Common English Bible
2 Instead of doing those things,
these persons love the Lord’s Instruction,
and they recite God’s Instruction day and night!
3 They are like a tree replanted by streams of water,
which bears fruit at just the right time
and whose leaves don’t fade.
Whatever they do succeeds.
4 That’s not true for the wicked!
They are like dust that the wind blows away.
New International Version
2 but whose delight(A) is in the law of the Lord,(B)
and who meditates(C) on his law day and night.
3 That person is like a tree(D) planted by streams(E) of water,(F)
which yields its fruit(G) in season
and whose leaf(H) does not wither—
whatever they do prospers.(I)
4 Not so the wicked!
They are like chaff(J)
that the wind blows away.