24 shuǐ surname Shui; water; river; liquid; beverage; additional charges or income; (of clothes) classifier for number of washes
25 páng beside; one side; other; side; self; the right-hand side of split Chinese character, often the phonetic
26 àn to press; to push; to leave aside or shelve; to control; to restrain; to keep one’s hand on; to check or refer to; according to; in the light of; (of an editor or author) to make a comment
27 时候 時候 shí hou time; length of time; moment; period
28 jié to produce, knot; sturdy; bond; to tie; to bind; to check out (of a hotel)
29 果子 guǒ zi fruit
30 叶子 葉子 zi foliage; leaf; Classifiers:
31 surname Ye; also; too; (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
32 (negative prefix); not; no
33 枯干 枯乾 gān withered
34 fán ordinary; commonplace; mundane; temporal; of the material world (as opposed to supernatural or immortal levels); every; all; whatever; altogether; gist; outline; note of Chinese musical scale
35 he or him; (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant); (used before sb’s name for emphasis); (used as a meaningless mock object); other; another
36 suǒ actually; place; classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc; that which; particle introducing a relative clause or passive; Classifiers:
37 zuò to do; to make; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in; to hold (a party); to be; to become; to function (in some capacity); to serve as; to be used for; to form (a bond or relationship); to pretend; to feign; to act a part; to put on appearance
38 de of; ~’s (possessive particle); (used after an attribute); (used to form a nominal expression); (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)
39 jìn to use up; to exhaust; to end; to finish; to the utmost; exhausted; finished; to the limit (of sth)
40 dōu all; both; entirely; (used for emphasis) even; already; (not) at all
41 顺利 順利 shùn go smoothly; without a hitch

Chinese Gospel Music Psalm 诗篇第一篇Psalm 1 (in Chinese)

歌者: 楊佳美, 劉云崗 鋼琴:蘇立勤
這首歌出自”神的話”專輯 全球基督徒敬拜事工出版
This song is from “God’s Word” album published by Christian Worldwide Worship Ministries (CWWW). http://www.cwww.org.

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溪水旁 (詩篇1)weRjustifiedbyfaith’s channel 

Published on Jun 24, 2014

專輯:頌恩旋律 – 詩中之詩(王者文化)

Uploaded on Mar 30, 2011 by gospelmovie1

詩篇第一篇:有福的人 Psalms 1 :The Blessed man

Gospel Music: Psalm 1 (In English)


Psa 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Psa 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
Psa 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Psa 1:4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Psa 1:5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
Psa 1:6 For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

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Gospel Music: PSALM 1 [in English]

Published on Jan 18, 2009 by coty00777 

This is a video for Psalm 1.

Reflection 感想:

Another year has passed. A new year has arrived. I have new year resolutions, but I am afraid to promise myself what I will do this year.  Instead of telling myself I will do this or that, I can only say to myself: Try to do what I am resolved to do this new year, even if sometimes I can’t keep them up.  If I do slack off someday, I will get back the next day. I don’t want to set myself up for failure, but if I encourage myself to never give up on my resolutions and make the best efforts to keep them up, they become doable.

The following is not a new year resolution, but more a list of things that will help me be the person I would like to be.

  • Have the right focus in life. Meditate on God’s word every day.
  • Take care of myself. Be kind to myself. Allow myself to get enough sleep. Exercise regularly. Eat well.
  • Be kind to others. Find opportunities to show kindness to others.
  • Don’t harbor any grudges against anyone.
  • Let bygone be bygone. Focus on the here and now.
  • Add values to other people’s lives through my work.
  • Build up myself and others.
  • Be a good steward of my time and other’s.
  • Smile more and make those around you smile.
  • Be genuine. Don’t be a hypocrite. Do and say everything from your heart.
  • Love. Be a loving mother, loving daughter, loving sister, loving friend, loving teacher… (I will end the list with this bible verse:1 Corinthians 13:13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.)

I know I need to work out the specifics to make any plan workable, but these are the general principles I want to uphold.

Happy New Year to all!

May God bless you!


I wrote the above reflection the other day. I am laughing at myself. I always made such a useless list. I don’t know why I bothered to make them. I went hiking in the rain today. I was chatting with another hiker. I asked her if she still made any new-year resolution. She jokingly said that “this year I am going to be meaner.”  I found that amusing, since I have never heard anyone make such a new-year resolution–and it was so different from the ones I have just made. I said that it probably won’t be as hard to keep as the ones I have made. For one thing, it is a lot easier to keep one resolution instead of 10. It is also probably easier to be meaner than nicer. She said that she is too nice sometimes, and she needs to tough it up a bit. Maybe she was hurt badly and needs to get meaner with someone. Perhaps she is in the middle of a divorce and she needs to stand up for herself. Anyway, her resolution seems to be a lot more realistic and achievable than mine.

I don’t know why I always have such an urge to come up with a list of “what we should do.” Don’t I know as soon as I made them, I am already starting to violate some of them? St. Paul knew well our propensity to sin and said, “I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do” (Romans 7: 15). He said again, “For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do–this I keep on doing” (Romans 7: 19). If we have resolved to do any good, how can we be sure we do the good we want to do?

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2 comments on “诗篇Psalm 1: 2-3…like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season…像一棵树,栽在溪水旁,按时候结果子…

  1. xie xie ni. wo xu yao zhe zong bang zu

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