The Traits of the Righteous
1Hallelujah! # The lines of this poem form an acrostic.
Happy is the man who fears the Lord,
taking great delight in His commands. #Ps 1:2|NoBook| 119:16|NoBook| 128:1
2His descendants will be powerful in the land;
the generation of the upright will be blessed. #Ps 102:28
3Wealth and riches are in his house, #Pr 3:16|NoBook| 8:18
and his righteousness endures forever. #Ps 111:3
4Light shines in the darkness for the upright. #Ps 97:11
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous. #Ex 34:6Neh 9:17Ps 116:5
5Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly. #Ps 15:5|NoBook| 37:26
6He will never be shaken. #Ps 55:22
The righteous man will be remembered forever. #Pr 10:7
7He will not fear bad news;
his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord. #Ps 56:4|NoBook| 57:7Pr 1:33
8His heart is assured; he will not fear. #Ps 27:1|NoBook| 56:11
In the end he will look in triumph on his foes. #Ps 54:7|NoBook| 59:10
9He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever. #2Co 9:9
His horn will be exalted in honor. #Ps 75:10|NoBook| 89:17
10The wicked man will see it and be angry;
he will gnash his teeth in despair. #Jb 16:9Ps 35:16
The desire of the wicked man will come to nothing. #Pr 10:28|NoBook| 11:7
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