PSALM 112:7



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“He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.

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Psalm 112:7 Translation & Meaning

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He shall not לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
be afraid יִירָ֑א To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten afraid
of evil רָ֭עָה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
tidings: מִשְּׁמוּעָ֣ה Something heard, i.e., an announcement tidings
his heart לִ֝בּ֗וֹ The heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the center of anything heart
is fixed, נָכ֥וֹן Properly, to be erect (i.e., stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous) fixed
trusting בָּטֻ֥חַ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trusting
in the Lord. בַּיהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 5  A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

  • 6  Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

  • 7  He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.

  • 8  His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.

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

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