Psalms 112:1-2

1 [a]Praise the LORD.[b] 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.

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Psalms 112:1-2 Meaning and Commentary


This psalm, also, very probably, was written by David, and is composed as the former, in an alphabetical order. The inscription of it in the Syriac version is,

``When David in it commanded Solomon his son, saying, Keep the commandments of, the Lord, and worship him: likewise the calling of the Gentiles and the righteousness of Christ.''

The subject matter of the psalm are the character, conduct, usefulness, and happiness of a good man.

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Cross References 5

  • 1. Psalms 33:2; Psalms 103:1; Psalms 150:1
  • 2. Psalms 1:1-2
  • 3. S Job 1:8; Psalms 103:11; Psalms 115:13; Psalms 128:1
  • 4. S Psalms 1:2; Psalms 119:14,16,47,92
  • 5. Psalms 25:13; Psalms 37:26; Psalms 128:2-4

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. This psalm is an acrostic poem, the lines of which begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
  • [b]. Hebrew "Hallelu Yah"
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