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This also is an alphabetical psalm.
We have here the character and blessedness of the righteous, ver. 1 - 9.
The iniquity of the wicked, ver. 10.
2: Generation - The posterity.
3: Righteousness - The fruit or reward of his righteousness, which is
God's blessing upon his estate.
4: Darkness - In the troubles and calamities of life.
He - The upright man.
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.
6: Moved - Though he may for a season be afflicted, yet he shall not
be eternally destroyed.
7: Evil tidings - At the report of approaching calamities.
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.
10: The desire - Either of the misery of good men; or of his own