Psalm 112 NIV

1 Praise the LORD.a1 Blessed is the man2 who fears the LORD,3 who finds great delight4 in his commands.

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2 His children5 will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.

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3 Wealth and riches6 are in his house, and his righteousness endures7 forever.

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4 Even in darkness light dawns8 for the upright, for the gracious and compassionate and righteous9 man.b

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    • b 112:4 - Or / "for [the LORD] is gracious and compassionate and righteous"
      5 Good will come to him who is generous and lends freely,10 who conducts his affairs with justice.

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      6 Surely he will never be shaken;11 a righteous man will be remembered12 forever.

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      7 He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast,13 trusting in the LORD.14

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      8 His heart is secure, he will have no fear;15 in the end he will look in triumph on his foes.16

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      9 He has scattered abroad his gifts to the poor,17 his righteousness endures18 forever; his hornc will be lifted19 high in honor.

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        • c 112:9 - "Horn" here symbolizes dignity.
          10 The wicked man will see20 and be vexed, he will gnash his teeth21 and waste away;22 the longings of the wicked will come to nothing.23

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