Psalm 112 CSB

The Traits of the Righteous

1 Hallelujah!a Happy is the man who fears the Lord, taking great delight in His commandments.

References for Psalms 112:1

    • a 112:1 - The lines of this poem form an acrostic.
      2 His descendants will be powerful in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.
      3 Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.
      4 Light shines in the darkness for the upright. He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.
      5 Good will come to a man who lends generously and conducts his business fairly.
      6 He will never be shaken. The righteous will be remembered forever.
      7 He will not fear bad news; his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord.
      8 His heart is assured; he will not fear. In the end he will look in triumph on his foes.
      9 He distributes freely to the poor; his righteousness endures forever.b His horn will be exalted in honor.

      References for Psalms 112:9

          10 The wicked man will see [it] and be angry; he will gnash his teeth in despair. The desire of the wicked will come to nothing.