New Living Translation
They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly.
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.
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CommentaryPsalm 112:8 Parallel Commentaries
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
So do not be attracted by strange, new ideas. Your strength comes from God's grace, not from rules about food, which don't help those who follow them.
A psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation--so why should I be afraid? The LORD is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?
For you have rescued me from my troubles and helped me to triumph over my enemies.
I trust in God, so why should I be afraid? What can mere mortals do to me?
In his unfailing love, my God will stand with me. He will let me look down in triumph on all my enemies.
But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm."
You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly.
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