New Living Translation
Their children will be successful everywhere; an entire generation of godly people will be blessed.
King James Bible
His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Darby Bible Translation
His seed shall be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
World English Bible
His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed.
Young's Literal Translation
Mighty in the earth is his seed, The generation of the upright is blessed.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
112:2 Generation - The posterity.
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
You will have many children; your descendants will be as plentiful as grass!
Terror will grip them, for God is with those who obey him.
The children of your people will live in security. Their children's children will thrive in your presence."
Children born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior's hands.
That is the LORD's blessing for those who fear him.
The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them.
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