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Psalm 112 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The Traits of the Righteous
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Happy is the person who fears the LORD,

taking great delight in his commands.

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His descendants will be powerful in the land;

the generation of the upright will be blessed.

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Wealth and riches are in his house,

and his righteousness endures forever.

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Light shines in the darkness for the upright.

He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

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Good will come to the one who lends generously

and conducts his business fairly.

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He will never be shaken.

The righteous one will be remembered forever.

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He will not fear bad news;

his heart is confident, trusting in the LORD.

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His heart is assured; he will not fear.

In the end he will look in triumph on his foes.

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He distributes freely to the poor;

his righteousness endures forever.

His horn will be exalted in honor.

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The wicked one will see it and be angry;

he will gnash his teeth in despair.

The desire of the wicked leads to ruin.

CSB Footnotes
The lines of this poem form an acrostic.

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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