Psalm 112:9

9 They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor, their righteousness endures forever; their horna will be lifted high in honor.

Read Psalm 112:9 Using Other Translations

He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
He has distributed freely; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.
They share freely and give generously to those in need. Their good deeds will be remembered forever. They will have influence and honor.

What does Psalm 112:9 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 112:9

He hath dispersed
His money, as the Targum; scattered it here and there, as the sower scatters his seed; does not throw it all in one place, but some here and some there, and all with profusion and plenty. This denotes the bounty and liberality of the upright; and his wisdom and discretion in distributing his charity, and the numerous objects of it; see ( Proverbs 11:14 ) ( 2 Corinthians 9:6 2 Corinthians 9:9 2 Corinthians 9:10 ) .

He hath given to the poor;
that stand in need of his charity, freely, cheerfully, and bountifully.

His righteousness endureth for ever;
his liberality continues, he is not weary of well doing; he gives a portion to seven and to eight, and to as many and as often as there is a call and need for it; (See Gill on Psalms 112:3).

His horn shall be exalted with honour;
the reproach cast upon him shall be wiped off; he shall grow more prosperous, and become more honourable among men here on earth; and in the resurrection morning shall have the dominion over the wicked, and shall appear with Christ in glory, and be with him to all eternity.

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