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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Psalms 112

Verse 1

The second of three Hallelujah Psalms, and of the pair (111, 112). See note above. Also an Acrostic Psalm. See App-63 .

THE LORD. Hebrew Jah. App-4 .

Blessed = Happy. See App-63 .

man. Hebrew. 'Ish . App-14 .

the LORD. Hebrew eth Jehovah: i.e. Jehovah Himself. App-4 .

Verse 4

the upright = upright ones (plural)

Verse 5

A good man, &c. Or, Good [is] the man that, &c.

lendeth. Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6 , for all kinds of merciful acts.

Verse 6

The righteous = A righteous one.

Verse 7

evil tidings. Hebrew "evil hearing"; put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for whatever bad news may be heard.

trusting = confiding. Hebrew. bat a h . See App-69 .

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

Verse 9

He hath dispersed. Quoted in 2 Corinthians 9:9 .

poor = helpless ones. Hebrew. 'ebyon (plural) See note on Proverbs 6:11 .

Verse 10

The wicked = A lawless one. Hebrew. rasha '. App-44 .

desire. Probably = hope, as in Psalms 9:18 ; Prov; Psa 10:28 .

the wicked = lawless ones (plural) App-44 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 112". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.