Psalms 111 :8

Psalms 111 :8 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

King James Version (KJV)

They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

American Standard Version (ASV)

They are established for ever and ever; They are done in truth and uprightness.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

They are fixed for ever and ever, they are done in faith and righteousness.

Webster's Revision

They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

World English Bible

They are established forever and ever. They are done in truth and uprightness.

English Revised Version (ERV)

They are established for ever and ever, they are done in truth and uprightness.

Definitions for Psalms 111 :8

Fast - Abstaining from food.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 111 :8

They stand fast for ever - סמוכים semuchim, they are propped up, buttressed, for ever. They can never fail; for God's power supports his works, and his providence preserves the record of what he has done.

Barnes' Commentary on Psalms 111 :8

They stand fast forever and ever - Margin, "established." The Hebrew word means "sustained, supported." They will not fail or fall. Whatever else may be shaken, his law, his word, and the principles of his administration, will not fail. See the notes at Matthew 5:18. Compare Luke 16:17; Matthew 24:35. The great principles of truth and righteousness will stand, and whatever is founded on those principles will endure forever.

And are done in truth and uprightness - Are based on truth, or on a just view of things; they are done in such a way that truth will be maintained and promoted. The word "uprightness" here means that all this is done on the principles of equity - of what "ought" to be done, or what is "best" to be done. Compare Psalm 19:9.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 111 :8

111:8 Done - Constituted or ordered.
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