Psalms 112:3

3 Wealth and riches are in their houses, and their righteousness endures forever.

Psalms 112:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
ESV
3 Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.
NLT
3 They themselves will be wealthy, and their good deeds will last forever.
MSG
3 Their houses brim with wealth And a generosity that never runs dry.
CSB
3 Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

Psalms 112:3 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 112:3

Wealth and riches shall be in his house
In his family; if not possessed by him, yet by his posterity: though rather this signifies spiritual riches, the riches of grace, the unsearchable riches of Christ, durable riches and righteousness; seeing it is connected with an everlasting righteousness, as in the next clause.

And his righteousness endureth for ever;
he is not hurt by his temporal riches, as others are, the prodigal, the covetous, and formal professor; he continues the good and righteous man he was, notwithstanding his riches. Some understand this of his liberality with his riches, as alms deeds are sometimes called righteousness; see ( Psalms 112:9 ) ( Matthew 6:1 ) though it rather intends either inherent righteousness, the new man which is created in righteousness, the inward principle of grace which always continues; or the righteousness of Christ imputed to him, which is an everlasting one.

Psalms 112:3 In-Context

1 Praise the LORD.Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
2 Their children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.
3 Wealth and riches are in their houses, and their righteousness endures forever.
4 Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous.
5 Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 8:18
  • 2. S Psalms 37:6; S Psalms 111:3
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