New International Version
Their hearts are secure, they will have no fear; in the end they will look in triumph on their foes.
King James Bible
His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.
Darby Bible Translation
His heart is maintained, he is not afraid, until he see [his desire] upon his oppressors.
World English Bible
His heart is established. He will not be afraid in the end when he sees his adversaries.
Young's Literal Translation
Sustained is his heart -- he feareth not, Till that he look on his adversaries.
Psalm 112:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His heart is established - סמוך לבו samuch libbo, "his heart is propped up;" he is buttressed up by the strength of his Maker.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryLetter viii (Circa A. D. 1130) to Gilbert, Bishop of London, Universal Doctor
To Gilbert, Bishop of London, Universal Doctor He praises Gilbert, who practised poverty in the station of Bishop. The report of your conduct has spread far and wide, and has given to those whom it has reached an odour of great sweetness. The love of riches is extinct; what sweetness results! charity reigns; what a delight to all! All recognise you for a truly wise man, who has trodden under foot the great enemy with true wisdom; and this is most worthy of your name and of your priesthood. It was …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by eating ceremonial foods, which is of no benefit to those who do so.
Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation-- whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?
You have delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.
in God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me?
my God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm."
When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
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