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Psalms 112

Psalm 112
The Traits of the Righteous
1Hallelujah!#112:1 The lines of this poem form an acrostic.
Happy is the person who fears the Lord,
taking great delight in his commands.#Ps 1:2; 119:16; 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; 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 34:6; Neh 9:17; Ps 116:5
5Good will come to the one who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.#Ps 15:5; 37:26
6He will never be shaken.#Ps 55:22
The righteous one will be remembered forever.#Pr 10:7
7He will not fear bad news;
his heart is confident, trusting in the Lord.#Ps 56:4; 57:7; Pr 1:33
8His heart is assured; he will not fear.#Ps 27:1; 56:11
In the end he will look in triumph on his foes.#Ps 54:7; 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; 89:17
10The wicked one will see it and be angry;
he will gnash his teeth in despair.#Jb 16:9; Ps 35:16
The desire of the wicked leads to ruin.#Pr 10:28; 11:7

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