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Psalm 112

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Godliness has the promises of this life,

112:1 Praise Yah!
Blessed is the man who fears Yahweh,
who delights greatly in his commandments.

112:2 His seed will be mighty in the land.
The generation of the upright will be blessed.

112:3 Wealth and riches are in his house.
His righteousness endures forever.

Godliness has the promises of this life,

112:4 Light dawns in the darkness for the upright,
gracious, merciful, and righteous.

112:5 It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends.
He will maintain his cause in judgment.

112:6 For he will never be shaken.
The righteous will be remembered forever.

112:7 He will not be afraid of evil news.
His heart is steadfast, trusting in Yahweh.

112:8 His heart is established.
He will not be afraid in the end when he sees his adversaries.

112:9 He has dispersed, he has given to the poor.
His righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted with honor.

Godliness has the promises of this life,

112:10 The wicked will see it, and be grieved.
He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away.
The desire of the wicked will perish.

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