Prosperity of the One Who Fears the LORD.

1 Praise the LORD! How 1blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly 2delights in His commandments.

References for Psalms 112:1

    • a 112:1 - Or "Hallelujah! Blessed"
    • b 112:1 - Heb YAH
    • c 112:1 - Or "reveres"
      2 His 3descendants will be mighty on earth; The generation of the 4upright will be blessed.

      References for Psalms 112:2

          3 5Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever.

          References for Psalms 112:3

          4 Light arises in the darkness 6for the upright; He is 7gracious and compassionate and righteous.

          References for Psalms 112:4

          5 It is well with the man who 8is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.

          References for Psalms 112:5

            • f 112:5 - Or "conduct his affairs with justice"
              6 For he will 9never * be shaken; The 10righteous will be remembered forever.

              References for Psalms 112:6

                • g 112:6 - Lit "for an eternal remembrance"
                  7 He will not fear 11evil tidings; His 12heart is steadfast, 13trusting in the LORD.

                  References for Psalms 112:7

                  8 His 14heart is upheld, he 15will not fear, Until he 16looks with satisfaction on his adversaries.
                  9 He 17has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His 18horn will be exalted in honor.

                  References for Psalms 112:9

                    • h 112:9 - Lit "He has scattered, he has given to..."
                      10 The 19wicked will see it and be vexed, He will 20gnash his teeth and 21melt away; The 22desire of the wicked will perish.