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.

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

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

New American Standard Bible
Praise the LORD! Blessed is a person who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

NASB 1995
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

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

Amplified Bible
Praise the LORD! (Hallelujah!) Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the man who fears the LORD [with awe-inspired reverence and worships Him with obedience], Who delights greatly in His commandments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
Praise YAH! [ALEPH-BET] O the blessedness of one fearing YHWH, "" He has greatly delighted in His commands.

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.

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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
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
He will be the sure foundation for your times, 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…









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).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

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

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

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

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

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

delights
חָפֵ֥ץ (ḥā·p̄êṣ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 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 4687: Commandment


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