Book of Psalms

The Douay-Rheims Bible


Chapter 111

1    Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments.
2    His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the righteous shall be blessed.
3    Glory and wealth shall be in his house: and his justice remaineth for ever and ever.
4    To the righteous a light is risen up in darkness: he is merciful, and compassionate and just.
5    Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment:
6    Because he shall not be moved for ever.
7    The just shall be in everlasting remembrance: he shall not hear the evil hearing. His heart is ready to hope in the Lord:
8    His heart is strengthened, he shall not be moved until he look over his enemies.
9    He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.
10    The wicked shall see, and shall be angry, he shall gnash with his teeth and pine away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.