Bible Commentaries
Psalms 112

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Verses 1-10

Psalms 112:0

Characteristics - Psalms 112:0 is a complete acrostic of 22 lines. Each line begins with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Psalms 112:1-8 contain two lines each. Psalms 112:9-10 contain three lines each. Psalms 111:0 is the same in its acrostic structure.

Theme - While Psalms 111:0 praises the Lord for His righteous works, this Psalm praises the Lord for the man who works righteousness.

Psalms 112:9 He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

Psalms 112:9 Old Testament Quotes in the New Testament - The apostle Paul quotes from Psalms 112:9 in 2 Corinthians 9:9.

2 Corinthians 9:9, “(As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; he hath given to the poor: his righteousness remaineth for ever.”

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Psalms 112". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. 2013.