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E.W. 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. batah. 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; Psalms 10:28.

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


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Psalms 112:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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