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Texte Psalme 1:1–6
Exegesise Researche Papere –e Parte 3
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Parte 1e –e Introductione ande Contexte ofe thee Passage
Thee texte Psalme 1:1–6e ise riche ine emotions,e attitude,e feelingse ande intereste thate eache
ande everye individuale experiencese ine hise coursee ofe life.e Thee attributese ofe ae righteouse
individuale havee beene capturede ine thee text.e Thee Lorde ore Jesuse ise moste righteouse whoe triese
toe doe thee righte thinge inspitee ofe facinge numerouse hurdlese thate comee acrosse hise way
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.e Thee
fundamentale objectivee ofe thee papere ise toe highlighte thee facte thate blessingse aree bestowede one
righteouse beings
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Ine life,e peoplee comee acrosse variouse kindse ofe situations.e Bute theye havee onlye twoe
wayse toe responde toe them.e Thee firste waye ise toe adopte thee righte pathe ande thee othere optione ise
toe selecte thee wickede path.e Thee texte statese thate thee journeye ofe thee righteouse peoplee coulde
bee quitee challenginge ine naturee bute theye aree ultimatelye blessede bye thee almighty.e Similarly,e
thee onese thate choosee thee wickede pathe opene thee doorse toe miserye ande nothinge else.e Thee
conteste ofe thee teste ise applicablee toe alle kindse ofe humane experiences.e Thuse thee decisionse
thate humanse makee pavese thee futuree pathe fore themselves.e
Genre
Thee genrese thate cane bee founde ine Psalme 1:1–6ise meditativee ine nature.Ite hase beene
writtene frome thee individuale pointe ofe viewe ande ite highlightse thee concepte relatinge toe
blessing.e Ite playse ae vitale rolee toe establishe thee theoreticale foundatione ofe thee sacrede song.e
Heree thee psalmiste ise basicallye expressinge hise opinionse ande viewse aboute lifee experiences
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Thee texte thate hase beene selectede ise mainlye dominatede bye thee concepte ofe ‘blessing’e thate ise
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"Psalme 1:e Twoe Wayse Ofe Lifee --e Ae Psalme Ofe Wisdom".e 2018.e Bible.Org.e https://bible.org/article/psalm-1-two-ways-life-psalm-
wisdom.
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"Englishe Standarde Version".e 2018.e Biblia.e https://biblia.com/books/esv/Ps1.3
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Lioy,e Dan.e "Ae comparativee analysise ofe Psalme 1e ande thee Beatitudese ine Matthewe 5:e 3-12."e Conspectus:e Thee Journale ofe thee
Southe Africane Theologicale Seminarye 22,e no.e 09e (2016):e 141-182.
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bestowede one peoplee whoe followe thee righteouse path.e Ate thee samee time,e ite highlightse howe
thee peoplee followinge thee ungodlye pathe suffer
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Godlye ande ungodlye deeds
Thee persone whoe adoptse thee Godlye approache opense thee pathe toe gete blessed.e Ite cane
helpe hime toe leade ae happye ande contente life.e Thee individualse whoe choosee thee wickede pathe
whilee makinge decisionse ine lifee aree bounde toe bee unhappye becausee ofe thee chosene path.e Thee
texte ise relevante fore thee entiree mankind.e Duringe thee entiree life,e peoplee comee acrosse
numerouse situationse ande instancese whene theye havee toe choosee betweene thee righte ande thee
wrong.e Peoplee cane gete blessingse frome Gode ife theye applye thee Worde ofe Gode whilee leadinge
theire life
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Thee texte highlightse howe thee individualse whoe livee theire lifee bye havinge faithe ine Gode
ande trustinge thee relationshipe withe thee Almightye aree happye ande blessed.e Theree aree ae
numbere ofe thingse thate havee thee abilitye toe destroye ande corrupt.e e Similarly,e theree aree othere
thingse thate cane strengthen,e develope ande makee lifee moree fruitfule ine nature.e Thee passagee
highlightse howe righteouse behavioure canenhancee thee bonde ande relationshipe withe thee
Almighty.e Thise ise thee coree messagee thate hase beene presentede ine Psalme 1:1–6.e Mankinde
needse toe avoide wickede ande negativee thingse soe thate hee cane gete closere toe Gode ande hee cane
bee blessed
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.e Thee ungodlye behavioure movese ae persone towardse ae wreckede state.e
PARTe 2
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"Psalme 1e Genre".e 2018.e Explaininge Thee Book.e https://www.explainingthebook.com/psalm-1-genre/.
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"Psalme 1:e Twoe Wayse Ofe Lifee --e Ae Psalme Ofe Wisdom".e 2018.e Bible.Org.e https://bible.org/article/psalm-1-two-ways-life-psalm-
wisdom.
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Lioy,e Dan.e "Ae comparativee analysise ofe Psalme 1e ande thee Beatitudese ine Matthewe 5:e 3-12."e Conspectus:e Thee Journale ofe thee
Southe Africane Theologicale Seminarye 22,e no.e 09e (2016):e 141-182.
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Thee Psalme 1:1-6e hase beene ae focale pointe fore interpreterse ande coulde alsoe bee
considerede ase thee majore pointe ofe initiatinge dialoguee ase welle ase controversye betweene
religionse suche ase Judaisme ande Christianity
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.e Thee interpretatione ofe thee psalmse ase ae
descriptore ofe thee traitse ofe ane ideale righteouse mane ise clearlye evidente ine thee interpretatione
ofe thee passage
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.e Thee meaninge revolvese arounde thee variouse obstaclese thate mane facese ine
thee coursee ofe hise lifee ande theree aree twoe optionse fore facinge thee obstaclese whiche aree thee
righte ande thee wickede path.e Thee passagee texte impliese thate evene ife righteouse peoplee facee
manye challengese ine theire journey,e theye aree ultimatelye eligiblee toe receivee blessingse ofe thee
almighty
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.e One thee othere hand,e peoplee whoe selecte thee wickede pathe aree onlye pickinge upe ae
pathe leadinge toe misery.e Ite alsoe showse thate wickede peoplee whoe aree ine thee companye ofe thee
righteouse woulde alsoe note bee sparede frome judgment.e Thee journeye ofe ae righteouse mane ise
aptlye describede ase ae seede whiche ise plantede onlye toe reape thee fruite ine appropriatee seasone
withoute anye witheringe ande prosperinge ine anye circumstance
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Thee psalm’se structuree ise identifiede ine twoe stanzase followede bye ae conclusion.e Thee
firste versee ofe thee Psalme impliese thate theree ise ae terminologicale identitye establishede bye thee
Forefatherse ofe thee Churche ine ordere toe correlatee thee idease behinde thee twoe situationse ofe
doinge thee wille ofe Gode ande feelinge blessed.e Thise factore clearlye impliese towardse thee
fosteringe ofe spirituale formatione thate cane bee clearlye notede ine growthe ofe thee Kingdome ofe
Gode ore thee Churche one thee basise ofe relatinge betweene doinge thee wille ofe Gode bye spreadinge
hise worde ande hise institution.e However,e ine thee psalmice context,e happinesse ise note
necessarilye attributede ase thee directe resulte ofe divinee blessingse ande ise dependente one thee
naturale consequencese ofe personale deedse ofe ae person.e Thee versese alsoe clearlye implye
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dee Campos,e Mateus.e "NT502:e Newe Testamente Interpretation."e (2018).
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Kaisere Jr,e Waltere C.,e ande Moisese Silva.e Introductione toe Biblicale hermeneutics:e Thee searche fore meaning.e Zondervan,e 2009
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Boyer,e Stuarte W.e "Hermeneuticse ande thee Exegeticale Method."e Ine Biblicale Leadershipe Development,e pp.e 61-78.e Palgravee
Macmillan,e Cham,e 2019
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Andrews,e Edwarde D.e INTERPRETINGe THEe BIBLE:e Introductione toe Biblicale Hermeneutics.e Christiane Publishinge House,e 2016
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towardse thee contexte accordinge toe ae hermeneuticale analysise thate ise vestede ine refraininge
frome counsellinge thee ungodlye i.e.e thee peoplee whoe doe note believee ine thee wayse ofe God.e
Thee passagee alsoe callse thee righteouse mane toe staye awaye frome thee pathe ofe sinnerse whoe aree
definede ase peoplee whoe doe thee samee thingse throughoute theire lifee withoute anye good.e
Thee seconde versee ofe thee Psalme ise alsoe ae cruciale contributore toe thee expansione ofe
thee Kingdome ofe Gode ore thee Churche becausee ite reflectse clearlye one thee wayse ine whiche
righteousnesse coulde bee maintained.e Thee contributione ofe thee passagee texte toe spirituale
formatione coulde thuse bee clearlye identifiede ine thee realizatione ofe ae cleare impressione ofe thee
worde ofe Gode ande developinge qualitiese fore addressinge thee needse fore maintaininge spirituale
formatione throughoute theire life
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.e Thee awarenesse ofe ane individuale aboute thee traitse ofe
sinnerse ande theire ultimatee fatee coulde bee ae notablee guidee fore theme toe adopte thee pathe ofe
Gode bye embracinge hise word.e Thee clearlye establishede contexte ine thee meaninge ofe thee
passagee referse toe thee tenetse fore ae righteouse lifee ande thee thingse thate ane individuale coulde
doe toe staye one ite fore reapinge promisinge benefitse ine thee end.e Therefore,e thee passagee coulde
bee essentiallye considerede ase ae significante contributore toe thee spirituale growthe processe ofe
ane individual
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Parte 3-e Significancee ofe thee Passagee (Finale Version)
Thee lifee ofe Christianse ise guidede bye thee wordse ofe Christ.e Thee wordse thate weree saide
bye hime weree relevante evene ine thee formere timese ande ite hase ae highe degreee ofe significancee
evene today.e Thee ‘Church’e playse ae vitale rolee ande takese thee shapee ofe ae catalyst.e Ite
influencese thee pathe thate peoplee followe toe leade theire lives.e Ase pere thee Orthodoxe teaching,e
thee authentice Christiane Lifee cane bee saide toe bee ae forme ofe cooperatione ande synergye whiche
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Nel,e Marius.e "Attemptinge toe definee ae Pentecostale hermeneutics."e Scripturae 114e (2015):e 1-21
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Bobo,e Lukee Brad.e Ae Layperson'se Guidee toe Biblicale Interpretation:e Ae Meanse toe Knowe thee Personale God.e Wipfe ande Stocke
Publishers,e 2016
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existse betweene humane beingse ande thee Almighty.e Thee ‘Psalme 1:1–6’e passagee highlightse
howe thee peoplee thate followe thee pathe thate hase beene pavede bye thee Lorde aree alwayse guidede
bye hime throughoute theire life
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.e Thee peoplee whoe doe note considere thee worde sofe thee Christe
ande followe thee wickede pathse aree considerede toe bee sinnerse ine thee eyese ofe God.e Theye
ultimatelye goe towardse thee pathe ofe destructione ande aree nevere supportede bye thee Lord.e
Thee passagee thate hase beene coverede heree highlightse howe thee peoplee whoe followe
thee righte ande honeste pathe aree alwayse guidede bye thee Lord.e Peoplee cane leade theire lifee ine
twoe ways.e Theye cane eithere followe thee righte pathe ore thee wronge path.e Thee spirituale lifee ofe
ae humane beinge cane bee lede ine twoe wayse –e thee positivee waye ande thee negativee way
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individualse thate followe thee positivee pathe ore thee righteouse waye aree alwayse guidede bye thee
Lord.e Thee humane beingse thate followe thee negativee pathe aree ungodlye ine nature.e Thee peoplee
followinge thee wronge ande wickede deedse wille surelye bee judgede bye thee Lorde whene thee timee
comes.e
Implicatione
Thee ‘psalms’e ise regardede toe bee onee ofe thee moste importante segmentse ofe
Christianitye whiche helpse thee shapee thee beliefse ande actionse ofe thee Christians.One numerouse
occasions,e humane beingse havee toe facee numerouse conflictinge situationse wheree theye havee
toe choosee betweene thee righte ande thee wrong.e Thee messagee thate hase beene deliverede ine thee
passage,e encouragese Christianse ande thee mankinde toe bee ae ‘righteous’e persone insteade ofe
actinge likee ae sinnere ore ae wickede person.e Ite ise regardede toe bee extremelye cruciale ase peoplee
aree encouragede toe differentiatee betweene thee righte ande thee wrong.e Thee messagee thate hase
beene deliverede ine thee passagee ise importante fore peoplee whoe facee toughe ande challenginge
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e Ezez.e 2018.e "Biblee Gatewaye passage:e Psalme 1e -e Newe Internationale Version".e Biblee Gateway.e
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+1&version=NIV
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e Ezez.e 2018.e "Psalme 1:1e Commentaries:e Howe blessede ise thee mane whoe doese note walke ine thee counsele ofe thee wicked,e Nore
stande ine thee pathe ofe sinners,e Nore site ine thee seate ofe scoffers!".e Biblehub.com.e https://biblehub.com/commentaries/psalms/1-
1.htm
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situations.e Ite inspirese peoplee toe followe thee righte pathe evene ife ite ise difficult.e Theye doe note
havee toe worrye aboute thee challengese ande hurdlese thate theye wille facee ase thee Lorde wille
guidee theme ande helpe theme toe overcomee thee barrierse thate appeare ine theire life.e
Thee contraste betweene thee ‘righteous’e individuale ande thee ‘wicked;’e individuale thate
hase beene presentede ine thee passagee ise highlye relevante fore peoplee ate alle thee times.e Thise ise
becausee peoplee aree motivatede toe followe thee lawse thate havee beene laide downe bye thee Lorde
ande acte ine ae righteouse ande correcte manner.e Thee writere ofe thee passagee hase highlightede thee
facte thate thee ultimatee judgmente wille takee place.e Thee humane beingse thate adopte thee
ungodlye pathe wille havee toe beare thee consequencese ofe goinge againste thee lawse ofe God.e Thee
peoplee followinge thee righte pathe thate ise guidede bye thee lawe ofe Gode havee beene saide toe bee
happy
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.e Ine thee presente times,e ae numbere ofe negativee elementse havee comee intoe thee humane
naturee suche ase greede ande selfishness.e Thesee elementse havee adverselye affectede theire lifee
choicese ande decisionse ande convertede theme intoe ae sinner.e Thee messagee thate hase beene
presentede ine thee passagee highlightse thee facte thate thee ungodlye ande wickede behavioure thate
ise exhibitede bye humane beingse increasese thee gape betweene mankinde ande thee
Almighty
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.Whene peoplee choosee thee unholye pathe insteade ofe goinge withe thee godlye route,e
thee relationshipe betweene theme ande Gode getse affectede toe ae significante extent.e
Applicatione
Thee lifee ofe thee Christianse cane bee shapede properlye ife thee peoplee understande thee
differencee betweene thee righte ande thee wrong.e Theye neede toe abidee bye thee wordse ande lawse
ofe Gode whilee leadinge theire dailye lives.e Suche ane approache cane bringe theme closere toe thee
Almighty.e Thee passagee basicallye helpse peoplee toe followe thee specifice principlese thate cane
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e Ezez.e 2018.e "Psalme 1:e Twoe Wayse ofe Lifee --e Ae Psalme ofe Wisdom".e Bible.org.e https://bible.org/article/psalm-1-two-ways-life-
psalm-wisdom
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e Ezez.e 2018.e "Psalme 1:1e Commentaries:e Howe blessede ise thee mane whoe doese note walke ine thee counsele ofe thee wicked,e Nore
stande ine thee pathe ofe sinners,e Nore site ine thee seate ofe scoffers!".e Biblehub.com.e https://biblehub.com/commentaries/psalms/1-
1.htm
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leade toe thee spirituale growthe ofe mankind.e Bye actinge ase righteouse humane beings,e thee
spirituale charactere ofe individualse cane bee strengthened.e Thise growthe cane furthere acte ase ae
catalyste ande helpe theme toe makee thee righteouse ande godlye choicese ine theire lives.e Ine thee
wordse ofe thee writer,e thee peoplee whoe followe thee righte ande faire pathe doe note havee toe worrye
ase theye aree followinge thee wordse thate havee beene saide bye theLorde himself.e Thee treee shalle
beare thee fruite whene thee suitablee timee ore seasone comes.e Thee righteouse humanse cane bee
callede ase thee actuale Christianse onlye ife theye acte ine ae patiente mannere ande continuee toe adopte
ane honeste approache whilee leadinge theire lives.e
Thee psalmiste hase statede thate thee peoplee withe thee sinceree ande honeste heartse neede toe
commite themselvese toe followe thee righte pathe throughoute theire lives.e Thee puree heartye wille
helpe toe becomee closere toe thee Lorde ande bee callede ase thee actuale Christians.e Paule hase statede
thate thee godlye peoplee whoe followe thee godlye principlese doe note neede toe losee hopee ande
faith.e Withe time,e thee harveste ofe righteousnesse wille becomee ae reality.e
Thee passagee alsoe highlightse thee coste thate thee peoplee followinge thee wickede pathe
havee toe facee ate ae certaine pointe ine theire livese fore followinge thee ungodlye route.e Thise
elemente ofe thee ‘Psalme 1:1–6’e passagee ise cruciale ase thee psalmiste hase statede thate thee
peoplee whoe trye toe makee wickede choicese facee thee repercussionse whene thee timee comes.e
Thee peoplee engaginge ine thee wickede deedse wille havee toe beare thee costse ofe theire actions.e
Accordinge toe Paul,e mene ande womene havee toe facee thee wrathe ofe thee Almightye ife theye doe
note havee faithe ine thee wordse ofe Jesuse Christ.e Thee humane beingse whoe havee note showcasede
theire faithe ande truste ine thee Lorde wille facee judgmente fore theire wickede actionse ande wickede
behaviour.e Theye wille bee separatede frome thee Lorde fore good.
Fore Christians,e thee wordse thate havee beene saide bye Jesuse Christe acte ase law.e Theye
muste havee faithe ine hime whilee makinge theire decisionse ine life.e Hee wille bee thee onee whoe