New International Version
They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor, their righteousness endures forever; their horn will be lifted high in honor.
King James Bible
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
Darby Bible Translation
He scattereth abroad, he giveth to the needy; his righteousness abideth for ever: his horn shall be exalted with honour.
World English Bible
He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath scattered -- hath given to the needy, His righteousness is standing for ever, His horn is exalted with honour.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath dispersed - He has scattered abroad his munificence; he has given particularly to the poor; his righteousness - his almsgiving, his charity, remaineth for ever. See on Psalm 112:3 (note).
His horn - His power and authority shall be exalted with honor. He shall rise to influence only through his own worth, and not by extortion or flattery.
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. "
2 Corinthians 9:9
As it is written: "They have freely scattered their gifts to the poor; their righteousness endures forever."
1 Samuel 2:1
Then Hannah prayed and said: "My heart rejoices in the LORD; in the LORD my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance.
The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;
who says, "I will cut off the horns of all the wicked, but the horns of the righteous will be lifted up."
For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
You have exalted my horn like that of a wild ox; fine oils have been poured on me.
Glorious and majestic are his deeds, and his righteousness endures forever.
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