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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Psalms Chapter 112

Psalms 112:2

psa 112:2

Generation - The posterity.

Psalms 112:3

psa 112:3

Righteousness - The fruit or reward of his righteousness, which is God's blessing upon his estate.

Psalms 112:4

psa 112:4

Darkness - In the troubles and calamities of life. He - The upright man.

Psalms 112:5

psa 112:5

Lendeth - Gives freely to some, and lends to others according to the variety of their conditions. Affairs - His domestick affairs. Discretion - Not getting his estate unjustly, nor casting it away prodigally, nor yet withholding it from such as need it.

Psalms 112:6

psa 112:6

Moved - Though he may for a season be afflicted, yet he shall not be eternally destroyed.

Psalms 112:7

psa 112:7

Evil tidings - At the report of approaching calamities.

Psalms 112:9

psa 112:9

Dispersed - His goods, freely and liberally. Righteousness - His liberality, or the reward of it. Ever - What he gives is not lost, but indeed is the only part of his estate, which will abide with him to all eternity.

Psalms 112:10

psa 112:10

The desire - Either of the misery of good men; or of his own constant prosperity.

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