Prosperity of One Who Fears the Lord.
1 # Or Hallelujah! Blessed Praise #Heb Yahthe Lord!
Blessed is a person who #Or reveresfears the Lord,
Who greatly delights in His commandments.
2His #Lit seeddescendants will be mighty #Or in the landon the earth;
The generation of the upright will be blessed.
3Wealth and riches are in his house,
And his righteousness endures forever.
4Light shines in the darkness for the upright;
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.
5It goes well for a person who is gracious and lends;
He will #Or conduct his affairs with justicemaintain his cause in judgment.
6For he will never be shaken;
The righteous will be #Lit for an eternal remembranceremembered forever.
7He will not fear bad news;
His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
8His heart is firm, he will not fear,
# Lit until he looks But will look with satisfaction on his enemies.
9 # Lit He has scattered, he has given to... He has given freely to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever;
His horn will be exalted in honor.
10The wicked will see it and be #Or angryvexed,
He will gnash his teeth and melt away;
The desire of the wicked will perish.