Psalms Chapter 1

Ps 1:1 HAPPY (אַשְׁרֵי ash'rey) the~MAN (הָאִישׁ ha'ish) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר a'sher) NOT (לֹא lo) he~did~WALK(V) (הָלַךְ ha'lakh) in~COUNSEL (בַּעֲצַת ba'a'tsat) LOST~s (רְשָׁעִים rê'sha'iym) and~in~ROAD (וּבְדֶרֶךְ uv'de'rekh) FAILURE~s (חַטָּאִים hha'ta'im) NOT (לֹא lo) he~did~STAND(V) (עָמָד a'mad) and~in~SETTLING (וּבְמוֹשַׁב uv'moshav) MIMIC(V)~ing(mp) (לֵצִים leytsiym) NOT (לֹא lo) he~did~SETTLE(V) (יָשָׁב ya'shav)

RMT: Happy is the man that does not walk in the counsel of the lost ones, and in the road of the ones of failure he does not stand, and the settling places of the mocker he does not settle,

Shalom friends:

After 15 years of working on The Torah: A Mechanical Translation, and coming near to its completion and publication, I'm excited to announce that I have begun work on my next major project; The Psalms: A Mechanical Translation!

I'm doing something a little bit different this time. I'm inviting all of you to "follow" along with me to observe the process of completing this monumental task, but also to participate, you all will be my "sounding board."

sound•ing board
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  1. a board or screen placed over or behind a pulpit or stage to reflect a speaker's voice forward.
  2. a person or group whose reactions to suggested ideas are used as a test of their validity or likely success before they are made public.

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