Compare Translations for Psalm 112:1

Psalm 112:1 ASV
Praise ye Jehovah. Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, That delighteth greatly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 BBE
Let the Lord be praised. Happy is the man who gives honour to the Lord, and has great delight in his laws.
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Psalm 112:1 CEB
Praise the LORD! Those who honor the LORD, who adore God's commandments, are truly happy!
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Psalm 112:1 CJB
Halleluyah! How happy is anyone who fears ADONAI, who greatly delights in his mitzvot.
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Psalm 112:1 RHE
(111-1) Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 ESV
Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!
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Psalm 112:1 GW
Hallelujah! Blessed is the person who fears the LORD and is happy to obey his commands.
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Psalm 112:1 GNT
Praise the Lord! Happy is the person who honors the Lord, who takes pleasure in obeying his commands.
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Psalm 112:1 HNV
Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who delights greatly in his mitzvot.
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Psalm 112:1 CSB
Hallelujah! Happy is the man who fears the Lord, taking great delight in His commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 KJV
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 LEB
Praise Yah! Blessed [is the] man [who] fears Yahweh; he takes great delight in his commands.
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Psalm 112:1 NAS
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 NCV
Praise the Lord! Happy are those who respect the Lord, who want what he commands.
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Psalm 112:1 NIRV
Praise the Lord. Blessed is the one who has respect for the Lord. He finds great delight when he obeys God's commands.
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Psalm 112:1 NIV
Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who finds great delight in his commands.
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Psalm 112:1 NKJV
Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, Who delights greatly in His commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 NLT
Praise the LORD! Happy are those who fear the LORD. Yes, happy are those who delight in doing what he commands.
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Psalm 112:1 NRS
Praise the Lord! Happy are those who fear the Lord, who greatly delight in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 RSV
Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!
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Psalm 112:1 DBY
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 MSG
Hallelujah! Blessed man, blessed woman, who fear God, Who cherish and relish his commandments,
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Psalm 112:1 WBT
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed [is] the man [that] feareth the LORD, [that] delighteth greatly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 TMB
Praise ye the LORD! Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in His commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 TNIV
Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
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Psalm 112:1 WEB
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, Who delights greatly in his commandments.
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Psalm 112:1 WYC
Alleluia. Blessed is the man that dreadeth the Lord; he shall delight full much in his commandments. (Alleluia. Happy is the person who feareth the Lord/who hath reverence for the Lord; he shall take great delight, or joy, in his commandments.)
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Psalm 112:1 YLT
Praise ye Jah! O the happiness of one fearing Jehovah, In His commands he hath delighted greatly.
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Psalms 112 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 112

The blessedness of the righteous.

- We have to praise the Lord that there are a people in the world, who fear him and serve him, and that they are a happy people; which is owing entirely to his grace. Their fear is not that which love casts out, but that which love brings in. It follows and flows from love. It is a fear to offend. This is both fear and trust. The heart touched by the Spirit of God, as the needle touched with the loadstone, turns direct and speedily to God, yet still with trembling, being filled with this holy fear. Blessings are laid up for the faithful and their children's children; and true riches are bestowed on them, with as much of this world's possessions as is profitable for them. In the darkest hours of affliction and trial, the light of hope and peace will spring up within them, and seasonable relief shall turn mourning into joy. From their Lord's example they learn to be kind and full of compassion, as well as just in all their dealings; they use discretion, that they may be liberal in that manner which appears most likely to do good. Envy and slander may for a time hide their true characters here, but they shall be had in everlasting remembrance. They need not fear evil tidings. A good man shall have a settled spirit. And it is the endeavour of true believers to keep their minds stayed upon God, and so to keep them calm and undisturbed; and God has promised them both cause to do so, and grace to do so. Trusting in the Lord is the best and surest way of establishing the heart. The heart of man cannot fix any where with satisfaction, but in the truth of God, and there it finds firm footing. And those whose hearts are established by faith, will patiently wait till they gain their point. Compare all this with the vexation of sinners. The happiness of the saints is the envy of the wicked. The desire of the wicked shall perish; their desire was wholly to the world and the flesh, therefore when these perish, their joy is gone. But the blessings of the gospel are spiritual and eternal, and are conferred upon the members of the Christian church, through Christ their Head, who is the Pattern of all righteousness, and the Giver of all grace.

Psalms 112 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 112

Psalms 112:1-10 . This Psalm may be regarded as an exposition of Psalms 111:10 , presenting the happiness of those who fear and obey God, and contrasting the fate of the ungodly.

1. True fear produces obedience and this happiness.

2, 3. Temporal blessings follow the service of God, exceptions occurring only as they are seen by God to be inconsistent with those spiritual blessings which are better.

4. light--figurative for relief ( Psalms 27:1 , 97:11 ).
the upright--are like God ( Luke 6:36 , Psalms 111:4 ).

5-9. Generosity, sound judgment in God, form a character which preserves from fear of evil and ensures success against enemies. While a man thus truly pious is liberal, he increases in substance.

6. not be moved--(compare Psalms 13:4 , 15:5 ).

8. heart is established--or, firm in right principles.
see his desire--( Psalms 50:23 , 54:7 ).

10. Disappointed in their malevolent wishes by the prosperity of the pious, the wicked are punished by the working of their evil passions, and come to naught.