Psalms 112:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A good man sheweth fauour and lendeth: he will guide his affaires with discretion.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is well with the man who is gracious and lends; He will maintain his cause in judgment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Well is it with the man that dealeth graciously and lendeth; He shall maintain his cause in judgment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All is well for the man who is kind and gives freely to others; he will make good his cause when he is judged.
- Basic English Bible

It is well with the man that is gracious and lendeth; he will sustain his cause in judgment.
- Darby Bible

A good man showeth favor, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
- Webster's Bible

It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.
- World English Bible

Good [is] the man -- gracious and lending, He sustaineth his matters in judgment.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Well is it with the man that dealeth graciously and lendeth, that ordereth his affairs rightfully.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 112:5


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.


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