1Praise the LORD! 2Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who 3greatly delights in his commandments!
His 4offspring will be mighty in the land; 5the generation of the upright will be blessed.
6Wealth and riches are in his house, and his 7righteousness endures forever.
Light dawns in the darkness 8for the upright; he is gracious, merciful, and 9righteous.
It is well with the man who 10deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice.
For the righteous will 11never be moved; 12he will be remembered forever.
He is not 13afraid of bad news; his 14heart is firm, 15trusting in the LORD.
His heart is steady; he will not be afraid, until he looks in triumph on his adversaries.
He has 16distributed freely; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his 17horn is exalted in honor.
The wicked man sees it and is angry; he 18gnashes his teeth and 19melts away; 20the desire of the wicked will perish!