Psalm 112:1
New International Version
Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.

New Living Translation
Praise the LORD! How joyful are those who fear the LORD and delight in obeying his commands.

English Standard Version
Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!

Berean Study Bible
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in His commandments.

New American Standard Bible
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

New King James Version
Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who delights greatly in His commandments.

King James Bible
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Christian Standard Bible
Hallelujah! Happy is the person who fears the LORD, taking great delight in his commands.

Contemporary English Version
Shout praises to the LORD! The LORD blesses everyone who worships him and gladly obeys his teachings.

Good News Translation
Praise the LORD! Happy is the person who honors the LORD, who takes pleasure in obeying his commands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hallelujah! Happy is the man who fears the LORD, taking great delight in His commands.

International Standard Version
Hallelujah! How happy is the person who fears the LORD, who truly delights in his commandments.

NET Bible
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the one who obeys the LORD, who takes great delight in keeping his commands.

New Heart English Bible
Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who delights greatly in his commandments.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is the man who is in awe of Lord Jehovah and takes heed to his commandments.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Hallelujah! Blessed is the person who fears the LORD and is happy to obey his commands.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hallelujah. Happy is the man that feareth the LORD, That delighteth greatly in His commandments.

New American Standard 1977
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Aleph Halelu-JAH. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, Beth that delights greatly in his commandments.

King James 2000 Bible
Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments.

American King James Version
Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments.

American Standard Version
Praise ye Jehovah. Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, That delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Alleluia. Blessed is the man that fears the Lord: he will delight greatly in his commandments.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments.

Darby Bible Translation
Hallelujah! Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

English Revised Version
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Webster's Bible Translation
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

World English Bible
Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh, who delights greatly in his commandments.

Young's Literal Translation
Praise ye Jah! O the happiness of one fearing Jehovah, In His commands he hath delighted greatly.
Study Bible
Blessed is the Man who Fears the LORD
1Hallelujah! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in His commandments. 2His descendants will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.…
Cross References
Psalm 1:2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night.

Psalm 115:13
He will bless those who fear the LORD--small and great alike.

Psalm 119:14
I rejoice in the way of Your testimonies as much as in all riches.

Psalm 119:16
I will delight in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word.

Psalm 119:35
Direct me in the path of Your commandments, for there I find delight.

Psalm 128:1
Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in His ways!

Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.

Isaiah 33:6
There will be times of security for you--a storehouse of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge. The fear of the LORD is Zion's treasure.

Isaiah 56:2
Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Haggai 1:12
Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, as well as all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God and the words of the prophet Haggai, because the LORD their God had sent him. So the people feared the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments.

praise ye the Lord.

Psalm 111:1
Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

Psalm 147:1
Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

Psalm 148:11-14
Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: …

blessed

Psalm 111:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

Psalm 115:7-13
They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat…

Psalm 128:1
A Song of degrees. Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.

delighteth

Psalm 1:1,2
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful…

Psalm 40:8
I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

Psalm 119:16,35,47,48,70-72,97,143
I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word…







Lexicon
Hallelujah!
הַ֥לְלוּ (hal·lū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1984: To shine

Blessed
אַשְׁרֵי־ (’aš·rê-)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 835: Happiness, interjection, how happy!

is the man
אִ֭ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

who fears
יָרֵ֣א (yā·rê)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

who greatly
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

delights
חָפֵ֥ץ (ḥā·p̄êṣ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2654: To incline to, to bend, to be pleased with, desire

in His commandments.
בְּ֝מִצְוֺתָ֗יו (bə·miṣ·wō·ṯāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4687: Commandment
Verse 1. - Praise ye the Lord. Again a "heading," or "introduction" (see the comment on Psalm 111:1). Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord. Connect this with Psalm 111:10. The closing thought of Psalm 111. is taken up and expanded in Psalm 112. That delighteth greatly in his commandments (comp. Psalm 1:2; Psalm 119:16, 17, 24, 70, 77, etc.). "True obedience can only come from pleasure in the commandments of God" (Hengstenberg). 112:1-10 The blessedness of the righteous. - We have to praise the Lord that there are a people in the world, who fear him and serve him, and that they are a happy people; which is owing entirely to his grace. Their fear is not that which love casts out, but that which love brings in. It follows and flows from love. It is a fear to offend. This is both fear and trust. The heart touched by the Spirit of God, as the needle touched with the loadstone, turns direct and speedily to God, yet still with trembling, being filled with this holy fear. Blessings are laid up for the faithful and their children's children; and true riches are bestowed on them, with as much of this world's possessions as is profitable for them. In the darkest hours of affliction and trial, the light of hope and peace will spring up within them, and seasonable relief shall turn mourning into joy. From their Lord's example they learn to be kind and full of compassion, as well as just in all their dealings; they use discretion, that they may be liberal in that manner which appears most likely to do good. Envy and slander may for a time hide their true characters here, but they shall be had in everlasting remembrance. They need not fear evil tidings. A good man shall have a settled spirit. And it is the endeavour of true believers to keep their minds stayed upon God, and so to keep them calm and undisturbed; and God has promised them both cause to do so, and grace to do so. Trusting in the Lord is the best and surest way of establishing the heart. The heart of man cannot fix any where with satisfaction, but in the truth of God, and there it finds firm footing. And those whose hearts are established by faith, will patiently wait till they gain their point. Compare all this with the vexation of sinners. The happiness of the saints is the envy of the wicked. The desire of the wicked shall perish; their desire was wholly to the world and the flesh, therefore when these perish, their joy is gone. But the blessings of the gospel are spiritual and eternal, and are conferred upon the members of the Christian church, through Christ their Head, who is the Pattern of all righteousness, and the Giver of all grace.
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