Psalm 112

Blessing security for the righteous who give to the poor; the wicked melt away
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Explanation
This psalm is in a pair with Psalm 111. Both are acrostics.
.1 ¶ Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.
 2  His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
  1 - Deligheth ... commandments Obedience is the path of happiness.
  2 - Seed ... mighty Children of those who hold a reverent fear for the Lord become spiritual giants with spiritual wealth and joy.
 3  Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
 4  Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
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 5  A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. -
.6 ¶ Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
 7  He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
 8  His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.
  6 - Not be moved Compare ps0103,4.
  8 - Until he see. . . . Literally, "until he looks on his enemies."
 9  He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour. -
 10  The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away:  the desire of the wicked shall perish. -
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The structure of this psalm

The man who fears the Lord is blessed and delights in His commandments
His seed shall be mighty on the earth

    He has wealth righteousness
    He has light compassion
        A good man shows favor, lends, and does business with discretion

    He is unmoved from righteousness
    He is unafraid; sees his desire on his enemies
        He has given to the poor; his righteousness endures; his horn is exalted

The wicked will see it and gnash his teeth
He melts away, hope gone

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