New Living Translation
They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the LORD to care for them.
King James Bible
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is fixed confiding in Jehovah;
World English Bible
He will not be afraid of evil news. His heart is steadfast, trusting in Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
Of an evil report he is not afraid, Prepared is His heart, confident in Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
112:7 Evil tidings - At the report of approaching calamities.
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The LORD is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.
I praise God for what he has promised. I trust in God, so why should I be afraid? What can mere mortals do to me?
My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises!
A song. A psalm of David. My heart is confident in you, O God; no wonder I can sing your praises with all my heart!
But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm."
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